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# Mubarak

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Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91
He ruled Egypt for over 30 years.
Germany has arrested an Al-Jazeera journalist for "torturing a lawyer"
Ahmed Mansour is accused of being involved in an uprising in Egypt.
Egypt sentences its former president Morsi to death
Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to death alongside more than 100 others over jailbreaks during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.
Security forces on high alert as Morsi appears in court in Cairo
The ousted Egyptian president is facing trial over the deaths of protesters. His supporters have accused the current government of fabricating the charges against him.
‘They are in good spirits’: Irish official visits Halawa siblings in Cairo jail
The four Irish citizens continue to be detained in the Egyptian capital but have now been visited by an Irish consular official.
Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader arrested in Cairo
The Egyptian military’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood continued today, as a leading figure was arrested for his part in the killing of eight protesters in June.
Egypt: 31 dead after football riot verdict
Riots took place in several cities across the country yesterday following the sentencing to death of 21 people for riots at a football game last year.
Egypt braces for rival protests
The demonstrations in Cairo come over a bitterly divisive referendum on a new constitution.
Egypt's top judges slam president's new powers
A recent decision by the country’s president to grant himself near-absolute power has sparked public protests and been condemned by the country’s judiciary.
Egypt's Coptic church chooses new pope
Bishop Tawadros will be ordained next week as Pope Tawadros II – and will try to fill a dangerous vacuum as the Coptic Church deals with the post-Mubarak era.
Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work
Wael Ghonim tells Irish audience how he applied digital marketing strategies to Facebook campaign that helped spark uprising in Egypt last year.
Egypt newspaper censored over insult to president
The paper has been fiercely critical of Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood.
Egypt: State media reports Hosni Mubarak to be 'clinically dead'
The State-run MENA says the 84-year-old former President’s heart has “stopped beating” and will not respond to defibrillation.
Mubarak slipping in and out of consciousness as condition worsens
The former Egyptian president’s health is reported to have rapidly deteriorated since his trial.
Ex-Mubarak PM praises Egypt's uprising ahead of presidential run-off
Ahmed Shafiq praised the revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak last year as he prepares for a run-off vote with the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi in Egypt next month.
Egypt acquits 'virginity test' military doctor
Just one doctor was brought to trial over forced “virginity tests” conducted on female protesters in Egypt. The verdict cannot be appealed.
Mubarak trial resumes - amid speculation charges could be dropped
The trial of the former Egyptian president may be abandoned, after policemen were acquitted of similar charges.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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In pictures: Egyptian cabinet tenders resignation amid Tahrir violence
Twenty-four people have been confirmed dead in clashes between riot police and protesters calling for urgent political reform.
In photos, video: Hundreds injured in Tahrir Square clashes
Today marks the second day of violence between protesters and police in Cairo. Three people have died in today’s unrest, according to local doctors.
Cairo police launch major push to force protesters from Tahrir
Violence continues in Egypt’s capital today, after two people died and hundreds were injured in clashes between riot police and demonstrators yesterday.
Judge in Mubarak trial stops live TV coverage
Live broadcasts of the former Egyptian president’s trial have been halted by the presiding judge, who also announced plans to merge Mubarak’s trial with that of the country’s former Interior Minister.
Mubarak appears in court... on his hospital bed
The former Egyptian president is on trial for corruption and ordering the killing of protesters.
Mubarak declared fit to stand trial in front of a large audience
Stadium-style seating has been promised at Cairo’s Convention Centre for the trial. The audience is likely to include relatives of 850 killed during the uprising. Critics doubt the trial will go ahead.
Ex-Egyptian president said to be stable despite coma reports
He was forced to step down from office earlier this year after a popular uprising
Egypt's Mubarak and two sons charged over protest deaths
Egypt’s prosecutor general issued a statement today saying the three men would face trial, after demonstrators called for mass protests this Friday to bring Mubarak to court.
Switzerland to freeze millions of assets linked to Gaddafi, Mubarak and Ben Ali
Potentially illegal assets worth around €649m linked to Gaddafi and ousted Tunisian and Egyptian leaders have been identified by Swiss authorities.
Mubarak suffers heart problems during corruption inquiry
Former Egyptian president was hospitalised today after experiencing sudden heart problems while being investigated over allegations of corruption.
Majority votes 'yes' to Egyptian constitutional reforms
Over three-quarters of voters who turned out to poll yesterday have accepted reforms sponsored by Egypt’s ruling military, paving the way for early presidential and parliamentary elections.
Cairo prepares to celebrate first week without Mubarak
Pro-democracy demonstrators gathering at Tahrir Square for a victory march to mark a week since Mubarak’s resignation.
Cairo police march in support of Egpyt's revolution
The army and police had pushed to clear Tahrir Square in Cairo of protesters this morning,
Army dissolves Egypt's parliament as protests continue
Meanwhile, Egyptian minister says over a dozen artefacts have gone missing from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo since the protests began.
Reports indicate Mubarak close to stepping down
Various reports from Egypt are indicating that President Hosni Mubarak is close to stepping down.
Protests continue in Egypt despite talks
Negotiations between government and leading opposition groups have eased tensions but protesters still seeking Mubarak’s resignation are waiting to see what comes next.
Two million fill Egyptian streets in Mubarak protest
The call for one million people to take part in today’s protests against President Mubarak has seen more than double that number show up at Cairo’s Tahrir Square.