Egypt's president and foreign minister have met with White House adviser Jared Kushner, just hours after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Cairo over human rights concerns.
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Egypt’s president paid tribute to the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak, saying that protesters killed during the 18-day revolt had sought to revive “noble principles” and found a “new Egypt”.
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016
Egyptians turned out in low numbers yesterday to vote in the first phase of an election hailed by president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as a milestone on the road to democracy but shunned by critics who say the new chamber will rubber -stamp his decisions.
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country’s first freely elected leader.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015
An Egyptian court sentenced an icon of the 2011 uprising to five years in prison yesterday, in the latest sign of authorities’ determination to stifle dissent in spite of promises by the president to release “wrongly jailed youths”.
Tue, 24 Feb, 2015
Supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president fought street battles with police in Cairo and other cities yesterday, on the fourth anniversary of the country’s 2011 uprising, as clashes left at least 15 people dead and dozens injured.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
Egyptian police have used water cannon and tear gas to disperse several thousand demonstrators in Cairo protesting against a court’s ruling to dismiss a case against former president Hosni Mubarak over the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising against him.
Sat, 29 Nov, 2014
Egypt’s former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was sworn in yesterday as president for a four-year term, assuming the highest office of a deeply polarised nation that has been roiled by deadly unrest and an economic crisis since its 2011 uprising.
Mon, 09 Jun, 2014
Egypt’s toppled president Mohammed Morsi stood inside a glass-encased metal cage today, separated from other defendants for the start of a new trial over charges concerning prison breaks during the country’s 2011 revolution.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2014
A powerful explosion has ripped through a police headquarters in an Egyptian Nile Delta city killing 13 people, wounding more than 100 and leaving victims buried under rubble in the deadliest bombing yet in a months-long wave of violence blamed on Islamic militants.
Tue, 24 Dec, 2013