Hosni Mubarak http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22954/all en Egypt's Brotherhood says UAE arrests unfounded http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130102/egypts-brotherhood-says-uae-arrests-unfounded <p>* Claim is "devoid of truth", Brotherhood says</p> <p>* UAE-<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/egypt">Egypt</a> relations since Mubarak ouster</p> <p>By Shaimaa Fayed and Tamim Elyan</p> <p>CAIRO, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said on Wednesday some of its members had been wrongfully arrested in United Arab Emirates (UAE) on allegations of helping to train local Islamists in subversion tactics.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130102/egypts-brotherhood-says-uae-arrests-unfounded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab Spring Arab world Arab–Israeli conflict Egypt Egypt Egyptian people Egyptian revolution Family Relation Hosni Mubarak Islam in Egypt Middle East Muslim Brotherhood Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt Person Career Person Location Politics of Egypt Quotation Tamim Elyan United Arab Emirates Thomson Reuters Wed, 02 Jan 2013 20:15:31 +0000 5730920 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-IMF official in Egypt as currency crisis bites http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-2-imf-official-egypt-currency-crisis-bites <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* IMF official to discuss $4.8 bln loan</p> <p>* HSBC sees IMF visit as positive</p> <p>* Parliamentary vote looms in coming months</p> <p>* Qatari PM due in Cairo on Tuesday for talks</p> <p>By Tom Perry and Yasmine Saleh</p> <p>CAIRO, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A senior IMF official met Egypt's<br /> government on Monday to discuss a vital $4.8 billion loan as the<br /> Islamist-led state battles to contain a currency crisis set off<br /> by political turmoil that is depleting its foreign reserves.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-2-imf-official-egypt-currency-crisis-bites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab world Business Disaster Egypt Hosni Mubarak International development International economics International Monetary Fund International Monetary Fund International relations Person Career Person Communication Politics Pound sterling Quotation Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731338 at http://www.globalpost.com Qatar throws Egypt $2.5 billion lifeline to prop up pound http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/qatar-throws-egypt-25-billion-lifeline-prop-pound <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Egypt convulsed by dollar rush after political turmoil</p> <p>* Qatar seen as seeking influence in post-Mubarak Egypt</p> <p>* IMF team expected in 2-3 weeks for talks on $4.8 bln loan</p> <p>By Yasmine Saleh and Patrick Werr</p> <p>CAIRO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Qatar tossed Egypt an economic<br /> lifeline on Tuesday, announcing it had lent Egypt another $2<br /> billion and given it an extra $500 million outright to help<br /> control a currency crisis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/qatar-throws-egypt-25-billion-lifeline-prop-pound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab world Asia Egypt Hosni Mubarak International Monetary Fund Member states of the Arab League Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Member states of the United Nations Middle East Middle Eastern countries Qatar USD Western Asia Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 16:00:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731665 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Petrol bombs thrown at protesters outside Egypt president's palace http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-2-petrol-bombs-thrown-at-protesters-outside-egypt-presid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds chants of protesters)</p> <p>CAIRO, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Unknown attackers threw petrol bombs at tents housing protesters outside the Egyptian presidential palace in Cairo on Saturday and fired rubber bullets at security forces, injuring at least 15 people, officials and witnesses said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-2-petrol-bombs-thrown-at-protesters-outside-egypt-presid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bombs Hosni Mubarak Molotov cocktail Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 20:30:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733661 at http://www.globalpost.com TIMELINE-Egypt's Mubarak - from presidency to prison http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/timeline-egypts-mubarak-presidency-prison <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 13 (Reuters) - Here is a look at former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who was overthrown in February 2011 in a popular uprising:</p> <p>Mubarak was thrust into office in October 1981 when Islamist radicals assassinated President Anwar Sadat at a military parade.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/timeline-egypts-mubarak-presidency-prison" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Hosni Mubarak Hosni Mubarak Politics Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:15:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733801 at http://www.globalpost.com Egyptian killed as protest targets Morsi's palace http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/egyptian-killed-protest-targets-morsis-palace <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Egyptian was shot dead as security forces battled petrol-bomb throwing protesters at the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday as President Mohamed Morsi vowed "decisive" police action, a senior medic said.</p> <p>The 23-year-old died of a gunshot wound, said Ahmed al-Ansari, the deputy head of Egypt's medic authority, as police fired birdshot on the protesters who targeted the palace amid rallies in several cities against the Islamist leader.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/egyptian-killed-protest-targets-morsis-palace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Entertainment Hosni Mubarak Morsi and co. Nonviolent revolutions AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 22:15:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743638 at http://www.globalpost.com Egyptian killed as protest targets Morsi's palace http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/egyptian-killed-protest-targets-morsis-palace-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Egyptian was shot dead as security forces battled petrol-bomb throwing protesters at the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday and President Mohamed Morsi vowed "decisive" police action, a senior medic said.</p> <p>The 23-year-old died of a gunshot wound, said Ahmed al-Ansari, the deputy head of Egypt's medic authority, as police fired birdshot on the protesters who targeted the palace amid rallies in several cities against the Islamist leader.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/egyptian-killed-protest-targets-morsis-palace-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Entertainment Hosni Mubarak Morsi and co. Nonviolent revolutions AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:00:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743705 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt opposition hardens stance, seeks Morsi trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-hardens-stance-seeks-morsi-trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egypt's main opposition group on Saturday sided with calls to oust the ruling Islamists after deadly clashes left the presidency scrambling to contain fallout from footage of police brutalising a man.</p> <p>A statement from the National Salvation Front signalled a harder line from the opposition coalition which has spearheaded protests against President Mohamed Morsi since November.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-hardens-stance-seeks-morsi-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Nonviolent revolutions Politics of Egypt Social Issues AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 16:46:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744075 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt opposition seeks President Morsi trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-seeks-president-morsi-trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egypt's main opposition group on Saturday sided with calls to oust the ruling Islamists after deadly clashes left the presidency scrambling to contain fallout from footage of police brutalising a man.</p> <p>A statement from the National Salvation Front signalled a harder line from the opposition coalition which has spearheaded protests against President Mohamed Morsi since November.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-seeks-president-morsi-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Nonviolent revolutions Politics of Egypt Social Issues AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 17:00:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744083 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt opposition seeks trial of Morsi after bloodshed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-seeks-trial-morsi-after-bloodshed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egypt's main opposition group on Saturday backed calls to oust President Mohamed Morsi and demanded he go on trial after deadly clashes left the Islamist leader scrambling to contain fallout from footage of police brutality.</p> <p>The opposition National Salvation Front demanded Morsi be prosecuted for "killings and torture" as it urged Egyptians to stage peaceful protests.</p> <p>"The Salvation Front completely sides with the people and its active forces' calls to topple the authoritarian regime and the Muslim Brotherhood's control," it said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-seeks-trial-morsi-after-bloodshed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Nonviolent revolutions Politics of Egypt Social Issues AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 18:01:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744120 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt beating victim accuses police in about-face http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/egypt-beating-victim-accuses-police-about-face-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A man whose beating was broadcast on live television, enraging the Egyptian opposition, on Sunday blamed police for the abuse after initially having claimed they saved him from protesters.</p> <p>The presidency described the footage of police dragging and abusing the naked man during deadly clashes outside the presidential palace on Friday as "shocking" and prompted the interior ministry to order a rare investigation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/egypt-beating-victim-accuses-police-about-face-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Entertainment Hosni Mubarak Law Social Issues AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 20:00:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744745 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-Egyptian court orders release of one of Mubarak's closest aides http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/egyptian-court-orders-release-one-mubaraks-closest-aides <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects 8th paragraph to say Mubarak is in a military hospital, not prison hospital)</p> <p>* Four ex-ministers also granted retrials in graft cases</p> <p>* Zakaria Azmi still faces travel restrictions</p> <p>* Activists say trials have failed to achieve real justice</p> <p>CAIRO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - A Cairo court on Wednesday ordered the release from prison of one of deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's closest aides after he was granted a retrial in a corruption case.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/egyptian-court-orders-release-one-mubaraks-closest-aides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab world Egypt Hosni Mubarak Law Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:30:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5754800 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt president's son drops government job after furore http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/egypt-presidents-son-drops-government-job-after-furore <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CAIRO, Feb 17 (Reuters) - One of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi's sons withdrew from taking up a job with a firm affiliated to the civil aviation ministry on Sunday amid media accusations of nepotism.</p> <p>The decision by Omar Mursi to forgo a human resources post at the Holding Company for Airports and Air Navigation showed the role of independent media in holding leaders to account in the new Egypt, following the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak in 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/egypt-presidents-son-drops-government-job-after-furore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab world Egypt Hosni Mubarak Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Feb 2013 20:15:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5758452 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Egypt court rejects election law, may delay poll http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/update-1-egypt-court-rejects-election-law-may-delay-poll <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Court says election law technically flawed</p> <p>* Ruling hailed by some parties</p> <p>* Government says election should not suffer long delay (Adds constitutional court statement, reaction)</p> <p>CAIRO, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Egypt's constitutional court rejected five articles of a draft election law on Monday and sent the text back to the country's temporary legislature for redrafting in a ruling that may delay a parliamentary poll due in April.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/update-1-egypt-court-rejects-election-law-may-delay-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Constitution of Thailand Constitutional law Hosni Mubarak Politics Politics of Egypt Shura Council Thai law Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Feb 2013 11:45:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5758869 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt govt offers convicted investors "reconciliation" http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/blank-headline-received-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CAIRO, Feb 20 (Reuters) - The Egyptian government moved on Wednesday to entice back convicted investors who have fled the country, offering them arbitration that could overturn verdicts issued in absentia and that may lead to "full reconciliation".</p> <p>With the country deep in economic crisis, the move signals that Egypt may be seeking to draw on the finances and expertise of exiled business leaders associated with ousted president Hosni Mubarak.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/blank-headline-received-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hosni Mubarak Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 16:45:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5761228 at 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