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#Hosni Mubarak

# hosni-mubarak - Sunday 10 April, 2011

Mubarak makes first public statement, denies abuse of power

The former president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak has broken his silence to insist that he did not abuse his postition of power – and he invited the country’s authorities to investigate his financial affairs.

# hosni-mubarak - Saturday 9 April, 2011

Protests flare in Egypt as demonstrators call for military resignations

At least one person was killed and 71 more were injured as protesters demonstrate against the lack of progress in the aftermath of Hosni Mubarak’s departure.

# hosni-mubarak - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Egypt set for presidential elections by November

The country’s interim military rulers say the elections to replace Hosni Mubarak will give political groups enough time to plan.

# hosni-mubarak - Monday 21 March, 2011

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.

# hosni-mubarak - Saturday 19 March, 2011

Polling opens in Egypt on constitutional reforms

Vote on reforms could pave the way towards presidential elections later in the year.

# hosni-mubarak - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Egyptian opposition leader ElBaradei prepared to contest presidential election

But the Nobel laureate says he will only run if a real democratic system is in place – not just the reforms proposed by the country’s military leadership.

# hosni-mubarak - Friday 4 March, 2011

Egypt's top archaeologist warns of looting Egypt This post contains images

Egypt's top archaeologist warns of looting

Egypt’s political upheaval has led opportunists to loot the country’s antiquity sites, says a top archeologist.

# hosni-mubarak - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Egypt's Prime Minister resigns according to the armed forces

Ahmed Shafiq had been appointed by former President Hosni Mubarak prior to his resignation last month.

# hosni-mubarak - Monday 28 February, 2011

Al-Qaeda demands rise of 'Islamic' states in Middle East

Ayman al-Zawahiri, bin Laden’s second-in-command, wants Islamic law to become the foundation of Egypt and Tunisia.

# hosni-mubarak - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Tunisian Prime Minister resigns after widespread protests against interim government

Mohamed Ghannouchi was seen to be too closely affiliated with the ousted president.

# hosni-mubarak - Friday 25 February, 2011

Tunisia to hold elections by mid-July as protests continue

The announcement comes as protesters continue to demonstrate, demanding that the country’s prime minister resign.

# hosni-mubarak - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Egyptian man names daughter 'Facebook' Facebook

Egyptian man names daughter 'Facebook'

A man has called his baby girl ‘Facebook’ to honour the social networking site that was used to spread word about the country’s revolutionary demonstrations.

# hosni-mubarak - Friday 18 February, 2011

Cairo prepares to celebrate first week without Mubarak Egypt This post contains images

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.

# hosni-mubarak - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Egypt's new military leader 'was against reform' say Wikileaks cables

Field Marshal Mohamed Tantawi believed political reforms eroded central government power according to the leaked cables.

CBS correspondent ‘brutally sexually assaulted’ in Egypt

A CBS reporter in Egypt was subjected to “a brutal and sustained sexual assault” while covering the country’s protests.

# hosni-mubarak - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Mubarak 'refusing' treatment despite rapidly failing health

Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is reportedly refusing medical treatment despite his condition “deteriorating drastically”.

# hosni-mubarak - Monday 14 February, 2011

Mubarak 'falls into coma' in Sharm el-Sheikh - reports

An Egyptian newspaper claims the deposed president fell into a coma in Sharm el-Sheikh after his live address.

Take 5: Monday

Five things you need to know: No Valentine for Merkel from Enda, McWilliams regrets opening the door to Brian Lenihan (literally), and a dash to hospital for a Grammy reporter.

Cairo police march in support of Egpyt's revolution Egypt This post contains images

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,

# hosni-mubarak - Sunday 13 February, 2011

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.

# hosni-mubarak - Saturday 12 February, 2011

Slideshow: the protests which led to Mubarak's resignation Egypt This post contains images

Slideshow: the protests which led to Mubarak's resignation

A gallery of images from the 18 days of protests that pushed President Mubarak to cede office to the military yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning: black box retrieved from fatal Cork crash; Sinn Féin set to announce job creation plans; and Jedward heading to the Eurovision.

# hosni-mubarak - Friday 11 February, 2011

Take 5: Friday

After 30 years of rule, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has resigned; two survivors of yesterday’s plane crash have been released from hospital; and the European Commission says it knows Ireland’s delay in recapitalising its banks is merely “temporary”.

Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has resigned

The appointed vice-president has announced that Mubarak has decided to “waive the office of the republic”.

Sarkozy under pressure as French judges protest

The French president’s comments about a controversial murder case sparked an outcry from the country’s judiciary.

Impatience grows as Mubarak refuses to step down

The Egyptian angered protesters last night but appears to have been backed by the army today

Mubarak refuses to step down

Egypt President Hosni Mubarak says he will stay on in power until the scheduled general election in September – but will pass some power to his vice-president in the meantime.

# hosni-mubarak - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

A tragedy at Cork Airport kills six people; Fine Gael questions Brian Lenihan’s story regarding the delay in recapitalising the banks; and rumours abound that Egypt’s president could be close to stepping down after weeks of street protests…

Reports indicate Mubarak close to stepping down

Various reports from Egypt are indicating that President Hosni Mubarak is close to stepping down.

# hosni-mubarak - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Egyptian government urged to lift emergency rule as protests enter third week

US steps in as promised constitutional changes fail to stop protesters coming onto the streets.

# hosni-mubarak - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Egypt protests continue despite promise of public pay rise

Six million public sector workers are given a 15% pay rise as Mubarak’s struggling government tries to keep its grip on power.

# hosni-mubarak - Monday 7 February, 2011

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.

# hosni-mubarak - Sunday 6 February, 2011

Landmark talks in Egypt as unrest continues

Egypt’s new vice president met with opposition groups today, offering a number of concessions to appease protesters.

# hosni-mubarak - Saturday 5 February, 2011

Protests continue in Egypt as NDP leadership resigns

Leadership of ruling National Democratic Party resigns, but Hosni Mubarak will stay in office as president until elections in September.

# hosni-mubarak - Friday 4 February, 2011

Mubarak: I'd go now but I'm worried about Cairo chaos Egypt This post contains videos

Mubarak: I'd go now but I'm worried about Cairo chaos

Egypt’s president tells a US network that he fears the country could descend into chaos if he was to leave immediately.

# hosni-mubarak - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Cairo tension remains following overnight shootings

Supporters and opponents of President Mubarak exchange fire in Tahrir Square, with several casualties reported.

# hosni-mubarak - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Mubarak: "I will die on the soil of Egypt"

Mubarak has addressed the Egyptian nation to say that he will continue his term in office but will not seek reelection – however the announcement has further enraged protesters on the streets.

Two million fill Egyptian streets in Mubarak protest Egypt This post contains images

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.

# hosni-mubarak - Monday 31 January, 2011

Egypt cabinet reshuffle fails to appease protesters

Protesters remains defiant in their calls for President Mubarak to leave – and say that tomorrow will bring the biggest demonstrations yet.

# hosni-mubarak - Thursday 27 January, 2011

More violence feared as Egyptian protests enter third day

At least four people have been killed during waves of violent demonstrations in Egypt; as the protests enter a third day, authorities have threatened widespread arrests.