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Egypt president approves sweeping anti-terrorism law

...and brutality among security forces, something that partially inspired the 2011 uprising against longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak. The law was suspended after his overthrow.Constitutional law expert Nour Farahat, who helped set up guidelines...
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Egypt unveils canal extension with pomp-filled ceremony

...much-needed foreign currency into an economy that has struggled to recover from the 2011 uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.Economists and shippers, however, have questioned the value of the project, saying the increased traffic and revenues...
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Militants attack Egyptian troops

...military-backed government struggles to restore stability after years of unrest since the 2011 uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak."This specific attack is by far the worst we've ever seen," said Daniel Nisman, CEO for the Levantine Group...
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Secret detentions of activists on rise in Egypt

...sign of the renewed unchecked power of security agencies. It is a return to past practices under autocratic leader Hosni Mubarak, when detainees were held, sometimes for years, without trial under notorious emergency laws in effect for decades...
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My Turn: The fantasy of 'American Exceptionalism'

...overthrow of Iran's democratically elected government. Instead of promoting democracy and freedom, we supported Hosni Mubarak's oppressive regime in Egypt. We were allies with Saddam Hussein before we disposed of the Iraqi dictator. "It's...
Ousted Egyptian President Morsi to face new trial on terror charges

...breaks during the 2011 uprising that forced autocrat Hosni Mubarak out of power and of organizing the Sinai militant backlash...that accompanied the uprising against former President Hosni Mubarak.Senior security and military officials told The Associated...
Avoiding 'victor's justice' in Egypt

The following editorial first appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Thursday: Hosni Mubarak, the longtime president of Egypt and personification of corruption in that country, went on trial Wednesday in a televised proceeding...
No friend of Saddam

...senators were on a tour of Mideast nations attempting to gauge the possibilities for Mideast peace. In Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak urged us to change our plans and meet with Hussein in Iraq. The next day we flew to Baghdad for our meeting. After...
Palin blasts administration's handling of Egypt

...Saturday, the 2008 vice presidential candidate says the administration is withholding information on Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's likely successor. The 82-year-old leader wants to rule until September elections. Palin said in the Friday...
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Outside editorial: Egypt's second spring

...change and hope in Egypt, the most populous nation in the Arab world. The autocrat who had ruled for three decades, Hosni Mubarak, had to resign in the face of massive protests by a people who were tired of being silenced and brutalized. A broad-based...


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