Tag archive for ‘Hosni Mubarak’

Egypt Acquits Former Petroleum Minister over Cheap Gas to Israel Deal

An Egyptian court on Saturday acquitted former oil minister Sameh Fahmy and five other former officials of corruption and profiteering charges related to exporting natural gas to Israel below market price,  More...

Lilach Weissman On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Egyptian Poet Fatima Naoot on Trial for Insulting Abraham and Islam

Abraham, who is an important figure in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, was the subject of a Facebook post by Egyptian poet Fatima Naoot that could land her in jail for up to 3 years, according to Reuters. More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Egyptian court sentences 185 to death for attack on police

– An Egyptian judge sentenced 185 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death on Tuesday over an attack on a police station near Cairo last year in which 12 policemen were killed. The ruling is preliminary More...

Reuters On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Mubarak verdict fuels protests, mockery in Egypt

– Protests erupted at universities across Egypt on Sunday, condemning a court decision to drop criminal charges against Hosni Mubarak, the president whose ouster in the 2011 uprising raised hopes of More...

Reuters On Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Egyptian court drops case against Mubarak over 2011 protest deaths

– An Egyptian court has dropped its case against former President Hosni Mubarak over the killing of 239 protesters in the 2011 revolt that ended his three-decade rule. Mubarak, 86, was sentenced to More...

Associated Press On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Egyptian Militants Pledge Allegiance to ISIS

Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, a jihadi organization based in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula that has carried out several attacks targeting Egyptian security forces, has pledged allegiance to the Islamic More...

Reuters On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Explaining acquittal, court says no proof Berlusconi knew Ruby’s age

– /By Ilaria Polleschi/ MILAN – Silvio Berlusconi paid a teenage nightclub dancer for sex but there is no proof he knew her age at the time, an Italian appeals court said on Thursday, explaining More...

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