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Hosni Mubarak

Muhammad Hosni Sayyid Mubarak is a former Egyptian politician and military commander. He served as the fourth President of Egypt from 1981 to 2011.
Mubarak was appointed Vice President of Egypt in 1975, and assumed the presidency on 14 October 1981, following the assassination of President Anwar El Sadat. The length of his presidency made him Egypt's longest-serving ruler since Muhammad Ali Pasha. Before he entered politics, Mubarak was a career officer in the Egyptian Air Force, serving as its commander from 1972 to 1975 and rising to the rank of air chief marshal.
Mubarak was ousted after 18 days of demonstrations during the 2011 Egyptian revolution. On 11 February, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced that Mubarak had resigned as president and transferred authority to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces. On that day Mubarak and his family left the presidential palace in ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Obama, Benghazi and the Muslim Brotherhood
2014-07-08
It began when Obama threw U.S. support to the Islamists in Egypt in an effort to depose Hosni Mubarak, who had been a Western ally for three decades. Egypt is where the MB was founded in the 1920s and they have been morphing in various aspects of evil ...
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  1. Obama's Secret Directive Supporting Global Islamism

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Stay Home and Stay Out of This Fight
2014-07-08
That was when Arab leaders like Jordan's King Hussein and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak actually helped us. Most important of all, it was at a time when both Netanyahu and Arafat wanted and needed our help, however loathe they were to admit it. John McCain ...
(Foreign Policy (blog))
  1. Abbas' cooperation with Israel sinking him at home

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Sisi says decision to raise fuel prices 'bitter medicine'
2014-07-08
The political turmoil unleashed by the ouster of strongman Hosni Mubarak in 2011 has devastated Egypt's economy, badly hitting key tourist revenues and investment. Since then, successive governments have said subsidies -- which made petrol in Egypt ...
(Middle East Online)
  1. Sisi says Iraqi Kurdistan referendum could lead to catastrophe
  2. A Dream Deferred

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Sisi defends Egypt's fuel subsidies reduction
2014-07-07
The 6 April Movement played a key role in mobilising support for the 2011 revolution against President Hosni Mubarak's rule. It later joined calls for the unseating of the elected Islamist President Mohamed Morsi last year and supported the his army ...
(Aljazeera.com)
  1. Search for democracy still eludes Egypt
  2. Opinion: Al-Jazeera correspondent Peter Greste's imprisonment in Egypt a ...
  3. Sisi's regret over al-Jazeera trial may please his supporters but it does ...

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El-Sisi Says Price Rises to Save Egypt From Debt Drowning
2014-07-06
Under ousted presidents Hosni Mubarak and Mohamed Mursi, Egyptian governments steered clear of major changes to subsidies for energy and other goods, with public opposition surfacing when such measures were even discussed. For El-Sisi, the former ...
(Businessweek)
  1. Voices from Egypt: How will increased energy prices affect you?
  2. Egypt's Sisi defends fuel subsidies cut, adds taxes

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UPDATE 2-Sawiris-led EFG Hermes bid in doubt as holders baulk at price
2014-07-06
A deal of this size would help revive Egypt's equities market after years of stagnation following the 2011 overthrow of autocrat Hosni Mubarak. But analysts had been doubtful the deal would succeed given the bid price being 30 percent below the fair value.
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  1. UPDATE 1-Egypt's Beltone, Sawiris bid for EFG Hermes stake attracts less than ...

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UPDATE 2-Sawiris-led EFG Hermes bid in doubt as holders baulk at price
2014-07-06
A deal of this size would help revive Egypt's equities market after years of stagnation following the 2011 overthrow of autocrat Hosni Mubarak. But analysts had been doubtful the deal would succeed given the bid price being 30 percent below the fair value.
(Reuters Africa)
  1. Beltone, Sawiris offered less than they sought in EFG

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Egypt Sharply Raises Prices for Fuel, Drawing Protests
2014-07-05
As Egypt has weathered years of economic crisis since the 2011 uprising against President Hosni Mubarak, talk of overhauling the subsidy program, which eats up more than a quarter of the state budget, has taken on added urgency. In a sign of worry at ...
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  1. Egypt fuel prices soar up to 70%, exasperating the public
  2. sisi the strongman Egypt's new ruler wants to be international lenders ...
  3. Egypt Raises Fuel Prices by as Much as 78% to Aid Budget

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Hangman's noose awaits leaders of Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt
2014-07-05
The movement, founded in 1928, was banned for decades before an early 2011 uprising that overthrew veteran strongman Hosni Mubarak. It went on to win every election before Morsi's overthrow. It has since been decimated, with an estimated 16,000 ...
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  2. Muslim Brotherhood leader handed life sentence – on top of death penalty
  3. Clashes between Egypt troops, protesters kill teen

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