Sarah El Deeb

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Egypt’s Mubarak faces new charges of embezzling state funds

Egypt's public prosecutor has referred ousted president Hosni Mubarak to a new trial on charges of misappropriating public funds to renovate homes.

Clashes leave 54 dead, plunging Egypt deeper into crisis

Egyptian forces have clashed with protesters in bloodshed that left 51 protesters and three members of the security forces dead, say officials.

Egypt court sentences eight to death over prophet film

A court has in absentia convicted seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Florida-based American pastor on charges linked to "Innocence of Muslims".

Egypt’s president decrees pardon for protestors

Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi has pardoned those charged or convicted of acts "in support of the revolution" since the beginning of the uprising.

Tension as Egypt terminates gas deal with Israel

Egypt has terminated its contract to ship gas to Israel following alleged violations of the contractual obligations.

Egypt’s generals hoard their spoils

Egypt's ruling military council has warned it will not allow civilians to encroach on the armed forces' extensive business enterprises.

Egypt’s ElBaradei ends presidential bid in protest

Egypt's reform leader Mohamed ElBaradei has withdrawn from the presidential race, saying a fair election is impossible under the military's grip.

Muslim Brotherhood holds first open vote in Egypt

The Muslim Brotherhood held its first open internal election since the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak to show off its democratic credentials.

Mubarak ‘a little dizzy’, but didn’t suffer stroke

Hosni Mubarak's doctor denied on Sunday that the ousted Egyptian president had suffered a stroke or was in a coma.

Mubarak’s wife in hospital after arrest

Suzanne Mubarak was taken to hospital after suffering from chest pains upon hearing the news that she was to be detained on corruption allegations.

Mubarak says he’s ‘hurting’, denies abuse of power

In the first remarks since his downfall, former President Hosni Mubarak denied that he used his position to amass wealth during his

New Egypt prime minister names Cabinet

Egypt's prime minister-designate named a caretaker Cabinet on Sunday to help lead the country through reforms and toward free elections.

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