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Protests against military rule cloud Egypt election

In the run-up to Egypt's first vote since Hosni Mubarak's ouster, protesters have gathered again to evict the generals who replaced him.

Egyptian protesters demand end to army rule

Egyptian demonstrators have demanded an end to army rule and rejected the military's choice of prime minister ahead of a parliamentary vote.

Thousands rally in Egypt on ‘last chance Friday’

Tens of thousands of Egyptians demanding an end to military rule converged on Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday in a week of demonstrations.

Fighting resumes near Cairo’s interior ministry

Running battles have flared in central Cairo even after Egyptian military police reinforced riot police guarding the interior ministry.

Full UN membership is all we want, says Palestine

Palestine has explained that it will accept nothing less than full UN membership, and that once granted, would not seek to upgrade to observer state.

Egypt prime minister shows popular touch in Tahrir Square

Egypt's new prime minister told thousands of demonstrators in Tahrir Square on Friday he was committed to the goals of their revolution.

Valentine’s Day giveaway

Fancy sending your loved one 24 red roses this Valentine's Day?

Google executive released in Egypt

Google's Wael Ghonim, who was released in Cairo on Monday, said he was kept blindfolded for two weeks while detained by Egyptian state security.

Washington hints at softer line on Mubarak

The United States signalled it wanted an orderly transition of power in Egypt that could see Hosni Mubarak remaining president until September.

Leaders seek exit from Egypt impasse

Leaders were meeting inside and outside Egypt on Saturday to seek a way out of a dangerous impasse between President Hosni Mubarak and demonstrators.

Saboteurs attack Egypt gas pipeline

Saboteurs blew up a gas pipeline, state television said on Saturday, adding fresh turmoil to Egypt during unprecedented protests.

We will bring Mubarak down, say protesters

Anti-government protesters said on Thursday they were more determined than ever to topple Egypt President Hosni Mubarak after Wednesday's clashes.

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