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Lawlessness in Egypt as Mubarak clings on

The stench of blazing tyres filled the streets of Cairo on Sunday as President Hosni Mubarak sought to bargain with angry crowds.

Mubarak names deputy as protesters defy curfew

Egypt's president gave the first indication on Saturday he was preparing an eventual handover of power by naming a vice-president.

Mubarak defies demands for him to go

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak clung to power on Saturday as protesters took to the streets again to demand that he quit.

Mubarak sends in army and resists demands to quit

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak refused on Saturday to bow to demands that he resign after ordering troops and tanks into cities.

Mubarak orders army to back police against unrest

President Hosni Mubarak imposed a curfew and ordered troops to back up police as they struggled to control crowds who flooded the streets of Cairo.

Cairo scene of violent chaos as protests escalate

Cairo was the scene of violent chaos on Friday, when tens of thousands of anti-government protesters stoned and confronted police.

Egypt unrest rages on — biggest protests planned

Activists geared up for the biggest protests yet on Friday to end Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's three-decade rule.

Egyptians rage against Mubarak’s 30-year rule

Thousands of Egyptians demanded an end to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule and clashed with police on Tuesday.

War-weary South Sudanese exiles reluctant to return

Bayak Chuol Puoch survived one of the last century's deadliest wars, so it might be understandable that he is hesitant to risk another.

Egypt ruling party heads to sweeping win in vote

Egypt's ruling party won 209 seats of the 508 in the first round of a parliamentary election, while opposition parties took five seats.

Egypt arrests three over deadly Cairo bombing

Police said on Monday they have arrested three suspects over the bombing of a famed Cairo bazaar that killed a French teenager and wounded 25 people.

Egypt battles ‘black cloud’ in Cairo

"Black cloud", a mass of polluted air that darkens the skies of the Egyptian capital in October and November, is less severe this year.

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