In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

Feb08

In the eye of a hurricane: Peter Greste

By: Youtube Source: Youtube Freed al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste, who was imprisoned for more than a year in Egypt, has been speaking to the BBC about his time in jail. Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Harding, Mr Greste said that his release came as a surprise and spoke of his concerns for two of his colleagues who remain in prison. He also revealed that he begun a fitness program, started a degree and practiced meditation while in jail, in order to give his day structure. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news  Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews  Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld...

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Jan23

Egypt court releases Mubarak sons

By: Agencies Source: MWC News An Egyptian court has ordered the release of the sons of ousted President Hosni Mubarak pending their retrial in a corruption case, their lawyer told the Reuters news agency. Farid el-Deeb said on Thursday this meant that Alaa and Gamal Mubarak should be released because they were not being tried in any other cases. Mubarak’s eldest son, Alaa, was a businessman, while his youngest son, Gamal, was a senior official in the ruling party and widely tipped to succeed his father before popular protests brought down the regime in 2011. The brothers have been held in detention since April 2011, two months after their father resigned in the face of a popular...

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Nov30

Egypt: Mubarak acquittal sparks protests

By: panarmenian.net Source: VOA News Egyptian police used tear gas and water cannon against more than 1,000 protesters upset with Saturday’s acquittal of former President Hosni Mubarak in the deaths of anti-government demonstrators in 2011. Egyptian officials say at least two demonstrators were killed and nine were wounded. The judge, Mohamed Rashidi, spoke for some time to a packed courtroom before announcing that charges against the ousted leader and seven other officials had been dismissed. The judge urged journalists not to comment on the case until they had read the 1,430-page decision. Mubarak was also acquitted of corruption charges that he faced along with his sons Alaa and...

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