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The trial of former Egyptian president started on Wednesday in Cairo. Speaking from a hospital stretcher where he lay inside a cage for defendants, Hosni Mubarak (photo, from nytimes.com) has denied charges of corruption and ordering the killing of protesters. This last charge carries the death penalty. (more…)

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Some 3,000 of people rallied in Cairo’s Tahrir Square (photo, from aljazeera.net) in order to call for prosecution of Hosni Mubarak who was toppled on February 11. (more…)

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Weeks of protest in Egypt forced president Hosni Mubarak (photo, bbcimg.co.uk) to step down. He has handed his power over to the Supreme Council for the Armed Forces. (more…)

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“The loss of civilian life in Gaza and Israel is a source of deep concern for me”, said Barack Obama, the US president-elect (photo, from cbsnews.com).

He repeated that until he became president on January 20, only George W. Bush could speak on US foreign policy. (more…)

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The verdict sentencing an Egyptian outspoken journalist to two months in jail has been upheld by an appeal court. Ibrahim Eissa was convicted in March, for stories he wrote on President Hosni Mubarak’s health. (more…)

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