Mubarak, free of charge at trial for the killing of protesters

The Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was released yesterday from the office of complicity in the deaths of hundreds of protesters during the revolution of 2011 and several corruption charges, but remains in prison serving another sentence. A Cairo court dismissed the indictment...

Mubarak Trial Adjourned Until Wednesday

The trial of Hosni Mubarak, the fallen dictator of Egypt, has been postponed until Wednesday, hours after it began. Defense lawyers gave arguments like “the former leader was a victim of malicious accusations.” Farid el-Deeb, Mubarak’s chief defense lawyer presented the former...

Egyptian Prosecutors Request Death Penalty for Mubarak

Today the Egyptian prosecution called for the death penalty by hanging for the former president Hosni Mubarak. This sentence is being sought due to the deaths of several demonstrators during the Egyptian insurrection of 2011. According to Ashraf Atwa, one of the attorneys of the...

Mubarak’s Trial Set To Begin in Egypt

The former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak is being accused of ordering protesters killed, his trial could have a verdict by the end of January. Attorney Khaled Abu Bakr said “I expect the verdict before January 25, the anniversary of the revolution.” Prosecutors will have three...

Clashes in Tahrir Square left dozens injured

Hundreds of protesters who were sitting in at the Tahrir Square in Cairo on Saturday clashed with Egyptian police, who arrived in the morning to maintain order. Dozens injured and several arrested were the result of the violent clashes. Riot police had to fight with 200...

Thousands of People Protest in Cairo Calling for Reforms

Thousands of people gathered Friday in Tahrir Square in Cairo to ask the army in power to comply with its promises of reform and democratization, seven months after the fall of President Hosni Mubarak. “There has been no request for the revolution,” argued one...

Egypt: Mubarak’s Third Hearing Lasted 12 hours

The third trial of former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, 83, began Monday in Cairo. Mubarak arrived at the courthouse in an ambulance because he has heart problems and depression. The statements of witnesses would determine the president’s responsibility in the deaths of...

Peace Talks Among Israeli and Palestinian

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State in Washington, renewed peace negotiations between Israel and Palestinians on Thursday. “We’ve been here before, and we know how difficult the road ahead will be”, she said with a confident attitude, and expects that problems between both...