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Hosni Mubarak

Born: May 4, 1928 (age 87) in Monufia Governorate

Hosni Mubarak

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Muhammad Hosni El Sayed Mubarak is an Egyptian military and political leader who served as the fourth President of Egypt from 1981 to 2011.

Before he entered politics, Mubarak was a career officer in the Egyptian Air Force.

He served as its commander from 1972 to 1975 and rose to the rank of air chief marshal.

He was appointed Vice President of Egypt by President Anwar Sadat in 1975 and assumed the presidency on 14 October 1981, eight days after Sadat's assassination.

Mubarak's presidency lasted almost thirty years, making him Egypt's longest-serving ruler since Muhammad Ali Pasha, who ruled the country from 1805 to 1848.

Mubarak stepped down after 18 days of demonstrations during the 2011 Egyptian revolution.

On 11 February 2011, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced that Mubarak had resigned as president and transferred authority to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces.

On 13 April, a prosecutor ordered Mubarak and both of his sons to be detained for 15 days of questioning about allegations of corruption and abuse of power.

Mubarak was then ordered to stand trial on charges of negligence for failing to halt the killing of peaceful protesters during the revolution.

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Court to rule on Mubarak's appeal in telecommunications case on 24 October

(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The High Administrative Court in Cairo postponed to 24 October the retrial of former president Hosni Mubarak in the case of cutting communications durin...
MENAFN.com 9 hours ago

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Egyptian soccer player criticizes Sisi in reflection of mounting discontent

By James M. Dorsey Criticism this week by soccer player Ahmed al-Merghani of general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi's hard-handed repression of dissent and failure to defeat a mushrooming..
Huffington Post 1 day ago

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News video: 'I Am Free' - Al-Jazeera Reporter Released

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One of al-Jazeera's journalists, Ahmed Mansour, has been released from detention in Germany.He was taken into custody at Berlin airport on Saturday after an extradition request from Egypt.Cairo has..
Source: Wochit News - 2 weeks ago

News video: Germany: arrested Al Jazeera journalist expecting to face extradition judge

Germany: arrested Al Jazeera journalist expecting to face extradition judge 00:44

A hi-profile Al Jazeera journalist, arrested in Germany at the request of Egypt, says he is surprised about his detention. Ahmed Mansour, who is a leading talk show host on the channel’s Arabic..
Source: Euronews - 2 weeks ago

News video: Death Sentence for Former Egyptian President

Death Sentence for Former Egyptian President 01:01

In 2012, he became Egypt's first democratically elected president, following the 29-year-long rule of Hosni Mubarak. But, within a year, he was overthrown by the army after mass protests against his..
Source: Reuters - 3 weeks ago

News video: Death sentence for former Egyptian president

Death sentence for former Egyptian president 01:01

In 2012, he became Egypt's first democratically elected president, following the 29-year-long rule of Hosni Mubarak. But, within a year, he was overthrown by the army after mass protests against..
Source: News Video Online - 3 weeks ago

News video: Egyptian Court Upholds Morsi's Death Sentence

Egyptian Court Upholds Morsi's Death Sentence 01:04

An Egyptian court upheld a death sentence against former President Mohammed Morsi on Tuesday. Copyright 2015, Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Source: Wall Street Journal Live - 3 weeks ago

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Despite Attacks, Egypt's Sisi Still on Top

As anti-government violence escalates in Egypt, jihadists are mounting more brazen attacks. With simultaneous deadly strikes on several military outposts in Sinai and the assassination of Egypt's top..
Huffington Post 3 days ago

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60 killed as suicide bombers attack army checkpoints in Egypt

*At least 60 Egyptian soldiers were today killed as militants launched simultaneous attacks on army checkpoints, using suicide bombers and heavy weapons, in the restive north of the Sinai Peninsula,..
Deccan Herald 4 days ago

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Car bomb attack kills Egypt's top public prosecutor Hisham Barakat

Egypt's top public prosecutor was killed by a car bomb attack on his convoy on Monday, the most senior state official to die at the hands of militants since the toppling of an Islamist president two..
DNA 6 days ago
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Germany, the UK and the US: Beacon of Hypocrisy

The trend of harassing journalists on the world stage shows no sign of abating following the controversial arrest of noted Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour in, of all places, Berlin last weekend --..
Huffington Post 6 days ago

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Eleven militants killed, 4 arrested in Egypt

At least eleven militants were killed and four arrested during army raids in Egypt's restive North Sinai on Saturday. The raids targeted a number of militant headquarters in the restive cities of..
DNA 1 week ago

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Egypt destroys symbol of old regime but repression lives on

 Metres from the epicentre of Egypt`s uprising, bulldozers tear chunks of concrete and twisted metal from what remains of the headquarters of ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak`s now disbanded party.
Zee News 1 week ago


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