Tag Archives: Hosni Mubarak

09Sep/17

Egyptian archaeologists discover 3,000-year-old tomb of goldsmith

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a tomb of a prominent goldsmith who lived more than 3,000 years ago, unearthing statues, mummies and jewellery in the latest major find near the Nile city of Luxor. Continue reading

25Jan/16

In pictures, Egypt’s 2011 uprising and events that followed

A look back at the events that changed Egypt’s political landscape since the popular uprising that ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

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15Dec/15
A pushcart vendor’s desperate act galvanizes the Arab world

Five years since spark that started ‘Arab Spring’

It was five years ago that a vegetable-seller in Tunisia set himself alight, igniting weeks of demonstrations that led to the unseating of long-time ruler Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali – and setting off a chain of uprisings across the region.

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07Sep/15

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy Island for refugees

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy an island from Greece or Italy to house refugees fleeing war in the Middle East.

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