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Lawyer: No evidence in Mubarak trial

CAIRO, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A lawyer for a former Egyptian official on trial alongside former President Hosni Mubarak says prosecutors have no evidence of wrongdoing.

Lawyer: Egypt official innocent of murder

CAIRO, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- A lawyer for a former top Egyptian security official argued in court Sunday his client is innocent of murdering pro-democracy protesters.

Death toll rises in post-stampede protests

CAIRO, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The death toll in police-protester clashes following this week's deadly soccer stadium stampede rose to 12, an Egyptian health official said Saturday.

Egyptian protesters want 'Friday of Anger'

CAIRO, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- About 3,000 people gathered Thursday in Cairo's Tahrir Square, a day after large protests marked the first anniversary of the Egyptian revolution.
Egypt rallies on revolution anniversary

Egypt rallies on revolution anniversary

CAIRO, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Tens of thousands of Egyptians rallied Wednesday in Cairo's Tahrir Square to mark the anniversary of last year's political uprising, observers said.
Lawyer: Mubarak still president

Lawyer: Mubarak still president

CAIRO, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The chief attorney for ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak claims Mubarak is still the president because he never signed a letter of resignation.
EU talks with Egypt over human rights

EU talks with Egypt over human rights

CAIRO, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Marco Franco, the European Union Ambassador in Cairo, announced talks are under way between Egypt and the EU to avoid further human-rights violations.
Hamas leader rumored to step down

Hamas leader rumored to step down

GAZA, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal is rumored to be stepping down to allow a new leader to take Hamas in a different direction, officials say.

ElBaradei not running for Egypt presidency

CAIRO, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Mohamed ElBaradei, former director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, pulled out of the race for the Egyptian presidency Saturday.

Ban Ki-moon: No death penalty for Mubarak

LONDON, Egypt, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, in an interview published Saturday, urged Egypt not to seek the death penalty for former President Hosni Mubarak.
Egyptian protesters released after 29 days

Egyptian protesters released after 29 days

CAIRO, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The Egyptian government released 60 people arrested in December during clashes outside the Cabinet building, officials say.

Egyptian CEO faces trial for cartoon

CAIRO, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- An Egyptian telecom magnate was referred to trial on charges he defamed Islam by posting a cartoon considered offensive by many Muslims, officials said.

Egyptian activists said detained, tortured

CAIRO, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- An Egyptian youth activist group publicly accused police officers Wednesday of torturing four members after their arrests.

Police killing trial postponed

CAIRO, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The Giza Criminal Court Tuesday postponed the trial of 13 police officers charged with killing protesters outside two north Cairo police stations.
Egyptians begin third round of voting

Egyptians begin third round of voting

CAIRO, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The third and last round of voting for the Egyptian parliament begins Tuesday, with elections being held in nine governorates.
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