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Egypt: Opposition wants to talk with Morsi

Egypt: Opposition wants to talk with Morsi

CAIRO, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Two Egyptian protesters were killed Wednesday in clashes with security forces in Cairo, the state media outlet MENA quoted the Health Ministry as saying.

Army may get new power to end Egypt unrest

CAIRO, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Unrest in Egypt widened Monday, with the Egyptian Cabinet proposing to give the army the power to arrest civilians, officials said.

Egypt votes on constitutional draft

CAIRO, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Following a second weekend of voting, the new Egyptian Constitution appeared assured of passage, early results compiled by the Muslim Brotherhood indicated.
ElBaradei: Egypt's Morsi is like a pharaoh

ElBaradei: Egypt's Morsi is like a pharaoh

CAIRO, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- A power grab by Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, said to be temporary, is a "mockery" of the 2011 revolution, opposition leader Mohammed ElBaradei said.

Mixed views on Morsi's Cabinet moves

CAIRO, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Supporters of the former ruling military class in Egypt expressed concern about sweeping Cabinet reforms announced by the country's new president.

Iran negotiations seem more likely

TEHRAN, May 20 (UPI) -- Western officials say Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili may be more keen to strike a deal to diffuse nuclear tensions in Iran.
Egypt inches closer to new constitution

Egypt inches closer to new constitution

CAIRO, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Ruling military authorities in Egypt announced a committee planned for this week would vet members of a council tasked with drafting a new constitution.

Rumor mill churns on Egyptian elections

CAIRO, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Statements of support for the Egyptian presidency of the Arab League secretary-general are without merit, an opposition leader said.
Cairo shuns some civilian leaders

Cairo shuns some civilian leaders

CAIRO, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Egyptian authorities maintained some new ministers wouldn't be civilians, adding final election results weren't expected until Friday.
Egyptian Cabinet resigns amid violence

Egyptian Cabinet resigns amid violence

CAIRO, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The Egyptian Cabinet resigned en masse Monday following three days of violence that has left nearly three dozen people dead, state television reported.
ElBaradei says prime minister needs power

ElBaradei says prime minister needs power

CAIRO, July 19 (UPI) -- The ruling military council in Egypt lacks substantial political experience, said presidential hopeful Mohammed ElBaradei.
Allawi nominated to head Arab League

Allawi nominated to head Arab League

BAGHDAD, March 15 (UPI) -- A party led by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced it was proposing that Iraqiya leader Iyad Allawi lead the Arab League.
Justice before elections, ElBaradei says

Justice before elections, ElBaradei says

CAIRO, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- There is no reason to rush ahead with elections in Egypt as many members of the former regime must still face justice, reform leader Mohammed ElBaradei said.

Opposition leader: Mubarak should leave

CAIRO, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Mohammed ElBaradei, the Egyptian opposition leader, Sunday said President Hosni Mubarak should step down and save the country.
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Mohamed Mustafa ElBaradei (Arabic: محمد مصطفى البرادعى‎, Muḥammad Muṣṭafā al-Barādʿī, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: ; born June 17, 1942) is an Egyptian law scholar and diplomat. He was the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), an inter-governmental organisation under the auspices of the United Nations, from December 1997 to November 2009. ElBaradei and the IAEA were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005. ElBaradei was also an important figure in the 2011 Egyptian protests which culminated in the resignation of Hosni Mubarak.

ElBaradei was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. He was one of five children of Mostafa ElBaradei, an attorney who headed the Egyptian Bar Association and often found himself at odds with the regime of President Gamal Abdel Nasser. ElBaradei's father was also a supporter of democratic rights in Egypt, supporting a free press and an independent judiciary.

ElBaradei is married to Aida El-Kachef, an early-childhood teacher. They have two children: a daughter, Laila, who is a lawyer living in London; and a son, Mostafa, who is an IT manager living in Cairo. They also have one granddaughter, Maya.

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