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Health of Egypt’s Mubarak deteriorates further

CAIRO (AP) — Hosni Mubarak’s health deteriorated further on Monday with the ousted president slipping in and out of consciousness and being feed liquids intravenously, Egyptian security officials said. Doctors had to use a defibrillator twice on 84-year-old Mubarak, according to the officials at Torah prison hospital, where the former …

Excerpts from judge’s statement in Mubarak trial

Judge Ahmed Rifaat delivered a strongly worded statement Saturday before handing down sentences in the trial of Hosni Mubarak. The former Egyptian president and his ex-security chief were sentenced to life in prison, while six former senior police officials were acquitted of the same charges. Mubarak and his sons were …

Attacks in Sinai on the rise – UPI.com

CAIRO, May 2 (UPI) — An Egyptian policeman was killed and two injured in an attack on a checkpoint in northern Sinai, Egyptian security sources told al-Masry al-Youm. Security sources told the Egyptian state media agency MENA, the Middle East News Agency, the checkpoint was hit by a rocket propelled …

Number of Egyptian tourists down in 2012 – UPI.com

CAIRO, April 13 (UPI) — The number of tourists visiting Egypt in the first three months of 2012 declined about 25 percent from the same period a year before, statistics indicate. The state-run news agency MENA reported Friday 2.34 million tourists visited Egypt in the first quarter of 2012, down …

Egypt’s Mubarak, sons to stand trial on Aug. 3

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s state news agency says former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons will go on trial Aug. 3. The Middle East News Agency quoted a court official on Wednesday as saying Mubarak will be tried on charges of corruption and intentionally killing protesters during the 18-day …