An Egyptian court sentenced deposed President Hosni Mubarak and former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly to life in prison on Saturday, for failing to prevent the killing of more than 240 unarmed protesters in last spring's pro-democracy uprising. At the same time, the court acquitted Mubarak, Adly, and six senior police chiefs of direct responsibility for the killings, and cleared Mubarak, his sons Gamal and Alla, and a business partner of corruption, citing a lapsed statute of limitations.
Egyptians head to the polls for historic vote Top news: Fifteen months after the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's are heading to the polls today for the country's first competitive election. So far, lines are reportedly long the pro... Read Post
President Obama’s calls for a rapid transition to a new order in Egypt seemed eclipsed on Wednesday as a choreographed surge of thousands of people chanting support for the Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak fought running battles with a... Read Post