The two sons of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak were arrested for alleged stock manipulation.
CAIRO: Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, was freed on Friday after six years in detention, his lawyer said. He left the Maadi Military Hospital in Cairo where he had been detained, heading to his home in Heliopolis. "Yes, he is now in his home in Heliopolis," Mubarak's lawyer, Farid El Deeb told Reuters when asked if Mubarak had left the hospital. Heliopolis is an upscale neighborhood where the main…
CAIRO: Egypt's top appeals court on Thursday acquitted Hosni Mubarak of involvement in the killing of protesters during a 2011 revolt, ending the final trial for the strongman who ruled for 30 years. Mubarak had been sentenced to life in 2012 but an appeals court ordered a retrial, which dismissed the charges two years later. Thursday's ruling by the Court of Cassation is final. The trial was Mubarak's last, after prosecutors levelled various charges against him following his February 2011 resignation. He was…
CAIRO: Cairo airport authorities tightened security after finding two bombs near the arrivals hall and a homemade explosive device exploded in the centre of the capital on Tuesday, security officials said.
CAIRO: A bomb blast wounded a policeman in Cairo on Sunday, the interior ministry said, as Egypt tightened security on the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising that ousted ex-strongman Hosni Mubarak.
CAIRO: Protests erupted at universities across Egypt on Sunday, condemning a court decision to drop criminal charges against Hosni Mubarak, the president whose ouster in the 2011 uprising raised hopes of a new era of political openness.
CAIRO: An Egyptian court Saturday jailed eight men, including two Muslim Brotherhood leaders, for up to 15 years over the torture of a lawyer during the 2011 uprising against ex-president Hosni Mubarak, judicial sources said.
CAIRO: An Egyptian court postponed to Nov. 29 its verdict on whether former president Hosni Mubarak ordered the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that ended his three-decade rule.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that the government, who won rigged elections, cannot be democratic, ARY News reports on Saturday.