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  • Egypt's deposed president, Hosni Mubarak, wheeled into a Cairo courtroom in a hospital bed, has pleaded not guilty to charges that he ordered the killing of some 850 revolutionary protesters who drove him from power in an 18-day February uprising.

    Egypt's Mubarak Pleads 'Not Guilty' in Historic Trial

  • AP reports:In Cairo, an Egyptian court acquitted five policemen of charges of killing five protesters and wounding six others during the 18-day uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak's longtime regime Feb. 11.

    Syria, Egypt and Middle East unrest - Thursday 29 December 2011

  • Leaders of the 18-day uprising that forced Mubarak to resign had been pressing the military to fire Ahmed Shafiq, arguing that a prime minister sworn in by the ousted leader should not stay in office.

    Egypt's military appoints first post-Mubarak PM

  • In an interview with the government-owned newspaper Al Akhbar published last week, former intelligence chief and one-time vice president Omar Suleiman, said Mr. Mubarak had knowledge of "every bullet fired" by police to suppress the 18-day uprising.

    Mubarak's Trial to Start in August

  • He is scheduled to go on trial August 3 on charges of corruption and ordering the killing of anti-government protesters during the 18-day revolution that deposed him.

    Medical Officials: Mubarak Weak, Refusing to Eat

  • The clashes in Tahrir Square— the worst since the 18-day uprising — add a new layer to an already painful and chaotic transition from Mubarak's regime to democratic rule under the supervision of the military.

    Clashes reveal Egypt's volatility 5 months later

  • Associated Press Egyptians rallied in Cairo on Sunday, as the country marks the anniversary of the 18-day uprising last year that ousted President Hosni Mubarak.

    Egypt Seeks to Smooth Ties With U.S.

  • Omar Sobhani/Reuters Semin Barekzai, a former lawmaker, broke an 18-day hunger strike at the request of former Afghan president Sibghatullah Mujaddedi on Wednesday in Kabul.

    Asia in Pictures

  • A former South Korean comfort woman demands a Japanese apology in Seoul, Queen Elizabeth II visits Australia, a lawmaker breaks her 18-day hunger strike in Afghanistan and more.

    Asia in Pictures

  • At least 24 people have been killed and more than 200 injured in the centre of Cairo after a protest over an attack on a church erupted into the worst violence since the 18-day uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak as president of Egypt in February.

    Cairo riots leave at least 24 dead


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