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Stories with person: Hosni Mubarak
  • Low turnout continues to mar Egypt parliamentary elections story has photos
    Updated: Nov-23-15 2:50 pm

    CAIRO - Despite a half-day off the Egyptian government granted its employees on Monday, a low voter turnout continued to plague the country's parliamentary elections on the final day of the second stage in the balloting.

  • Egypt's woes erode el-Sissi's image of invincibility 
    Updated: Nov-14-15 7:34 am

    CAIRO - The criticism was blunt - and startling, since it came from a TV presenter on a state-owned station that, like most other media in Egypt, usually has nothing but praise for Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the country's general-turned-president.

  • Egypt strengthens exchange rate against dollar 
    Updated: Nov-11-15 12:20 pm

    CAIRO - Egypt strengthened the official exchange rate by 0.20 pounds against the dollar on Wednesday, defying expectations of further weakening as the country grapples with the aftermath of last month's Russian plane crash.

  • In Egypt, angry talk of Western conspiracy over plane crash story has photos
    Updated: Nov-10-15 5:36 am

    CAIRO - Egyptian media have reacted with fury as Britain and the United States increasingly point to a bomb as the cause of the Oct. 31 Russian plane crash in Sinai, with many outlets hammering home the same message: Egypt is facing a Western conspiracy that seeks to scare off tourists and destroy the country's economy.

  • Egypt's grand plans to boost tourism marred after crash story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 5:37 pm

    LUXOR, Egypt - Egypt had launched festivities, archaeological openings and a new tourism campaign to draw much-needed foreign visitors. But with many flights to Red Sea resorts grounded Thursday amid suspicion that a bomb brought down a Russian airliner, hopes for a recovery were fading.

  • Egyptians trickle to polls in parliamentary runoffs story has photos
    Updated: Oct-27-15 1:19 pm

    CAIRO - Egyptians trickled to the polls Tuesday in just over half of the country's 27 provinces in parliamentary runoffs that are part of an election process dubbed as the final transition to democratic rule but that apparently failed to inspire voters.