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Egypt Islamists claim presidency, army grabs powers


Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi claimed victory on Monday in Egypt's first free presidential vote, as the military handed itself sweeping powers in a move denounced by activists as a 'coup

Egypt military says parliament dissolved


Egypt's military told parliament on Saturday it has been dissolved and banned its members from entering the house after a court annulled the last legislative poll, official media and a senior MP said.

Egyptians choose new president amid political chaos


Egypt began voting on Saturday in a divisive presidential runoff pitting ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak's last premier against an Islamist, two days after the top court ordered parliament dissolved.

Egyptians choose new president amid political chaos


Egyptians were voting on Saturday in a run-off presidential election pitting an Islamist against Hosni Mubarak's last premier amid political chaos highlighted by uncertainty over the future role of th

Court rulings tip Egypt's transition into turmoil


Egypt's supreme court ruled on Thursday to dissolve the Islamist-led parliament, plunging a troubled transition to democracy into turmoil just two days before an election to replace ousted leader Hosn

Egypt court says whole parliament illegal: Reports


Egypt's top constitutional court on Thursday ruled the whole Islamist-dominated parliament illegitimate, paving the way for the military to resume legislative powers, state media and a military source

Lawyer: Hosni Mubarak fears prison doctors want him dead


Hosni Mubarak's condition stabilised on Tuesday but his lawyer said the 84-year old former president does not trust his doctors in the prison hospital and fears they are out to kill him.

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They want to kill me in prison: Hosni Mubarak


Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak, now serving a life sentence over protester killings, said the authorities ‘want to kill’ him in jail as his health deteriorated, his lawyer said on Monday.


Mubarak defibrillated twice: Prison source


Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who has been in critical condition since moving to prison, was defibrillated twice after his heart stopped on Monday, a prison hospital source said.


Egypt’s Mubarak in critical condition


An Egyptian security official says former president Hosni Mubarak has been slipping in and out of consciousness, more than a week after he was transferred to a hospital inside a Cairo prison to serve

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