Friday, Dec 03, 2021

Hosni Mubarak

Egypt's Former President Hosni Mubarak Passes Away At 91

Feb 25, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

Throughout his rule, he was a stalwart US ally, a bulwark against Islamic militancy and guardian of Egypt's peace with Israel.

Poor Obama

Aug 30, 2013 Uri Avnery

I pity him. The man has indeed talked himself into a corner on Syria. The need to act has become paramount. A politician’s nightmare.

An Uncertain Transition

Whether it is a resignation or 'waiving the office or powers of the President', Mubarak is gone from office for ever. It is time to discuss what next under the leadership of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces

'I Will Not...'

Feb 10, 2011 Hosni Mubarak

'...ever accept to hear foreign dictations,' he said. But it was clear: after raising hopes, he was saying he ain't quitting till September

The Ceausescu Moment

The dictator stands on the balcony addressing the crowd, when suddenly from below a chorus of “Down With The Tyrant!” swells up. For a moment, the dictator is speechless, moving his lips noiselessly, then he disappears...

01 February, 2011

The Arabian Domino

Phyllis Bennis

The spreading scent of Jasmine: Tunisia acted as a spark for the Egyptian flame. With Yemen and Jordan following, the old order is ending. What's next?

31 January, 2011

The Tragedy Is Not Over

Robert Fisk

Even if the end is clear. The Egyptian army is, needless to say, part of this equation.

30 January, 2011

Will Egypt Cost Obama A Second Term?

B. Raman

Iran cost carter his second term. Does a similar fate awaits Barack Obama?

Photo Gallery

A tractor at work at the construction site of the Central Vista project, in New Delhi.

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Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.

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Doctors release a health advisory during an awareness campaign against air pollution to mark National Pollution Control Day, in Kolkata.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Bhai Virendra and BJP MLA Sanjay Saravgi go for compromise in the presence of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Deputy CM Tarkishor Prasad following a verbal spat between...

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