Hussein Tantawi

  • Egypt: Trial of Mubarak to resume on Wednesday 26-12-2011 04:07 PM

    Cairo: The trial of Hosni Mubarak will resume this week, where the ousted Egyptian president, his two sons and eight others will face a slew of charges related to corruption, ordering the killing of pro-democracy protesters during a popular uprising that toppled his regime in February. Amid tight security, Cairo...
  • Egypt: Protests on, Army commanders meet 11-02-2011 03:10 PM

    Cairo: As Egypt was gripped by uncertainty after the refusal of President Hosni Mubarak to step down, the country's military Supreme Command Council on Friday told the people to standby for an "important statement" as hundreds of thousands of people started gathering on the streets for what appears to be...
  • Egypt's Defence Minister inspects Tahrir Square 04-02-2011 03:21 PM

    Cairo: Egypt's Defence Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi and commanders of the Egyptian army on Friday inspected Cairo's Tahrir Square, a media report said. Thousands of Egyptians are congregating at the square to hold protests against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Xinhua quoted state Nile News TV reported. There has been tension...