Mubarak

  • Egypt court postpones Mohamed Morsi's trial 06-03-2014 05:45 PM

    The Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday suspended the trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi over charges of inciting the killing of protestors, media reported. The defence also demanded that the court dissolve the judges' panel, saying the current panel was biased, Xinhua reported citing Nile TV. Morsi's trials over espionage...
  • Delhi: Manipur women assaulted, beaten by men, 1 arrested 02-02-2014 06:30 PM

    New Delhi: Two women from Manipur were allegedly assaulted last week by some men who hurled racist abuses at them in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarak area. The incident came to light after a boy from Arunachal Pradesh was beaten up and later died on January 29 in broad daylight. Delhi...
  • Twenty-nine dead in clashes on anniversary of Egypt uprising 26-01-2014 12:37 PM

    Twenty-nine people were killed during anti-government marches on Saturday while thousands rallied in support of the army-led authorities, underlining Egypt's volatile political fissures three years after the fall of autocrat President Hosni Mubarak. Security forces lobbed teargas and some fired automatic weapons in the air to try to prevent demonstrators...
  • Work on Mubarak Mandi ropeway project to commence soon: Mir 25-01-2014 07:06 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Government has said work on the much-awaited ropeway project from Mubarak Mandi to Mahamaya hilltop via Bagh-e-Bahu in Jammu will commence very soon. "The work on the Rs 40-crore ropeway project from Mubarak Mandi to Mahamaya hilltop via Bagh-e-Bahu will commence very soon," Minister for Tourism Ghulam...
  • Egypt names Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group 26-12-2013 08:02 AM

    Egypt's military-backed interim government declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization on Wednesday, intensifying its campaign of arrests and prosecutions targeting its members and tightening the noose on the group's network of charities and businesses. The unprecedented executive decision likely ends any chance of reconciliation between the government and the...
  • Egypt: Police clashes with Islamist protestors at Tahrir Square 02-12-2013 11:34 AM

    Police fired tear gas to drive hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president from Cairo's famed Tahrir Square on Sunday, as a panel tasked with amending the constitution adopted during his time in office agreed on changes to the text. The 50-member panel revising the Islamist-tilted charter adopted under...
  • Egypt's president signs law restricting protests, says reports 24-11-2013 09:33 PM

    Egypt's president signed a new bill into law on Sunday restricting rallies and other public gatherings, a move likely to raise fresh questions about the army-backed government's democratic credentials. Thousands of anti-government protesters were on the streets of Cairo and other cities when the new bill was announced on state...
  • Egypt revolutionaries make return to Tahrir Square 20-11-2013 10:54 AM

    Egypt's revolutionary activists, overshadowed since leading the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, showed a new vigor on Tuesday, scuffling with supporters of the military-backed government in Cairo's Tahrir Square and wrecking a state memorial dedicated to slain protesters only hours after it was inaugurated. The vandalizing of the memorial reflected...
  • Kuwait, India discuss energy, investments and labour laws 08-11-2013 08:36 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Friday, held extensive talks with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on issues including cooperation in energy and investments as well as labour laws after which the two sides inked five pacts. The agreements, signed after the talks between the two leaders, who...
  • Reshma is in a better place today, says Adnan Sami 07-11-2013 12:15 AM

    Mumbai: "I don't mourn her death as much as I mourn her last days of throat cancer," said Adnan Sami on Pakistani singing sensation Reshma, who died of throat cancer. Reshma died Sunday in Lahore. The signer, who regaled south Asians with her folk singing, could have lived if only...
  • Egypt court suspends Mohamed Morsi's trial 04-11-2013 05:06 PM

    A Cairo court on Monday suspended the trial of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi after the Muslim Brotherhood defendants chanted slogans against the army for the July "military coup". Morsi arrived in the courthouse in his private clothes having refused to wear the uniform worn by those in preventive...
  • Mohamed Morsi faces trial in Egypt in test of democracy 04-11-2013 10:07 AM

    Cairo: The first freely elected Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, goes on trial on Monday, the second time in just over two years that a deposed president has found himself in court in Egypt, a pivotal Arab nation some fear is sliding back into autocratic rule. The trial raises the fear...
  • National Conference hails Speaker's decision to summon former Army Chief 09-10-2013 07:56 PM

    Srinagar:The ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday hailed the decision of Assembly Speaker Mubarak Gul to summon former Army Chief VK Singh to the House over allegations of payoffs to politicians, saying it was a "victory for democracy". "We welcome the historic decision to summon Gen Singh...
  • J&K Assembly defers discussion on VK Singh's charges 05-10-2013 03:52 PM

    The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly on Saturday deferred till Monday the discussion on allegations levelled by former Army Chief General (Retd) VK Singh that politicians in the state were paid money by the army to get certain jobs done. The decision was announced by Speaker Mubarak Gul after several...
  • NC MLAs move privilege motion against former Army Chief VK Singh 30-09-2013 01:45 PM

    Srinagar: Ruling National Conference on Monday moved a privilege motion against former Army chief VK Singh over his claim that the Army made secret payments to certain Jammu and Kashmir ministers. The motion is supported by the PDP. Speaker Mubarak Gul said he has received the motion and will take...
  • Egypt: Hosni Mubarak waves to supporters as his trial resumes 15-09-2013 09:36 AM

    An Egyptian judge on Saturday named top security officials to testify in the retrial of former President Hosni Mubarak on charges related to the killings of around 900 protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster. The 85-year-old longtime autocrat's previous conviction for failing to stop the killings...
  • 10 killed as Egypt launches deadly assault on Sinai militants 08-09-2013 08:41 AM

    At least 10 people were killed and 20 others injured on Saturday as Egypt's army launched a major air and ground assault on Sinai militants in one of the largest military operation in years. The operation has largely targeted militants in North Sinai's towns of Sheikh Zwayed and Rafah amid...
  • Morsi to face trial for inciting murder: State-run TV 02-09-2013 10:50 AM

    Cairo: Deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi will face trial in a criminal court for committing and inciting violence, state-run television has reported without giving a date for the hearing. Public prosecutor Hesham Barakat referred 62-year-old Morsi and 14 other Muslim Brotherhood members to a criminal court here on charges "of...
  • Al-Qaeda affiliate urges attacks on Egyptian army 31-08-2013 03:22 PM

    One of Al Qaeda-linked most militant affiliates has called on Egyptians to take up arms against their army, saying a bloody crackdown on Islamist protesters showed peaceful methods were futile, according to an Internet statement posted on Saturday. Scores of Egyptian security forces have been killed in a series of...
  • Egypt: Hosni Mubarak faces trial days after his release 26-08-2013 08:55 AM

    Three leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the movement's former arch-foe Hosni Mubarak faced separate trials on Sunday on similar charges of involvement in the killing of protesters. With Egypt now under an army-installed government after last month's overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, local media seized on the symbolism...
  • Muslim Brotherhood leaders, Hosni Mubarak face trial in Egypt 26-08-2013 12:39 AM

    Three leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the movement's former arch-foe Hosni Mubarak faced separate trials on Sunday on similar charges of involvement in the killing of protesters. With Egypt now under an army-installed government after June 2013 overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, local media seized on the symbolism...
  • Fear of new showdown on Egypt streets in 'Friday of martyrs' 23-08-2013 05:38 AM

    Supporters of Egypt's deposed president will stage a "Friday of martyrs" of mass protests, risking more potential bloodshed to show they can still claim the streets after a week in which hundreds were gunned down and their leaders jailed. Egyptians are enduring the bloodiest civil unrest of their modern history...
  • Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak released 22-08-2013 08:23 PM

    Cairo: Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak was released from prison on Thursday and transported to a military hospital in a Cairo suburb where he will be held under house arrest, according to state TV. Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi had ordered that Mubarak be put under house arrest as part of...
  • Egypt court orders release of Hosni Mubarak from jail 22-08-2013 10:43 AM

    Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak could leave prison on Thursday after a court ruling that further divided a country in turmoil since the army toppled Islamist President Mohamed Morsi seven weeks ago. Convening at the Cairo jail where Mubarak is held, the court ordered the release of the military man...
  • Divided Egypt prepares to release Mubarak from jail 22-08-2013 06:35 AM

    Cairo: Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak could leave prison on Thursday after a court ruling that further divided a country in turmoil since the army toppled Islamist President Mohamed Morsi seven weeks ago. Convening at the Cairo jail where Mubarak is held, the court ordered the release of the military...
  • Mubarak to be placed under house arrest if freed: Egyptian Prime Minister 22-08-2013 02:53 AM

    Cairo: Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi on Wednesday ordered to place Hosni Mubarak under mandatory house arrest, as the former president is expected to be released from jail following a court order. According to Egyptian state TV, the prime minister issued his decision late this evening while acting in the...
  • Egyptian court orders former president Hosni Mubarak's release 21-08-2013 08:02 PM

    Cairo: Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak will leave jail as early as Thursday after a court ruling that jolted a divided nation already in turmoil seven weeks after the army toppled Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. Convening on Wednesday at the Cairo jail where Mubarak is held, the court upheld a...
  • Egypt: Court to hear Mubarak's plea for release today 21-08-2013 02:22 PM

    An Egyptian court on Wednesday will hear an appeal by Hosni Mubarak in a corruption case, raising the prospects of the former dictator's release from prison. The court will convene at Tora prison in Cairo where the ousted leader is being held, judicial sources said. On Monday, the court had...
  • Egyptian court could free Hosni Mubarak as crisis deepens 21-08-2013 06:34 AM

    Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak could be freed from jail after a court reviews his case on Wednesday, potentially stirring more unrest in a country where army-backed authorities are hunting down his Muslim Brotherhood foes. The court will convene at the Cairo prison where Mubarak is being held, judicial sources...
  • Egypt's Hosni Mubarak in custody on corruption charge may be freed soon 20-08-2013 10:22 AM

    Egypt's former leader Hosni Mubarak could soon be freed from jail, giving a new jolt to a nation in turmoil, after a court ruled on Monday that he could no longer be held in custody on a corruption charge. His lawyer said he could be released within days, six weeks...