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September 25, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A prominent human rights activist and 27 others were charged with crimes including illegally accepting foreign funds, conspiracy to bribe and making false statements about Egypt's internal situation, police said. State Security prosecutors filed the charges against Saad Eddine Ibrahim, a critic of the government who also holds U.S. citizenship.
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September 25, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A prominent human rights activist and 27 others were charged with crimes including illegally accepting foreign funds, conspiracy to bribe and making false statements about Egypt's internal situation, police said. State Security prosecutors filed the charges against Saad Eddine Ibrahim, a critic of the government who also holds U.S. citizenship.
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February 7, 2012 | By Paul Richter, Los Angeles Times
Egyptian state media Monday published the names of 43 people accused in a politically explosive investigation of pro-democracy groups, saying they are suspected of receiving illegal funding with the aim of destabilizing the country's national security. The 19 Americans on the list of those to be prosecuted on charges of violating foreign funding laws included Sam LaHood, son of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and country director for the Washington-based International Republican Institute, and Charles Dunne, the Mideast program director for Freedom House, a research and advocacy organization.
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October 30, 2007 | Jeffrey Fleishman, Times Staff Writer
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced Monday that his nation, which lacks the oil reserves of some of its Middle East neighbors, would build several nuclear power plants to meet rising energy demands in coming decades.
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November 21, 2008 | Jeffrey Fleishman, Fleishman is a Times staff writer.
Worried that piracy could scare ships away from the Suez Canal, Egypt on Thursday held emergency talks with nations bordering the Red Sea on how to stop brazen Somali gunmen from hijacking oil tankers and other vessels. The Cairo meeting was called amid concerns that lawlessness was disrupting sea lanes and creating panic that might force shipping companies to avoid sailing the Red Sea region.
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December 30, 1999 | JONATHAN LEVI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In 1972, the Kennedy Center opened in Washington with the premiere of Leonard Bernstein's oratorio "Mass." No doubt President Nixon would have stayed away from the dedication of any institution named for his archrival. Luckily, J. Edgar Hoover's FBI provided him with a handier excuse. According to Bernstein's eldest daughter, Jamie, the FBI had learned from a "source" that Bernstein had inserted a coded anti-Nixon, anti-Vietnam War message into the libretto of "Mass."
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February 25, 2011 | By Peter Nicholas and Paul Richter, Los Angeles Times
President Obama is challenging his administration to formulate a new Middle East policy that emphasizes political and economic reforms to bolster U.S. allies now threatened by the protest movements sweeping the region. Administration officials say Obama is urging beleaguered governments to enact reforms that would satisfy the popular craving for change while preserving valuable partnerships on crucial U.S. interests, from oil security to counter-terrorism and containing Iran. With those allied governments under pressure from their citizens, the U.S. is confronting the likelihood of having diminished influence over whatever political order emerges.
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