January 19, 1988 |
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will meet Pope John Paul II in a private audience next month, the Vatican said Monday.
January 5, 1988 |
Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak will travel to Saudi Arabia on Saturday to start a visit to Persian Gulf Arab states, diplomats here said Monday.
September 27, 1991 |
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived in Moscow on Thursday for talks expected to cover a proposed Middle East peace conference.
December 13, 2004 |
About 1,000 people gathered in Cairo, many with their mouths covered by yellow stickers reading "Enough," to protest the possibility that President Hosni Mubarak might run for a fifth term or that his son, Gamal, might succeed him. Hundreds of security police surrounded the offices of Kamal Khalil, a veteran activist who spoke out against the Mubaraks at the protest. The police stayed four hours but did not make any arrests.
March 31, 2013 |
CAIRO - He arrived with a prankster's aplomb. Bassem Youssef, a popular Egyptian TV satirist often compared to Jon Stewart, appeared before a prosecutor Sunday on charges of defaming President Mohamed Morsi. The mercurial comedian milled around outside the courthouse wearing a barrel-sized hat that mocked a cap Morsi donned recently when accepting an honorary doctorate in Pakistan. Youssef tweeted and grinned, turning the state arrayed against him into an unwitting straight man in the latest act of political theater between Morsi and a growing opposition that includes artists, activists, comedians and bloggers.
February 22, 2005 |
Several hundred Egyptians protested in central Cairo against continued rule by President Hosni Mubarak's family. Liberals, leftists and Islamists chanted: "Enough! Shame! Have mercy!" outside Cairo University. They want to stop Mubarak from obtaining a fifth six-year term or arranging for his son Gamal to succeed him.
October 23, 1990 |
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived Monday on an unscheduled visit to Saudi Arabia to inspect Egyptian troops stationed in the northeast area near the Saudi-Kuwaiti border, officials said. Mubarak is also expected to confer with King Fahd.
October 6, 1987 |
Hosni Mubarak won a second six-year term as Egypt's president by a sweeping majority of 97.12% in a national referendum, the government announced today. Interior Minister Zaki Badr said on national television that Monday's referendum drew a "remarkably high" 88.47% voter turnout.