Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons have been found guilty of embezzling public funds, with jail sentences handed out to each of them. It is possible for the decision to be appealed, however. Nervana Mahmoud, a political commentator, explained the significance of the Mubarak's sentence and what kind of public reaction would follow in case of a successful appeal during his interview with VR.
An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced deposed president Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison on corruption charges, in one of two trials after the 2011 uprising that ended his rule.
An Egyptian court Tuesday banned senior members of the now-dissolved National Democratic Party of ousted president Hosni Mubarak from running in upcoming parliamentary elections, a judicial source said. A court disbanded the NDP shortly after Mubarak was forced out in 2011 but former members were expected to try a political comeback in elections to be held before year end.
An Egyptian court on Monday banned the April 6 youth movement that spearheaded the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak and has protested against the current military-installed regime, a judicial official said, according to AFP.
At least 15 people were killed in tribal fighting in Egypt on Saturday, security officials said, prompting police to send reinforcements to quell the unrest.
Mubarak criticised Sisi's main rival, Hamdeen Sabahi, describing him as "not capable of becoming Egypt's president". He also expressed caution about the Muslim Brotherhood's reaction to a Sisi presidency, warning that the country needed to maintain a "high degree of vigilance".
In case of victory in the presidential election in Egypt, Defense Minister Abdul Fattah al-Sisi might amnesty former presidents of the country – Hosni Mubarak and Mohamed Morsi. Al Murakib information edition reported Wednesday that al-Sisi is "looking into the matter".
Two Egyptian policemen were sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday for torturing an activist to death in 2010 in an incident that became one of the triggers for the uprising that toppled veteran autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Witnesses and rights groups said that 28-year-old Khaled Said died after police dragged him out of an Internet cafe in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria and beat him to death.
Egyptian police fired tear gas at anti-government protesters in Cairo on Saturday, as the country marked the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that overthrew veteran president Hosni Mubarak.
Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister, Ahmed Shafik, said in a television interview broadcast on Thursday that he would run for president if the army chief does not contest elections.
An Egyptian court sentenced three leading activists to three years in prison each on Sunday in a case brought over their role in recent protests, after a trial that has deepened human rights' groups concerns about political freedoms.
Egypt is putting to trial the ousted President Mohamed Morsi on murder and other charges related to a mass jail break during the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak. These are the third set of accusations that were brought against Morsi since he was deposed by the Egyptian Army in July. Earlier, the prosecutor ordered Morsi and 35 other Brotherhood leaders to stand trial for the alleged case plotting with Hamas and Hezbollah to carry out acts of conspiracy against Egypt. For more details the Voice of Russia talked to Mohamed Soudan, Foreign Relations Secretary for the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party.
An Egyptian court Thursday acquitted the two sons of ousted president Hosny Mubarak and his last premier Ahmed Shafiq of corruption charges.
The Swiss government on Wednesday extended by three years a freeze on the assets of ousted Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak.
Egyptian police arrested a leading political activist on Thursday after the prosecutor ordered he be detained for inciting protests, a security official said.
The retrial of ousted Egyptian president Hosny Mubarak is to resume Saturday in Cairo at a closed session with testimony from two ex-officials, reported state media.
The Egyptian Army is the only organism in the state who can bring all the parts of the state together, said Sergey Filatov, an observer at International Affairs journal, in an interview with the Voice of Russia.
Egyptian state media say top security officials are testifying behind closed doors in the retrial of ex-president Hosni Mubarak, who faces charges related to the killings of around 900 protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster.
Clashes erupted Saturday in Cairo as former president Hosny Mubarak was back in court for a retrial over alleged complicity in the killing of protesters.