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Egypt

Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

Date of Birth: 4/05/1928
Place of Birth: Kafr-El Meselha, Egypt


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President Mursi's soft coup

Mahmoud Mekky, his choice as Vice-President, is a judge who campaigned vigorously to protect the independence of the judiciary during the era of President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak but he, like his brother Ahmed, the new Justice Minister, is considered close to the Brotherhood...


The ball is in the court

The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), which took over power when President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak stood down on 11 February 2011, announced that because of the SCC ruling, it was obliged to dissolve Parliament and assume legislative powers until a replacement had been elected on the basis of a new constitution...


Soldier against Muslim Brother

While the remnants of the old regime, known as felool, scored negligible results in the winter elections, they have now reappeared as a significant political force in the person of Ahmed Shafiq, former Air Force crony of ex-President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak and his last Prime Minister...

Many of Shafiq’s poorer voters might well have chosen otherwise if they had known of his statements that the revolution was an ‘unfortunate’ event and that Hosni Mubarak remains a ‘role model’...


Presiding over chaos

Mursi was the author of the policy that saw the Brotherhood collaborate with the regime of former President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak in 2005, enabling 88 Muslim Brothers to enter Parliament, and he had close relations with the security establishment...


Differences sharpen in presidential poll

To complicate matters, Omar Suleiman, ex-President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak’s intelligence chief and his last Vice-President, has declared himself a candidate...


The men who would be Rais

Khairat el Shater: A successful businessman, El Shater spent twelve years in prison under President Hosni Mubarak...


New technology, new repression

In its final desperate days, President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak’s regime shut down the internet to stop its opponents mobilising hundreds of thousands of Egyptians...


The long march speeds up

The biggest of these is the demonstration effect: the overthrow of leaders such as Hosni Mubarak, Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and Moammar el Gadaffi has reinforced the determination of Africans to oust autocratic and incompetent regimes...


What lies beyond Tahrir

The pattern established after President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak looks set to continue in 2012: periodic initiatiives by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, repressive atrocities, followed by popular backlashes and then SCAF concessions...


Subsidy cuts and crony capitalists

Advisors from the International Monetary Fund had persuaded President Hosni Mubarak’s government to cut the budget deficit and state sector, liberalise trade and investment rules, float the Egyptian pound and sell off state companies, all in exchange for a favourable debt relief package...


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