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  • Egyptian protesters defy curfew, attack police stations

    January 28, 2013 | 4:09 pm

    Egyptian protesters defied a nighttime curfew in restive towns along the Suez Canal, attacking police stations and ignoring emergency rule imposed by Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to end days of clashes that have killed at least 52 people.

    At least two men died in overnight...

  • Mubarak Said He Would Leave Now

    By Rob Eshman

    February 3, 2011 | 12:41 pm

    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he is “fed up” with being president and would leave now.

    But, in a just-completed 30 minute interview with ABC’s Christiane Amanpour, the octogenarian autocrat said he fears his departure would throw his country into chaos.

    I’ve just left the...