Hosni Mubarak http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Hosni Mubarak en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:25:21 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Egypt moves to restrict Ramadan sermons to faith and morality http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655958/Egypt-moves-to-restrict-Ramadan-sermons-to-faith-and-morality.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655958/Egypt-moves-to-restrict-Ramadan-sermons-to-faith-and-morality.html Egypt will restrict sermons during the holy month of Ramadan to topics of faith and morality, the state's top official in... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 17:56:55 MDT From Morocco to Jakarta, Muslims mark Ramadan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655913/From-Morocco-to-Jakarta-Muslims-mark-Ramadan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655913/From-Morocco-to-Jakarta-Muslims-mark-Ramadan.html Across a wide belt that stretches halfway around the globe, the world's estimated 1.6 billion Muslims will mark the beginning... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 12:57:25 MDT US pressing Egypt to adopt more moderate policies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655572/US-pressing-Egypt-to-adopt-more-moderate-policies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655572/US-pressing-Egypt-to-adopt-more-moderate-policies.html U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday made the highest-level American visit to Egypt since President Abdel Fattah... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:55:48 MDT Egypt court confirms death sentences for over 180 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655517/Egypt-court-confirms-death-sentences-for-over-180.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655517/Egypt-court-confirms-death-sentences-for-over-180.html The Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader and over 180 others were sentenced to death Saturday by an Egyptian court in the... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 09:47:27 MDT Egypt's president swears in new government http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655179/Egypts-president-swears-in-new-government.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655179/Egypts-president-swears-in-new-government.html Egypt's newly elected President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi chaired the first meeting of his new Cabinet on Tuesday, shortly after... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:12:22 MDT 2 Christians kidnapped Egypt's Sinai Peninsula http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655138/2-Christians-kidnapped-Egypts-Sinai-Peninsula.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655138/2-Christians-kidnapped-Egypts-Sinai-Peninsula.html Masked armed men, suspected to be Islamic militants, kidnapped two Coptic Christians in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula in two... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:39:43 MDT Egypt el-Sissi apologizes to sexual attack victim http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654834/Egypt-el-Sissi-apologizes-to-sexual-attack-victim.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654834/Egypt-el-Sissi-apologizes-to-sexual-attack-victim.html Bearing red flowers, Egypt's newly sworn-in president on Wednesday apologized in person to a woman who was sexually assaulted... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 07:50:23 MDT Egypt's el-Sissi weighs in on sexual harassment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654756/Egypts-el-Sissi-weighs-in-on-sexual-harassment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654756/Egypts-el-Sissi-weighs-in-on-sexual-harassment.html Egypt's new president on Tuesday weighed in on one of the nation's most troubling social ills, ordering his interior minister... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:46:22 MDT Egypt arrests 7 for sexual assault in Tahrir http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654691/Egypt-arrests-7-for-sexual-assault-in-Tahrir.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654691/Egypt-arrests-7-for-sexual-assault-in-Tahrir.html Egyptian police on Monday arrested seven men for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old student during celebrations marking the... Mon, 09 Jun 2014 09:26:33 MDT Egypt's el-Sissi sworn in as president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654653/Egypts-el-Sissi-sworn-in-as-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654653/Egypts-el-Sissi-sworn-in-as-president.html Egypt's former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was sworn in on Sunday as president for a four-year term, assuming the... Sun, 08 Jun 2014 08:15:43 MDT Vodafone report sparks global surveillance debate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654619/Vodafone-report-sparks-global-surveillance-debate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654619/Vodafone-report-sparks-global-surveillance-debate.html Telecommunications company Vodafone's report on government surveillance of its customers in 29 countries reveals more than... Sat, 07 Jun 2014 17:11:42 MDT Egypt president decrees sexual harassment a crime http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654542/Egypt-president-decrees-sexual-harassment-a-crime.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654542/Egypt-president-decrees-sexual-harassment-a-crime.html Egypt's outgoing president has decreed sexual harassment a crime punishable by up to five years in prison. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 11:59:08 MDT Religious freedom means economic growth, study says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604332/Religious-freedom-means-economic-growth-study-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604332/Religious-freedom-means-economic-growth-study-says.html A new study says nations that safeguard the religious liberty of its citizens can expect better economic growth than... Tue, 03 Jun 2014 04:15:00 MDT Tomb dating back to 1100 B.C. found in Egypt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653227/Tomb-dating-back-to-1100-BC-found-in-Egypt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653227/Tomb-dating-back-to-1100-BC-found-in-Egypt.html Archeologists have found a tomb dating back to around 1100 B.C. south of Cairo, Egypt's Antiquities Ministry said Thursday. Thu, 08 May 2014 06:45:12 MDT Egypt's el-Sissi: Brotherhood will not return http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653100/Egypts-el-Sissi-Brotherhood-will-not-return.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653100/Egypts-el-Sissi-Brotherhood-will-not-return.html Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the former military chief who removed Egypt's Islamist president and who is now poised to win the post... Tue, 06 May 2014 07:55:28 MDT Israel's race to succeed President Peres heats up http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652993/Israels-race-to-succeed-President-Peres-heats-up.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652993/Israels-race-to-succeed-President-Peres-heats-up.html Among those vying to become Israel's next president are a former defense minister, a former foreign minister, a former... Sat, 03 May 2014 00:00:00 MDT Egypt's judges rebuff criticism of 680 death sentences http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652871/Egypts-judges-rebuff-criticism-of-680-death-sentences.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652871/Egypts-judges-rebuff-criticism-of-680-death-sentences.html Egypt's Justice Minister on Wednesday rebuffed international criticism of a mass trial this week in which some 680 defendants... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:40:23 MDT Secretary of State John Kerry: US wants Egypt to succeed as a democracy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652803/Secretary-of-State-John-Kerry-US-wants-Egypt-to-succeed-as-a-democracy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652803/Secretary-of-State-John-Kerry-US-wants-Egypt-to-succeed-as-a-democracy.html Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Egypt has made some progress in its democratic transition but must address... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:41:53 MDT Egypt sentences 11 people to up to 88 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652611/Egypt-sentences-11-people-to-up-to-88-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652611/Egypt-sentences-11-people-to-up-to-88-years.html An Egyptian court on Saturday convicted and sentenced 11 alleged supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president to up... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 14:29:11 MDT Egypt: former military chief el-Sissi in final step to run for president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651935/Egypt-former-military-chief-el-Sissi-in-final-step-to-run-for-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651935/Egypt-former-military-chief-el-Sissi-in-final-step-to-run-for-president.html Egypt's former military chief on Monday took the final formal step to run in next month's presidential election, submitting... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:42:30 MDT Egypt women: Rights on paper, not yet on ground http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651474/Egypt-women-Rights-on-paper-not-yet-on-ground.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651474/Egypt-women-Rights-on-paper-not-yet-on-ground.html Women activists say they won a major step forward with Egypt's new constitution, which enshrined greater rights for women.... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 06:41:20 MDT Family feud resumes in southern Egypt, killing 2 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651343/Family-feud-resumes-in-southern-Egypt-killing-2.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651343/Family-feud-resumes-in-southern-Egypt-killing-2.html Clashes between an Arab clan and a Nubian family resumed Sunday in Egypt's south, killing two people and wounding four,... Sun, 06 Apr 2014 12:52:47 MDT Turkey blocks YouTube despite backlash from Twitter ban http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599699/Turkey-blocks-YouTube-despite-backlash-from-Twitter-ban.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599699/Turkey-blocks-YouTube-despite-backlash-from-Twitter-ban.html Turks are currently unable to access YouTube and Twitter because of government bans. Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip... Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:20:54 MDT Obama in Saudi Arabia to reassure key Gulf ally http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650723/Obama-in-Saudi-Arabia-to-reassure-key-Gulf-ally.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650723/Obama-in-Saudi-Arabia-to-reassure-key-Gulf-ally.html President Barack Obama opened a fence-mending visit to Saudi Arabia Friday, arriving in the oil-rich Gulf nation for meetings... Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:30:54 MDT Obama makes fence-mending trip to Saudi Arabia http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650717/Obama-makes-fence-mending-trip-to-Saudi-Arabia.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650717/Obama-makes-fence-mending-trip-to-Saudi-Arabia.html President Barack Obama is making a fence-mending mission to Saudi Arabia, an important Middle East ally that's grown nervous... Fri, 28 Mar 2014 07:36:48 MDT Egypt army chief says he will run for president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650634/Egypt-army-chief-says-he-will-run-for-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650634/Egypt-army-chief-says-he-will-run-for-president.html Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the Egyptian military chief who last summer removed the elected Islamist president, has announced that... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 06:46:40 MDT In our opinion: Voice against atrocities http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599439/Voice-against-atrocities.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599439/Voice-against-atrocities.html Egypt has been wracked by unrest since the Arab Spring first hit there three years ago. The Obama administration and others... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:02:34 MDT Egypt crackdown brings most arrests in decades http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649862/Egypt-crackdown-brings-most-arrests-in-decades.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649862/Egypt-crackdown-brings-most-arrests-in-decades.html Egypt's crackdown on Islamists has jailed 16,000 people over the past eight months in the country's biggest round-up in... Sun, 16 Mar 2014 12:27:41 MDT Gunmen kill 6 Egyptian soldiers at checkpoint http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649776/Gunmen-kill-6-Egyptian-soldiers-at-checkpoint.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649776/Gunmen-kill-6-Egyptian-soldiers-at-checkpoint.html Gunmen stormed an Egyptian army checkpoint outside Cairo early Saturday morning and killed six soldiers, including some still... Sat, 15 Mar 2014 15:14:52 MDT Algeria activists stage rare anti-gov't protest http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649767/Algeria-activists-stage-rare-anti-govt-protest.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649767/Algeria-activists-stage-rare-anti-govt-protest.html About 100 Algerian activists from a new anti-government movement staged a rare protest Saturday against the ailing president... Sat, 15 Mar 2014 10:36:13 MDT Egypt revolutionaries make return to Tahrir Square http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641936/Egypt-revolutionaries-make-return-to-Tahrir-Square.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641936/Egypt-revolutionaries-make-return-to-Tahrir-Square.html Egypt's revolutionary activists, relatively muted since the country's July coup, showed a new vigor Tuesday, scuffling with... Tue, 19 Nov 2013 10:08:13 MST Protesters damage Cairo memorial http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641910/Protesters-damage-Cairo-memorial.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641910/Protesters-damage-Cairo-memorial.html Protesters early Tuesday vandalized the pedestal of a memorial dedicated to demonstrators killed in Egypt's revolutionary... Tue, 19 Nov 2013 06:35:45 MST Egypt plans ambitious renovation for Cairo museum http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641745/Egypt-plans-ambitious-renovation-for-Cairo-museum.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641745/Egypt-plans-ambitious-renovation-for-Cairo-museum.html Egypt unveiled Friday a multimillion dollar renovation project for Cairo's famed Egyptian Museum, including plans to demolish... Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:42:01 MST Foreign Minister: Egypt not replacing US with Russia as top ally http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641651/Foreign-Minister-Egypt-not-replacing-US-with-Russia-as-top-ally.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641651/Foreign-Minister-Egypt-not-replacing-US-with-Russia-as-top-ally.html Egypt's foreign minister sought to downplay speculation of a major foreign policy shift, saying during a rare top-level... Thu, 14 Nov 2013 08:10:12 MST Morsi: No stability in Egypt unless coup reversed http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641586/Morsi-No-stability-in-Egypt-unless-coup-reversed.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641586/Morsi-No-stability-in-Egypt-unless-coup-reversed.html Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi accused the military chief who deposed him of treason in a message from prison read... Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:11:14 MST Egypt's outsted President Morsi meets legal team in prison http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641523/Egypts-outsted-President-Morsi-meets-legal-team-in-prison.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641523/Egypts-outsted-President-Morsi-meets-legal-team-in-prison.html Egypt's imprisoned ousted President Mohammed Morsi is meeting Tuesday with a team of lawyers who seek to defend him in his... Tue, 12 Nov 2013 08:13:14 MST A look at Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641108/A-look-at-Egypts-Muslim-Brotherhood.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641108/A-look-at-Egypts-Muslim-Brotherhood.html Egypt's first freely elected president, Mohammed Morsi, appeared in court Monday on charges of inciting murder during... Mon, 04 Nov 2013 10:12:25 MST US, Egypt try to put brave face on strained ties http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641075/US-Egypt-try-to-put-brave-face-on-strained-ties.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641075/US-Egypt-try-to-put-brave-face-on-strained-ties.html The United States and Egypt tried Sunday to put a brave face on their badly frayed ties and committed to restoring a... Sun, 03 Nov 2013 13:03:53 MST Kerry urges Egypt reform after Morsi ouster http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641056/Kerry-urges-Egypt-reform-after-Morsi-ouster.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641056/Kerry-urges-Egypt-reform-after-Morsi-ouster.html The United States and Egypt put a brave face on badly strained relations on Sunday, vowing to restore their full partnership... Sun, 03 Nov 2013 10:20:15 MST Egypt changes venue for trial of ousted president Mohammed Morsi http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641064/Egypt-changes-venue-for-trial-of-ousted-president-Mohammed-Morsi.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641064/Egypt-changes-venue-for-trial-of-ousted-president-Mohammed-Morsi.html Egyptian authorities switched the venue for the trial of the former Islamist president on Sunday, a last-minute change made... Sun, 03 Nov 2013 09:58:27 MST Egypt arrests deputy leader of Muslim Brotherhood's party http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640810/Egypt-arrests-deputy-leader-of-Muslim-Brotherhoods-party.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640810/Egypt-arrests-deputy-leader-of-Muslim-Brotherhoods-party.html Egyptian security forces arrested a key Muslim Brotherhood figure on the run since the July coup that ousted the country's... Wed, 30 Oct 2013 08:58:23 MDT GOP senator holds up $60M in economic aid to Egypt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640468/GOP-senator-holds-up-60M-in-economic-aid-to-Egypt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640468/GOP-senator-holds-up-60M-in-economic-aid-to-Egypt.html President Barack Obama's first package of post-coup economic aid to Egypt is hitting a roadblock in Congress, where a key... Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:53:06 MDT Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood facing wave of trials http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640246/Egypts-Muslim-Brotherhood-facing-wave-of-trials.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640246/Egypts-Muslim-Brotherhood-facing-wave-of-trials.html Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood faces a wave of trials unlike any it has seen in its history, threatening to put a large number of... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 10:39:29 MDT Gunmen kill police officer in Egypt's Sinai http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640206/Gunmen-kill-police-officer-in-Egypts-Sinai.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640206/Gunmen-kill-police-officer-in-Egypts-Sinai.html Suspected militants killed an Egyptian police officer Friday in the Sinai Peninsula, a security official said, as authorities... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 08:25:29 MDT Israel hopes U.S. aid cut to Egypt won't harm peace http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639651/Israel-hopes-US-aid-cut-to-Egypt-wont-harm-peace.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639651/Israel-hopes-US-aid-cut-to-Egypt-wont-harm-peace.html Israel hopes the U.S. decision to cut aid to Egypt will not affect the two countries' historic peace deal, a Cabinet minister... Thu, 10 Oct 2013 12:54:38 MDT