This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the Middle East, Afghanistan & Pakistan region Feb. 20-26, 2020. This week’s.. Seattle Times - Published
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was preparing to hold a full-honors military funeral Wednesday for the country’s former autocratic President Hosni Mubarak, who for decades was the face of stability in the.. Seattle Times - Published
Michele Dunne, Middle East program director at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, speaks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about the late Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak and the Arab Spring. NPR - Published
Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak was the resolute face of stability in the Mideast for decades before being forced to resign after days of protests.
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For decades Mubarak was a stalwart U.S. ally and bullwark against Islamic militancy, but to many young Egyptians, he was a relic and an obstacle to progress. CBS News - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's former autocrat who ruled for nearly 30 years before being ensnared in the 2011 Arab Spring that swept through the region, died Tuesday at 91, Egypt state TV reported. FOXNews.com - Published
For many Egyptians, Mubarak became the symbol of all that was wrong with their country. His nearly 30-year rule is recalled as a time of repression and economic stagnation for all but an elite few. NPR - Published
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Relatives of a Connecticut man killed by a state trooper are seeking more than $10 million in wrongful death damages from state and local police, according to legal notices.. Seattle Times - Published
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court Saturday sentenced the brother of a former finance minister to 30 years after his conviction in two separate cases of trafficking antiquities out of the country.
The.. SeattlePI.com - Published
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Derric Jean had 16 points and six assists as Louisiana Tech defeated Charlotte 72-59 on Thursday night. Jean made 5 of 9 shots from the floor, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range,.. Seattle Times - Published
TUNA AL-GABAL, Egypt (AP) — Archaeologists on Thursday unveiled 16 ancient Egyptian tombs filled with sarcophagi and other artifacts from a vast burial ground.
Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry.. SeattlePI.com - Published
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Family and friends of a 19-year-old Connecticut man killed by a state trooper earlier this month are set to gather Sunday for a memorial service featuring the Rev. Al.. Seattle Times - Published
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s former autocratic president Hosni Mubarak, who was forced to step down following 2011 mass protests, has undergone surgery, his eldest son tweeted Friday. Alaa Mubarak tweeted.. Seattle Times - Published