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Egypt's vital tourism still dried up amid unrest
Giza (Egypt), Feb 11 (DPA) Forlorn are the caravansaries and bazaars at the Pyramids of Giza.

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:38:35 AM

NASA rocket to bear name of Egyptian woman killed in protests
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS/AKI) The US' space agency NASA has okayed the naming of one of its spaceships after a young Egyptian woman killed in late January during an anti-government protest, according to Egyptian daily Al-Masry-al-Youm.

Friday, February 11, 2011 10:37:31 AM

Mubarak refuses to resign, hands some powers to deputy
Cairo, Feb 11 (DPA) A defiant Hosni Mubarak Thursday announced that he would transfer some powers to his deputy Omar Suleiman, but stopped short of resigning as president of Egypt. He said he will not bow to foreign pressure.

Friday, February 11, 2011 5:09:12 AM

Suleiman urges Egyptians to end protests
Cairo, Feb 11 (DPA) Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman Thursday urged protesters to go back to work, vowing to oversee a 'peaceful transfer of power'.

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:37:33 AM

Mubarak refuses to step down, says won't bow to pressure
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) A defiant Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Thursday refused to step down and said he will not bow to pressure, squashing swirling speculation that he was going to quit. He said he would be transferring some powers to Vice President Omar Suleiman.

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:12:18 AM

Howls of protests after Mubarak's address
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Howls of protests rose through the packed crowd at downtown Cairo's Tahrir Square as soon as President Hosni Mubarak's televised speech ended in which he said that he would not be stepping down.

Friday, February 11, 2011 2:43:20 AM

I won't accept diktats: Mubarak
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Thursday night said that he would not take instructions from others.

Friday, February 11, 2011 2:38:30 AM

Mubarak says he would not step down
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Thursday night said that he would not step down, but added that he does not want to stand in the forthcoming elections.

Friday, February 11, 2011 2:29:54 AM

Egypt military says it is intervening
Cairo/New York, Feb 11 (IANS) Egypt's powerful military has said that it is intervening in state affairs in an effort to quell the mass protests against President Hosni Mubarak that entered the 17th day Thursday, a media report said.

Friday, February 11, 2011 2:29:53 AM

Crowds throng Cairo square amid anticipation of Mubarak's departure
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Thousands of Egyptians streamed into downtown Cairo's Tahrir Square Thursday night as the packed crowd cheered and clapped in anticipation that President Hosni Mubarak may soon announce he will step down.

Friday, February 11, 2011 1:36:32 AM

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