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Hosni Mubarak retrial to open on April 13

Hosni Mubarak, serving a life-term for his role in killing of Egyptian protesters during the revolution that toppled his nearly three decade-long dictatorial regime, will face a retrial from April 13.

Egypt polls: President calls for dialogue with opposition

Amid calls for Parliamentary Elections boycott, Egyptian President Muhammed Mursi has reached out to the opposition parties.

Iran`s Ahmadinejad discusses Syria crisis with Mursi

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday discussed the crisis in Syria and ways to improve bilateral ties with his Egyptian counterpart Muhammed Mursi.

Second phase of referendum in Egypt witnesses irregularities

Egyptians voted in the second and final round of a referendum on a controversial new Constitution backed by President Mohammed Morsi that has deeply divided the nation.

Egypt crisis: Clashes on eve of final round of referendum

The rally, which was initially peaceful, turned violent when clashes broke out between Islamist demonstrators and rival opposition group.

Clashes erupt as polarised Egypt braces for divisive referendum

Islamists backing President Muhammed Mursi and the secular opposition held rival rallies and clashed while making last-ditch efforts to swing the vote in their favour.

Mursi grants Egyptian Army with `police powers`

Egypt`s embattled President Muhammed Mursi on Monday issued a new decree giving police powers to the Army to beef up security ahead of this week`s referendum.

Another clash between pro and anti-Mursi group expected in Egypt

After Egypt’s opposition rejected an offer of compromise by President Mohammed and called for mass protests, now the Muslim Brotherhood had again urged Islamists to come out in support of Mursi.

Egypt’s opposition calls Mursi’s compromise ‘empty show`

Egypt’s opposition has rejected an offer of compromise by President Mursi to end the country’s crisis over a new constitution ‘as an empty show’.

Mursi orders military control in wake of anti-referendum protests

In a dramatic U-turn, Egypt`s Islamist President Muhammed Mursi on Sunday annulled a controversial decree that had granted him Pharaoh-like powers.

Ceasefire with Israel may happen soon: Hamas leader

Egyptian and Palestinian officials have reportedly claimed that ceasefire in the Gaza conflict will be announced soon.