Hosni Mubarak

Death toll rises in violent confrontation over Gaza Strip

The violent clash between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza strip continues, with death tolls rising as the conflict seemingly expands. For the first time since the Gulf War in 1991, rockets landed in Tel Aviv, though no one died. More than a dozen Palestinians, as well as three Israelis, weren't so fortunate.

Egypt moves to implement ban on online pornography

As Egypt's Muslim-dominated government consolidates and organizes, there's a move to remake Egyptian law in a more conservative image. This week, the country's public prosecutor ordered a ban on online pornography be implemented.

Egyptian protests present major challenge to American foreign policy

While most of American attention in recent days has been focused on Libya, where four American diplomats died, the bigger trouble may be brewing in Egypt. People are protesting there too, and while no one is getting killed, the long-term effect of the chill on Egyptian-American relations may be startling.

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Conflict & Justice

Mubarak steps down

Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as president of Egypt, after weeks of protest in Cairo and other cities. The news was greeted with a huge outburst of joy and celebration by thousands in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Ben Gilbert reports from Cairo.

Conflict & Justice

Washington and Mubarak's downfall

President Barack Obama has said that Hosni Mubarak's resignation is just the start of the transformation in Egypt. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mouin Rabbani, an independent analyst in Amman, Jordan, about President Obama's comments.

Conflict & Justice

Can Egypt Recoup Mubarak's Fortune?

On Monday, the Egyptian government called on the Foreign Ministries in the European Union to put a freeze on Mubarak's assets in their countries. But how long will it take them to figure out how much of that off-shore money rightfully belongs to Egypt?

Global Politics

Egypt: Traces of Mubarak

People are still responding to the sudden absence of Hosni Mubarak. BBC correspondent, Paul Adams visited his birthtown, Kafr el-Meselha in the Nile Delta, where locals are conflicted about the new Egypt.