Mubarak steps down, military in charge

2011-02-12 01:01:13

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak had stepped down as the military took charge of the country, Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on Friday afternoon.

Minister: Israel must move ahead toward peace

2011-02-11 11:23:51

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Thursday the country must move forward with the Mideast peace process and try to promote stability with all its neighbors despite the turbulence in the region.

Mubarak may step down soon - PM

2011-02-11 07:44:32

Egyptian PM Ahmed Shafiq told Britain's BBC that President Mubarak may step down and the situation in the country will be clarified soon.

Mubarak transfers power to VP

2011-02-11 06:18:56

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said in a televised speech that he will hand over power to Vice President Omar Suleiman, but will not resign. Chinese FM: Egypt's internal affairs should be resolved by Egyptians

Tunisian interim president appeals for patience

2011-02-10 15:55:41

Tunisian interim president Fouad Mebazaa Wednesday went on Tunisian television to appeal to the people for patience in their demands for better living conditions.

Egyptian govt to move forward with reforms

2011-02-09 09:25:21

As anti-government demonstrations in Egypt entered their third week, the Egyptian envoy to the United Nations on Tuesday said the government will move forward in implementing reforms

UN chief calls for 'order' in Egypt

2011-02-09 08:03:20

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Tuesday called for  "an orderly and peaceful transition" in Egypt.US demands immediate end to Egypt's emergency law

UN calls for peace in border disputes

2011-02-08 10:15:31

Cambodian and Thai troops clashed briefly on Monday for a fourth straight day, Phnom Penh officials said, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for "maximum restraint" in a border dispute that has claimed six lives.

President of Sudan OKs south's vote to secede

2011-02-08 09:30:19

Sudan's president on Monday said he accepted a southern vote for independence in a referendum that is set to create Africa's newest state and open up a fresh period of uncertainty in the increasingly volatile region.

Egyptian govt in talks with Muslim Brotherhood

2011-02-06 11:08:06

The Egyptian government is already in talks with Muslim Brotherhood, after the influential opposition group finally agreed to hold dialogues with Vice President Omar Suleiman in a bid to end the country's political turmoil.

Egypt's ruling party under restructuring

2011-02-06 10:12:07

The top executive committee of Egypt's ruling National Democratic Party including President Hosni Mubarak's son Gamal Mubarak resigned Saturday.

US-Egypt discuss Mubarak quitting

2011-02-04 11:09:17

The US is discussing with Egyptian officials the immediate resignation of Mubarak as one of several scenarios for a transition of power, a US official said.
1,848 Chinese brought home from Egypt