Key events in the life of the ousted Egyptian president

2017-03-25 18:31

Key events in the life of the ousted Egyptian president, who has been released from detention and returned home.

Mubarak, symbol of dashed hopes, goes free

2017-03-24 20:33

In six years, Egypt's Hosni Mubarak has gone from symbolising the hubris of Middle East dictators swept away by the Arab Spring uprisings to an emblem of dashed hopes.

BREAKING: Ousted Egypt president Mubarak freed from detention

2017-03-24 14:00

Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak has left a military hospital where he had spent much of his six-year detention, his lawyer says.

Egyptian prosecutor allows for release of Hosni Mubarak: lawyer

2017-03-13 17:36

An Egyptian prosecutor has allowed for Hosni Mubarak to be released, his lawyer said, after an appeals court acquitted the ex-president of involvement in the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising.

Egypt appeals court acquits Mubarak over protester killings

2017-03-02 22:28

Egypt's top appeals court has acquitted Hosni Mubarak of involvement in the killing of protesters during a 2011 revolt, ending the final trial for the strongman who ruled for 30 years.

Egypt extends detention of prominent activist

2017-02-15 20:02

An Egyptian court has ordered the detention of an activist for failing to report to a police station because he had been detained elsewhere

Israel issues travel warning on Egypt's uprising anniversary

2017-01-25 21:44

Israel has issued a travel warning for its citizens about traveling to Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

Egypt since its revolution six years ago

2017-01-23 19:45

Key developments in Egypt since its January 2011 uprising that brought down president Hosni Mubarak who ruled for three decades:

Six years on, Egypt activists worry uprising 'gone to waste'

2017-01-23 12:41

Six years after Hosni Mubarak was forced from power, activists behind Egypt's 2011 uprising are facing a new crackdown and struggling to see much reason for hope.

Rights group slams Egypt's record in 2016

2017-01-12 21:18

Human Rights Watch says in a new report that Egypt has banned public criticism and peaceful opposition, and that security forces routinely torture detainees and forcibly disappeared hundreds last year


Top Africa stories: Zim, Egypt, Mali

2017-03-25 07:14

Zimbabwean opposition parties are on the verge of forming a formidable coalition ahead of next years presidential election, and Egyptian long time autocratic Hosni Mubarak has been released from jail.

Main events since Hosni Mubarak's ouster

2017-03-24 16:27

Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, toppled in a 2011 revolt then jailed, has been freed in a country still coming to terms with the consequences of the uprising that ended his 30-year rule.

An Egypt court is to reopen a corruption probe into Mubarak

2017-03-23 19:04

An Egyptian court ordered a renewed corruption probe into ousted president Hosni Mubarak, who has been cleared for release after almost six years in detention, judicial officials say.

Egypt pardons 203 people jailed for illegal protests

2017-03-13 16:25

Egypt's president has pardoned 203 people convicted and jailed for their participation in illegal protests

Egypt's Mubarak back in court over protester deaths

2017-03-02 19:41

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has returned to a Cairo courtroom for a retrial on charges of killing protesters during the 2011 uprising that ended his nearly three-decade reign

After court victory, Egypt rights lawyer eyes presidency bid

2017-02-08 15:00

Egyptian rights lawyer who won landmark court case against government now says he's eyeing running for president.

Six years after uprising, Sisi says Egypt 'on right track'

2017-01-25 21:44

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said that Egypt was "on the right track" six years after the uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak.

Top Africa stories: Jammeh, Zim, Nigeria

2017-01-23 19:44

Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, and Zimbabwe's education minister says "sport and mass display" will now be a compulsory school subject up to age 16.

African leaders driven from power

2017-01-23 08:48

The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh, who has pledged to step down, is one of a long list of African leaders forced out by coups, rebels or popular uprisings.

Activist behind Egypt's 2011 uprising released from prison

2017-01-05 16:06

A leading Egyptian activist behind the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak has been released from prison after serving a three-year sentence for violating a ban on unauthorized protests

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