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Egypt Erupts

Egypt Erupts 30 Years in Office ... 18 Days of Revolution Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has ruled the African nation for 30 years. Often a target for those dissatisfied with Egypt's policies Thousands of Egyptians demand an end to President Hosni Mubarak's rule and dash with police in a "Day of Wrath' of anti-govemment demonstrations inspired by the downfall of Tunisia's President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali on lan. 14. 81 --- and economic situation 82 he has survived six assassi- In unprecedented scenes, police fight with thousands of Egyptians who defy a government ban to protest against Mubarak's rule. Security forces arrest about 500 demonstrators over the two days. nation attempts, according 83 to the BBC- Mubarak has never before faced a serious 84 challenge to his role in Mohamed EIBaradei, reform campaigner and former head of the IAEA, arrives in Cairo. government. A former Air Force office and war hero, Mubarak's political career began in 1972 when he was appointed Egypt's Deputy Minister of 85 86 At least 24 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in clashes throughout Egypt. Mubarak extends a curfew te all cities. Thousands cheer at the news of the intervention of the amy, which is seen as neutral. Defence. He became vice president in 1975. 87 Oct. 6, 1981: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is assassinated by klamist gunmen during a military parade. Mubarak assumes Mubarak sacks his cabinet but refuses to step down. Protesters stream back into Cairo's central Tahrir Square in the early hours after Mubarak's announcement. Mubarak names intelligence chief Omar Suleiman as vice-president. May 11, 2005: Egypt's Parliament amends the constitution to allow other candidates *88 to compete for the presidency. 89 power. Protesting and looting continues in the city. 90 Sept. 4, 1985: Mubaraks vice president and entire cabinet resign as a result of Egypt's overwhelming ecanomic woes. 91 - Egypt's army says it will not use force against Egyptians staging protests. It says freedom of expression is guaranteed to all dtizens using peaceful means. Mubarak has asked to start dialogue with all political forces. Feb. 25, 1986: Street violence erupts as Egyptian security polike conscripts begin a 92 rampage. рез93 Mubarak declares he will sumender power when his term ends in September, offering a mixture of concessions and defiances. Around 1 million Egyptians protest throughout the country for Mubarak to step down immediately. Set. 27, 2005: Mubarak begins his fifth Sept. 11, 1986: Mubarak meets with Prime Minister Shimon Peres of Israel. term. 94 | The army calls for protesters to leave the streets and curfew hours are eased. Crowds gather in Tahrir Square for a ninth day of protest, rejecting Mubarak's timetable to leave. Dec. 8, 2005: The opposition Muslim Oct. 5, 1987: Mubarak, unopposed, is elected to a second six-year term with 97 percent of the vote. Brotherhood increase its seats in Parliament 295 following an election marred by violence. 96 Nov. 19, 2006: Mubarak announces he Gunmen fire on ant and more than 830 injured in fighting. The U.N. estimates that 300 people have ti-government protesters in Cairo, where about 10 are killed will remain president for the rest of his life. 97 died in the unrest. March 27, 2010: Mubarak returns to Egypt and re-assumes power. 98 Thousands of Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square to again press for an end to Mubarak's rule, in what they call the "Day of Departure". Jan. 1, 2011: A bomber kils 21 ata Christian church in Alexandria, sparking protestors to blame the government for negligence in the bombing ... Gamal Mubarak, son of the president, resigns from the leadership of Egypt's ruling party October 1993: Mubarakis elected to a third term. '01 1.. Jan. 25, 2011: Thousands take to the streets demanding an end to Mubarak's rule in a protest known as the "Day of Wrath" Opposition groups hold talks with the govemment, chaired by the vice-president. They say a core demand for the removal of Mubarak is not met. A road map for talks is drafted. A committee is set up to study constitutional issues. June 26, 1995: Gunmen attack Mubarak's car at a summit meeting in Ethiopia. He is not injured. 02 03 Sept. 5, 1999: Mubarak attends the signing of a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. A gunman tryies Feb. 1, 2011: Mubarak announces that he will not run for a seventh term in Septem- MENA reports Mubarak has set up two committees to draw up changes to the constitution. Opposition figures report little progress in talks with the govern- ber elections 04 ment. to assassinate him. ros Vice President Suleiman says Egypt has a timetable for the peaceful transfer of power. Those camped in Tahrir Square accuse the government of playing for time and swear they will not give up until the curent "half revolution" is complete. Feb. 11, 2011: Mubarak resigns as 05 .. 06 Oct. 5, 1999: Mubarak is begins his fourth president after 30 years in office. The military is placed in charge of state affairs during the interim. term. Ant-Mubarak protestors continue to demonstrate at Tahrir Square. Nov. 15, 2000: Mubaraks National Democratic Party wins 388 seats in Egypt's 454 member Parliament in an election that, despite irregularities, is seen as a tentative step toward democracy. 07 08 Protestors continue to demonstrate at Tahrir Square, making the square like a make-shift village. r09 March 2005: Street protests draw hundreds to oppose a fifth term for Mubarak. 10 Mubarak resigns as president after 30 years in office. 11 ..... SOURCE: Reuters Madeline Wukusick p464 Spring 2011 Egypt Erupts 30 Years in Office ... 18 Days of Revolution Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has ruled the African nation for 30 years. Often a target for those dissatisfied with Egypt's policies and economic situation - he has survived six assassi- nation attempts, according to the BBC- Mubarak has never before faced a serious Thousands of Egyptians demand an end to President Hosni Mubarak's rule and dash with police in a "Day of Wrath' of anti-govemment demonstrations inspired by the downfall of Tunisia's President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali on lan. 14. 81 --- 82 In unprecedented scenes, police fight with thousands of Egyptians who defy a government ban to protest against Mubarak's rule. Security forces arrest about 500 demonstrators over the two days. 83 84 challenge to his role in Mohamed EIBaradei, reform campaigner and former head of the IAEA, arives in Cairo. government. A former Air Force office and war hero, Mubarak's political career began in 1972 when he was appointed Egypt's Deputy Minister of 85 .. 86 .. 87 At least 24 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in dlashes throughout Egypt. Mubarak extends a curfew to all cities. Thousands cheer at the news of the intervention of the amy, which is seen as neutral. Defence. He became vice president in 1975. Mubarak sacks his cabinet but refuses to step down. Protesters stream back into Oct. 6, 1981: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is assassinated by slamist gunmen May 11, 2005: Egypt's Parliament amends the constitution to allow other candidates 88 H Cairo'se o's central Tahrir Square in the early hours after Mubarak's anmouncement. Mubarak names intelligence chief Omar Suleiman as vice-president. during a military parade. Mubarak assumes to compete for the presidency. 89 power. Protesting and looting continues in the city. 90 Sept. 4, 1985: Mubaraks vice president andentire cabinet resign as a result of Egypt's overwhelming ecanomic woes. 91 Egypt's army says it will not use force against Egyptians staging protests. It says freedom of expression is guaranteed to all dtizens using peaceful means. Mubarak has asked to start dialogue with all political forces. Feb. 25, 1986: Street violence erupts as Egyptian security police conscripts begin a 92 rampage. Mubarak declares he will sumender power when his term ends in September, offering a mixture of concessions and defiances. Around 1 million Egyptians protest throughout the country for Mubarak to step down immediately. 93 Set. 27, 2005: Mubarak begins his fifth Sept. 11, 1986: Mubarak meets with Prime Minister Shimon Peres of Israel. term. 94 | The army calls for protesters to leave the streets and curfew hours are eased. Crowds gather in Tahrir Square for a ninth day of protest, rejecting Mubarak's timetable to leave. Dec. 8, 2005: The opposition Muslim Oct. 5, 1987: Mubarak, unopposed, is elected to a second six-year term with 97 percent of the vote. Brotherhood increase its seats in Parliament 295 following an election marred by violence. 96 Nov. 19, 2006: Mubarak announces he Gunmen fire on anti-govermment protesters in Cairo, whee about 10 are killed and more than 830 injured in fighting. The U.N. estimates that 300 people have will remain president for the rest of his life. 97 died in the unrest. March 27, 2010: Mubarak returns to Egypt and re-assumes power. 98 Thousands of Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square to again press for an end to Mubarak's rule, in what they call the "Day of Departure". Jan. 1, 2011: A bomber kils 21 ata Christian church in Alexandria, sparking protestors to blame the government for negligence in the bombing 66 ... P00 Gamal Mubarak, son of the president, resigns from the leadership of Egypt's ruling party October 1993: Mubarakis elected to a third term. Jan. 25, 2011: Thousands take to the '01 streets demanding an end to Mubarak's rule in a protest known as the "Day of Wrath" i... Opposition groups hold talks with the govemment, chaired by the vice-president. They say a core demand for the removal of Mubarak is not met. A road map for talks is drafted. A committee is set up to study constitutional issues. June 26, 1995: Gunmen attack Mubarak's car at a summit meeting in Ethiopia. He is not injured 02 03 Feb. 1, 2011: Mubarak announces that he will not run for a seventh term in Septem- Sept. 5, 1999: Mubarak attends the signing of a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. A gunman tryies to assassinate him. ... 04 MENA reports Mubarak has set up two committees to draw up changes to the constitution. Opposition figures report little progress in talks with the govern- ber elections ment. Feb. 11, 2011: Mubarak resigns as president after 30 years in office. The military is placed in charge of state affairs during the interim. ros 05 .. IVice President Suleiman says Egypt has a timetable for the peaceful transfer of power. Those camped in Tahrir Square accuse the government of playing for time and swear they will not give up until the current "half revolution" is complete. Oct. 5, 1999: Mubarak is begins his fourth term. 06 Ant-Mubarak protestors continue to demonstrate at Tahrir Square. Nov. 15, 2000: Mubaraks National Democratic Party wins 388 seats in Egypt's 454 member Parliament in an election that, despite irregularities, is seen as a tentative step toward democracy. 07 08 Protestors continue to demonstrate at Tahrir Square, making the square like a make-shift village. 09 March 2005: Street protests draw hundreds to oppose a fifth term for Mubarak. 10 Mubarak resigns as president after 30 years in office. 11 ...... SOURCE: Reuters Madeline Wukusick p464 Spring 2011 Egypt Erupts 30 Years in Office ... 18 Days of Revolution Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has ruled the African nation for 30 years. Often a target for those dissatisfied with Egypt's policies and economic situation - he has survived six assassi- nation attempts, according to the BBC- Mubarak has never before faced a serious Thousands of Egyptians demand an end to President Hosni Mubarak's rule and dash with police in a "Day of Wrath' of anti-govemment demonstrations inspired by the downfall of Tunisia's President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali on lan. 14. 81 --- 82 In unprecedented scenes, police fight with thousands of Egyptians who defy a government ban to protest against Mubarak's rule. Security forces arrest about 500 demonstrators over the two days. 83 84 challenge to his role in Mohamed EIBaradei, reform campaigner and former head of the IAEA, arives in Cairo. government. A former Air Force office and war hero, Mubarak's political career began in 1972 when he was appointed Egypt's Deputy Minister of 85 .. 86 .. 87 At least 24 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in dlashes throughout Egypt. Mubarak extends a curfew to all cities. Thousands cheer at the news of the intervention of the amy, which is seen as neutral. Defence. He became vice president in 1975. Mubarak sacks his cabinet but refuses to step down. Protesters stream back into Oct. 6, 1981: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is assassinated by slamist gunmen May 11, 2005: Egypt's Parliament amends the constitution to allow other candidates 88 H Cairo'se o's central Tahrir Square in the early hours after Mubarak's anmouncement. Mubarak names intelligence chief Omar Suleiman as vice-president. during a military parade. Mubarak assumes to compete for the presidency. 89 power. Protesting and looting continues in the city. 90 Sept. 4, 1985: Mubaraks vice president andentire cabinet resign as a result of Egypt's overwhelming ecanomic woes. 91 Egypt's army says it will not use force against Egyptians staging protests. It says freedom of expression is guaranteed to all dtizens using peaceful means. Mubarak has asked to start dialogue with all political forces. Feb. 25, 1986: Street violence erupts as Egyptian security police conscripts begin a 92 rampage. Mubarak declares he will sumender power when his term ends in September, offering a mixture of concessions and defiances. Around 1 million Egyptians protest throughout the country for Mubarak to step down immediately. 93 Set. 27, 2005: Mubarak begins his fifth Sept. 11, 1986: Mubarak meets with Prime Minister Shimon Peres of Israel. term. 94 | The army calls for protesters to leave the streets and curfew hours are eased. Crowds gather in Tahrir Square for a ninth day of protest, rejecting Mubarak's timetable to leave. Dec. 8, 2005: The opposition Muslim Oct. 5, 1987: Mubarak, unopposed, is elected to a second six-year term with 97 percent of the vote. Brotherhood increase its seats in Parliament 295 following an election marred by violence. 96 Nov. 19, 2006: Mubarak announces he Gunmen fire on anti-govermment protesters in Cairo, whee about 10 are killed and more than 830 injured in fighting. The U.N. estimates that 300 people have will remain president for the rest of his life. 97 died in the unrest. March 27, 2010: Mubarak returns to Egypt and re-assumes power. 98 Thousands of Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square to again press for an end to Mubarak's rule, in what they call the "Day of Departure". Jan. 1, 2011: A bomber kils 21 ata Christian church in Alexandria, sparking protestors to blame the government for negligence in the bombing 66 ... P00 Gamal Mubarak, son of the president, resigns from the leadership of Egypt's ruling party October 1993: Mubarakis elected to a third term. Jan. 25, 2011: Thousands take to the '01 streets demanding an end to Mubarak's rule in a protest known as the "Day of Wrath" i... Opposition groups hold talks with the govemment, chaired by the vice-president. They say a core demand for the removal of Mubarak is not met. A road map for talks is drafted. A committee is set up to study constitutional issues. June 26, 1995: Gunmen attack Mubarak's car at a summit meeting in Ethiopia. He is not injured 02 03 Feb. 1, 2011: Mubarak announces that he will not run for a seventh term in Septem- Sept. 5, 1999: Mubarak attends the signing of a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. A gunman tryies to assassinate him. ... 04 MENA reports Mubarak has set up two committees to draw up changes to the constitution. Opposition figures report little progress in talks with the govern- ber elections ment. Feb. 11, 2011: Mubarak resigns as president after 30 years in office. The military is placed in charge of state affairs during the interim. ros 05 .. IVice President Suleiman says Egypt has a timetable for the peaceful transfer of power. Those camped in Tahrir Square accuse the government of playing for time and swear they will not give up until the current "half revolution" is complete. Oct. 5, 1999: Mubarak is begins his fourth term. 06 Ant-Mubarak protestors continue to demonstrate at Tahrir Square. Nov. 15, 2000: Mubaraks National Democratic Party wins 388 seats in Egypt's 454 member Parliament in an election that, despite irregularities, is seen as a tentative step toward democracy. 07 08 Protestors continue to demonstrate at Tahrir Square, making the square like a make-shift village. 09 March 2005: Street protests draw hundreds to oppose a fifth term for Mubarak. 10 Mubarak resigns as president after 30 years in office. 11 ...... SOURCE: Reuters Madeline Wukusick p464 Spring 2011 Egypt Erupts 30 Years in Office ... 18 Days of Revolution Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has ruled the African nation for 30 years. Often a target for those dissatisfied with Egypt's policies and economic situation - he has survived six assassi- nation attempts, according to the BBC- Mubarak has never before faced a serious Thousands of Egyptians demand an end to President Hosni Mubarak's rule and dash with police in a "Day of Wrath' of anti-govemment demonstrations inspired by the downfall of Tunisia's President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali on lan. 14. 81 --- 82 In unprecedented scenes, police fight with thousands of Egyptians who defy a government ban to protest against Mubarak's rule. Security forces arrest about 500 demonstrators over the two days. 83 84 challenge to his role in Mohamed EIBaradei, reform campaigner and former head of the IAEA, arives in Cairo. government. A former Air Force office and war hero, Mubarak's political career began in 1972 when he was appointed Egypt's Deputy Minister of 85 .. 86 .. 87 At least 24 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in dlashes throughout Egypt. Mubarak extends a curfew to all cities. Thousands cheer at the news of the intervention of the amy, which is seen as neutral. Defence. He became vice president in 1975. Mubarak sacks his cabinet but refuses to step down. Protesters stream back into Oct. 6, 1981: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is assassinated by slamist gunmen May 11, 2005: Egypt's Parliament amends the constitution to allow other candidates 88 H Cairo'se o's central Tahrir Square in the early hours after Mubarak's anmouncement. Mubarak names intelligence chief Omar Suleiman as vice-president. during a military parade. Mubarak assumes to compete for the presidency. 89 power. Protesting and looting continues in the city. 90 Sept. 4, 1985: Mubaraks vice president andentire cabinet resign as a result of Egypt's overwhelming ecanomic woes. 91 Egypt's army says it will not use force against Egyptians staging protests. It says freedom of expression is guaranteed to all dtizens using peaceful means. Mubarak has asked to start dialogue with all political forces. Feb. 25, 1986: Street violence erupts as Egyptian security police conscripts begin a 92 rampage. Mubarak declares he will sumender power when his term ends in September, offering a mixture of concessions and defiances. Around 1 million Egyptians protest throughout the country for Mubarak to step down immediately. 93 Set. 27, 2005: Mubarak begins his fifth Sept. 11, 1986: Mubarak meets with Prime Minister Shimon Peres of Israel. term. 94 | The army calls for protesters to leave the streets and curfew hours are eased. Crowds gather in Tahrir Square for a ninth day of protest, rejecting Mubarak's timetable to leave. Dec. 8, 2005: The opposition Muslim Oct. 5, 1987: Mubarak, unopposed, is elected to a second six-year term with 97 percent of the vote. Brotherhood increase its seats in Parliament 295 following an election marred by violence. 96 Nov. 19, 2006: Mubarak announces he Gunmen fire on anti-govermment protesters in Cairo, whee about 10 are killed and more than 830 injured in fighting. The U.N. estimates that 300 people have will remain president for the rest of his life. 97 died in the unrest. March 27, 2010: Mubarak returns to Egypt and re-assumes power. 98 Thousands of Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square to again press for an end to Mubarak's rule, in what they call the "Day of Departure". Jan. 1, 2011: A bomber kils 21 ata Christian church in Alexandria, sparking protestors to blame the government for negligence in the bombing 66 ... P00 Gamal Mubarak, son of the president, resigns from the leadership of Egypt's ruling party October 1993: Mubarakis elected to a third term. Jan. 25, 2011: Thousands take to the '01 streets demanding an end to Mubarak's rule in a protest known as the "Day of Wrath" i... Opposition groups hold talks with the govemment, chaired by the vice-president. They say a core demand for the removal of Mubarak is not met. A road map for talks is drafted. A committee is set up to study constitutional issues. June 26, 1995: Gunmen attack Mubarak's car at a summit meeting in Ethiopia. He is not injured 02 03 Feb. 1, 2011: Mubarak announces that he will not run for a seventh term in Septem- Sept. 5, 1999: Mubarak attends the signing of a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. A gunman tryies to assassinate him. ... 04 MENA reports Mubarak has set up two committees to draw up changes to the constitution. Opposition figures report little progress in talks with the govern- ber elections ment. Feb. 11, 2011: Mubarak resigns as president after 30 years in office. The military is placed in charge of state affairs during the interim. ros 05 .. IVice President Suleiman says Egypt has a timetable for the peaceful transfer of power. Those camped in Tahrir Square accuse the government of playing for time and swear they will not give up until the current "half revolution" is complete. Oct. 5, 1999: Mubarak is begins his fourth term. 06 Ant-Mubarak protestors continue to demonstrate at Tahrir Square. Nov. 15, 2000: Mubaraks National Democratic Party wins 388 seats in Egypt's 454 member Parliament in an election that, despite irregularities, is seen as a tentative step toward democracy. 07 08 Protestors continue to demonstrate at Tahrir Square, making the square like a make-shift village. 09 March 2005: Street protests draw hundreds to oppose a fifth term for Mubarak. 10 Mubarak resigns as president after 30 years in office. 11 ...... SOURCE: Reuters Madeline Wukusick p464 Spring 2011 Egypt Erupts 30 Years in Office ... 18 Days of Revolution Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has ruled the African nation for 30 years. Often a target for those dissatisfied with Egypt's policies and economic situation - he has survived six assassi- nation attempts, according to the BBC- Mubarak has never before faced a serious Thousands of Egyptians demand an end to President Hosni Mubarak's rule and dash with police in a "Day of Wrath' of anti-govemment demonstrations inspired by the downfall of Tunisia's President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali on lan. 14. 81 --- 82 In unprecedented scenes, police fight with thousands of Egyptians who defy a government ban to protest against Mubarak's rule. Security forces arrest about 500 demonstrators over the two days. 83 84 challenge to his role in Mohamed EIBaradei, reform campaigner and former head of the IAEA, arives in Cairo. government. A former Air Force office and war hero, Mubarak's political career began in 1972 when he was appointed Egypt's Deputy Minister of 85 .. 86 .. 87 At least 24 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in dlashes throughout Egypt. Mubarak extends a curfew to all cities. Thousands cheer at the news of the intervention of the amy, which is seen as neutral. Defence. He became vice president in 1975. Mubarak sacks his cabinet but refuses to step down. Protesters stream back into Oct. 6, 1981: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is assassinated by slamist gunmen May 11, 2005: Egypt's Parliament amends the constitution to allow other candidates 88 H Cairo'se o's central Tahrir Square in the early hours after Mubarak's anmouncement. Mubarak names intelligence chief Omar Suleiman as vice-president. during a military parade. Mubarak assumes to compete for the presidency. 89 power. Protesting and looting continues in the city. 90 Sept. 4, 1985: Mubaraks vice president andentire cabinet resign as a result of Egypt's overwhelming ecanomic woes. 91 Egypt's army says it will not use force against Egyptians staging protests. It says freedom of expression is guaranteed to all dtizens using peaceful means. Mubarak has asked to start dialogue with all political forces. Feb. 25, 1986: Street violence erupts as Egyptian security police conscripts begin a 92 rampage. Mubarak declares he will sumender power when his term ends in September, offering a mixture of concessions and defiances. Around 1 million Egyptians protest throughout the country for Mubarak to step down immediately. 93 Set. 27, 2005: Mubarak begins his fifth Sept. 11, 1986: Mubarak meets with Prime Minister Shimon Peres of Israel. term. 94 | The army calls for protesters to leave the streets and curfew hours are eased. Crowds gather in Tahrir Square for a ninth day of protest, rejecting Mubarak's timetable to leave. Dec. 8, 2005: The opposition Muslim Oct. 5, 1987: Mubarak, unopposed, is elected to a second six-year term with 97 percent of the vote. Brotherhood increase its seats in Parliament 295 following an election marred by violence. 96 Nov. 19, 2006: Mubarak announces he Gunmen fire on anti-govermment protesters in Cairo, whee about 10 are killed and more than 830 injured in fighting. The U.N. estimates that 300 people have will remain president for the rest of his life. 97 died in the unrest. March 27, 2010: Mubarak returns to Egypt and re-assumes power. 98 Thousands of Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square to again press for an end to Mubarak's rule, in what they call the "Day of Departure". Jan. 1, 2011: A bomber kils 21 ata Christian church in Alexandria, sparking protestors to blame the government for negligence in the bombing 66 ... P00 Gamal Mubarak, son of the president, resigns from the leadership of Egypt's ruling party October 1993: Mubarakis elected to a third term. Jan. 25, 2011: Thousands take to the '01 streets demanding an end to Mubarak's rule in a protest known as the "Day of Wrath" i... Opposition groups hold talks with the govemment, chaired by the vice-president. They say a core demand for the removal of Mubarak is not met. A road map for talks is drafted. A committee is set up to study constitutional issues. June 26, 1995: Gunmen attack Mubarak's car at a summit meeting in Ethiopia. He is not injured 02 03 Feb. 1, 2011: Mubarak announces that he will not run for a seventh term in Septem- Sept. 5, 1999: Mubarak attends the signing of a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. A gunman tryies to assassinate him. ... 04 MENA reports Mubarak has set up two committees to draw up changes to the constitution. Opposition figures report little progress in talks with the govern- ber elections ment. Feb. 11, 2011: Mubarak resigns as president after 30 years in office. The military is placed in charge of state affairs during the interim. ros 05 .. IVice President Suleiman says Egypt has a timetable for the peaceful transfer of power. Those camped in Tahrir Square accuse the government of playing for time and swear they will not give up until the current "half revolution" is complete. Oct. 5, 1999: Mubarak is begins his fourth term. 06 Ant-Mubarak protestors continue to demonstrate at Tahrir Square. Nov. 15, 2000: Mubaraks National Democratic Party wins 388 seats in Egypt's 454 member Parliament in an election that, despite irregularities, is seen as a tentative step toward democracy. 07 08 Protestors continue to demonstrate at Tahrir Square, making the square like a make-shift village. 09 March 2005: Street protests draw hundreds to oppose a fifth term for Mubarak. 10 Mubarak resigns as president after 30 years in office. 11 ...... SOURCE: Reuters Madeline Wukusick p464 Spring 2011 Egypt Erupts 30 Years in Office ... 18 Days of Revolution Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has ruled the African nation for 30 years. Often a target for those dissatisfied with Egypt's policies and economic situation - he has survived six assassi- nation attempts, according to the BBC- Mubarak has never before faced a serious Thousands of Egyptians demand an end to President Hosni Mubarak's rule and dash with police in a "Day of Wrath' of anti-govemment demonstrations inspired by the downfall of Tunisia's President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali on lan. 14. 81 --- 82 In unprecedented scenes, police fight with thousands of Egyptians who defy a government ban to protest against Mubarak's rule. Security forces arrest about 500 demonstrators over the two days. 83 84 challenge to his role in Mohamed EIBaradei, reform campaigner and former head of the IAEA, arives in Cairo. government. A former Air Force office and war hero, Mubarak's political career began in 1972 when he was appointed Egypt's Deputy Minister of 85 .. 86 .. 87 At least 24 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in dlashes throughout Egypt. Mubarak extends a curfew to all cities. Thousands cheer at the news of the intervention of the amy, which is seen as neutral. Defence. He became vice president in 1975. Mubarak sacks his cabinet but refuses to step down. Protesters stream back into Oct. 6, 1981: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is assassinated by slamist gunmen May 11, 2005: Egypt's Parliament amends the constitution to allow other candidates 88 H Cairo'se o's central Tahrir Square in the early hours after Mubarak's anmouncement. Mubarak names intelligence chief Omar Suleiman as vice-president. during a military parade. Mubarak assumes to compete for the presidency. 89 power. Protesting and looting continues in the city. 90 Sept. 4, 1985: Mubaraks vice president andentire cabinet resign as a result of Egypt's overwhelming ecanomic woes. 91 Egypt's army says it will not use force against Egyptians staging protests. It says freedom of expression is guaranteed to all dtizens using peaceful means. Mubarak has asked to start dialogue with all political forces. Feb. 25, 1986: Street violence erupts as Egyptian security police conscripts begin a 92 rampage. Mubarak declares he will sumender power when his term ends in September, offering a mixture of concessions and defiances. Around 1 million Egyptians protest throughout the country for Mubarak to step down immediately. 93 Set. 27, 2005: Mubarak begins his fifth Sept. 11, 1986: Mubarak meets with Prime Minister Shimon Peres of Israel. term. 94 | The army calls for protesters to leave the streets and curfew hours are eased. Crowds gather in Tahrir Square for a ninth day of protest, rejecting Mubarak's timetable to leave. Dec. 8, 2005: The opposition Muslim Oct. 5, 1987: Mubarak, unopposed, is elected to a second six-year term with 97 percent of the vote. Brotherhood increase its seats in Parliament 295 following an election marred by violence. 96 Nov. 19, 2006: Mubarak announces he Gunmen fire on anti-govermment protesters in Cairo, whee about 10 are killed and more than 830 injured in fighting. The U.N. estimates that 300 people have will remain president for the rest of his life. 97 died in the unrest. March 27, 2010: Mubarak returns to Egypt and re-assumes power. 98 Thousands of Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square to again press for an end to Mubarak's rule, in what they call the "Day of Departure". Jan. 1, 2011: A bomber kils 21 ata Christian church in Alexandria, sparking protestors to blame the government for negligence in the bombing 66 ... P00 Gamal Mubarak, son of the president, resigns from the leadership of Egypt's ruling party October 1993: Mubarakis elected to a third term. Jan. 25, 2011: Thousands take to the '01 streets demanding an end to Mubarak's rule in a protest known as the "Day of Wrath" i... Opposition groups hold talks with the govemment, chaired by the vice-president. They say a core demand for the removal of Mubarak is not met. A road map for talks is drafted. A committee is set up to study constitutional issues. June 26, 1995: Gunmen attack Mubarak's car at a summit meeting in Ethiopia. He is not injured 02 03 Feb. 1, 2011: Mubarak announces that he will not run for a seventh term in Septem- Sept. 5, 1999: Mubarak attends the signing of a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. A gunman tryies to assassinate him. ... 04 MENA reports Mubarak has set up two committees to draw up changes to the constitution. Opposition figures report little progress in talks with the govern- ber elections ment. Feb. 11, 2011: Mubarak resigns as president after 30 years in office. The military is placed in charge of state affairs during the interim. ros 05 .. IVice President Suleiman says Egypt has a timetable for the peaceful transfer of power. Those camped in Tahrir Square accuse the government of playing for time and swear they will not give up until the current "half revolution" is complete. Oct. 5, 1999: Mubarak is begins his fourth term. 06 Ant-Mubarak protestors continue to demonstrate at Tahrir Square. Nov. 15, 2000: Mubaraks National Democratic Party wins 388 seats in Egypt's 454 member Parliament in an election that, despite irregularities, is seen as a tentative step toward democracy. 07 08 Protestors continue to demonstrate at Tahrir Square, making the square like a make-shift village. 09 March 2005: Street protests draw hundreds to oppose a fifth term for Mubarak. 10 Mubarak resigns as president after 30 years in office. 11 ...... SOURCE: Reuters Madeline Wukusick p464 Spring 2011

Egypt Erupts

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