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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden: Should he make it to the White House, Biden would have completed the longest marathon in US political history. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

It was late afternoon on February 2nd, the eve of the Iowa caucuses. We were jammed into a high-school gymnasium in Des Moines, the state capital, for(...)

Hosni Mubarak, who died on Tuesday at 91 in the comfort of his luxury villa, embodied in his personal rehabilitation all the dashed hopes of the democratic rebellion of that spring movement which had swept through the Middle East and which today appears only to hold sway in Tunisia. Photograph: Mohamed el-Shahed/ AFP via Getty Images

Hosni Mubarak may have lost power in the heady days of the Arab Spring of 2011, but Egyptians have continued to live, since the 2013 coup, under the i(...)

Egyptian honour guards escort the coffin of former president Hosni Mubarak during his funeral ceremony at Cairo’s Field Marshall Tantawi mosque. Photograph:  Khaled Desouki/AFP via Getty Images

Egypt held a military funeral on Wednesday for its former president Hosni Mubarak, bestowing the state’s final rehabilitation on the man who ruled for(...)

Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak looks on as he reacts inside a dock at the police academy on the outskirts of Cairo in 2014. Photograph: Reuters

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until he was ousted in a popular uprising against corruption and autocracy, died on Tu(...)

Supporters of Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at a rally in Cairo on Friday. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi

Egyptian security forces tried to head off protests on Friday amid reports that 2,000 Egyptians have been arrested since last weekend’s unexpected dem(...)

Egyptian protesters  shouting anti-government slogans during a demonstration in downtown Cairo. Photograph:  EPA

The centre of the Egyptian capital Cairo was on Sunday gripped by a heavy police presence following protests in the city’s iconic Tahrir Square and ot(...)

 Egyptian protesters gather in downtown Cairo shouting anti-government slogans during a demonstration in Cairo, Egypt, 21 September 2019. Photograph: Stringer/EPA

Rare, anti-government protests have broken out in Egypt calling on president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to step down. The former army general has overseen(...)

Mohammed Morsi:   died at the age of 67 after collapsing in court during a retrial of charges of espionage. Photograph: Tara Todras-Whitehill/The New York Times

Mohamed Morsi Issa al-Ayyat Born: August 20th, 1951 Died: June 17th, 2019 In 2012 Mohamed Morsi became Egypt’s first democratically chosen preside(...)

A girl holds a photograph of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi during a symbolic funeral ceremony on June 18th at Fatih mosque in Istanbul. Thousands joined in prayer in the Turkish capital for Morsi, who died after collapsing in a Cairo court. Photograph: Getty Images

The sudden death from a heart attack of Egypt’s ousted and imprisoned president Mohamed Morsi during a court appearance on Monday has shed light on th(...)

People hold a photograph of former  Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi during prayers for him in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday, while his funeral was taking place in Egypt. Photograph: Erdem Sahin/EPA

Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi was buried in a restricted family ceremony in Cairo early on Tuesday, a day after he suffered a fatal heart at(...)

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