Last updated: 27 Apr 2005 15:34 GMT
President Husni Mubarak showed Egyptians a rare personal side in the first part of a six-hour interview aired on state television, in a move ahead of the country's first multi-candidate presidential elections in May.
Egyptian authorities have put off the arrest of three journalists sentenced to one year's imprisonment for libel, through a legal manoeuvre that gives them four months at liberty.
Egyptian security personnel in the southern city of
Last updated: 12 Apr 2005 18:26 GMT
Egypt's prosecutor-general has ordered the release on bail of 17 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
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