Hosni Mubarak

Egyptian Presidential Ouster

Many Egyptian New Yorkers Glad To See President Morsi Go

Some Egyptians in New York were none too sorry Wednesday to see President Mohammed Morsi removed from office.


Protesters demonstrate in support of terror suspects Babar Ahmad and Syed Tahla Ahsan outside the High Court in central London on October 5.  (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)

Five Terrorism Suspects Appear In Federal Courts In Manhattan And New Haven

A partially blind extremist Egyptian-born preacher and four other terrorism suspects appeared in federal courts, hours after they lost years-long extradition fights in Britain and were transported to the U.S. under tight security to face trial.


Ilan Grapel (file / credit: Facebook)

Queens Family Hopes Son Ilan Grapel Will Be Released From Egypt

On the heels of Gilad Shalit returning home after spending five years in a Hamas prison, a second Israeli prisoner swap was being negotiated on Tuesday, one that hits real close to home.


Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo)

Stocks Sink After S&P Issues Warning On U.S. Debt

A warning from Standard & Poor’s that the agency might lower its rating on U.S. government debt sent stocks on their worst slide in a month Monday.


Photo (L-R): Maksim Gelman (DCPI); Anti-Mubarak Poster (Monica Miller); Christina Aguilera (Getty)

Week In Review: Brooklyn Killing Spree, Anthem Flubs & Egypt

The last few days have opened our eyes to revolution in the Middle East through the lenses of locals, shocked us with a deeply disturbing series of stabbings and had us reflecting on the actual words in our national anthem.

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Nada Ali (C) and Rana Abdelhamid (R), a youth activist with Amnesty International, at a Saturday rally. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian-Americans Hold Victory Rallies In NYC

There were two separate rallies in the city — one at the Egyptian mission near the United Nations and another at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. They came one day after Mubarak was ousted from power.


(credit: Monica Miller)

Astoria’s ‘Little Egypt’ Stunned By Mubarak’s Move

Along Steinway Street in Astoria’s “Little Egypt”, folks were furious over Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s refusal to resign.


Washington Townhip (Warren County) Mayor Samir Elbassiouny - File / Photo: Washington Township

New Jersey Mayor Sounds Off On Egypt Crisis

When Samir Elbassiouny sees Egyptians fighting for democracy, he fills with pride.


Hundreds of people protest against the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Times Square on February 04, 2011. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

150 Rally Near U.N. And Declare ‘Egypt Will Be Free’

There was a legitimate feeling of optimism among those who braved the rain and cold after high-profile figures in Egypt’s ruling party resigned Saturday.


Egyptian Rally In Times Square (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Egyptian Protesters Make Presence Known In Times Square

Egyptian-Americans protested in Times Square on Friday, coinciding with a huge demonstration called in Egypt’s capital, Cairo.


A crowd gathers in Tahrir Square - Cairo, Egypt - Feb 4, 2011 - Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Westchester Student En Route Home From Egypt

With her son at the American University in Cairo and no way to communicate with him, Lucy Kourides was beside herself.


Alexandra Woodhouse is seen with her family - Great Neck, NY - Feb 3, 2011 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Student Makes It Home From Egypt To Long Island

Alexandra Woodhouse was basically a prisoner in her own home as the violence in Cairo prevented her from leaving her apartment.


A sign opposing Hosni Mubarak is seen on Steinway Street in the Little Egypt neighborhood - Queens, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Crisis In Egypt Reverberates In ‘Little Egypt’ In Queens

Over coffee, tea, and tobacco, the conversation seems to be all about politics and the future and all eyes are the TV screen.


St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Woodbury, L.I. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Copts Pray For Families In Egypt

A small, early-morning service at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Woodbury, Long Island was sparsely attended but filled with an air of cautious optimism and concern over the events unfolding in Cairo Monday.


A sign opposing President Hosni Mubarak is seen at a cafe on Steinway Street in Little Egypt - Queens, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

In Queens, Distaste For Egypt’s Mubarak, Hope For Future

“This Mubarak. He kill his people and Mubarak is like some animals. He love the blood,” said one man at a cafe on Steinway Street in Queens.