Anwar Sadat

Mubarak was elected to his fifth consecutive term as president in September During Kosygin's two-day long stay it is unknown if he and Sadat ever met in person. Hidden categories: Nasser died on September 28, , and Sadat became acting president, winning the position for good in a nationwide vote on October 15, Egypt-Soviet Cooperation.

In , Sadat became the first Arab leader to make an official visit to Israel where he addressed Knesset on his plan for peace. Five of the assailants were killed during or after the ambush and three escaped to Sudan , which is widely believed to have sponsored the attack. The rigged Parliamentary Elections that Egypt held in December were one of the catalysts of the protests together with factors such as massive poverty and police brutality.

In September, Sadat ordered a highly unpopular roundup of more than 1, people, including many Jihad members, but also the Coptic Pope and other Coptic clergy, intellectuals and activists of all ideological stripes. Before the group could succeed, the British arrested and jailed Sadat , but he escaped two years later. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In , an appeal court judge dropped charges against him.

The attack lasted about two minutes.

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Hosni Mubarak is an Egyptian politician and former military officer who served as the fourth President of Egypt from to Pat Robertson. Obama on Mubarak Stepping Down. Published date: When he graduated from the academy, Sadat received a government post, where he met Gamal Abdel Nasser, who would one day rule Egypt.

Egypt's military remains the most powerful entity in the country despite secrecy surrounding its budget, its generals, and its businesses, which many believe make up more than a third of the country's economy.

Egypt Vote. A military standstill eventually ended with a cease-fire brokered by the United States, the Soviet Union and the U.

Abu-Taleb, the republic's first interim president, who had been parliament speaker at the time, was sworn-in according to the constitution following al-Sadat's assassination. President of Egypt — Arab Socialist Union. Namespaces Article Talk. Retrieved from " https: Nasser died of a heart attack in September This section needs additional citations for verification. Retrieved from " https: When the Shah died, Sadat ordered that he be given a state funeral and be interred at the Al-Rifa'i Mosque in Cairo, the resting place of Egyptian Khedive Isma'il Pasha , his mother Khushyar Hanim, and numerous other members of the royal family of Egypt and Sudan.