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In Pictures: Al-Sisi, top officials bid farewell to Nobel laureate Zewail

A military funeral was held on Sunday morning for late Nobel prize winner Ahmed Zewail. The funeral was attended by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and top state officials. It was held in New Cairo at the Hussein Tantawy mosque. The prime minister, ministers of defence and foreign affairs, Al-Azhar’s grand imam, and the parliament speaker …

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Arab Spring raises hopes of rebirth for Mideast science

By Tom Heneghan and Sami Aboudi / Reuters CAMBRIDGE: Egyptian chemist Ahmed Zewail first proposed building a $2 billion science and technology institute in Cairo 12 years ago, just after he won a Nobel Prize. Then-president Hosni Mubarak promptly approved the plan and awarded Zewail the Order of the Nile, Egypt’s highest honor. Within months, the …


Go now, Egyptian Nobel laureate tells Mubarak

By Alistair Lyon / Reuters CAIRO: US-Egyptian scientist Ahmed Zewail once received a medal from President Hosni Mubarak. Now, he says, it’s time for the Egyptian leader to heed the demonstrators clamoring for his departure. “He should step down tomorrow and allow for a transitional government,” Zewail told Reuters in an interview on Wednesday. Zewail, 64, …


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