An Egytpian demonstrator shows a home drawn sign as he and others protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo on January 31, 2011, on the seventh day of mass protests calling for the removal of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak. AFP PHOTO/MARCO LONGARI
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In this handout image provided by the Palestinian Press Office (PPO), President Mahmoud Abbas (L) during a meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (R) on October 5, 2010 in Cairo, Egypt. Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak to discuss issues surrounding the Middle East Peace Process, Mubarak has warned that a 'collapse' of the Middle East negotiations would lead to 'violence and terrorism' across the world.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Jordanian King Abdullah II, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas listens to U.S. President Barack Obama make a statement on Middle East Peace delivered in the East Room of the White House September 1, 2010 in Washington, DC. The White House has kicked off the first new round of direct peace talks in more than 18 months with leaders of Middle East countries, including Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Jordanian King Abdullah II.
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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. President Barack Obama, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, and King Abdullah II of Jordan walk toward the East Room of the White House for statements on the first day of the Middle East peace talks September 1, 2010 in Washington, DC. The White House has kicked off a new round of direct peace talks for the Middle East, the first one in more than 18 months.
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In this handout from the Israeli Govermental Press Office (GPO), Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) meets with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on July 18, 2010 in Cairo, Egypt. The two met to discuss the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy receives Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at the Elysee Palace on July 6, 2010 in Paris, France.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyption President Hosni Mubarak arrive to speak to the media after talks at the Chancellery (Bundeskanzleramt) on March 4, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. Mubarak is on a one-day official visit to Germany.