30 Years Egypt Ruler Mohammed Hosni Mubarak passes away
On February 25, 2020, the Egypt ruler Mohammed Hosni Mubarak died at the age of 91. He was severely ill in the last months of his life.
He served as the President of Egypt between 1981 and 2011. Initially he served as an air force officer. It is to be noted that he undertook training in Soviet Union in 1961 at the Kant Air Base near Bishek.
Mubarak was ousted from his rule in 2011. He and his sons were detained on allegations of corruption and abuse of power.
In January 2011, wide protests began in Egypt demanding Mubarak’s resignation. Following the protest, he resigned in February. The Egyptian Military took over the power after his resignation.
At the Gulf war in 1991, Egyptian forces were the first to enter Saudi Arabia to remove Iraqi forces from Kuwait. Under the command of Mohammed, Egypt took active participation at Gulf War.
The Gulf war was led by United States against invasion of Iraq to annex Kuwait. The war was code named Operation Desert shield.
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