Pharaoh at the Red Sea
Will another pharaoh, with a "hardened heart," perish at the Red Sea after the
Former Egyptian leader at his residence in Sharm el-Sheikh
Mubarak falls into coma after final speech: report
Monday, 14 February 2011
Egypt's deposed president, Hosni Mubarak, went into a full coma on Saturday
night at his residence in the Red Sea resort of Sharm al-Sheikh, an Egyptian
newspaper reported on Monday, quoting well-informed sources.
Mubarak and his family moved to Sharm al-Sheikh on Thursday night following his
final speech, in which he handed over executive authority to former
Vice-President Omar Suleiman, Egypt's al-Masry al-Youm reported.
The same sources said that Mubarak was currently receiving medical treatment but
that no decision had yet been made on whether to transfer the 82-year-old former
head-of-state to a hospital.
Rumors had circulated earlier that Mubarak had fainted twice while recording his
final speech, which was broadcast on state television on Thursday evening.
Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq confirmed Sunday that Mubarak was in Sharm el-Sheikh
and has not leave the country.
Mubarak underwent a successful surgery in March 2010 at a German clinic for an
inflamed gall bladder. Since then, doubts increased over the former president's
(Translated from Arabic by Abeer Tayel)
Now we have the former leader of Egypt in a coma, just like the former leader of
Sharm el-Sheikh is sometimes called the "City of Peace", referring to the large
number of international peace conferences that have been held there.
"City of Peace." Jerusalem?
Exd 15:4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath he cast into the sea:
his chosen captains also are drowned in the Red sea.
Exd 15:5 The depths have covered them: they sank into the bottom as a