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News: Egypt

We have started to collect the most important news related to Egypt in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Egypt: news

Egypt fears send oil price higher

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 20:02
related countries: United States United States

The price of US light crude oil hits a 14-month high, and Brent crude also rises, on concerns over political turmoil in Egypt.
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Army deployed amid Egypt tension

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 18:20

The Egyptian military has moved into key sites in Cairo as tens of thousands of demonstrators await a statement on the political crisis that has gripped the nation.
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Morsi defiant as protest deaths rise

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 5:52

Mohammed Morsi insists he remains Egypt's legitimate president, as protest deaths mount and an army deadline to end the crisis looms.
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VIDEO: Men with martyrdom on their minds

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 22:30
related places: Cairo

Clashes in Cairo between opponents and supporters of President Morsi killed seven people on Tuesday, officials say.
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Rival protests amid Egypt tension

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 17:00
related places: Cairo

Opponents and supporters of Egypt's president gather in the capital, Cairo, ahead of a deadline set by a protest movement for him to leave power.
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Morsi criticises army ultimatum

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 9:30

Egyptian President Morsi says a 48-hour army ultimatum set by the army "may cause confusion" and vows to stick to his own plans to resolve the political crisis.
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Egyptian army sets 48-hour ultimatum

Monday, July 1st 2013, 20:38

Egypt's army gives rival parties 48 hours to resolve the country's political crisis amid massive rallies demanding Islamist President Mohammed Morsi leave power.
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VIDEO: Egypt's army sets 48-hour deadline

Monday, July 1st 2013, 17:44

The head of Egypt's armed forces has given politicians a deadline of 48 hours to resolve the current crisis.
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Brotherhood HQ in Cairo stormed

Monday, July 1st 2013, 14:08

The Muslim Brotherhood's headquarters in Egypt's capital Cairo is ransacked, as the number of killed at protests against President Morsi rises to 16.
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Mass political protests grip Egypt

Monday, July 1st 2013, 5:28
related places: Cairo

Cairo and other Egyptian cities see huge rallies for and against President Morsi a year after he took power, with five people killed in violence.
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VIDEO: Egypt protesters send message to Morsi

Sunday, June 30th 2013, 21:35
related places: Cairo

Crowds are gathering in Cairo's Tahrir Square ahead of a mass rally to demand the resignation of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
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US travel warning over Egypt clashes

Saturday, June 29th 2013, 11:11
related countries: United States United States

The US warns Americans not to travel to Egypt and tells some diplomats to leave, after a US citizen is among several people killed in clashes between President Morsi's supporters and opponents.
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VIDEO: US warns against travel to Egypt

Saturday, June 29th 2013, 9:06
related countries: United States United States

The US has warned Americans not to travel to Egypt and has told non-emergency diplomatic staff to leave, as clashes continued in the country.
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Violence erupts at Egypt protests

Friday, June 28th 2013, 22:59

There have been deadly clashes in Egypt as both supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi stage mass demonstrations.
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VIDEO: Politics tears Egyptian families apart

Friday, June 28th 2013, 8:31

Egypt is bracing for rival mass demonstrations, amid tight security in the increasingly polarised nation.
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Morsi warns of risks from unrest

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 1:00

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi says continuing unrest threatens to "paralyse the country", as he prepares to mark one year in office.
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Clashes ahead of Morsi anniversary

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 19:43

Supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi clash in the city of Mansoura, amid widespread protests against his leadership.
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Four Shia Muslims killed in Egypt

Monday, June 24th 2013, 9:00

Four Egyptian Shia Muslims are killed in a mob attack on a house where a group of Shia worshippers had gathered, officials say.
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Egyptian army warns protesters

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 17:10

The army in Egypt warns it will not allow the country to descend into "uncontrollable conflict", ahead of planned mass protests.
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Luxor governor quits after uproar

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 12:54
related places: Luxor

The governor of Egypt's province of Luxor quits amid controversy over his links to an Islamist group that carried out an attack on tourists in 1997.
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VIDEO: Jon Stewart 'captured' on Egypt TV

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 16:21
related countries: United States United States

The American political satirist Jon Stewart has appeared as a guest on Egypt's top satirical TV show El Bernameg hosted by Bassem Youssef, which is modelled after his own programme "The Daily Show."
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Mass rally for Egyptian president

Friday, June 21st 2013, 16:39

Thousands of people take to the streets in Egypt in a show of support for President Mohammed Morsi, as opposition pressure grows.
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Egypt's revolution inspires tech start-ups

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 23:20

Egypt's tech start-ups use the power of the crowd
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Protests flare over Egypt governor

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 17:53
related places: Luxor

Egypt's tourism minister quits and protests erupt as a man with links to Islamists behind the deadly 1997 attack in Luxor is named as city governor.
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Auditors criticise EU aid for Egypt

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 11:40

European auditors say much of the 1bn euros of EU aid for Egypt in the past seven years has had little or no impact.
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Ethiopia, Egypt vow to ease tension

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 9:57
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia
related places: Addis Ababa

Ethiopia and Egypt agree to hold further talks to quell rising tensions over the building of a new dam on the Blue Nile, their foreign ministers say, after meeting in Addis Ababa.
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Islamists given Egypt governorships

Monday, June 17th 2013, 11:14

Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi appoints Islamist allies as regional governors, tightening the Muslim Brotherhood's grip on power.
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Syria chides Egypt for cutting ties

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 14:46
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria condemns Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi for cutting off diplomatic relations between the two countries.
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VIDEO: Egypt to cut diplomacy with Syria

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 1:53
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Cairo

The Egyptian president, Mohammed Morsi, has announced that Cairo is cutting off diplomatic relations with Syria.
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Cairo plane diverted after fire note

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 19:34
related places: Cairo

An Egyptair plane from Cairo to New York is diverted to Glasgow Prestwick Airport after a note was found onboard threatening to set the 'plane on fire".
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Seven days, seven demos in Cairo

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 0:22
related places: Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, the world's protest centre
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VIDEO: Cairo: A different protest every day

Friday, June 14th 2013, 23:02
related places: Cairo

Aleem Maqbool visits several different kinds of protests in Cairo over several days.
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Ethiopia ratifies River Nile treaty

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 14:49
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopia's parliament unanimously ratifies a treaty to replace colonial-era agreements governing the River Nile amid growing tension with Egypt over a dam project.
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VIDEO: Morsi warns against Ethiopian dam

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 19:59
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has said "all options are open" to deal with any threat to his country's water supply posed by an Ethiopian dam.
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Egypt warning over Ethiopia Nile dam

Monday, June 10th 2013, 22:12
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

President Mohammed Morsi says "all options are open" to deal with any threat to Egypt's water supply posed by an Ethiopian dam on the Blue Nile.
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Mummy's 3,000-year wait for CT scan

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 0:25

Curators at Perth's museum hope scans at a Manchester hospital will tell them more about the life - and death - of their 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy.
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Egypt medics in 'phone lights' op

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 17:44

Egyptian doctors had to use the light generated by their mobile phones to perform surgery after a sudden power cut at a hospital, local media report.
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VIDEO: US warning over pyramids 'baseless'

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 15:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

A warning issued by the US Embassy in Cairo over the famous Giza pyramids is "baseless", according to Egyptian authorities.
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Egyptian politicians in on-air gaffe

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 14:37
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Egyptian politicians are caught on live TV proposing hostile acts against Ethiopia to stop it from building a dam across the Blue Nile.
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Egypt court convicts NGO employees

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 12:06
related places: Cairo

A court in Cairo sentences 43 Egyptian and foreign employees of non-governmental organisations for working illegally in Egypt.
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Activist convicted for Morsi insult

Monday, June 3rd 2013, 16:29

Egyptian activist Ahmed Douma has been given a six month suspended jail sentence for insulting President Mohammed Morsi, state media say.
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Egypt's upper house ruled invalid

Sunday, June 2nd 2013, 9:48

Egypt's top court rules that the upper house, or Shura Council, and a panel that drafted the new constitution are invalid.
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Egypt's Challenge: Youth

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 14:15

Egyptian youth disillusioned with results of the revolution
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China anger at teen's Egypt graffiti

Monday, May 27th 2013, 14:55
related countries: China China

The exposure of a Chinese teenager who vandalised an ancient Egyptian artwork leads to a wave of anger among China's internet users.
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VIDEO: Leaving Egypt for life in Dubai

Saturday, May 25th 2013, 2:46

Amid dismay at Egypt's political direction and pessimism about the state of the economy, thousands of Egyptians are choosing to move abroad.
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Chaos and suspicion in Cairo mortuary

Friday, May 24th 2013, 23:07
related places: Cairo

The mortuary that symbolises Egypt's post-revolutionary chaos
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Egyptian hostages freed in Sinai

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 12:51

Mohammed Morsi calls for the people of Sinai to give up their arms after seven members of the Egyptian security forces abducted in the region are freed.
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Echoes of Egypt's revolution far from Cairo

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 1:19
related places: Cairo

How the shake-up in Egypt is being felt far from Cairo
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Morsi rules out Sinai hostage talks

Monday, May 20th 2013, 1:14

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi rules out negotiating with the abductors of seven security personnel seized last week in the Sinai peninsula.
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British girl dies at Egyptian hotel

Saturday, May 18th 2013, 16:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British child who died in a pool at a hotel in Egypt is named as five-year-old Chloe Johnson from Forest Hill, south London.
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Egypt police seal border with Gaza

Friday, May 17th 2013, 12:19
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip
related places: Rafah

Egyptian police sealed off the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip in protest at the abduction of seven security personnel in Sinai.
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