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Al-Azhar seeks Egypt reconciliation

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 4:21

The Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Egypt's top Islamic institution, is inviting different political forces to talks on ending the country's political crisis.
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Strike on Sinai militants kills five

Friday, August 9th 2013, 19:42
related countries: Israel Israel

An airstrike targeting Islamist militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula kills five people close to the Israeli border, officials say.
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Egypt's media challenge

Friday, August 9th 2013, 14:01

Crisis challenges Egyptian television
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Egypt's Coptic Pope 'fears attacks'

Friday, August 9th 2013, 0:16

A senior bishop in Egypt's Coptic Church says Pope Tawadros II has cancelled weekly meetings due to concerns over possible attacks on his congregation.
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VIDEO: Egypt a 'dangerous stalemate'

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 6:54
related countries: United States United States

The US and the EU have called the situation in Egypt a "dangerous stalemate" after the country's interim government said foreign mediation had failed.
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US-EU call to end Egypt 'stalemate'

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 23:22
related countries: United States United States

The US and EU call on Egypt's political factions to end "a dangerous stalemate" after the interim government said foreign mediation had failed.
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VIDEO: Egypt foreign mediation 'has failed'

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 21:55

International efforts to resolve the political crisis which followed the ousting of Mohammed Morsi have failed, Egypt's interim presidency says.
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Egypt foreign mediation 'has failed'

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 20:35

Egypt's leaders say mediation has not resolved the crisis after Mohammed Morsi's ousting and that plans to disperse protest camps will go ahead.
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Fear of Egypt mediation 'failure'

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 2:19

International mediators express fears attempts to solve Egypt's crisis may fail, as the military-backed government hints at "interference".
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Senators urge Egypt prisoner release

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 20:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

US senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham urge Egypt's military-backed interim authorities to release all political prisoners during a visit to Cairo.
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VIDEO: Egypt diplomatic efforts gather pace

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 8:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

US senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham have joined top diplomats in Cairo to help find a peaceful solution to Egypt's political stalemate.
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Egypt diplomatic efforts gather pace

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 3:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

US senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham join top diplomats in Cairo as international efforts to end Egypt's political stalemate gather pace.
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New attempts to defuse Egypt crisis

Monday, August 5th 2013, 22:20
related countries: United States United States

US diplomat William Burns visits prominent a Muslim Brotherhood leader in prison as efforts to end Egypt's political crisis continue.
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US senators to join Egypt talks

Monday, August 5th 2013, 0:53
related countries: United States United States

US senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham are due to arrive in Cairo as diplomatic efforts to end Egypt's political crisis intensify.
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Egypt bars Yemeni Nobel Peace winner

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 15:05
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: `Arab

Yemen's Tawakul Karman, the first Arab woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize, has been denied entry into Egypt, officials say.
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Hamas loses out with Morsi's ousting

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 11:01

Hamas and Gazans are big losers from the fall of Egypt's president
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Police 'to blockade pro-Morsi camps'

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 21:22
related places: Cairo

Egypt's government orders security forces to blockade the two Cairo protest camps set up by supporters of ousted President Morsi, state TV reports.
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VIDEO: Egypt protesters: We will not move

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 22:40
related places: Cairo

Thousands of supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi are defying a new warning from the military-backed cabinet by continuing their sit-ins in the capital, Cairo.
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US says Egypt restoring democracy

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 22:17
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry says Egypt's military was "restoring democracy" when it ousted elected President Mohammed Morsi last month.
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The grand negotiation under way in Egypt

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 18:48

The grand negotiation under way in Egypt
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Egypt protesters defy cabinet threat

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 14:33

Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi continue their sit-ins despite a fresh warning from the military-backed cabinet.
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VIDEO: Egypt orders end to sit-in protests

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 0:44
related places: Cairo

Egypt's military-backed government orders police to end sit-ins by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo.
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Police ordered to end Cairo sit-ins

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 16:28
related places: Cairo

Egypt's military-backed cabinet orders police to end sit-ins by supporters of ousted President Morsi, saying they are a national security threat.
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Ousted Egypt leader 'in good health'

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 23:23

Egypt's Mohammed Morsi is in good health, says the EU's Catherine Ashton, who is the first foreign diplomat to visit him since he was removed.
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Cairo vendors killed in mass brawl

Monday, July 29th 2013, 19:11
related places: Cairo

At least 12 people die in a fight between street vendors in central Cairo, apparently sparked by a row over spaces.
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How can Egypt get out of crisis?

Monday, July 29th 2013, 13:02

Egypt struggles with transition to democracy
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Morsi backers stage defiant marches

Monday, July 29th 2013, 8:07
related places: Cairo

Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi march on three points in Cairo despite warnings from the military-backed government.
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Egyptian minister urges restraint

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 18:11

Egypt's foreign minister tells the BBC all sides must use restraint, after scores are killed in clashes and amid fears of a crackdown against protesters.
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Egypt protesters defy removal threat

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 11:19
related places: Cairo

Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi defy threats of removal from a protest in Cairo, despite clashes with security forces on Saturday which left at least 72 people dead.
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Egypt protesters 'to be dispersed'

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 20:19

Egypt's interior minister warns supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi will soon be dispersed, as scores die in clashes with security forces.
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'Scores killed' at Egypt protest

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 15:16
related places: Cairo

More than 100 people are reported killed in clashes at a protest held by supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo.
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Huge rival rallies grip Egypt

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 3:39

Huge rallies by supporters and opponents of Egypt's ousted Islamist president have continued through the night with five people killed in Alexandria.
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Morsi accused of plotting with Hamas

Friday, July 26th 2013, 16:16
related places: Cairo

Prosecutors in Egypt say ousted leader Mohammed Morsi is being held for plotting with Palestinian militants as rival protesters mass in Cairo.
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Egypt army warning ahead of rallies

Friday, July 26th 2013, 9:04

The Egyptian army warns of a crackdown ahead of rival rallies on Friday, as prosecutors say ousted President Morsi is being held over links to Hamas.
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US delays delivery of jets to Egypt

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 17:56
related countries: United States United States

The US says it is delaying the delivery of four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt following the army's overthrow of Mohammed Morsi as president.
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Egyptian army chief calls protests

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 16:04

Egypt's army chief calls for demonstrations to give the military a mandate to confront "violence and potential terrorism".
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Egypt soldier dies in bomb blast

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 9:29

An explosive device goes off outside a security office in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura in Egypt, killing one soldier and wounding another.
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VIDEO: Deaths as Egypt unrest continues

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 20:29

At least ten people have been killed in the last 24 hours in clashes between supporters and opponents of the ousted President Mohammed Morsi, local authorities have said.
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Nine killed in Egyptian violence

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 12:00
related places: Cairo

Nine people are killed in Cairo in violent overnight clashes, as supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi continue to hold a sit-in.
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Egypt's Morsi 'abducted by army'

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 19:11

The family of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi accuses the country's military of abducting him, as renewed clashes break out in Cairo.
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Egypt bus crash kills 15 soldiers

Sunday, July 21st 2013, 14:37

Fifteen Egyptian soldiers die and some 40 are injured after the bus they were travelling in crashed into a lorry.
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VIDEO: Writing on the wall: Egypt graffiti tour

Sunday, July 21st 2013, 14:02

The political turmoil in Egypt has seen the overthrow of two presidents, as well as conflict and mass demonstrations on the streets.
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Egypt starts on new constitution

Sunday, July 21st 2013, 7:34

Legal experts appointed by interim President Adly Mansour are to start work on amending Egypt's constitution as protests against the military go on.
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Large rival rallies held in Egypt

Friday, July 19th 2013, 23:42
related places: Cairo

Supporters and opponents of Egypt's ousted president stage fresh protests in Cairo as the UN says it is seeking information on his detention.
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Luxor struggles as turmoil keeps Egypt tourists away

Friday, July 19th 2013, 8:34
related places: Luxor

Luxor's once-thriving tourist industry struggling to survive
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VIDEO: 'Tourism is dying in Egypt's Luxor'

Friday, July 19th 2013, 6:03

Egypt's tourist industry suffers a huge slump due to political unrest which is forcing those who rely on foreign visitors out of business.
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Egypt leader delivers first address

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 20:56

Egypt's interim leader Adly Mansour says he will protect the country against chaos and violence, in his first public address since taking office.
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Egypt army 'kills Sinai militants'

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 17:42

Ten jihadi fighters have been killed in Egypt's violence-racked Sinai peninsula over the past 48 hours, a report says, following a surge of violence.
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Protest camp: Rabaa al-Adawiya

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 13:46
related places: Cairo

Take a tour of the pro-Morsi protest camp in central Cairo
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Egypt is still not a coup in Washington

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 9:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

US in Catch-22 over how to define removal of Egypt's elected leader
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VIDEO: Entrepreneurs on the rise in Egypt

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 5:58

Despite the political turmoil and economic chaos in Egypt, a new generation of entrepreneurs is emerging.
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VIDEO: EU urges unity in Egypt

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 3:10

Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Morsi have rejected calls from the European Union for them to work with the country's new interim government.
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Christians pay price of Egypt tumult

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 2:36

Coptic Christians pay price of Egypt tumult
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VIDEO: Death on the Nile? Egypt's economy

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 22:11

An interim leader is in place following the ousting of Mohammed Morsi, but Egypt's economy remains in a fragile state.
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