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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.

World news related to Egypt – overview

Egypt: news

Egypt's future hangs in the balance

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 17:38

How political uncertainty has put Egypt on edge
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Egypt protest over military rule

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 15:45

Tens of thousands protest in Cairo after Islamist, secular and youth groups unite to denounce what they call a power grab by Egypt's ruling military.
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Shafiq confident of Egypt victory

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 23:12

Egypt's former PM Ahmed Shafiq says he is certain of victory in the presidential election, in his first news conference since last week's run-off vote.
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VIDEO: Tension as Egypt awaits results

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 21:59

Tension is rising in Egypt as the country awaits results of the presidential run-off.
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Egyptian election result delayed

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 6:00

The results of Egypt's hotly disputed presidential run-off are delayed by the election authorities, amid continuing protests in the polarised country.
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VIDEO: Egypt waits for presidential poll result

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 1:54

The results of Egypt's presidential run-off has been delayed by the election authorities, further raising tension across the polarised country.
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Hamas 'ready for Israel truce'

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 21:45
related countries: Israel Israel

Hamas's military wing says it is ready to agree to an Egyptian-brokered truce with Israel after days of fighting, so long as Israel complies.
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Egypt's Mubarak 'health worsens'

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 12:27

Egypt's jailed ex-President Hosni Mubarak remains in a critical condition in an army hospital following a sudden deterioration of his health.
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VIDEO: Mubarak supporters gather at hospital

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 5:58
related places: Cairo

Reports from Cairo say former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is critically ill and may be close to death.
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Thousands join Egyptian protest

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 21:38
related places: Cairo

Tens of thousands protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square against the military's new powers, amid reports of ex-leader Hosni Mubarak's worsening health.
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Brotherhood calls Egypt protests

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 16:39

The Muslim Brotherhood calls for mass protests across Egypt to demonstrate against sweeping new powers taken by the ruling military council.
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Deadly attack on Israeli border

Monday, June 18th 2012, 21:50
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An Israeli civilian and three militants are killed after attackers cross into Israel from Egypt and open fire, Israeli officials say.
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Egypt's army 'to hand over power'

Monday, June 18th 2012, 21:28

A declaration granting Egypt's army broad powers is widely condemned, but military rulers insist they will hand power to an elected president.
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Egypt: Army and Islamists on collision course

Monday, June 18th 2012, 20:31

Egypt's military and Islamists on collision course
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VIDEO: Claims of 'military coup' in Egypt

Monday, June 18th 2012, 13:10

As supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood claim victory in Egypt's presidential election, there are claims of a military coup after the ruling military council grants itself sweeping new powers.
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Egypt's military granted powers

Monday, June 18th 2012, 11:43

Egypt's military council issues a declaration granting itself sweeping powers, as the Muslim Brotherhood claims victory in presidential polls.
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VIDEO: Egypt's military granted powers

Monday, June 18th 2012, 5:48

Egypt's military council issues a declaration granting itself sweeping powers, as the Muslim Brotherhood claims victory in presidential polls.
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VIDEO: Why voters in Egypt stayed at home

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 21:44

Voting has ended in Egypt to elect the first president since Hosni Mubarak was forced from office last year.
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Egypt holds final leadership poll

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 20:38

Votes are being counted in Egypt after a second day of the country's presidential election, amid a bitter row over the dissolution of parliament.
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Egypt voters' 'loss of faith'

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 19:23

Egyptians grow disaffected with uncertain transition
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Egypt row as parliament dissolved

Saturday, June 16th 2012, 21:55

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood denounces the dissolution of parliament as a coup against democracy, as the country votes for a new president.
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Brotherhood anger at Egypt ruling

Friday, June 15th 2012, 18:52

The Muslim Brotherhood warns that Egypt faces "dangerous days" ahead, after the supreme court calls for parliament's lower house to be dissolved.
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Egypt court ruling prompts alarm

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 21:33

Egypt's supreme court causes alarm by ruling last year's election unconstitutional and calling for parliament's lower house to be dissolved.
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Egypt reaches its elections climax

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 6:51

Egypt candidates try to appeal to those who backed the revolution
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VIDEO: Egypt prepares for final vote

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 22:16

The final round of voting in Egypt's historic presidential election is just days away and voters are facing a stark choice at the ballot box.
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Egypt constitution vote boycotted

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 16:51

An attempt to move Egypt closer to drafting a new constitution gets off to a shaky start after a boycott by MPs.
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Egypt's Mubarak 'in poor health'

Monday, June 11th 2012, 13:56

Jailed former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is suffering from breathing problems and blood pressure issues, an official tells the BBC.
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Deal on Egypt constitution panel

Friday, June 8th 2012, 6:49

Political parties in Egypt agree to the make-up of the panel that will write the country's new constitution, ending weeks of deadlock.
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Egypt secret police files shine light on murky world

Friday, June 8th 2012, 6:04

Egyptian security services' files shine light on murky world
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Cairo protest at Mubarak verdict

Tuesday, June 5th 2012, 22:51
related places: Cairo

Thousands of Egyptians continue protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square against the verdicts handed down in the trial of Hosni Mubarak, his sons and aides.
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VIDEO: Egypt protests over police trial

Monday, June 4th 2012, 4:09

Demonstrations have continued in Egypt's Tahrir Square over six former police chiefs, who have escaped punishment because of a "lack of evidence".
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Egypt activists maintain pressure

Sunday, June 3rd 2012, 14:12
related places: Cairo

Egyptian protesters occupy Cairo's Tahrir Square in an effort to capitalise on popular anger following the trial of ex-President Hosni Mubarak.
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Protests erupt over Mubarak trial

Sunday, June 3rd 2012, 2:30
related places: Cairo

Huge crowds continue to occupy Cairo's Tahrir Square in protest against the outcome of the trial of Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak.
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VIDEO: 'We're in the middle of revolution'

Sunday, June 3rd 2012, 2:17

Protesters are spending the night in Egypt's Tahrir Square, following the sentencing of former President Hosni Mubarak for his part in the killing of protesters during Egypt's 2011 revolution.
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VIDEO: Mubarak jailed for protest deaths

Saturday, June 2nd 2012, 22:31

Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak is jailed for life over the killing of demonstrators last year, but the acquittal of key aides sparks protests.
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Mubarak jailed for protest deaths

Saturday, June 2nd 2012, 17:52

Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak is jailed for life over the killing of demonstrators last year, but big protests follow the acquittal of key officials.
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VIDEO: Chaotic scenes as Mubarak sentenced

Saturday, June 2nd 2012, 10:39

Scuffles broke out in court after a judge delivered the verdict of life in prison for Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak.
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VIDEO: Judge delivers Mubarak sentence

Saturday, June 2nd 2012, 8:41

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been found guilty of conspiracy in the killing of protesters during last year's uprising.
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Judge to rule in Mubarak trial

Saturday, June 2nd 2012, 7:11

An Egyptian court begins to hear the verdict over whether ex-leader Hosni Mubarak is guilty of conspiracy in the killing of protesters during last year's uprising.
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VIDEO: Egypt awaits Mubarak trial verdict

Friday, June 1st 2012, 22:28

The trial of Egypt's former president, Hosni Mubarak, concludes on Saturday, but the country remains divided over its former ruler.
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Egypt's state of emergency ends

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 23:07

Egypt's state of emergency, which gave extensive powers to the authorities to detain suspects, has expired after 31 years in force.
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Kidnapped Sinai tourists released

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 14:57
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related places: Sinai

Two American tourists are released unharmed a day after they were kidnapped near the Sinai resort of Dahab in Egypt.
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Mubarak sons to face new trial

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 15:29

The two sons of deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak are to go on trial on suspicion of insider trading, Egypt's prosecutor general says.
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Islamist promises inclusive Egypt

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 15:07

The Muslim Brotherhood's candidate for president in Egypt, Mohammed Mursi, says he would include a wide range of political forces in any government.
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Egypt candidate Shafiq HQ stormed

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 6:14
related places: Cairo

The campaign HQ of Egyptian presidential run-off candidate Ahmed Shafiq is attacked, as hundreds gather to protest against the election result.
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Egypt candidates hope to woo children of the revolution

Monday, May 28th 2012, 18:38

Presidential hopefuls aim to woo Egypt’s young voters
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Mursi-Shafiq run-off confirmed

Monday, May 28th 2012, 16:03

Islamist candidate Mohammed Mursi and Hosni Mubarak-era politician Ahmed Shafiq will contest a presidential run-off in June, Egypt's election commission confirms.
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Corrupt Mubarak aide imprisoned

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 13:18

One of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's closest aides is jailed for seven years and fined $6m (£3.8m) for corruption.
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Leftist seeks Egypt vote recount

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 12:18

The candidate who is said to have come third - missing out on a run-off - in Egypt's historic election demands a recount, citing "violations".
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