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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

Gaza deaths as fresh fire traded

Monday, August 25th 2014, 16:24
related countries: Israel Israel

At least eight Palestinians in Gaza are killed by Israeli air strikes amid ongoing rocket attacks on Israel, as Egyptian mediators reportedly propose a new ceasefire deal.
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Abbas and Egypt urge new Gaza talks

Saturday, August 23rd 2014, 23:27
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas joins Egypt to urge Israel and Hamas to start fresh talks, as a 12-storey Gaza building is destroyed in air strikes.
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Tour buses collide near Egypt resort

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 6:29

Two tourist buses collide near Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, leaving 33 people dead and 41 injured, officials say.
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Egypt urges US restraint in Ferguson

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 14:53
related countries: China China, Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Ferguson

The Egyptian foreign ministry has criticised the US police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, following similar criticism from Iran and China.
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Gaza ceasefire 'extended by a day'

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 13:02
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

The five-day Gaza ceasefire is extended for a further 24 hours after talks in Cairo, Palestinian and Israeli officials tell the BBC.
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VIDEO: House prices mean life in a cemetery

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 11:29
related places: Cairo

In the Egyptian capital, Cairo, rising prices have forced almost two million people out of their homes over the years, and many now live in cemeteries.
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VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Beijing and Cairo

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 9:55
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing, Cairo

The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in different parts of the world.
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Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 13:27
related places: Cairo

Peace talks on ending the Gaza conflict resume in Cairo a day before the current ceasefire is set to expire.
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Gaza begins tense five-day truce

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 3:28
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel and the Palestinians begin a fresh five-day ceasefire in Gaza, but immediately trade rockets and air strikes.
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I did not order killings - Mubarak

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 12:21

In his first statement in court, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak denies ordering the killing of hundreds of protesters in 2011.
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Egyptian forces 'planned massacre'

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 14:48
related places: Cairo

Human Rights Watch says its year-long inquiry into the deaths of hundreds of protesters in Cairo in 2013 found evidence of systematic killings.
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Fresh Gaza talks begin in Egypt

Monday, August 11th 2014, 11:32
related places: Cairo

Indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians get under way in Cairo, Egyptian media say, as a ceasefire continues to hold in Gaza.
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Human rights chief barred from Egypt

Monday, August 11th 2014, 10:05

Kenneth Roth, the executive director of Human Rights Watch, and another senior staff member are denied entry to Egypt for "security reasons".
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VIDEO: New truce agreed in Gaza conflict

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 21:30
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel and Palestinian factions accept a fresh 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, clearing the way for more talks in Egypt.
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Egypt calls for fresh Gaza ceasefire

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 16:37
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

Egypt calls on Israel and Palestinian factions to accept a proposal for a fresh 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, beginning on Sunday evening.
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Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood party

Saturday, August 9th 2014, 14:16

A court in Egypt dissolves the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political wing of the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
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VIDEO: Gaza awaits truce talks verdict

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 21:34
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

Palestinian and Israeli officials are continuing indirect talks in Cairo on a long-term truce in Gaza, as the three-day ceasefire enters its last 24 hours.
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Mediators seek to extend Gaza truce

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 19:19
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

Palestinian and Israeli officials continue indirect talks in Cairo on a long-term truce in Gaza as the three-day ceasefire enters its last 24 hours.
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Israel-Palestinian talks under way

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 17:10
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

Indirect talks begin in Cairo between Israel and the Palestinians, after a four-week conflict in Gaza that has claimed more than 1,900 lives.
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VIDEO: Egypt's puppet theatre revival

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 12:39

At a time when video games and TV shows compete for children's attention, a more traditional form of entertainment is experiencing something of a revival in Egypt.
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Gaza truce holds as Israel withdraws

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 19:30
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

A 72-hour humanitarian truce is holding in Gaza after Israel withdrew ground forces, with hopes for a longer deal now resting on talks in Cairo.
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VIDEO: Israel pulls troops out of Gaza

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 13:23

Israel has withdrawn its ground troops from Gaza as part of a three-day ceasefire, brokered by Egypt.
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Gaza rivals 'agree 72-hour truce'

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 4:34
related countries: Israel Israel

A 72-hour truce between Israel and Palestinian groups is due to begin in Gaza shortly, as claims emerge that Israel has achieved its main war aims.
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Anger at Egypt orphanage 'brutality'

Monday, August 4th 2014, 15:58

A video showing the manager of an orphanage in Egypt beating children in his care has provoked outrage in the Egyptian media.
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VIDEO: Gaza conflict: Views from Egypt

Monday, August 4th 2014, 12:22
related places: Cairo

Mark Lowen tests the mood on the streets of Cairo as a seven-hour truce continues in Gaza.
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Israel 'set to shun Gaza talks'

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 17:44
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

Israel is unlikely to send a delegation to truce talks in Cairo as it presses on with its Gaza offensive, reports quoting senior officials say.
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Egypt statue museums lose status

Friday, August 1st 2014, 9:59

Two museums in Northampton lose their accreditation status after the controversial sale of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue, the Arts Council rules.
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Greste appeal over Egypt conviction

Friday, July 25th 2014, 14:20

Jailed al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is to appeal against his conviction and jail term on terrorism-related charges in Egypt, his family says.
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Egyptian troops killed at checkpoint

Saturday, July 19th 2014, 20:06

Gunmen have killed at least 20 soldiers in an attack on a checkpoint in western Egypt, Egyptian security officials say.
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New Gaza exchanges after truce ends

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 17:06
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli air strikes and Palestinian rocket fire resume after a temporary truce in Gaza ends, but talks continue in Egypt for a fuller ceasefire.
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Israel warns Gaza ahead of strikes

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 14:34
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel warns thousands of Palestinians in Gaza to evacuate as it resumes air strikes amid continuing militant rocket fire directed at Israel.
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Seven given life for Egypt assaults

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 13:56
related places: Cairo

A court in Egypt sentences seven men to life in prison and two others to 20 years for sexual assaulting women in Cairo last month.
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Hamas 'the enemy' says Egyptian hashtag

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 16:03

The Egyptians using a provocative anti-Hamas hashtag
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Israel accepts Gaza truce proposal

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 11:38
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel accepts Egypt's proposal to end Gaza air strikes in return for militants stopping rocket fire, but Hamas's armed wing calls it a "surrender".
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Egypt proposes Israel-Gaza ceasefire

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 5:06
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, Israel Israel

Egypt proposes a ceasefire to end days of cross-border fire between the Gaza Strip and Israel that has left at least 185 Palestinians dead.
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VIDEO: Sides mull Gaza ceasefire deal

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 5:02
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, Israel Israel

Egypt has proposed a ceasefire to end a week of cross-border fire between the Gaza Strip and Israel.
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Eight killed in Sinai rocket attacks

Monday, July 14th 2014, 17:52

Egypt's military warns it will continue its crackdown on jihadist militants after two rocket attacks in Sinai kill seven civilians and one soldier.
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Egyptian statue sells for £16m

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 19:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue is sold for nearly £16m at Christie's of London, amid calls from the country's ambassador for it to be handed back to Egypt.
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Egyptian bid to stop statue sale

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 13:05

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry challenges the sale of a 4,000-year-old statue by Northampton Borough Council.
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Sisi 'regrets' al-Jazeera trial

Monday, July 7th 2014, 12:51

Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has said he wishes three jailed al-Jazeera journalists had never been put on trial, local media report.
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Brotherhood figures given life terms

Saturday, July 5th 2014, 13:42

An Egyptian court gives Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie and 36 other Islamists life sentences for inciting violence.
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Egypt raises fuel and energy costs

Saturday, July 5th 2014, 0:00

Egypt introduces electricity and fuel price increases in a move to cut state energy subsidies and reduce the budget deficit.
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VIDEO: 'Emotional' to see our son in jail

Friday, July 4th 2014, 17:29
related places: Cairo

Lois and Juris Greste describe their ''extremely emotional'' visit to a prison in Cairo to see their son, Peter.
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Egypt 'failing' on rights record

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 15:37

Amnesty International warns Egypt is suffering a catastrophic decline in terms of human rights, a year after the military ousted President Morsi.
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Egypt bomb blasts kill two policemen

Monday, June 30th 2014, 17:06
related places: Cairo

Two Egyptian policemen are killed while trying to defuse bombs that exploded near the presidential palace in Cairo, interior ministry officials say.
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VIDEO: Lanterns light up Ramadan festivities

Saturday, June 28th 2014, 10:55
related places: Cairo

Cairo's streets light up for Ramadan as demand for the traditional lantern rises.
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Greste 'devastated' by court verdict

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 8:16

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste says he is "devastated and outraged" at the Egyptian court verdict that jailed him and two of his colleagues.
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Sisi 'will not act' over Egypt trial

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 10:25
related places: Cairo

Egypt's president says he will not "interfere" in favour of three al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Cairo, as BBC journalists condemn the ruling.
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Top UK stunt man Terry Richards dies

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 10:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Top UK stunt man Terry Richards, who played the Cairo Swordsman in Indiana Jones, dies aged 81.
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Silent protest condemns Egypt ruling

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 9:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

BBC journalists in London join colleagues from other news organisations for a silent protest against the jailing of three al-Jazeera staff in Egypt.
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Shock at al-Jazeera Egypt sentences

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 18:49
related places: Cairo

There is international outrage after a court in Cairo jails for seven years three al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood.
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