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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

Al-Jazeera trio jailed in Egypt

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 11:51
related places: Cairo

A court in Cairo sentences three al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood to seven years in jail.
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VIDEO: Al-Jazeera trio get seven years jail

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 9:20

Three al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood have been sentenced to seven years in jail in Egypt.
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Egypt set for al-Jazeera verdict

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 8:34
related places: Cairo

A Cairo court will issue verdicts on three journalists accused of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, after a trial condemned by rights groups.
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US unlocks military aid to Egypt

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 16:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

The US reveals it has released $575m (£338m) in military aid to Egypt, as Secretary of State Kerry holds talks with the new president in Cairo.
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VIDEO: Egypt upholds 183 death sentences

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 16:37

An Egyptian court has confirmed death sentences for 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters accused of a 2013 attack on a police station, lawyers say.
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Egypt confirms mass death sentences

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 10:25

An Egyptian court confirms death sentences for 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters - including the group's leader - over an attack on a police station.
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The women 'sexually harassing' men

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 0:01

The tongue-in-cheek hashtag started by a woman in Egypt
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Egypt to release Al-Jazeera reporter

Monday, June 16th 2014, 19:45

Egypt is to release on medical grounds al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy, who has been on hunger strike in protest at being held without charge.
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Egypt asks YouTube to remove video

Friday, June 13th 2014, 15:20

Egypt asks YouTube to remove a video of a woman being sexually assaulted during a rally supporting the country's newly elected president.
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Mubarak minister cleared by court

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 21:51

A court in Egypt clears former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly, who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak, of corruption.
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Sisi apologises to sex attack victim

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 14:30

Egypt's new president apologises in person to a woman who was sexually assaulted by a mob during celebrations over his election.
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Egypt activist jailed for 15 years

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 10:14

An Egyptian court sentences prominent pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdul Fattah to 15 years in jail, amid concerns over free speech in the country.
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Sisi vows to end Egypt sex assaults

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 16:41
related places: Cairo

Egypt's President Sisi orders a crackdown on sexual assaults amid public anger after women were attacked in Cairo during his inauguration.
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VIDEO: The influence of Egypt's army

Monday, June 9th 2014, 15:11

President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, the former Army chief, is the fifth Egyptian leader drawn from the armed forces.
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Seven held over Egypt sex assaults

Monday, June 9th 2014, 13:41

Seven men have been arrested in Egypt on suspicion of sexually assaulting women at Sunday's celebrations for the inauguration of President Sisi.
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Sisi vows fight for Egypt's security

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 18:52

Former army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is sworn in as Egypt's new president, vowing to tackle "terrorism" and bring security.
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VIDEO: Egypt swears in new president

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 16:50

Former army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has been sworn in as Egypt's new president, after winning elections in May.
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Egypt court voids tear-gas verdicts

Saturday, June 7th 2014, 15:31

An appeals court in Egypt overturns the convictions of four policemen in the case of 37 detainees who died when tear gas was fired into their van.
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Egypt brings in new sex assault laws

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 21:26

Egypt introduces tough new punishments for sexual harassment in an effort to crack down on the worsening problem.
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Sisi declared new Egyptian president

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 18:34

Ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi urges Egyptians to work to restore stability after being declared the winner of last week's presidential election.
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Egypt satirist's TV show cancelled

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 17:13

Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef confirms the end of his satirical show, citing pressure on the network that carried it.
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Smugglers 'kill six Egyptian guards'

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 15:00
related countries: Libya Libya

Six Egyptian border guards have been killed in a clash with smugglers near the Libyan border, the military says.
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VIDEO: Egypt's hotel made of salt

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 0:09

Siwa Valley, a remote oasis in western Egypt, is a tourist destination with a difference. Its main landmark is salt, used as building material for everything from candle holders to an entire hotel.
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Al-Jazeera journalist held in Egypt

Friday, May 30th 2014, 17:41

A female freelance journalist working for the satellite news network al-Jazeera in Egypt is under arrest, the interior ministry says.
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Egypt's Sisi secures landslide win

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 15:29

Ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi wins Egypt's presidential election by a huge margin, provisional results show, though turnout appears low.
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VIDEO: 'These are not real elections'

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 21:53

Nagy Kamel, a well-known campaigner for democracy in Egypt, tells the BBC that he was tortured in January, and describes Abdul Fattah al-Sisi as "arrogant".
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Egyptians urged to vote on extra day

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 14:44

Egypt's presidential election enters a third day after the military-backed interim authorities extended voting in an effort to boost turnout.
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VIDEO: Egypt extends vote by a day

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 22:05

The authorities in Egypt have extended voting in the presidential election to a third day, following reports of an unexpectedly low turnout so far.
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Egypt election to run for extra day

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 19:56

Egypt's presidential election is extended into a third day amid reports of a low turnout, with ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi poised to win.
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Egypt pushes for high voter turnout

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 14:05

Polling is extended on the final day of Egypt's presidential election amid reports of a light turnout, with ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi poised to win.
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Egypt election: BBC reporters at the scene

Monday, May 26th 2014, 13:49

BBC reporters across Egypt assess the unfolding election
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VIDEO: Inside an Egyptian polling station

Monday, May 26th 2014, 9:22

Millions of voters are casting ballots across Egypt to choose a new president, for the second time in two years.
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VIDEO: Egyptian poverty 'key' election issue

Sunday, May 25th 2014, 10:27

One of the major challenges facing Egypt's new president will be addressing the economic problems facing the country.
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The dissident who's too old for fear

Sunday, May 25th 2014, 1:11

An Egyptian dissident who has seen it all before
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Egypt's cartoonists join poll fight

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 16:13

How political cartoonists in Egypt view the race for the presidency
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Sinai militant group leader killed

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 14:36

Shadi al-Menei, the purported head of Sinai Islamist militant group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, has been killed, Egyptian security officials say.
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Egyptians set sights on new leader to cure chronic woes

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 8:55

Egyptian voters place hopes in new leader to fix chronic woes
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How genuine is Egypt's election contest?

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 6:03

Can Egypt's presidential election be considered a genuine contest?
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Three-year jail sentence for Mubarak

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 20:17

A court in Egypt sentences ousted President Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison after finding him and his two sons guilty of embezzlement.
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VIDEO: Egypt elections 'will be transparent'

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 15:29

Egypt's interim prime minister says next week's presidential elections will be free and fair.
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VIDEO: Mubarak jailed for embezzlement

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 10:39

A court in Egypt sentences ousted President Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison after finding him and his two sons guilty of embezzlement.
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VIDEO: Egypt election 'not fair fight'

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 15:35

Egyptian Presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi has told the BBC that the election contest is not a fair fight, and his campaign is facing many problems.
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Gunmen kill three policemen in Cairo

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 12:23
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Three Egyptian policemen have been killed in a drive-by shooting outside al-Azhar University in the capital, Cairo, officials say.
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VIDEO: Gaza bees seek Egyptian nectar

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 5:39

Beekeepers in Gaza are reporting their best harvest in more than a decade.
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Detained Egyptian reporter in video

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 15:02

A video is posted online of an al-Jazeera Arabic reporter who is on the 107th day of a hunger strike against his detention in Egypt.
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Egypt: Deadly risks, but female genital mutilation persists

Monday, May 12th 2014, 21:38

FGM still prevalent in Egypt, despite deadly risks
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Sisi vows Brotherhood 'won't exist'

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 1:08

Egyptian presidential favourite Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has vowed that the banned Muslim Brotherhood group "will not exist", if he wins.
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VIDEO: Egypt artist who overcame expectations

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 1:01
related countries: United States United States

Egyptian painter Hassan Al-Shark talks to the BBC about overcoming his family's disapproval and a lack of formal training to become one of Egypt's best known artists with pieces on display in galleries across Europe and the US.
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Al-Jazeera journalists denied bail

Saturday, May 3rd 2014, 20:51

Three al-Jazeera journalists are again denied bail by a court in Egypt, despite a personal plea from one of them on World Press Freedom Day.
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VIDEO: Reporters in dock on Press Freedom Day

Saturday, May 3rd 2014, 17:18
related places: Cairo

Three journalists from the Al-Jazeera network arrested in Cairo, have been refused bail following a court appearance.
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