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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

VIDEO: Inside replica Tutankhamun tomb

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 6:47
related places: Luxor

A replica tomb of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun is set to be unveiled near the site of the original Valley of the Kings in Luxor.
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VIDEO: Relatives collapse at Egypt sentencing

Monday, April 28th 2014, 17:28

Egyptian court has recommended the death penalty for almost 700 alleged Islamists
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Death sentence for Brotherhood chief

Monday, April 28th 2014, 16:49

A judge at a mass trial in Egypt recommends the death penalty for 683 people - including the Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie.
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Egypt court jails Morsi supporters

Saturday, April 26th 2014, 23:54

A court in Egypt sentences 11 supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi to jail terms ranging from five to 88 years for rioting.
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Saudi reports five more Mers deaths

Saturday, April 26th 2014, 21:38
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Five new deaths from the Mers coronavirus have been announced in Saudi Arabia, bringing the death toll to 92, as Egypt registers its first case.
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Bomb 'kills senior Egypt policeman'

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 12:48
related places: Cairo

A senior Egyptian police officer has been killed by a bomb blast in the capital, Cairo, officials say.
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Al-Jazeera trial sees video evidence

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 16:23

A court in Egypt is shown video and audio evidence in the trial of three al-Jazeera journalists accused of terrorism-related offences.
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Egypt's Sisi to face sole poll rival

Sunday, April 20th 2014, 22:18

Left-winger Hamdeen Sabahi will be the only challenger to ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in Egypt's presidential election, as registration ends.
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Egypt left-winger to challenge Sisi

Saturday, April 19th 2014, 14:22

Egyptian left-winger Hamdeen Sabahi submits his official bid to run for president, the only challenger so far to ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
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VIDEO: Cleaning up Cairo's waste system

Monday, April 14th 2014, 11:19
related places: Cairo

The Egyptian government is turning to its traditional rubbish collectors - the Zabaleen - to revolutionise Cario's waste disposal industry.
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Egypt gives Gaza the cold shoulder

Saturday, April 12th 2014, 10:17

Gazans suffering effects of Egypt's drive against Muslim Brotherhood
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VIDEO: Al-Jazeera trial dismissed as 'joke'

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 20:27

Three Al-Jazeera journalists have denounced as a "joke" the latest hearing in their trial on terrorism charges in Egypt.
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Al-Jazeera trial dismissed as 'joke'

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 14:53

Three al-Jazeera journalists dismiss as a "joke" the latest hearing in their trial on terrorism charges in Egypt, as video is produced as evidence.
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Egypt jails four men for gay acts

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 7:10

A court in Egypt sentences four men to up to eight years in prison for committing homosexual acts, drawing condemnation and concern over personal freedoms.
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Fresh push to free Egypt reporters

Monday, April 7th 2014, 15:52

Media organisations are renewing a call for the release of three al-Jazeera journalists who have been held for 100 days since being arrested in Egypt.
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Egypt activists' jail terms upheld

Monday, April 7th 2014, 11:23
related places: Cairo

A judge in Cairo has upheld jail terms imposed on three activists who were prominent in the 2011 uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.
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Tribal clashes kill 23 in Egypt

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 15:09
related places: Aswan

At least 23 people are killed in tribal clashes between Arab and Nubian families in Aswan in southern Egypt.
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Police chief dies in Cairo bombings

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 21:03
related places: Cairo

Several bombs near Cairo university kill a police brigadier-general and wound five people, in an attack claimed by the militant group Ajnad Misr.
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Al-Jazeera charges 'preposterous'

Monday, March 31st 2014, 16:01

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste says charges of reporters aiding Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood are "preposterous" in a new trial hearing.
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VIDEO: 'Dramatic moments' at Al-Jazeera trial

Monday, March 31st 2014, 15:52

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste, currently on trial in Egypt, has called claims that he aided the banned Muslim Brotherhood "preposterous".
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VIDEO: 'Beatings and abuse' in Egypt custody

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 0:36

Brutal beatings, electric shocks and sexual abuse are taking place in detention in Egypt, according to testimonies gathered by the BBC.
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Egypt detainees allege torture

Friday, March 28th 2014, 22:51

Egyptian security forces torture and abuse detainees as young as 15, according to victim testimony gathered by the BBC.
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New Egyptian military chief sworn in

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 16:56

Egypt's new military chief and defence minister is sworn in, a day after Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi stands down to run for the presidency.
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Egypt army head runs for presidency

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 1:50

Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi announces he is resigning as Egypt's military chief in order to stand for the presidency.
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VIDEO: Egypt's Sisi to contest presidency

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 20:53

Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has announced that he has resigned as Egypt's military chief in order to stand for the presidency.
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Abdul Fattah al-Sisi: New face of Egypt's old guard

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 20:24

The rise of Egypt's mysterious Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi
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UN condemns Egypt death sentences

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 22:35

The UN condemns an Egyptian court's decision to sentence to death 528 supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, as another 683 go on trial.
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Egypt court sentences 528 to death

Monday, March 24th 2014, 21:17

A court in Egypt sentences to death 528 supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi on charges including murder.
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Egyptian priest digitally unwrapped

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 23:45
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Sweden digitally unwraps an Egyptian priest
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Egyptian officers killed in gunfight

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 14:17
related places: Cairo

Two Egyptian army officers and five jihadist militants have been killed in a gunfight that erupted during a raid north of Cairo, officials say.
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Egypt police convicted over deaths

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 16:01

A court in Egypt convicts four policemen of the manslaughter of 37 Islamist detainees who died when tear gas was fired into a transport vehicle.
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Ancient Egyptian had earliest cancer

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 12:25

Researchers discover the earliest confirmed case of cancer in a 25 year old man who lived in ancient Egyptian times.
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Six soldiers shot dead in Cairo

Saturday, March 15th 2014, 11:47
related places: Cairo, Shubra

Six Egyptian soldiers are shot dead at a checkpoint in the Cairo suburb of Shubra al-Khaymah, state media report.
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Soldier killed in Cairo bus attack

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 10:57
related places: Cairo

An Egyptian soldier has been shot dead by gunmen who attacked an army bus in eastern Cairo, the military says.
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VIDEO: Egypt 'needs more women in politics'

Saturday, March 8th 2014, 10:04
related places: Cairo

A new effort is now under way in Egypt to engage more women in political life. Sally Nabil reports from Cairo.
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Player suspended for 'Sisi' sign

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 18:12

Egypt's FA suspends Salah Amin after accusing him of gesturing in support of the country's military chief.
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Al-Jazeera trial resumes in Egypt

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 17:55

The high-profile trial of al-Jazeera journalists accused of joining or aiding a terrorist organisation - the Muslim Brotherhood - resumes in Egypt.
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Sisi hints at Egypt presidential bid

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 12:59

Egypt's armed forces chief, Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, says he cannot ignore calls by the majority for him to run for president.
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Egyptian court ruling bans Hamas

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 11:32

A court in Egypt bans all activities by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas and orders the seizure of its offices and assets.
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Egypt torture death police jailed

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 13:40

A court in Egypt jails two policemen to 10 years for beating and torturing to death Khaled Said, whose killing helped fuel the 2011 revolution.
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The unpredictability of revolution

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 0:33
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Egypt back where it started - as Ukraine sets out down the road
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VIDEO: Protests for caged al-Jazeera staff

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 23:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Protests have been held in London and around the world in support of journalists from the al-Jazeera network who have been detained in Egypt since December.
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Solidarity day for Egypt journalists

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 17:45

People in cities across the world stage protests in support of journalists from the al-Jazeera network who are being detained in Egypt.
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Egypt court sentences 26 to death

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 12:24

An Egyptian court sentences 26 people to death for founding a "terror group" with the aim of attacking ships using the Suez Canal.
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Egyptian public sceptical about military’s HIV ‘breakthrough’

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 18:02

Egyptians doubt that a new device can detect or cure HIV
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Egypt minister to form new cabinet

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 14:56

Egypt's president asks outgoing housing minister Ibrahim Mahlab to form a new government, after the surprise resignation of the interim cabinet.
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Seven Egyptians found dead in Libya

Monday, February 24th 2014, 22:16
related countries: Libya Libya

The bodies of seven Egyptian Christians have been found on a beach near the Libyan city of Benghazi, officials say.
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Egypt cabinet resigns unexpectedly

Monday, February 24th 2014, 13:58

Egypt's military-backed interim government has resigned, Prime Minister Hazem Beblawi announces on state television.
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Morsi 'leaked secrets to Iran'

Sunday, February 23rd 2014, 15:02
related countries: Iran Iran

Egyptian prosecutors have accused ousted President Mohammed Morsi of leaking state secrets to Iran's Revolutionary Guards.
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VIDEO: Warning over Egypt tour bus attack

Friday, February 21st 2014, 6:37

In Egypt, tourists are being advised to avoid the region of South Sinai - apart from the Sharm el-Sheikh resort - following an attack on a tourist bus.
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