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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.

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Egypt: news

Egyptians rally in Tahrir Square

Friday, February 25th 2011, 17:17
related places: Cairo

Thousands of Egyptians return to Cairo's Tahrir Square to mark one month since the start of their uprising which toppled President Hosni Mubarak.
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Egypt detains minister, TV boss

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 16:23

Egyptian police detained the former information minister and state broadcasting chief as part of an anti-corruption probe following the ousting of President Hosni Mubarak.
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UK travel advice on Egypt relaxed

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 1:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Foreign Office relaxes its travel advice for British citizens going to Egypt, three weeks after warning against visiting some cities.
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David Cameron meets Egypt leaders

Monday, February 21st 2011, 17:35
related places: Cairo

David Cameron meets Egypt's leaders - after becoming the first world leader to visit the country since President Hosni Mubarak was forced out of office.
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Egypt seeks Mubarak assets freeze

Monday, February 21st 2011, 15:31

Egypt's top prosecutor requests the freezing of the foreign assets of Hosni Mubarak, 10 days after he was forced to stand down amid mass rallies.
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Egypt re-opens museums and sites

Monday, February 21st 2011, 5:42

Egypt re-opens many of its museums and historical sites, which had been closed since the civil uprising started in January.
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AUDIO: The US scholar who inspires uprisings

Sunday, February 20th 2011, 14:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

Many of the protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square say they found inspiration in the writings of 83-year-old US political theorist Gene Sharp.
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Moderate path?

Sunday, February 20th 2011, 11:54

Where is Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood heading?
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VIDEO: Egyptian activist: 'We can kick anyone out'

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 17:00

Egyptians are celebrating their new found freedom. The state news agency is reporting that the country's emergency laws will be cancelled within six months. This was one of the protester's demands. The BBC's Jon Leyne has visited four key activists a
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Military tactics

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 12:22

What role did Egypt's army play in ousting Mubarak?
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VIDEO: Thousands celebrate in Cairo

Friday, February 18th 2011, 23:08
related places: Cairo

Tahrir square in Egypt's capital, Cairo, has been filled with tens of thousands of people.
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Egypt's military bans strikes

Friday, February 18th 2011, 22:49

Egypt's ruling military council says it will not tolerate any more strikes which disrupt the country's economy, as Egyptians celebrate the victory of their revolution.
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Egyptians rally to mark uprising

Friday, February 18th 2011, 18:04

Hundreds of thousands of people in Cairo's Tahrir Square mark one week since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak and to press for political reforms.
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Iran warships 'to use Suez Canal'

Friday, February 18th 2011, 17:52
related countries: Iran Iran, Israel Israel
related places: Suez

The Egyptian authorities have agreed to allow two Iranian warships to transit through the Suez Canal to the Mediterranean Sea, state media report.
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VIDEO: Thousands rally in central Cairo

Friday, February 18th 2011, 15:09
related places: Cairo

Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square to mark one week since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak.
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VIDEO: Turmoil at Egypt's Al-Ahram paper

Friday, February 18th 2011, 9:12

There are calls for change at one of Egypt's oldest newspapers, Al-Ahram, which is owned by the government.
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VIDEO: Elbaradei on Egypt's 'golden opportunity'

Friday, February 18th 2011, 6:12

Opposition leader Mohammed ElBaradei has called the Higher Military Council a "black box", saying no-one really knows who is running the country or what they are planning.
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Egypt arrests three ex-ministers

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 22:49

Egypt's new authorities arrest three former cabinet ministers for corruption including ex-Interior Minister Habib el-Adly.
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Where are they?

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 22:38

Anguish over dozens of vanished Egyptian protesters
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VIDEO: Ancient Egyptian treasures still missing

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 18:55
related places: Cairo

Rare Egyptian statues and artefacts dating back to the pharaohs are still missing after looters broke into Cairo's museum during the political turmoil there
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VIDEO: Still missing after overthrow of Mubarak

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 17:17

Paul Adams reports on the dozens of Egyptians protesters who are still missing
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CBS reporter in Egypt mob assault

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 23:55
related countries: United States United States

Correspondent Lara Logan is recovering after she was beaten and sexually attacked while reporting on Egypt's protests, US network CBS says.
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Obama sees 'right Egypt signals'

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 21:07
related countries: United States United States

President Obama says he sees "the right signals" in Egypt after Hosni Mubarak's downfall, but says Iran should also allow people to express their grievances.
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Double duty

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 17:24

Enormous expectations heaped on Egypt's new rulers
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Egypt army sets reform deadline

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 15:15

Egypt's ruling military council announces that work on reforming the country's constitution is to be completed in 10 days.
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VIDEO: Thousands make voices heard in Iran

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 9:03
related countries: Iran Iran, Tunisia Tunisia

Thousands of demonstrators in Iran are making their voices heard inspired by the recent uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia.
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Bumpy ride ahead

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 5:42

Bowen: Egyptian army faces challenges in post-Mubarak era
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Egyptian protests erupt over pay

Monday, February 14th 2011, 22:44

Fresh protests and strikes erupt in Egypt as demonstrators demand better pay and conditions from the country's new military rulers.
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VIDEO: Voices from Egypt protests over pay

Monday, February 14th 2011, 18:47

Fresh protests and strikes have flared in Egypt as demonstrators demand better pay and conditions from the country's new military rulers.
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Ghanaians refusing Egypt return

Monday, February 14th 2011, 17:59
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghanaian footballers Cofie and Eric Bekoe are denying orders to return to Egyptian club Petrojet because of security concerns.
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VIDEO: Has Egypt changed post Mubarak?

Monday, February 14th 2011, 15:45

Lyse Doucet looks at how Egypt has changed since President Mubarak stepped down.
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VIDEO: Favourite son? Inside Mubarak's home town

Monday, February 14th 2011, 15:19
related places: Alexandria, Cairo

The majority of anti-Mubarak demonstrations were focused in Cairo and Alexandria. But what do people in the rest of Egypt think about the end of his rule?
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Egypt stock market remains closed

Monday, February 14th 2011, 13:21

The Egyptian stock market will remain closed until at least 20 February, after another planned opening is delayed.
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Egypt's protesters leave square

Monday, February 14th 2011, 10:18
related places: Cairo

Egyptian police are removing the final protesters from Cairo's Tahrir Square after the military rulers dissolved parliament.
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Egypt's army dissolves parliament

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 21:16

Egypt's military authorities say they are dissolving the country's parliament and suspending the constitution, two days after taking power.
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VIDEO: Opinions still divided in Egypt

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 19:45

Egypt's ruling military council has said that following the resignation of President Mubarak it will begin drafting a new constitution, but some protesters are still unhappy.
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VIDEO: 'Upbeat mood' in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 17:31
related places: Cairo

There is said to be an "upbeat mood" in Tahrir Square following the news that Egypt's military authorities are dissolving the country's parliament and suspending the constitution.
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Looted treasure

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 16:36
related places: Cairo

Egyptian Museum counts cost of Cairo unrest
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VIDEO: Blair on changing face of Middle East

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 10:57

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has described events in Egypt as a "pivot" that could move the "whole of the Middle East" towards democracy.
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Egypt army tries to clear square

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 10:43
related places: Cairo

There is a stand-off in Cairo's Tahrir Square as protesters who have camped there for 20 days thwart army efforts to clear the area.
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Egypt army vows civilian handover

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 4:56

Egypt's military vows to oversee a transition to civilian rule, as crowds continue to celebrate President Mubarak's resignation.
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VIDEO: Egypt's street clean-up begins

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 22:53

Demonstrators clean-up Egypt's streets in the aftermath of 18 days of protest which led to Hosni Mubarak's resignation.
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Egypt moves to reassure allies

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 21:08
related countries: Israel Israel

Egypt's military vows to respect all international treaties a day after replacing Hosni Mubarak in power, in a move welcomed by Israel.
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Algeria, Yemen protests dispersed

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 20:53
related countries: Algeria Algeria, Yemen Yemen

Anti-government rallies in Algeria and Yemen, inspired by the toppling of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, are broken up by police and government supporters.
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Hundreds at London's Egypt rally

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 17:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Hundreds of people gathered in London's Trafalgar Square to celebrate the uprising in Egypt and to call for an end to other repressive regimes across North Africa and the Middle East.
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VIDEO: Egypt military vows to respect treaties

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 17:03
related countries: Israel Israel

The Egyptian military has vowed to respect all international agreements, including its peace treaty with Israel.
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Egypt revels at Mubarak departure

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 12:38
related places: Cairo

Thousands of people remain in Cairo's central square - some cleaning up - as celebrations continue over the resignation of President Mubarak.
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VIDEO: Egyptians are 'dazed but delighted'

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 12:36

People have been returning to work in Egypt after a night of celebrations to mark President Mubarak's resignation.
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Cell of fear

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 11:54

BBC reporter's terrifying encounter with Egypt's secret police
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VIDEO: What will replace Egypt's regime?

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 11:32

After the resignation of Hosni Mubarak, questions are already being asked over what kind of government Egypt can expect to replace the authoritarian regime.
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Egypt's Mubarak resigns as leader

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 5:12
related places: Cairo

Hosni Mubarak steps down as president of Egypt, after weeks of protests by demonstrators in Cairo and other cities.
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Cameron hails 'Egypt opportunity'

Friday, February 11th 2011, 23:49

Egypt has a "precious moment of opportunity" to move towards "civilian and democratic rule", David Cameron says after Hosni Mubarak resigns.
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