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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 opposition wary after talks

Monday, February 7th 2011, 0:21

Egypt's opposition - including the banned Muslim Brotherhood - says government offers on ending the political crisis do not go far enough.
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ElBaradei: 'Regime lost legitimacy'

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 17:37

Leading Egyptian opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei has called for a clear and independent transitional process for President Mubarak to step-down.
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Egypt: 'Our treasures are safe'

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 13:40

Egypt's newly appointed Minister for Antiquities Dr Zahi Howass says the country's ancient artefacts are safe, despite reports of looting.
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Egypt holds talks with opposition

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 12:11

Egypt's government holds landmark talks with members of the opposition, following days of protests calling for President Mubarak to resign.
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Egypt's banks reopen after a week

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 11:24

Some banks in Egypt reopen on Sunday after a week of closure in the wake of continued street protests.
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US disowns Egypt envoy comments

Saturday, February 5th 2011, 23:19
related countries: United States United States

Washington distances itself from remarks by a US envoy sent to Egypt, who said President Mubarak should oversee a power transition.
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The front line of Egypt's protests

Saturday, February 5th 2011, 17:56

Protesters are still out on the streets as reports from Egypt say the leadership of the ruling National Democratic Party have resigned - but is the opposition losing momentum?
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Shake-up in Egyptian ruling party

Saturday, February 5th 2011, 17:52

Egypt's ruling party leadership resigns en masse and President Mubarak's son Gamal is replaced, in another apparent concession to protesters.
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'Some protesters simply curious'

Saturday, February 5th 2011, 16:56

Anti-government protests continue in Egypt, with more people coming down to Tahrir Square 'out of curiosity' according to one protester, Ali Abdel Kader.
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Mubarak moves to restart economy

Saturday, February 5th 2011, 15:41

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak holds talks with key ministers on reviving the economy as protesters keep up pressure from Tahrir Square.
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Obama raises pressure on Mubarak

Saturday, February 5th 2011, 7:55
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama urges Egypt's Hosni Mubarak to make "the right decision" after days of protests against his 30-year rule.
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Egypt's shockwaves across Mid East

Friday, February 4th 2011, 23:18
related countries: Israel Israel

The upheaval in Egypt has had repercussions across the entire Middle East, and created concern in Israel about the stability of the region.
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Who will run Egypt after Mubarak?

Friday, February 4th 2011, 23:04
related places: Cairo

As the stand-off continues in Cairo, the diplomatic pressure on President Mubarak shows no sign of letting up.
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'Day of departure' rally in Cairo

Friday, February 4th 2011, 20:59
related places: Cairo

Tens of thousands attend a rally in Cairo to reinforce their demand for Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to step down immediately.
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Egypt turmoil: Where to go from here?

Friday, February 4th 2011, 18:41
related countries: United States United States

The US has called for a peaceful transition of power in Egypt, but it may be the military that has the final say.
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'Secret policeman' grabbed in Alexandria

Friday, February 4th 2011, 18:27
related places: Alexandria

The BBC's Wyre Davies has witnessed a 'secret policeman' being targeted amid protests in Egypt's second city, Alexandria
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PM urges orderly Egypt transition

Friday, February 4th 2011, 13:12

The regime in Egypt must take steps to show there is a "clear, credible, transparent path toward transition", Prime Minister David Cameron warns.
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Egypt woes 'costing $310m a day'

Friday, February 4th 2011, 12:59

Egypt's uprising is costing the country at least $310m a day as factories close and tourists avoid the country, Credit Agricole says.
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ElBaradei: 'Leave in dignity'

Friday, February 4th 2011, 12:45
related places: Cairo

As thousands of protesters gather again in Cairo's Tahrir Square for a "day of departure" rally, leading Egyptian opposition politician Mohamed ElBaradei tells the BBC World Service what they hope to achieve.
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EU leaders meet on energy drive

Friday, February 4th 2011, 12:15

The EU holds a summit on energy and innovation as Europe faces a trillion-euro infrastructure bill over the next decade.
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Bread or the ballot?

Friday, February 4th 2011, 11:14
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Will street protests spread across Africa from Egypt and Tunisia?
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PM calls for orderly transition in Egypt

Friday, February 4th 2011, 9:59

David Cameron gives a sharp warning to the Egyptian government saying the regime should stop 'state-sponsored violence'.
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Britons tell of terror in Egypt

Friday, February 4th 2011, 1:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cairo

Britons fleeing the political turmoil in Egypt describe scenes of terror on the streets of Cairo on their return to the UK.
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Prayers and clashes in Tahrir Square

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 23:30
related places: Cairo

On the 10th day of turmoil in Egypt anti-government protesters fought back against supporters of President Hosni Mubarak, pushing them out of some streets in central Cairo which they controlled.
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Top Egyptian TV journalist quits

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 22:47

One aspect of the crisis in Egypt has been the difficulties faced by journalists in reporting events, as Shaheera Amin explains after leaving her job at Nile TV to join the protesters.
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Online activism returns in Egypt

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 22:25

Egyptian authorities have partially reopened access to the internet. Now the battle on the streets is making its way onto the internet.
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Mubarak 'fears chaos if he quits'

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 22:17

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says he would like to resign immediately but fears the country would descend into chaos if he did so.
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Britons on Cairo charter flight

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 22:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cairo, London

The foreign secretary says the violence in Egypt is "reprehensible" as 161 people arrive back in the UK on the first Foreign Office-chartered flight to London.
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Mubarak's deputy urges patience

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 19:37
related places: Cairo

Egypt's new Vice-President, Omar Suleiman, appeals for time to implement political reforms as clashes continue in central Cairo.
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Secret film of Egypt reporting difficulties

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 19:25
related places: Cairo

Opponents of Egypt's President Mubarak go on the offensive, pushing counter-demonstrators out of side streets in central Cairo.
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Anti-Mubarak protesters hit back

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 17:28
related places: Cairo

Opponents of Egypt's President Mubarak go on the offensive, pushing counter-demonstrators out of side streets in central Cairo.
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Egypt 'hijacked Vodafone network'

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 14:15

Mobile phone firm Vodafone accuses the Egyptian authorities of using its network to send pro-government text messages.
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Egypt PM apologises for violence

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 12:46
related places: Cairo

Egypt's prime minister apologises for clashes between protesters in central Cairo that have left five people dead.
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Deaths in renewed Cairo violence

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 11:36
related places: Cairo

Egypt's prime minister has apologised for the fighting between pro- and anti-government demonstrators in Cairo's Tahrir Square, which killed five people and wounded several hundred.
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Unrest could cost Tui Travel £30m

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 7:56
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Travel group Tui says the cost of cancelling holidays to Tunisia and Egypt because of the unrest could cost it up to £30m.
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Deaths in renewed Cairo violence

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 7:03
related places: Cairo

Gunfire was heard as rival groups of stone-throwing demonstrators fought pitched battles in Tahrir Square.
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Deadly clashes rock Egypt capital

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 22:08

Three people are killed and hundreds wounded in the Egyptian capital, as supporters and opponents of President Hosni Mubarak fight pitched battles.
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Protester: Mubarak leaving would be 'fatal'

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 20:06
related places: Cairo

George Alagiah has spent the day away from Cairo's main square gauging reaction on the streets.
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US 'concerned' at Egypt violence

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 19:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

The United States says it "deplores and condemns" the violence in Egypt and repeats its call for restraint amid violent clashes in Cairo.
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Britons opt for Egypt departure

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 18:48
related places: Cairo

More than 200 people want a seat on a Foreign Office-chartered flight from Cairo to London, the government says.
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Passion gives way to bloodshed in Cairo

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 18:35
related places: Cairo

The protests in Egypt have erupted into uncontrolled violence as pro and anti government demonstrators have been attacking each other in Cairo's main square.
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Moody's downgrades Egyptian banks

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 15:53

Moody's cuts its ratings on five Egyptian banks and warns that more downgrades may follow.
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Mubarak exit date divides Egypt

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 15:25

President Mubarak's announcement that he will stay in office until September has divided Egyptians, with violent clashes between supporters of President Mubarak and protesters demanding his immediate resignation.
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Egypt army urges end to protests

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 11:56

Egypt's army calls for protesters to return to their homes and allow the country to return to normal after nine days of huge anti-government protests.
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Mubarak under pressure to go now

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 10:22

Pressure remains on Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to quit immediately after a speech in which he said he would not stand for re-election.
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Obama urges change in Egypt 'now'

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 1:29
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama says an orderly transition of power "must begin now" in Egypt and lead to free and fair elections, after days of unrest.
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Mubarak vows to quit after polls

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 1:05

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says he will not stand for re-election in September, as US President Obama calls for the transition to "begin now".
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Mass protest fills central Cairo

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 20:39
related places: Alexandria, Cairo

Egyptian protesters hold a massive rally in the capital, Cairo, as President Hosni Mubarak prepares to make a TV statement.
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Reporter meets Tahrir Square protesters

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 19:41
related places: Cairo

George Alagiah meets protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square holding protests to try to force President Hosni Mubarak from power.
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People power on the streets of Cairo

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 18:59
related places: Cairo

President Hosni Mubarak has announced he will stand down at the country's next election in September - following another day of massive protest across Egypt.
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