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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

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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Container ships 'avoiding' Egypt

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 18:44

The unrest in Egypt leads to some container ships being re-routed as vessels look to bypass Egyptian ports.
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UK to send charter plane to Egypt

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 18:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Foreign Office is sending a charter aircraft to Egypt to provide additional capacity for Britons who may want to leave the country.
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On a march with Alexandria protesters

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 18:43
related places: Cairo

Protests in Egypt have not just focused on the capital Cairo.
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Kerry urges Mubarak to step aside

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 18:20
related countries: United States United States

Leading US Democratic senator John Kerry calls on Egypt's president to "step aside gracefully" and pledge not to run in this year's election.
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Pyramids deserted in Egypt unrest

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 16:09
related places: Cairo

Egypt's famous pyramids have been closed as mass demonstrations continue in Cairo.
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John Simpson in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 15:30
related places: Cairo

Thousands have gathered in the centre of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, amid calls by protest leaders for a million people to rally in support of demands for the removal of President Hosni Mubarak.
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US orders Egypt staff evacuation

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 14:27
related countries: United States United States

The US government orders all non-emergency personnel to evacuate Egypt amid continuing political unrest there.
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Actor Omar Sharif on Egypt crisis

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 9:39

Egyptian actor Omar Sharif discusses the crisis in his homeland of Egypt.
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Cause for concern

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 2:46

Egyptian-Americans anxious as turmoil strikes home
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Egypt army rules out using force

Monday, January 31st 2011, 22:45
related places: Cairo

Egypt's army vows it will not use force against demonstrators, as the government says it is preparing to open talks with the opposition.
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Brent crude oil price hits $100

Monday, January 31st 2011, 22:23

Brent crude oil hits $100 a barrel for the first time since 2008 on concerns about the political unrest in Egypt.
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Wary markets watch Egypt unrest

Monday, January 31st 2011, 22:16

Uncertainty caused by the unrest in Egypt knocks stock markets, particularly shares in travel firms, and boosts the price of oil.
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Egypt needs 'orderly transition'

Monday, January 31st 2011, 20:58

The EU calls for an "orderly transition" to a broad-based government in Egypt, in response to protests against President Mubarak.
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MPs told of Britons' Egypt exodus

Monday, January 31st 2011, 20:56

The majority of Britons who wanted to leave Egypt amid widespread protests have managed to depart, Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt tells MPs.
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Beleaguered Mubarak in reshuffle

Monday, January 31st 2011, 18:33
related places: Cairo

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak removes his widely despised interior minister in a cabinet reshuffle, as thousands protest again in Cairo.
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Canada and US in Egypt evacuation

Monday, January 31st 2011, 18:17
related countries: Canada Canada, Turkey Turkey, United States United States

The Canadian and US governments begin evacuating citizens from Egypt on chartered flights to Europe and Turkey, as protests continue.
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Move to help S Asians in Egypt

Monday, January 31st 2011, 16:35

Efforts are being made to bring hundreds of Indians and Pakistanis stranded in Egypt back home, officials tell the BBC.
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'Today Egypt will be free or we die here'

Monday, January 31st 2011, 14:04
related places: Cairo

Tens of thousands of people have gathered in central Cairo for a seventh day of protest, but President Mubarak is showing no sign of stepping down.
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Egypt protesters step up pressure

Monday, January 31st 2011, 13:57
related places: Cairo

Tens of thousands gather in central Cairo for a seventh day of protest against President Hosni Mubarak, calling for a general strike.
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Egypt eyewitness on 'vigilante' action

Monday, January 31st 2011, 11:48

Tens of thousands of people have gathered across Egypt for a seventh day of protest, with residents setting up vigilante groups to protect the community.
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Relieved Britons back from Cairo

Monday, January 31st 2011, 4:03
related places: Cairo

Britons arriving back from Cairo speak of their "frightening" experiences and relief to be home from the protest-hit Egyptian capital.
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ElBaradei joins Cairo protesters

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 23:10
related places: Cairo

Leading opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei addresses thousands of protesters defying a curfew to demand President Mubarak steps down.
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UK officials extend Egypt warning

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 22:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cairo

British nationals "without a pressing need" to be in Cairo should leave if it is safe for them to do so, the Foreign Office says.
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Sudan protests 'echo Egypt unrest'

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 21:44
related countries: Sudan Sudan, Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Bashir, Khartoum

There have been protests in Khartoum, with some people calling for President Omar al-Bashir to step down in what appears to be an echo of recent events in Tunisia and Egypt.
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Can Mubarak cling to power in Egypt?

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 18:21

Anti-government protests have continued for a sixth day in Egypt, as international concern grows over the situation in the country,
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Tension rises in Egypt's capital

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 17:19
related places: Cairo

Tension mounts in the Egyptian capital Cairo as the military stages a show of strength during a sixth day of protests against President Mubarak.
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ElBaradei: It is total chaos

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 15:57

Pro-democracy activist Mohamed ElBaradei described the situation of ongoing protests in Egypt as "total chaos", saying that President Mubarak must stand down immediately.
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Clinton urges orderly transition

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 15:07
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls for an "orderly transition" to democracy in Egypt, but warns there is a long way to go in the process.
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Clinton: 'We want restraint and reform'

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 15:06
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called for military restraint and democratic reform in Egypt, following days of anti-government protests.
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On the ground with Egypt protesters

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 14:05
related places: Cairo

BBC correspondent Lyse Doucet gets caught up in protests on Cairo's Tahrir Square, the focal point of the demonstrations in the city.
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Protesters dominate central Cairo

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 13:53
related places: Cairo

Anti-government protesters take over the centre of the Egyptian capital Cairo, as armed citizens' groups form to counter widespread looting.
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PM's 'grave concern' over Egypt

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 10:05

David Cameron joins his French and German counterparts to express "deep concern" over violence in Egypt. as Britons are advised to avoid some cities.
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World pressure on Mubarak grows

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 10:02

World leaders call on Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak to avoid violence and enact reforms as protests continue into a sixth day.
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Egypt unrest sparks global concern

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 23:03

Global leaders have called for restraint on both sides as anti-government protests in Egypt continued into a sixth day.
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Army guards Egypt's treasures

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 22:52

Anti-government protests in Egypt are continuing into a sixth day, with at least 100 people reported to have been killed in the last two days.
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Embattled Mubarak appoints deputy

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 21:18

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak names his intelligence chief as his first ever vice-president as he struggles to regain control of the country.
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Britons warned over Egypt travel

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 18:22

The UK Foreign Office advises Britons against all but essential travel to several cities in Egypt amid ongoing anti-government protests.
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