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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

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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Army on alert amid Suez unrest

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 18:11
related places: Suez

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Egypt on a fifth day of protests,
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Embattled Mubarak appoints deputy

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 17:18

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak has named intelligence chief Omar Suleiman as his first ever vice-president as he struggles to regain control of the country.
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Egyptian protesters defy curfew

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 15:54

Tens of thousands of demonstrators defy a curfew and remain on the streets, despite a warning from the army that they will face danger.
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Egypt president dismisses cabinet

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 7:30

Egypt's President Mubarak defends the role of the security forces in suppressing protests which have left 26 dead, as he dismisses his government but refuses to stand down.
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Protesters defy curfew in Egypt

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 2:31

Protesters have defied an overnight curfew brought in to try to stamp out unrest in Egypt - where dozens have been killed.
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Obama responds to Egypt's unrest

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 2:09

Barack Obama has urged President Mubarak to deliver on his promise of reforms after the Egyptian leader defended the role of the security forces in suppressing protests which have left dozens dead.
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'Bomb' alert on UK-Egypt flight

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 1:47
related countries: Greece Greece, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A plane travelling from the UK to Egypt is diverted to Greece after a note containing the word "bomb" was apparently found on board.
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Egypt curfew as army on streets

Friday, January 28th 2011, 21:32
related places: Cairo, Suez

Egypt extends its curfew to all cities as anti-government demonstrators in Cairo besiege key buildings, including the foreign ministry and the state broadcaster.
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Egypt protesters defy curfew

Friday, January 28th 2011, 20:58
related places: Cairo

Anti-government demonstrators in Cairo besiege key buildings, including the foreign ministry and the state broadcaster.
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Tens of thousands in Egypt clashes

Friday, January 28th 2011, 18:13
related places: Cairo

Egyptian police clash with thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak in the capital, Cairo, amid reports of mass internet disruption and arrests of opposition figures
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