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Crucial Tantawi testimony delayed

Sunday, September 11th 2011, 13:46

The appearance of Egypt's military ruler Field Marshal Tantawi at the Mubarak trial is adjourned because he is too busy with security issues.
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Netanyahu says Egypt peace stands

Saturday, September 10th 2011, 20:35
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will stick to its peace treaty with Egypt despite the attack on its embassy in Cairo.
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Egypt vows to protect embassies

Saturday, September 10th 2011, 16:19
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

Egypt vows to protect all embassies in the country, hours after protesters storm the Israeli mission, prompting the evacuation of diplomats.
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Cairo clashes after embassy attack

Saturday, September 10th 2011, 7:22
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

Egyptian activists break into the Israeli embassy building in Cairo, prompting violent clashes between protesters and security forces.
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VIDEO: Israeli flag ripped from embassy in Egypt

Saturday, September 10th 2011, 3:57
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

At least three people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured during violent clashes in Cairo as protesters attacked the Israeli embassy.
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VIDEO: Egypt protests over pace of change

Friday, September 9th 2011, 20:32
related places: Cairo

In Egypt thousands of protesters have again gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square calling for the country's military rulers to keep their promises of reform.
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Growing pains

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 8:29

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood faces divisions and challenges
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Egypt's military ruler to testify

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 16:41
related places: Cairo

The judge in the trial of Hosni Mubarak summons Egypt's military ruler to testify on the ousted leader's role in putting down protests against his rule.
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Scuffles as Mubarak trial resumes

Monday, September 5th 2011, 14:49
related places: Cairo

Scuffles break out outside the Cairo courthouse where the trial of Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak resumed on Monday.
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VIDEO: Scuffles as Mubarak trial resumes

Monday, September 5th 2011, 12:41
related places: Cairo

Scuffles have broken out as the trial of former President Hosni Mubarak resumes in Egypt's capital Cairo.
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VIDEO: Egypt's Sufism shrine donations row

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 6:58

Sufism followers spend millions of dollars in donations on Egypt's registered shrines every year, but money is also spent on unregistered shrines.
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Orascom head appeals conviction

Monday, August 29th 2011, 15:38

Samih Sawiris, the chairman of one of Egypt's best-known companies, appeals against his conviction and two-year prison term.
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New Egyptian rally against Israel

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 3:45
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

Thousands of Egyptians rally outside the Israeli embassy in Cairo for a second day over the deaths of five Egyptian policemen earlier this week.
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Israel 'regrets' deaths in Egypt

Saturday, August 20th 2011, 22:46
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

The Israeli defence minister says he regrets the deaths of Egyptian policemen on the Gaza border as Cairo considers recalling its ambassador.
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Deadly attacks in southern Israel

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 15:38
related countries: Israel Israel

At least six people are reported to have been killed in a series of attacks in southern Israel, which began with an attack on a bus near the border with Egypt.
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Turning the page

Monday, August 15th 2011, 22:23

Will Hosni Mubarak's trial help to reconcile Egypt?
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VIDEO: Clashes as Mubarak trial taken off TV

Monday, August 15th 2011, 22:06

The judge in the trial of Egypt's deposed President Hosni Mubarak has halted live TV coverage
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VIDEO: Scuffles as Mubarak appears in court

Monday, August 15th 2011, 14:24

There have been scuffles outside court as the former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak appeared in the dock for a second time.
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Judge takes Mubarak trial off TV

Monday, August 15th 2011, 13:29
related places: Cairo

The judge in the trial of Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak bans TV cameras from the courtroom and merges the case with that of a former minister.
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Libyan minister 'lands in Egypt'

Monday, August 15th 2011, 11:44
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Cairo

Libya's interior minister arrives in Egypt on an unannounced holiday, officials at Cairo airport say, leading to speculation of a possible defection.
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VIDEO: Mubarak trial to resume in Cairo

Monday, August 15th 2011, 0:45
related places: Cairo

The trial of Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak is expected to resume before a Cairo court on Monday.
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Egypt blogger 'defamed' military

Sunday, August 14th 2011, 19:23

Leading Egyptian blogger Asmaa Mahfouz is questioned by prosecutors for allegedly defaming the country's military, the official Mena news agency reports.
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Egypt ex-minister back in court

Sunday, August 14th 2011, 13:41
related places: Cairo

The trial of Egyptian ex-Interior Minister Habib al-Adly on charges of killing protesters during the country's uprising resumes then adjourns in Cairo.
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VIDEO: How hard is it to be in opposition?

Monday, August 8th 2011, 15:01
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Opposition activists of Egypt, Belarus and South Africa talk about their struggles.
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Protest singer

Sunday, August 7th 2011, 0:15

The Egyptian student made famous by a revolution
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Gun evidence shown in Egypt trial

Thursday, August 4th 2011, 14:54

The trial of Egypt's ex-interior minister sees guns, ammunition casings and grenades allegedly used in attacks on protesters earlier this year.
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Egypt's Mubarak pleads not guilty

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 16:01
related places: Cairo

Egypt's deposed President Hosni Mubarak denies all the charges against him as he lies on a hospital bed in a courtroom cage on the opening day of his trial.
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VIDEO: Rise and fall of Hosni Mubarak

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 13:22

James Robbins looks back at the career of Egypt's 82-year-old ex-President Hosni Mubarak, who was in power for almost 30 years.
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VIDEO: Clashes as Mubarak trial begins

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 8:49

There have been minor clashes between demonstrators and police outside the building where Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak is to be tried.
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VIDEO: Tight security for Mubarak's trial

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 5:34
related places: Cairo

The trial of Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak, who was forced from office by mass demonstrations in February, is due to start in the capital, Cairo.
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VIDEO: Hosni Mubarak faces trial in Cairo

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 21:50
related places: Cairo

The deposed Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak, is due to go on trial in Cairo over the killing of protesters during February's uprising.
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Mubarak in the dock

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 20:36

Readers in Egypt look forward to seeing former leader on trial
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BBC journalist in Cairo released

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 14:55
related places: Cairo

BBC journalist Shaimaa Khalil is released after being arrested on Monday in Tahrir Square in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, in circumstances that remain unclear.
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Egypt changes Mubarak trial venue

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 1:50
related places: Cairo

Egyptian authorities say the trial of deposed President Hosni Mubarak will be moved from a Cairo convention centre, for security reasons.
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Egypt Islamists lead Cairo rally

Friday, July 29th 2011, 21:40
related places: Cairo

Tens of thousands pack Cairo's Tahrir Square, after Islamists make their first call for nationwide demonstrations since President Mubarak's ousting.
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Mubarak trial 'will be in Cairo'

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 16:04
related places: Cairo

Egypt's deposed President Hosni Mubarak, who is being detained at a hospital Sharm el-Sheikh, will be tried in Cairo next week, state media says.
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Egypt's Mubarak 'refusing food'

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 21:30

Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak is weak, depressed and refusing solid food, say officials at the hospital where he is being held pending trial.
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Minister will join Mubarak trial

Monday, July 25th 2011, 17:24
related places: Cairo

A court in Cairo orders Egypt's former interior minister Habib al-Adly to stand trial next week alongside deposed President Hosni Mubarak.
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Egypt opposition vow to stay put

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 17:26

Opposition supporters in Egypt vow to continue their protests after two days of violent confrontations with the army and men in plain clothes.
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Rising pressure

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 15:56

Slow pace of reform raises suspicions in Egypt
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Fresh clashes at Egypt protests

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 4:17

Egyptian security forces fire tear gas as clashes erupt in Cairo between pro-reform protesters and groups loyal to the ruling military council.
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VIDEO: Egyptian troops clash with protesters

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 2:18
related places: Cairo

Egyptian troops fire in the air to disperse hundreds of demonstrators in Cairo trying to reach the defence ministry, where the ruling military council is based.
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New cabinet amid Egypt protests

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 12:20
related places: Cairo

More than a dozen new Egyptian ministers are sworn in, as protesters camped out in Cairo's Tahrir Square demand more radical reforms.
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Egypt TV shows officials' trials

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 0:15

Egypt begins broadcasting live coverage of officials' corruption trials amid a wave of fresh protests, while PM Essam Sharaf is taken to hospital for low blood pressure.
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Zimbabwe treason charges reduced

Monday, July 18th 2011, 15:14

Six Zimbabwean activists accused of treason for attending a lecture in February about the Egyptian uprising have had their charges downgraded.
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Hosni Mubarak coma claim denied

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 19:55

Hosni Mubarak's lead doctor denies claims that the deposed Egyptian president has suffered a stroke or fallen into a coma.
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Embattled Egypt PM changes team

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 10:19

Egypt's caretaker Prime Minister Essam Sharaf begins a cabinet reshuffle, as protests continue against the government over the slow pace of reform.
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Egypt's foreign minister resigns

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 1:18

Egypt's Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Orabi resigns amid protests about the slow progress of reform since January's uprising.
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VIDEO: Egypt fights for 'proper transition'

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 14:25

Protesters in Egypt are preparing for what they say will be another big demonstration in Tahrir Square on Friday, as the pace of political change remains slow.
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Egypt to sack 700 police officers

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 17:02

Almost 700 senior police officers in Egypt are being removed from their jobs over the killing of protesters during the revolution, officials say.
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Egypt sit-in despite concessions

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 21:39
related places: Cairo

Thousands of Egyptians are protesting in Cairo to demand faster political reform, despite warnings and fresh concessions from Egyptian officials.
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Blast hits Egyptian gas pipeline

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 3:43
related countries: Israel Israel, Jordan Jordan

An Egyptian pipeline carrying gas to Israel and Jordan has been hit by an explosion, the fourth such blast this year.
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VIDEO: All eyes on Egypt's elections

Monday, July 11th 2011, 22:19

Will the Muslim Brotherhood's years of charitable work in Egypt give its party a head start in the upcoming elections?
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Egypt PM suspends accused police

Saturday, July 9th 2011, 21:23

Egypt's prime minister orders the suspension of police accused of killing protesters during the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.
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Thousands rally for Egypt reforms

Friday, July 8th 2011, 13:07
related places: Cairo

Tens of thousands of people rally in Cairo to press Egypt's government to speed up reforms, in one of the biggest protests since the fall of President Mubarak.
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