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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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Egyptians riot over police trials

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 18:16
related places: Suez

Riots erupt in the Egyptian city of Suez, after a court upholds the release on bail of policemen accused of killing 17 people during the revolution.
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Egypt ministers found not guilty

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 19:25

An Egyptian court makes the first not-guilty ruling in cases against three ministers from the toppled regime of Hosni Mubarak, facing charges of squandering public funds.
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E. coli prompts Egyptian seed ban

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 18:10
related countries: France France, Germany Germany
related places: Eu

The EU bans the import of some Egyptian seeds and beans after fenugreek is linked to killer E. coli outbreaks in Germany and France.
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Cairo clashes after police freed

Monday, July 4th 2011, 23:35
related places: Cairo

There are clashes at a Cairo courthouse after a judge bails seven police officers accused of killing protesters in Egypt's uprising.
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Explosion hits Egypt gas pipeline

Monday, July 4th 2011, 1:04
related countries: Israel Israel, Jordan Jordan

A pipeline carrying gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan has been hit by an explosion, officials say.
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E. coli outbreaks linked to Egypt

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 14:51
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

E. coli outbreaks in Germany and France could have come from seeds sourced in Egypt, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control says.
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US 'in contact with Brotherhood'

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 14:33
related countries: United States United States

Washington has had "limited contacts" with Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says.
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Egypt probes Tahrir Square clash

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 15:14
related places: Cairo

Egyptian officials order a probe into overnight clashes between police and protesters that injured hundreds of people in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
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Clashes in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 3:57
related places: Cairo

Egyptian police clash with hundreds of anti-government protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, leaving several people injured.
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Egypt anger at Mickey Mouse tweet

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 12:40

Egyptian conservatives are angered as Christian billionaire Naguib Sawiris tweets images of Mickey and Minnie Mouse in Islamic dress.
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Paradise lost

Monday, June 27th 2011, 11:22

Land deal at Egypt beauty spot raises fears of corruption
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Egypt sentences ex-trade minister

Saturday, June 25th 2011, 13:56

A court in Egypt sentences former Trade Minister Rachid Mohamed Rachid to five years in prison in absentia for embezzling public funds.
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Egypt abandons plans for IMF loan

Saturday, June 25th 2011, 11:43

Egypt drops plans for loans from the IMF and World Bank, after the deficit forecast was revised down - and against a backdrop of public distrust.
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VIDEO: Could this lake be Egypt's next resort?

Saturday, June 25th 2011, 8:25

Environmentalists in Egypt are calling for the country's new rulers to cancel a major tourist development in an area famous for its natural beauty, history, geology and fossils.
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'Near miss' on JFK airport runway

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 15:51

A Lufthansa jet aborts a take off from New York's JFK airport after an Egyptian plane on the ground strays too close to the runway.
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Spy or scapegoat?

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 11:11

The strange case of the 27-year-old 'Mossad spy' arrested in Egypt
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Mubarak 'has got stomach cancer'

Monday, June 20th 2011, 16:21

Ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak - who is to face trial over the death of protesters - is suffering from stomach cancer, his defence lawyer says.
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Fighting for rights

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 6:16

Egypt's women fear being sidelined in new order
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Spain sets huge bail for Egyptian

Friday, June 17th 2011, 23:43

Spain's National Court sets a record bail figure following the detention of a close associate of the former Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak.
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Egypt 'spy' is US student: Israel

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 12:12
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The Israeli foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, says a suspected Mossad spy detained in Egypt is actually a dual US-Israeli student.
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Israel dismisses Egypt spy claims

Monday, June 13th 2011, 10:28
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

Israeli officials dismiss Egyptian reports that a suspected Mossad spy has been arrested in Cairo.
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VIDEO: Egypt embraces freedom of speech

Sunday, June 12th 2011, 7:46

Entrepreneurs explore the possibilities presented by Egypt's new freedom of speech.
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Elmohamady seals Sunderland move

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 10:08
related places: Cairo

Sunderland complete the permanent signing of Egypt midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady from Cairo-based club ENPPI.
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Shehata steps down as Egypt coach

Monday, June 6th 2011, 14:59

The Egyptian FA accepts the resignation of three-time Nations Cup-winning coach Hassan Shehata.
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IMF agrees finance deal for Egypt

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 14:25

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) agrees a $3bn (£1.8bn) loan deal with the interim government in Egypt.
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Egypt jails ex-minister for graft

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 12:38

Egypt former Finance Minister Youssef Boutros Ghali is given a 30-year jail sentence over corruption charges.
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Egypt 'virginity tests' decried

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 15:49

Activists demand the authorities in Egypt prosecute anyone responsible for subjecting protesters to alleged virginity tests earlier this year.
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Trial date set for Mubarak family

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 14:47

A court in Egypt sets a date for the trial of former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons, Alaa and Gamal, over the killing of protesters during the country's uprising earlier this year.
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Bedouin solution

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 8:01

Will alienated tribesmen take up arms against Egypt?
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VIDEO: Workers seek higher wages in Egypt

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 15:34

Egypt has experienced a surge of industrial unrest since the uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak in February, as workers exploit new freedoms to push for better pay and conditions.
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Egypt deports Iran 'spy' diplomat

Monday, May 30th 2011, 15:53
related countries: Iran Iran

Egypt deports Iranian diplomat, Qassem Hosseini, who was arrested on suspicion of spying, state news agency Mena says.
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Mubarak dilemma

Monday, May 30th 2011, 12:09

Egypt divided over treatment of ex-president
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Mubarak fined for internet block

Saturday, May 28th 2011, 12:40

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is fined $34m (£20m) for cutting off internet and telephone services during the uprising that ousted him.
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Egypt eases Gaza border blockade

Saturday, May 28th 2011, 9:44
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Egypt relaxes Gaza border restrictions, allowing many Palestinians to cross for the first time since ousted President Hosni Mubarak shut the crossing.
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VIDEO: Deauville G8 talks focus on aid

Friday, May 27th 2011, 5:42
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain has confirmed it will contribute to the G8 aid package for Egypt and Tunisia.
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Lost Egyptian pyramids spotted from space

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 23:32

Seventeen lost pyramids are among buildings identified from new infra-red images in a satellite survey of Egypt.
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Mubarak conundrum

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 19:31

Trying ex-president forms part of a tussle for power in Egypt
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World Bank: $6bn for North Africa

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 16:19
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

The World Bank pledges $6bn in loans for Egypt and Tunisia as the international community rallies to finance the Arab Spring.
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Mubarak to be tried over deaths

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 14:51

Egypt's ousted President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons are to be tried over the killing of anti-government protesters, judicial officials say.
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VIDEO: Egypt counts the cost of revolution

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 6:03

Egypt's revolution sparked celebrations on the streets but it has had a disastrous impact on the nation's economy.
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New tape 'by Bin Laden' released

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 8:14
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Al-Qaeda releases a message it says was made by Osama Bin Laden shortly before his death.
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Amnesty urges Egypt unrest probe

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 1:29

Egypt still has more work to do to give justice to those killed during the rallies that ousted President Hosni Mubarak, Amnesty International says.
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Egypt-style rally grows in Spain

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 9:56
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

A protest rally turns an iconic Madrid square into a campsite, echoing the pro-democracy rallies that transformed Egypt.
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Egyptian princess 'first known coronary victim'

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 15:58

An Egyptian princess who was alive 3,500 years ago is now thought to be the first known person to have had heart disease, say researchers.
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