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Israel intercepts weapons ship

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 14:13
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, Israel Israel

The Israeli navy has intercepted an Egypt-bound ship carrying arms intended for militant groups in the Gaza Strip, military officials say.
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Unity under threat

Friday, March 11th 2011, 5:03

Egypt sees fresh sectarian violence after revolutionary highs
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Clashes in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 23:02
related places: Cairo

Hundreds of people armed with knives and machetes clash with pro-democracy activists in the Cairo's Tahrir Square, Egyptian TV reports.
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VIDEO: Protest after deadly clash in Cairo

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 19:33
related places: Cairo

Egyptian Christians protest in Caior after at least 13 people died and 140 were injured in clashes between Muslims and Coptic Christians on Tuesday
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Deadly religious clash in Cairo

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 13:41
related places: Cairo

At least 13 people died and 140 were injured in Tuesday's clashes between Coptic Christians and Muslims in Cairo, Egyptian officials say.
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Freed from fear

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 8:30

Lessons from history on dismantling Egypt's secret police
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Fortress of fear

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 11:20

Egyptian Bastille: Inside secret police's infamous torture base
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Egypt's new cabinet takes office

Monday, March 7th 2011, 19:32
related places: Cairo

Members of Egypt's new cabinet are sworn into office at a ceremony in the captial, Cairo, almost a month after popular protests ousted President Hosni Mubarak.
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'Egypt video' Zimbabweans freed

Monday, March 7th 2011, 17:23

Thirty-eight Zimbabweans arrested last month for discussing an Egypt-style uprising are freed but eight remain in custody, their lawyer says.
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VIDEO: Egypt activists target security services

Monday, March 7th 2011, 15:31

After the fall of Hosni Mubarak, pro-democracy activists in Egypt have focused their attention on the institutions seen as enforcers of the old president
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VIDEO: Egypt protesters call for security papers

Monday, March 7th 2011, 3:11
related places: Cairo

Protesters have stormed ministry and secret police offices in Cairo to obtain documents they say show evidence of repression under former President Hosni Mubarak.
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Attack on Egypt democracy protest

Monday, March 7th 2011, 1:10
related places: Cairo

Knife-wielding men attack Egyptian pro-democracy activists in Cairo for the first time since President Hosni Mubarak resigned, reports say.
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Egyptians raid secret police HQ

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 21:39
related places: Alexandria, Cairo

Protesters march on the headquarters of the country's secret police in Cairo demanding the organisation be dismantled.
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Egypt puts ex-minister on trial

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 15:09
related places: Cairo

Egypt's feared former Interior Minister, Habib el-Adly, denies charges of corruption at the start of his trial in Cairo.
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Egyptian security agency stormed

Friday, March 4th 2011, 23:56

Protesters storm the Alexandria HQ of Egypt's state security agency, with several people injured in clashes with police.
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VIDEO: Tahrir Square crowds greet Egypt's new PM

Friday, March 4th 2011, 21:27
related places: Cairo

Egypt's new Prime Minister, Essam Sharaf, has addressed crowds in Cairo's Tahrir Square
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Egypt PM vows democratic change

Friday, March 4th 2011, 16:32

Egypt's new Prime Minister, Essam Sharaf, pledges to meet the demands for democratic change sought by protesters, and to step down if he fails.
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VIDEO: Egypt's prime minister resigns

Friday, March 4th 2011, 0:04

Egypt's Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq has resigned, the country's ruling military council has announced in a statement.
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Egypt's prime minister steps down

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 11:18

Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq, appointed in the dying days of the Mubarak regime, has resigned, the army announces.
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Clegg urges Libya and Egypt help

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 11:56
related countries: Libya Libya

European countries must "step up to the plate" to help North African countries such as Libya and Egypt achieve political reform, Nick Clegg says.
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Sultan's troubles

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 10:04
related countries: Oman Oman

Could the Gulf state of Oman turn into the 'next Egypt'?
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Aid for Libya

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 1:27
related countries: Libya Libya

Egyptian and Libyan expats send humanitarian assistance
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Morning Business Round-up: Egypt exchange shut

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 12:24

The daily Morning Business Round-up: Middle East events still the story as Egypt again delays share trading until Sunday.
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Egypt stock exchange open delayed

Monday, February 28th 2011, 23:47

The reopening of the Egyptian stock exchange has been delayed, the state-run news agency MENA reports.
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VIDEO: Israel's concerns over Egyptian border

Monday, February 28th 2011, 22:22
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel shares a long border with Egypt, which before the fall of Hosni Mubarak, was considered a safe one
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Egypt issues Mubarak travel ban

Monday, February 28th 2011, 12:28

Egypt's public prosecutor issues a travel ban and freezes the assets of ousted President Hosni Mubarak and his family.
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Libya exodus sparks border crisis

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 19:36
related countries: Libya Libya, Tunisia Tunisia

Libya's western border with Tunisia is being overrun with migrants, many of them from Egypt, fleeing the turmoil in Libya, aid workers say.
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VIDEO: Libya border crisis as thousands flee

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 19:20
related countries: Libya Libya, Tunisia Tunisia

Libya's border with Tunisia is being overrun with migrants, many of them from Egypt, fleeing turmoil in Libya, aid workers say.
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Egypt backs constitution changes

Saturday, February 26th 2011, 22:38

Egypt's army passes a draft of constitutional amendments to be submitted to a national referendum ahead of elections to be held within six months.
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Egyptians rally in Tahrir Square

Friday, February 25th 2011, 17:17
related places: Cairo

Thousands of Egyptians return to Cairo's Tahrir Square to mark one month since the start of their uprising which toppled President Hosni Mubarak.
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Egypt detains minister, TV boss

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 16:23

Egyptian police detained the former information minister and state broadcasting chief as part of an anti-corruption probe following the ousting of President Hosni Mubarak.
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UK travel advice on Egypt relaxed

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 1:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Foreign Office relaxes its travel advice for British citizens going to Egypt, three weeks after warning against visiting some cities.
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David Cameron meets Egypt leaders

Monday, February 21st 2011, 17:35
related places: Cairo

David Cameron meets Egypt's leaders - after becoming the first world leader to visit the country since President Hosni Mubarak was forced out of office.
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Egypt seeks Mubarak assets freeze

Monday, February 21st 2011, 15:31

Egypt's top prosecutor requests the freezing of the foreign assets of Hosni Mubarak, 10 days after he was forced to stand down amid mass rallies.
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Egypt re-opens museums and sites

Monday, February 21st 2011, 5:42

Egypt re-opens many of its museums and historical sites, which had been closed since the civil uprising started in January.
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AUDIO: The US scholar who inspires uprisings

Sunday, February 20th 2011, 14:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

Many of the protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square say they found inspiration in the writings of 83-year-old US political theorist Gene Sharp.
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Moderate path?

Sunday, February 20th 2011, 11:54

Where is Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood heading?
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VIDEO: Egyptian activist: 'We can kick anyone out'

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 17:00

Egyptians are celebrating their new found freedom. The state news agency is reporting that the country's emergency laws will be cancelled within six months. This was one of the protester's demands. The BBC's Jon Leyne has visited four key activists a
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Military tactics

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 12:22

What role did Egypt's army play in ousting Mubarak?
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VIDEO: Thousands celebrate in Cairo

Friday, February 18th 2011, 23:08
related places: Cairo

Tahrir square in Egypt's capital, Cairo, has been filled with tens of thousands of people.
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Egypt's military bans strikes

Friday, February 18th 2011, 22:49

Egypt's ruling military council says it will not tolerate any more strikes which disrupt the country's economy, as Egyptians celebrate the victory of their revolution.
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Egyptians rally to mark uprising

Friday, February 18th 2011, 18:04

Hundreds of thousands of people in Cairo's Tahrir Square mark one week since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak and to press for political reforms.
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Iran warships 'to use Suez Canal'

Friday, February 18th 2011, 17:52
related countries: Iran Iran, Israel Israel
related places: Suez

The Egyptian authorities have agreed to allow two Iranian warships to transit through the Suez Canal to the Mediterranean Sea, state media report.
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VIDEO: Thousands rally in central Cairo

Friday, February 18th 2011, 15:09
related places: Cairo

Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square to mark one week since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak.
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VIDEO: Turmoil at Egypt's Al-Ahram paper

Friday, February 18th 2011, 9:12

There are calls for change at one of Egypt's oldest newspapers, Al-Ahram, which is owned by the government.
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VIDEO: Elbaradei on Egypt's 'golden opportunity'

Friday, February 18th 2011, 6:12

Opposition leader Mohammed ElBaradei has called the Higher Military Council a "black box", saying no-one really knows who is running the country or what they are planning.
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Egypt arrests three ex-ministers

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 22:49

Egypt's new authorities arrest three former cabinet ministers for corruption including ex-Interior Minister Habib el-Adly.
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Where are they?

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 22:38

Anguish over dozens of vanished Egyptian protesters
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VIDEO: Ancient Egyptian treasures still missing

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 18:55
related places: Cairo

Rare Egyptian statues and artefacts dating back to the pharaohs are still missing after looters broke into Cairo's museum during the political turmoil there
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VIDEO: Still missing after overthrow of Mubarak

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 17:17

Paul Adams reports on the dozens of Egyptians protesters who are still missing
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CBS reporter in Egypt mob assault

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 23:55
related countries: United States United States

Correspondent Lara Logan is recovering after she was beaten and sexually attacked while reporting on Egypt's protests, US network CBS says.
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Obama sees 'right Egypt signals'

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 21:07
related countries: United States United States

President Obama says he sees "the right signals" in Egypt after Hosni Mubarak's downfall, but says Iran should also allow people to express their grievances.
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Double duty

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 17:24

Enormous expectations heaped on Egypt's new rulers
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Egypt army sets reform deadline

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 15:15

Egypt's ruling military council announces that work on reforming the country's constitution is to be completed in 10 days.
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