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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.

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Egypt: news

Palestinians die in Gaza tunnel

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 9:46
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Four Palestinians die in a smuggling tunnel under Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medics say.
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'Child bride' inquiry in Nigeria

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 16:34
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's Senate orders an investigation into reports that one of its members has married a 13-year-old Egyptian girl.
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Egypt painting nets record price

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 16:02

A painting by an Egyptian modern artist is sold for over $2m, a record for a Middle Eastern artwork.
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Egypt sentences 'Hezbollah cell'

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 10:11

A court convicts 26 men accused of working for Hezbollah of planning terrorist attacks on tourist sites in Egypt.
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Retrial over Lebanon singer death

Monday, April 26th 2010, 15:43
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

An influential Egyptian businessman stands trial again after being found guilty of killing a popular Lebanese singer in 2008.
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Court challenge to Egypt barrier

Tuesday, April 20th 2010, 15:41

A group of Palestinian supporters file a lawsuit trying to stop Egypt building a steel barrier across its border with Gaza.
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Israelis warned to 'leave Sinai'

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 19:25

Israel urgently warns its citizens to leave Egypt's Sinai Peninsula amid "concrete" fears of a terrorist plot.
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Kuwait 'expels ElBaradei group'

Sunday, April 11th 2010, 17:32
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait

At least 21 supporters of Egyptian opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei are deported from Kuwait, rights groups say.
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Egypt calls for antiquities unity

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 23:31

States which say ancient artefacts have been looted overseas should unite to recover their heritage, Egypt says.
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Egypt hosts antiquities meeting

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 1:23
related places: Cairo

Global culture officials gather in Cairo to discuss how to recover ancient treasures which they say have been looted.
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Egypt riot police break up rally

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 14:23
related places: Cairo

Riot police in Egypt break up a pro-democracy rally in Cairo, beat up dozens of protesters and arrest them.
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Court bails Egyptian opposition

Monday, April 5th 2010, 12:45

A court in Egypt orders the release of 16 Muslim Brotherhood members, but relatives say they have not yet been freed.
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Egypt releases ElBaradei backer

Monday, April 5th 2010, 11:57

Officials in Egypt say they have released the publisher of a book calling for political reform and praising Mohammed ElBaradei.
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ElBaradei backer 'held in Egypt'

Saturday, April 3rd 2010, 19:18

Human rights activists in Egypt say the publisher of a recent book supporting Mohammed ElBaradei has been arrested.
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ElBaradei in Egypt Facebook plea

Monday, March 29th 2010, 15:15

Ex-UN nuclear chief Mohamed ElBaradei uses Facebook to urge political reform in Egypt - where he may stand for president.
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Egypt's Mubarak flies back home

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 16:38
related countries: Germany Germany

President Mubarak arrives back in Egypt after surgery in Germany to remove his gall bladder and a growth from his small intestine.
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Egypt releases Israeli reporter

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 8:39
related countries: Israel Israel

Egyptian authorities have released the Israeli reporter arrested in the Sinai desert trying to cross the border.
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Landmine legacy

Saturday, March 20th 2010, 11:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The desert battle of WWII that still kills and maims
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Egypt prayers for Mubarak health

Friday, March 19th 2010, 14:26

Government-run mosques across Egypt offer prayers for President Hosni Mubarak's recovery on Friday.
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TV shows Mubarak 'is recovering'

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 14:20

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is shown in TV pictures sitting up and talking to doctors 10 days after surgery.
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US returns Egypt sarcophagus

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 22:53
related countries: United States United States

A 3,000-year-old wooden sarcophagus stolen from Egypt more than 125 years ago is returned from the US.
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Protests over Egypt blogger case

Friday, March 12th 2010, 20:25

A human rights organisation in Egypt accuses the interior ministry of manipulating the legal system to target a blogger.
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Surgery on Mubarak 'successful'

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 14:27
related countries: Germany Germany

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak undergoes successful surgery at a German clinic for an inflamed gall bladder, state media say.
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Singer murder convictions quashed

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 16:35
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Egypt's highest court orders the retrial of a tycoon and ex-policeman sentenced to death for killing a Lebanese pop singer.
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Terry grateful for crowd support

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 9:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

John Terry feels he got a good reception from England's fans during Wednesday's 3-1 win against Egypt at Wembley.
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Capello praises goal hero Crouch

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 9:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

Fabio Capello praises the influence of Peter Crouch after the striker's double helps England to a 3-1 win against Egypt at Wembley.
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Internationals as they happened

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 22:28
related countries: Albania Albania, Czech Republic Czech Republic, Sweden Sweden, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

England come from behind to beat Egypt at Wembley, while Craig Levein's reign as Scotland manager gets off to a winning start, but Wales and Northern Ireland lose.
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Egyptian blogger trial criticised

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 8:13

Egypt is strongly criticised by Human Rights Watch for trying a blogger who wrote about corruption before a military court.
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Rooney asks fans not to boo Terry

Monday, March 1st 2010, 17:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wayne Rooney urges England supporters to show support for former captain John Terry in England's friendly against Egypt on Wednesday.
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Massive head of famous Egyptian pharaoh unearthed

Monday, March 1st 2010, 0:55
related places: Luxor

A huge red granite head of one of Egypt's most famous pharaohs is unearthed in the southern city of Luxor, officials say.
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Egypt lifts ban on gas to Israel

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 15:24
related countries: Israel Israel

The supreme court in Egypt overturns an earlier ruling by a lower court that banned gas sales to Israel.
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Egypt cruise crash kills sailors

Friday, February 26th 2010, 12:00

A luxury cruise liner has crashed into a dock at the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm al-Sheikh, killing three members of the crew.
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ElBaradei to form 'change' group

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 13:27

Former IAEA chief Mohammed ElBaradei has announced he is forming a group promoting political change in Egypt.
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Place of refuge

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 10:59

Egypt's leper colony thrives even as disease abates
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Nuclear fallout

Saturday, February 20th 2010, 9:44

Egypt's ElBaradei faces questions on political ambitions
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ElBaradei greeted by Egypt crowds

Friday, February 19th 2010, 18:32
related places: Cairo

Former IAEA chief Mohammed ElBaradei is welcomed home by hundreds of people outside Cairo's airport.
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ElBaradei set to return to Egypt

Friday, February 19th 2010, 10:53

Egyptian officials warn against large gatherings to welcome home ex-UN nuclear watchdog Mohamed ElBaradei.
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Novelist backs ElBaradei campaign

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 18:16

A campaign on Facebook to get Mohamed ElBaradei to run for president of Egypt gets backing from best-selling novelist.
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Egypt Coptic murder trial opens

Sunday, February 14th 2010, 1:06

A court in Egypt adjourns the trial of three Muslim men charged with killing six Coptic Christians and a policeman.
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Unions and police clash in Egypt

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 10:10
related places: Cairo

Egyptian police clash with labour unions in Cairo in a long-running dispute over the privatisation of a textile factory.
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Oh, brother

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 1:55

Conservatives head Egypt's new-look Muslim Brotherhood
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Egypt detains Brotherhood leaders

Monday, February 8th 2010, 10:17

Thirteen senior members of the Islamist opposition movement in Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood, are detained.
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World's oldest monastery restored

Friday, February 5th 2010, 11:12

Egypt completes the restoration of Saint Anthony's, reputedly the world's oldest Christian monastery.
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Killers of Lebanese singer appeal

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 14:46
related places: Cairo

Two men sentenced to death for killing a Lebanese singer appeal against their convictions in an Egyptian court.
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Three times lucky

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 21:58
related places: Cairo

Cairo overjoyed as Egypt wins African Cup football
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Three times lucky

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 21:58
related places: Cairo

Cairo overjoyed as Egypt wins African Cup football
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Egypt win Africa Cup of Nations

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 19:28
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Egypt secure a record seventh Africa Cup of Nations title, after beating Ghana 1-0 in a tense final in Angola.
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Africa Cup of Nations final as it happened

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 18:15
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Egypt beat Ghana 1-0 to take the Africa Cup of Nations title for the third successive time.
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Final fever

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 8:03
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Piers Edwards torn between Egypt and Ghana in Africa Cup
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