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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

Growing grievance

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 16:42

Pressure on Egypt to deal with Coptic complaints
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Coptic pope urges calm in Egypt

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 15:53

The head of Egypt's Coptic church appeals for calm as protesters clash with police for a third day, over the New Year blast that killed 23 churchgoers.
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Copts report Europe attack threat

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 19:16

Coptic churches in Europe reveal they have been threatened in the wake of the New Year's Day bomb attack in Egypt.
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Egypt police guard Coptic church

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 13:56
related places: Alexandria

Hundreds of Egyptian riot police are deployed outside the church in Alexandria where 21 Christians were killed in a New Year's Day bomb attack.
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Egyptian Copts clash with police

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 0:58
related places: Alexandria

Egyptian Coptic Christians angered by a deadly bombing at a church in Alexandria clash with police for a second day.
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Egypt buries church bomb victims

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 4:45
related places: Alexandria

The Coptic community in Egypt starts to bury its dead after a bomb attack outside a church in Alexandria on New Year's Eve.
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Call for unity after Egypt blast

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 20:28
related places: Alexandria

Egypt's president urges Muslims and Christians to unite against terrorism after a church bombing in Alexandria killed 21 people and sparked clashes.
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Deadly blast at Egyptian church

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 15:18
related places: Alexandria

Egypt blames a suicide bomber with foreign links for a blast which killed at least 21 people at an Alexandria church and sparked a Christian-Muslim clash.
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CCTV of Egypt church bomb attack

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 10:00
related places: Alexandria

Egypt has blamed a suicide bomber with foreign links for a blast which killed at least 17 people at an Alexandria church and sparked a Christian-Muslim clash.
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Egyptian flood kills girls on bus

Friday, December 31st 2010, 15:52

Fifteen people, mostly schoolgirls, were drowned when a school bus was swept off the road by flood waters, Egyptian police say.
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Egypt crash kills eight Americans

Sunday, December 26th 2010, 11:21
related countries: United States United States

Eight US tourists die, and 21 are injured, when their tour bus hits a stationary lorry in southern Egypt, local media and police say.
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Egypt lifts Red Sea diving ban

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 17:24

The Egyptian authorities lift all diving restrictions in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh following the shark attacks earlier this month.
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Egypt uncovers 'Israeli spy ring'

Monday, December 20th 2010, 17:46
related countries: Israel Israel

Egypt charges a businessman and two Israelis with recruiting spies for Israel, a day after they revealed an alleged cell that plotted to kidnap tourists.
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Egypt's Christian minority 'victims'

Friday, December 17th 2010, 0:19

Christian minorities in the Muslim World are coming under severe pressure and especially in Egypt, where an estimated tenth of the population is faithful to the Coptic Orthodox Church.
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Storms kill at least 18 in Egypt

Monday, December 13th 2010, 19:08

At least 18 people die in accidents caused by storms in Egypt, as fierce winds and heavy rain lash the eastern Mediterranean and Middle East.
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Egypt Red Sea beaches to reopen

Monday, December 13th 2010, 12:54

Egypt is to reopen beaches in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh after a series of shark attacks, with new measures to protect swimmers.
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Cairo protests against 'rigged' election

Monday, December 13th 2010, 4:56
related places: Cairo

Hundreds of people take to the streets in Egypt's capital, Cairo, over what they say was a fraudulent election.
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Price of victory

Friday, December 10th 2010, 7:51

Egypt's 'most fraudulent poll will cost Mubarak dear'
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'Several sharks' in Egypt attacks

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 11:57
related countries: United States United States

Sharks of different species are behind a series of attacks on tourists at Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, a US investigator says.
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Egypt fear for migrant 'hostages'

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 17:51

The UN refugee agency expresses concern over 250 African migrants reportedly held hostage by people-smugglers in Egypt for up to six months.
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Egypt's ElBaradei criticises poll

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 17:45

One of the leading campaigners for democratic reform in Egypt, Mohamed ElBaradei, condemns the recent parliamentary elections as a "farce".
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Israel rejects shark plot claims

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 11:34
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel dismisses Egyptian claims that shark attacks in the Red Sea could have been caused by its foreign intelligence agency, Mossad.
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Mubarak party sweeps Egypt poll

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 11:33

President Hosni Mubarak's NDP party wins Egypt's parliamentary poll, as opposition groups boycott the second round of voting over alleged vote-rigging.
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Shark watch

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 8:22

Red Sea attacks spark Egypt tourism fears
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Witnesses describe 'horrific' shark attack

Monday, December 6th 2010, 18:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British couple who witnessed the latest shark attack in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh have described the "horrendous" event.
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US experts aid Egypt shark probe

Monday, December 6th 2010, 11:11
related countries: United States United States

Egypt's tourism ministry calls in experts from the US and abroad to investigate the shark attacks off the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
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Egypt votes amid poll fraud row

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 20:10

Egyptians have been voting in a second round of parliamentary elections, a week after the first round was condemned for alleged fraud.
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Egypt shark attack kills German

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 19:35
related countries: Germany Germany

Egyptian authorities have hunted down and killed two sharks after a German woman was killed in a shark attack in the waters off the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh
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Egypt shark attack kills German

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 18:02
related countries: Germany Germany

A German woman is killed by a shark off the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, days after beaches were reopened following similar attacks.
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Too easy

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 11:03

Egypt's ruling party set to win embarrassing victory
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Wikileaks reveals Egypt Nile fear

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 15:39
related countries: United States United States

A leaked US embassy cable reveals Egypt's fears that possible independence for Southern Sudan could threaten its access to the River Nile.
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Confusion over Egypt shark claim

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 15:06

There is confusion over whether a shark which attacked four tourists off Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh has been captured.
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Shark attacks hit Red Sea resort

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 2:48

Three tourists have been injured by a shark in three separate attacks at the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
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Egypt resort hit by shark attacks

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 16:28

Three tourists are injured by a shark in three separate attacks at the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
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Egypt Brothers 'to quit election'

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 15:51

Egypt's banned opposition movement the Muslim Brotherhood is withdrawing candidates from Sunday's election run-off, media reports say.
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US dismay at Egypt poll problems

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 0:11
related countries: United States United States

The US says it is "dismayed" by reports of interference and intimidation in voting in parliamentary polls in Egypt, a key ally.
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Egypt Brothers 'lose most seats'

Monday, November 29th 2010, 11:19

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the biggest opposition bloc in parliament, says it has won no seats outright in the first round of a poll which it says has been marred by fraud.
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Protests over Egypt 'votes fraud'

Monday, November 29th 2010, 4:48

Opposition supporters in Egypt have protested against what they describe as widespread fraud in parliamentary elections.
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Fighting through

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 0:04

Egypt's Muslim Brothers campaign through clampdown
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Internal battles

Friday, November 26th 2010, 17:10

Party divisions on show ahead of Egypt's parliamentary election
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Egypt rejects Meles rebel claims

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 16:39
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak dismisses allegations that his country is supporting rebel groups in Ethiopia, amid a row over the River Nile.
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Police and Copts clash in Egypt

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 13:24

Police in Egypt clash with Coptic Christians over the construction of a new church, leaving one protester dead.
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Africa's cities to triple in size

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 10:59
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Cairo, Lagos

The number of people living in African cities will triple over the next 40 years and by 2050 60% of Africans will be city dwellers, a UN report says.
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Israel starts Egypt border fence

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 15:42
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel begins work on building a barrier along the border with Egypt to stem the flow of illegal immigrants into the country.
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Egypt opposition supporters held

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 0:34

The main opposition group in Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood, says more than 1,000 of its members have been held ahead of elections next week.
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Leading Egyptian blogger freed

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 16:24

Prominent Egyptian blogger Abdel Kareem Nabil Soliman is released from jail after four years.
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Sectarian violence in south Egypt

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 16:23

At least 10 houses have been burnt down in a confrontation between Christians and Muslims in southern Egypt.
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Egypt 'police abuse' probe urged

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 13:33

Rights group Amnesty International demands a full investigation into claims that a second young man was tortured to death at a police station in Egypt.
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New Egypt 'police torture' case

Monday, November 15th 2010, 12:43

Egyptian police have beaten a 19-year-old man to death and dumped his body in a canal, his family allege.
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Under pressure

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 8:41

Egyptian authorities tighten restrictions on media ahead of poll
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