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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

Fresh clashes in Egypt 'kill 50'

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 23:31
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

At least 50 people are killed and more than 240 hurt in Egypt in clashes between police and supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
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Audio slideshow: Turmoil in Egypt

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 0:26

A photographer's story of upheaval in Egypt, in sound and pictures
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VIDEO: Pupils leave Muslim Brotherhood schools

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 23:07

Some parents in Egypt are removing their children from schools run by the Muslim Brotherhood into ones run by Coptic Christians because of concerns that lessons are becoming politicised.
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Four dead as Egyptian clashes erupt

Friday, October 4th 2013, 19:52
related places: Alexandria, Cairo

Four people have been killed in Egypt as supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi take to the streets in defiance of the army-backed government.
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Egypt to seize Brotherhood assets

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 19:30

Egypt's government says it will take over the assets of the Muslim Brotherhood, after a court ban on the group's activities was confirmed.
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Pro-Morsi pupil dies in Suez clashes

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 16:25
related places: Suez

A teenage boy has been killed in clashes in the Egyptian city of Suez between supporters and opponents of the deposed president, Mohammed Morsi.
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Egypt exhibits surviving artefacts

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 11:34
related places: Cairo

Nearly 30 ancient Egyptian artefacts that narrowly survived the Arab Spring uprising of 2011 go on display in Cairo, including 11 items that were stolen.
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VIDEO: BBC inside recaptured Egyptian town

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 8:28

Egyptian Christians fearful in outpost of Islamism - and gangs
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VIDEO: Egypt Muslim Brotherhood banned

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 1:02
related places: Cairo

"All activities" of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood have been banned by a court in Cairo.
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Egypt bans Brotherhood 'activities'

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 14:09

A court in Egypt bans "all activities" by the Muslim Brotherhood, after reviewing the Islamist group's status as a non-governmental organisation.
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Egyptian forces raid pro-Morsi town

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 14:26
related places: Cairo

An Egyptian police general is killed in fighting as security forces storm the Muslim Brotherhood stronghold of Kerdasa, in the suburbs of Cairo.
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French citizen dies in Egypt custody

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 9:37
related countries: France France
related places: Cairo

A French citizen dies while in police custody in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, with security sources saying he was beaten to death by fellow detainees.
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Muslim Brotherhood spokesman held

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 16:57

Egyptian police have arrested the Muslim Brotherhood's main English-language spokesman Gehad al-Haddad, state media report.
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Egypt army storms Islamist-held town

Monday, September 16th 2013, 11:37

Egyptian troops storm the central town of Dalga, held by Islamists loyal to the ousted president, Mohammed Morsi.
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Ghana to face Egypt in 2014 play-off

Monday, September 16th 2013, 10:46
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Ghana Ghana

The draw for Africa's 2014 World Cup play-off round pits Ghana against Egypt in the pick of the five ties to decide who reaches Brazil.
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Mubarak judge orders trial blackout

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 15:37

An Egyptian judge orders a media blackout during the next phase of the retrial of former President Hosni Mubarak.
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Rival protesters clash in Egypt

Friday, September 13th 2013, 22:41

Supporters and opponents of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi clash during protests a day after a state of emergency was extended.
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Hamas denies aiding Egypt militants

Friday, September 13th 2013, 10:39

The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas denies training militants who claim to have been behind a string of bomb attacks in Egypt in the past two weeks.
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Ex-CIA chief seeks pardon from Italy

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 21:07
related countries: Italy Italy

A former CIA Milan station chief asks the Italian president for a pardon after being convicted in absentia of kidnapping an Egyptian Muslim cleric.
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Egypt extends state of emergency

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 15:12

The Egyptian government is extending the state of emergency in place across the country for a further two months, due to security concerns.
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Sinai suicide attacks kill soldiers

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 12:34

A double suicide bomb attack on military locations in Egypt's Sinai region kills six soldiers and wounds at least 17 other people, officials say.
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Egypt army attacks Sinai militants

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 22:58

At least nine people are killed after the Egyptian army launches a major offensive against militants in the Sinai peninsula.
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'No decision' on Brotherhood status

Friday, September 6th 2013, 17:15

Egypt's government denies state media reports that the social solidarity ministry has decided to revoke the Muslim Brotherhood's legal status.
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Egyptian minister survives blast

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 16:01

Egyptian Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim survives a bomb attack in Cairo, which he condemns as a "cowardly assassination bid".
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New date for origin of ancient Egypt

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 0:51

A new timeline for the formation of ancient Egypt is established by scientists.
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Morsi supporters sentenced to prison

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 22:14

A military court in Egypt gives supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi long prison sentences after convicting them of attacking the army.
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Egypt shuts down four TV stations

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 11:53

An Egyptian court orders the closure of four television channels, including Al-Jazeera Egypt and one run by the Muslim Brotherhood.
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Egypt to try ex-President Morsi

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 3:25

Egypt's state prosecutor says ousted President Mohammed Morsi will stand trial on charges of inciting the murder of protesters while in office.
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Attack on Suez Canal ship 'foiled'

Sunday, September 1st 2013, 4:23

Egyptian officials say they have foiled an attack on a container ship which was aimed at disrupting shipping in the strategic Suez Canal.
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Egypt Morsi supporters stage rallies

Friday, August 30th 2013, 22:51

Thousands of supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi stage their largest protests for two weeks, with some clashes reported.
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China's Sinopec signs Egypt oil deal

Friday, August 30th 2013, 2:28
related countries: China China, United States United States

China Petrochemical Corporation, also known as Sinopec, agrees to buy a 33% stake in the Egyptian oil and gas business of US firm Apache Corporation.
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Egypt: What poll results reveal about Brotherhood's popularity

Friday, August 30th 2013, 1:06

Why polls are not true measure of Egypt's Brotherhood's support
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Egypt arrests Brotherhood leader

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 17:04

A leading figure in Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed al-Beltagi, has been arrested on a warrant issued last month, officials say.
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VIDEO: How does Egypt crisis affect Gaza?

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 5:36
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Yolande Knell reports on the impact the turmoil in Egypt has been having in the Gaza Strip.
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Hosni Mubarak appears in court

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 11:07

The former Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak, appears in court, three days after being released from prison and placed under house arrest.
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Egypt relaxes night-time curfew

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 4:28

Egypt's interim government shortens a night-time curfew imposed during its crackdown on Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
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VIDEO: What do Egypt 'yellow hands' mean?

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 19:27

In Egypt, pro-Morsi protesters have once again taken to the streets in mass rallies in support of people who died last week when mass sit-ins were broken up by interim government security forces.
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Egypt urged to reopen Gaza crossing

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 9:36

Hamas urges Egypt to reopen its border with Gaza, closed since an attack on Egyptian police, leaving thousands unable to cross.
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Egypt's Mubarak released from jail

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 17:21

Egyptian ex-President Hosni Mubarak is released from prison after an appeal against his detention, and is set to be placed under house arrest.
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The cost of cutting US aid to Egypt

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 17:05
related countries: United States United States

Kim Ghattas on the difficulties of cutting US aid to Egypt
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VIDEO: Egypt's Mubarak released from jail

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 14:31

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been released from prison after appealing against his detention.
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Mubarak set for Egypt jail release

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 14:04

Egyptian ex-President Hosni Mubarak is expected to be released and put under house arrest following a court order to release him in a corruption case.
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Egypt: Back to a generals' republic?

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 20:48

The history and legacy of military rule in Egypt
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Egypt court orders Mubarak freed

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 20:34

An Egyptian court orders the release of ex-President Hosni Mubarak, amid reports he could leave prison on Thursday and be placed under house arrest.
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EU suspends arms sales to Egypt

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 15:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

EU member states agree to suspend export licences for any equipment that could be used for repression in Egypt, but humanitarian aid will continue.
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Ashton offers Egypt crisis mediation

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 11:09

EU ministers meet to consider a response to Egypt's political violence, as EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton offers to mediate a solution.
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Egypt court to mull Mubarak release

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 9:28

An Egyptian court is to review a petition to release deposed President Hosni Mubarak, as EU ministers discuss aid in the wake of recent violence.
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Brotherhood condemns Badie arrest

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 22:51

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood condemns the arrest of its leader Mohammad Badie over allegations of incitement to violence and murder.
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VIDEO: The Egyptians paying price in blood

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 22:14

The 2011 uprising in Egypt saw Hosni Mubarak ousted after decades in power, but now the military has reasserted its influence in the country and Islamist President Mohammed Morsi has been removed.
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Egypt crisis: Your experiences

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 16:40
related places: Cairo

People in Egypt reflect on a nation in crisis
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