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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

Egypt police killed in Sinai ambush

Monday, August 19th 2013, 22:38

At least 24 Egyptian policemen are killed in an attack in Sinai, amid the wider turmoil of a crackdown on Islamist protesters.
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VIDEO: The nightmares inside Cairo mortuary

Monday, August 19th 2013, 21:55
related places: Cairo

There have been dozens more deaths in the conflict between the Egyptian security forces, supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egyptians who do not support the current military rulers.
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VIDEO: Lord Owen: 'This was a military coup'

Monday, August 19th 2013, 18:25
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

European Union diplomats are meeting in Brussels to discuss Western aid to Egypt in the light of recent events.
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Sinai attacks: Dark omen for Egypt?

Monday, August 19th 2013, 15:28

Why escalating violence in Sinai may be dark omen for Egypt
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VIDEO: Egyptian families united in grief

Monday, August 19th 2013, 5:24

The recent violence in Egypt has claimed the lives of people on both sides of the country's political divide.
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Islamist detainees killed in Egypt

Monday, August 19th 2013, 4:28
related places: Cairo

At least 36 Islamist detainees die during an apparent attempt to escape during their transfer to a prison outside Cairo, as tensions continue in Egypt.
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Army chief: Room for all in Egypt

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 21:56

Egypt's armed forces chief tells supporters of ousted President Morsi "there is room for everyone", as 36 are killed while trying to escape prison vans.
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VIDEO: Egypt army chief warns protesters

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 21:33

Egypt's armed forces chief has told supporters of ousted President Morsi "there is room for everyone" - but the military will not tolerate violence.
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VIDEO: How Egypt's military grew so powerful

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 18:32

The Egyptian military is the biggest in the region, and it has played a role at many crucial points during the nation's recent history.
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VIDEO: Egypt ministers in crisis meeting

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 16:58

The Egyptian interim government is meeting to discuss the crisis in the country, after protests and violent clashes over the past week.
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Hague urges end to Egypt violence

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 22:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Foreign Secretary William Hague urges an end to violence in Egypt in a telephone call with his Egyptian counterpart, the UK Foreign Office says.
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Security forces 'clear Cairo mosque'

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 20:18
related places: Cairo

Egypt's security forces have cleared a Cairo mosque, state media say, after a long stand-off with Muslim Brotherhood supporters barricaded inside.
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UK 'deep concern' at Egypt violence

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 20:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British government says it is "deeply concerned" about the violence in Egypt, which has left hundreds dead after clashes in the country.
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Tense stand-off at Egypt mosque

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 11:50
related places: Cairo

Egyptian security forces surround a Cairo mosque amid a stand-off with barricaded Muslim Brotherhood supporters, after a day of violence.
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Dozens dead in Egypt 'day of anger'

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 0:55

More than 80 people die in fresh violence in Egypt, officials say, as protesters loyal to ousted President Morsi clash with security forces.
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EU set for emergency Egypt talks

Friday, August 16th 2013, 16:05
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

EU diplomats will hold emergency talks on Egypt on Monday, with pressure to rein in aid in response to the violence, the BBC's Matthew Price reports from Brussels.
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Deaths as Egypt violence resumes

Friday, August 16th 2013, 15:40
related places: Cairo

More than 20 people die in fresh violence in Egypt, as supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi clash again with security forces.
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Travel firms cancel Egypt holidays

Friday, August 16th 2013, 14:13
related countries: Germany Germany

Travel firms TUI and Thomas Cook cancel holidays booked by German customers in Egypt until mid-September as the violence in the country escalates.
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UN calls for 'restraint' in Egypt

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 23:47
related countries: United States United States

The UN Security Council urges all parties in Egypt to exercise "maximum restraint", a day after at least 638 were killed in violence.
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VIDEO: Mourning and anger in Egypt

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 22:12
related places: Cairo

Jeremy Bowen reports from Cairo where there is mourning and anger, as the official death toll rose to more than 600 after security forces broke up protest camps in the city on Wednesday.
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VIDEO: Eyewitness: 'Brotherhood were shooting'

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 20:32
related places: Cairo

David Michel, from the Free Egyptians Party, says he was an eyewitness as police started to warn Muslim Brotherhood to leave the main protest camp at Rabaa al-Adawiya Square in Cairo on Wednesday.
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VIDEO: Egypt official death toll passes 500

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 19:10
related places: Cairo

Egypt says over 500 people were killed on Wednesday when security forces stormed Islamist protest camps in Cairo after a stand-off lasting weeks.
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Cairo offices torched as deaths rise

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 14:16

Muslim Brotherhood supporters storm a government building near Cairo, a day after some 500 people died in violence across Egypt.
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Cairo tense as death toll climbs

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 10:29
related places: Cairo

Cairo is reported quiet but tense after security forces stormed Islamist protest camps, leaving hundreds dead and drawing global condemnation.
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Egypt PM defends deadly crackdown

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 21:26
related places: Cairo

Egypt's interim PM says the operation to close down protest camps in Cairo, which left scores of people dead, had to go ahead to restore security.
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Egypt declares national emergency

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 18:54
related places: Cairo

Egypt declares a state of emergency after scores are killed in Cairo, as security forces storm the camps of Muslim Brotherhood supporters.
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Sky News cameraman killed in Egypt

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 16:20
related places: Cairo

Veteran Sky News cameraman Mick Deane has been shot and killed while covering the violence in Cairo, the broadcaster says.
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Bloodshed as Cairo camps cleared

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 13:18
related places: Cairo

Witnesses report seeing more than 40 bodies after Egyptian security forces clear pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo, with some reports suggesting many more were killed.
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Morsi supporters and opponents clash

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 2:40

One person is killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi in the capital Cairo.
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Egypt delays Morsi camps crackdown

Monday, August 12th 2013, 15:01
related places: Cairo

The Egyptian authorities postpone plans to disperse two sit-ins by supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, officials say.
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VIDEO: Egypt protesters await military move

Monday, August 12th 2013, 14:08
related places: Cairo

In Egypt, thousands of protesters calling for the reinstatement of ousted President Mohammed Morsi appear to be preparing for the military to begin clearing their camps.
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Morsi's party criticises talks plan

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 17:48

The party of toppled Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi reacts critically to a proposal from Egypt's top Islamic institution to host mediation.
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Al-Azhar seeks Egypt reconciliation

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 4:21

The Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Egypt's top Islamic institution, is inviting different political forces to talks on ending the country's political crisis.
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Strike on Sinai militants kills five

Friday, August 9th 2013, 19:42
related countries: Israel Israel

An airstrike targeting Islamist militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula kills five people close to the Israeli border, officials say.
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Egypt's media challenge

Friday, August 9th 2013, 14:01

Crisis challenges Egyptian television
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Egypt's Coptic Pope 'fears attacks'

Friday, August 9th 2013, 0:16

A senior bishop in Egypt's Coptic Church says Pope Tawadros II has cancelled weekly meetings due to concerns over possible attacks on his congregation.
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VIDEO: Egypt a 'dangerous stalemate'

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 6:54
related countries: United States United States

The US and the EU have called the situation in Egypt a "dangerous stalemate" after the country's interim government said foreign mediation had failed.
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US-EU call to end Egypt 'stalemate'

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 23:22
related countries: United States United States

The US and EU call on Egypt's political factions to end "a dangerous stalemate" after the interim government said foreign mediation had failed.
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VIDEO: Egypt foreign mediation 'has failed'

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 21:55

International efforts to resolve the political crisis which followed the ousting of Mohammed Morsi have failed, Egypt's interim presidency says.
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Egypt foreign mediation 'has failed'

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 20:35

Egypt's leaders say mediation has not resolved the crisis after Mohammed Morsi's ousting and that plans to disperse protest camps will go ahead.
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Fear of Egypt mediation 'failure'

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 2:19

International mediators express fears attempts to solve Egypt's crisis may fail, as the military-backed government hints at "interference".
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Senators urge Egypt prisoner release

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 20:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

US senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham urge Egypt's military-backed interim authorities to release all political prisoners during a visit to Cairo.
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VIDEO: Egypt diplomatic efforts gather pace

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 8:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

US senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham have joined top diplomats in Cairo to help find a peaceful solution to Egypt's political stalemate.
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Egypt diplomatic efforts gather pace

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 3:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

US senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham join top diplomats in Cairo as international efforts to end Egypt's political stalemate gather pace.
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New attempts to defuse Egypt crisis

Monday, August 5th 2013, 22:20
related countries: United States United States

US diplomat William Burns visits prominent a Muslim Brotherhood leader in prison as efforts to end Egypt's political crisis continue.
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US senators to join Egypt talks

Monday, August 5th 2013, 0:53
related countries: United States United States

US senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham are due to arrive in Cairo as diplomatic efforts to end Egypt's political crisis intensify.
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Egypt bars Yemeni Nobel Peace winner

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 15:05
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: `Arab

Yemen's Tawakul Karman, the first Arab woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize, has been denied entry into Egypt, officials say.
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Hamas loses out with Morsi's ousting

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 11:01

Hamas and Gazans are big losers from the fall of Egypt's president
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Police 'to blockade pro-Morsi camps'

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 21:22
related places: Cairo

Egypt's government orders security forces to blockade the two Cairo protest camps set up by supporters of ousted President Morsi, state TV reports.
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VIDEO: Egypt protesters: We will not move

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 22:40
related places: Cairo

Thousands of supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi are defying a new warning from the military-backed cabinet by continuing their sit-ins in the capital, Cairo.
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