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Red Sea shark attack kills tourist

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 12:58
related countries: Germany Germany

A 52-year-old German tourist is killed in a shark attack off an Egyptian Red Sea resort, police say, the first such death in five years.
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Egypt Mubarak-era minister cleared

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 18:13

A court in Egypt has acquitted former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly of a corruption charge, the last in a string of cases he has faced since 2011.
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Egypt orders activist killing trial

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 16:34
related places: Cairo

Egypt's state prosecutor says a policeman must stand trial on charges of killing activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh at a protest in Cairo in January.
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Death sentence for Egypt's Badie

Monday, March 16th 2015, 21:33

An Egyptian court hands down death sentences to Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie and 13 others, state media reports.
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Egypt unveils plans for new capital

Friday, March 13th 2015, 22:46
related places: Cairo

Egypt reveals plans to build a new administrative and business capital, on the outskirts of Cairo, which will house up to five million residents.
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VIDEO: Egypt 'to build new capital' east of Cairo

Friday, March 13th 2015, 22:21
related places: Cairo

Egypt's government has announced plans to build a new administrative capital to the east of Cairo.
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Bombs kill two in Sinai peninsula

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 12:31

Bomb attacks targeting the police and army in Egypt's restive Sinai peninsula kill two people and wound more than 30, officials say.
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Egypt schoolboy dies after beating

Monday, March 9th 2015, 13:42
related places: Cairo

A 12-year-old boy dies after being severely beaten by his teacher at a school in Cairo, Egypt's education ministry says.
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The high-climbing travel boss

Monday, March 9th 2015, 0:13

The travel boss who was the first Egyptian to conquer Everest
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Egyptian executed over Morsi clashes

Saturday, March 7th 2015, 11:50

The authorities in Egypt carry out the first execution over the violence that followed the overthrow of President Mohammed Morsi in 2013.
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Egyptian interior minister removed

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 15:48

Egypt's government removes controversial Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim after mounting calls for him to go over protester crackdowns.
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Egypt elections set to be delayed

Sunday, March 1st 2015, 14:40

Parliamentary elections in Egypt are set to be delayed after the country's Supreme Court ruled part of an election law unconstitutional.
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Egypt lists Hamas as terrorist group

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 14:43

An Egyptian court designates the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, accusing it of supporting an insurgency in northern Sinai.
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Saturday, February 28th 2015, 1:21

Has Egypt stopped caring about this man?
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Egypt league to resume without fans

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 12:52

Egypt's Premier League will resume after its suspension next month with fans banned from attending matches following violent clashes.
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Egypt ministers cleared of corruption

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 17:17

A court in Egypt clears former Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif and former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly of corruption charges at a retrial.
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Egypt jails activist for five years

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 15:04

An Egyptian court jails prominent blogger and pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel Fattah for five years at his retrial over a 2013 protest.
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Egypt's top cleric calls for reform

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 1:05

The Grand Sheikh of Egypt's al-Azhar University calls for overhaul of Islamic religious teaching to tackle spread of extremism.
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Egypt charges 215 Muslim 'militants'

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 15:56
related places: Cairo

Egyptian prosecutors charge 215 Muslim Brotherhood supporters with forming a terror group blamed for the killing of six policemen in Cairo.
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VIDEO: Egyptian bronze cat found in bin

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 19:25

A 2,500-year-old bronze cat bust has been found in a bin in Penzance, Cornwall.
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Egyptian bronze cat sold for £52,000

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 12:31

A bronze cat that was nearly thrown in a skip sells at auction for £52,000.
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Qatar recalls envoy over Egypt row

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 10:55
related countries: Libya Libya, Qatar Qatar

Qatar recalls its ambassador from Egypt after being accused of supporting terrorism in a row about air strikes on Islamic State targets in Libya.
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VIDEO: Baher Mohamed on 'horrible' prisons

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 10:02

One of the three Al Jazeera journalists who were imprisoned in Egypt has spoken about his continuing fight for a free press in his country.
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VIDEO: The rise of Islamic State in Libya

Monday, February 16th 2015, 23:06
related countries: Libya Libya

The Egyptian air strikes in Libya have opened up a new front in the war against Islamic State with the extremists there exploiting a power vacuum after the fall of Colonel Gaddafi.
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Prime minister condemns IS beheadings

Monday, February 16th 2015, 20:49
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya should not become "a safe haven for terrorists" after the apparent beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians in the country, David Cameron says.
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Egypt seeks Libya intervention

Monday, February 16th 2015, 18:20
related countries: Libya Libya

Egypt calls for international military intervention in Libya, as it strikes Islamic State targets on its troubled neighbour's territory.
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Egypt bombs IS targets in Libya

Monday, February 16th 2015, 16:23
related countries: Libya Libya

Egypt says it has bombed Islamic State targets in Libya, hours after video emerged showing the apparent beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians.
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Christian captives 'killed by IS'

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 22:52
related countries: Libya Libya

A video emerges purportedly showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians who had been seized by Islamic State (IS) in Libya.
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Egypt ready for Libya evacuations

Friday, February 13th 2015, 22:08
related countries: Libya Libya

Egypt says it is ready to evacuate its citizens from Libya after IS militants release images apparently showing Egyptian Christians seized there.
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Al Jazeera journalists leave prison

Friday, February 13th 2015, 17:34

Two Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt for more than a year, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, leave prison after being bailed by a court.
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France wins Egypt combat jet deal

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 20:51
related countries: France France

France confirms a deal to sell 24 Rafale combat jets and other military equipment to Egypt in a deal worth 5bn euros.
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Al Jazeera journalists freed on bail

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 16:21

A court in Egypt orders the release on bail of two Al Jazeera journalists at the start of their retrial for aiding the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
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VIDEO: Cheers as Al Jazeera journalists freed

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 12:25

A court in Egypt has ordered the release on bail of two Al Jazeera journalists convicted of aiding the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
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Egypt overturns 36 death sentences

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 15:27

Egypt's top appeals court overturns death sentences given to 36 members of the Muslim Brotherhood, including its spiritual leader Mohammad Badie.
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Russia's Putin in Egypt for talks

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 11:31
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends talks with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, at the start of a two-day visit to Cairo.
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Egypt halts football after deaths

Monday, February 9th 2015, 14:36
related places: Cairo

The Egyptian authorities suspend football league matches indefinitely after clashes at a Cairo stadium leave at least 22 people dead.
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VIDEO: Footage shows deadly football clashes

Monday, February 9th 2015, 13:59
related places: Cairo

More than twenty football supporters have died in rioting outside a stadium in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
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Fans tell of Egypt stadium horror

Monday, February 9th 2015, 13:51
related places: Cairo

Egyptian football fans tell of deadly stampede at Cairo stadium
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Al-Jazeera reporters get trial date

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 16:45

The retrial of al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed detained in Egypt last year will begin on 12 February, judicial sources say.
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Irish teen 'shared cell with Greste'

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 18:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Ireland Ireland

An Irish teenager who has spent over a year in jail in Egypt shared a cell with Australian journalist Peter Greste, according to his family.
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Mummies found 'floating in sewage'

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 10:49

Egyptian officials have found ancient sarcophagi floating in polluted water near the city of Minya.
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Freed Greste back home in Australia

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 6:52
related countries: Australia Australia

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste returns to the Australian city of Brisbane to be reunited with his family, after his release from an Egyptian prison.
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VIDEO: Greste: How I coped in prison

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 1:36

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste, who was freed on Sunday after more than a year in an Egyptian prison, tells reporters how he and his colleagues, who remain in jail, coped with life behind bars.
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Egypt hands down 230 life sentences

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 16:36

An Egyptian court sentences 230 people, including the prominent liberal activist Ahmed Douma, to life in prison for anti-government protests.
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Journalist gives up Egypt passport

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 9:11

Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy renounces his Egyptian citizenship to secure his release from jail after the deportation of Peter Greste.
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Greste 'angst' for jailed colleagues

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 22:03
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste says he is relieved to be free, but feels "incredible angst" at leaving behind two jailed colleagues in Egypt.
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VIDEO: Greste: 'They said it's time to pack'

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 15:33

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has described the moment he heard he was being freed from an Egyptian jail after 400 days behind bars.
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Egypt court upholds death sentences

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 14:41

A court in Egypt upholds death sentences on 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters over a 2013 attack on a police station that left 11 officers dead.
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VIDEO: Greste family 'ecstatic' at release

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 13:49

The family of Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste tell a news conference that they are "ecstatic" at his release from an Egyptian prison.
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Greste to pursue colleagues' release

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 11:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian journalist Peter Greste, freed from prison in Egypt on Sunday, will not rest until two colleagues are also released, his family says.
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VIDEO: Family delighted at Greste release

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 5:14
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Cairo

The family of Australian al-Jazeera and ex-BBC journalist Peter Greste give their reaction to his release and deportation from Egypt after 400 days in a Cairo prison.
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Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt

Sunday, February 1st 2015, 20:11

Australian al-Jazeera and ex-BBC journalist Peter Greste is deported from Egypt after 400 days in prison and later arrives to Cyprus.
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Egypt leader warns of 'long battle'

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 17:10

Egypt faces a long and difficult battle with militants, the country's president says, in his first remarks since a deadly attack in the Sinai region.
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VIDEO: Egypt buries Sinai attacks dead

Friday, January 30th 2015, 22:36

Some of the soldiers killed in Thursday's attacks on checkpoints and police and army bases in Egypt's Sinai peninsula have been laid to rest.
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Sisi cuts short visit over Sinai

Friday, January 30th 2015, 16:36

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi cuts short a visit to an African Union summit to deal with attacks that killed at least 32 in the Sinai peninsula.
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