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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

Chelsea complete £11m Salah signing

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 18:00
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Basel

Chelsea sign Egypt midfielder Mohamed Salah from Swiss side Basel for a fee in the region of £11m.
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VIDEO: Early presidential poll for Egypt

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 16:24

Egypt's interim government announces that presidential elections will be held earlier than planned.
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Early presidential poll for Egypt

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 14:59

Egypt says presidential elections have been moved forward, increasing speculation over whether army chief Gen Abdul Fattah al-Sisi will stand.
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Egypt anniversary clashes kill 49

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 8:03

At least 49 people are killed in clashes in Egypt as rallies mark the anniversary of the 2011 uprising which overthrew President Hosni Mubarak.
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VIDEO: Egypt police open fire on protesters

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 0:53

At least 29 people have died and more than 100 have been injured in clashes as Egypt marks the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising.
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Jailed reporter urges Egypt pressure

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 16:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian journalist, who is being held in an Egyptian jail, calls his detention an "attack" on press freedom, in a letter sent from prison.
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Egyptian embassy staff 'seized'

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 13:06
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

At least four Egyptian embassy personnel have been kidnapped in the Libyan capital Tripoli, the Libyan foreign ministry says.
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VIDEO: Egypt: Crowds' 'fury' at violence

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 6:15
related places: Cairo

Rival political groups in Egypt are to mark the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising which ended in the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak.
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Militants step up Egypt attacks

Friday, January 24th 2014, 19:35
related places: Cairo

Six people are killed and some 100 others wounded as militants step up attacks against the authorities with a series of explosions across Cairo.
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Amnesty raps Egypt over 'abuses'

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 17:17

Amnesty International says Egypt has witnessed rights abuses and state violence "on an unprecedented scale" since President Morsi was ousted.
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Egypt police killed at checkpoint

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 7:39
related places: Cairo

Five policemen are killed in Egypt in an armed attack on a checkpoint south of Cairo, the interior ministry says.
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UAE jails 30 over 'Brotherhood ties'

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 15:37
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

A court in the UAE sentences 20 Egyptian and 10 Emirati Islamists to up to five years in prison after convicting them on national security charges.
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Egypt's Morsi to face fourth trial

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 15:45

The ousted president of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, is to face a fourth trial, this time on charges of insulting the judiciary.
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Egypt constitution 'backed by 98%'

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 7:43

A new Egyptian constitution wins the backing of 98.1% of voters with a turnout of 38.6% in last week's referendum, officials say.
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Al-Jazeera trio 'facing charges'

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 22:47

Three al-Jazeera journalists are being detained in Egypt on suspicion of using unlicensed equipment and broadcasting false news, prosecutors say.
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Egypt awaits referendum results

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 17:49

Egypt awaits the results of a referendum on its new constitution, with the military-backed authorities saying it has been overwhelmingly approved.
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Egypt's struggle to motivate the 'sofa party'

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 15:32

Voter apathy dampens Egypt's eagerness for referendum turnout
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Egyptians vote on new constitution

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 19:52

Egyptians vote in the second and final day of a referendum on a constitution newly drafted since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
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VIDEO: Voting begins in Egypt referendum

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 19:04

Egyptians are voting amid tight security in a two-day referendum on a new constitution that could pave the way for fresh elections.
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Deaths as Egypt votes in referendum

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 18:57

Egyptians vote in a referendum on a new constitution, but deadly clashes are reported involving supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
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VIDEO: Inside an Egyptian polling station

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 14:08

As Egyptians go to the polls to vote on a referendum over a possible new constitution, the BBC's Sally Nabil explains the process involved.
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VIDEO: Egypt constitution vote explained

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 0:15

Explaining key points of Egypt's referendum on a new constitution - in 60 seconds.
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Plea over journalists held by Egypt

Monday, January 13th 2014, 14:47

More than 40 senior journalists and editors sign a statement demanding the immediate release of three al-Jazeera colleagues detained in Egypt.
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Egypt referendum 'a verdict on the army'

Monday, January 13th 2014, 1:30

Egypt referendum 'a vote on the removal of President Morsi'
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Egypt army chief eyes presidency bid

Saturday, January 11th 2014, 15:41

Egypt's army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi would run for president if the people request it and the military supports the bid, state media quote him as saying.
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Three die at Egypt protest clashes

Friday, January 10th 2014, 18:54

At least three people have been killed in Egypt in clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, officials say.
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VIDEO: Can a puppet be a terrorist?

Friday, January 10th 2014, 12:30

Abla Fahita - the puppet accused of being a terrorist in Egypt
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Morsi absence halts Cairo trial

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 15:09
related places: Cairo

The trial of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi is adjourned after officials said bad weather had stopped his helicopter from taking off.
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VIDEO: Morsi absence halts Cairo trial

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 11:18
related places: Cairo

The trial of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been adjourned after officials said bad weather had stopped his helicopter from taking off.
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VIDEO: Egypt opposition 'forced underground'

Monday, January 6th 2014, 22:55

A clampdown on political opposition to Egypt's military rulers has prompted fears that the country is reverting to authoritarian rule.
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Deaths at Egypt Brotherhood protests

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 20:23

Egypt's health ministry says 11 people have died after pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters clashed with police.
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Ancient Egyptian brewer's tomb found

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 17:21
related places: Luxor

The tomb of a brewer who served an ancient Egyptian court more than 3,000 years ago is discovered in the city of Luxor.
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Two dead in Alexandria clashes

Thursday, January 2nd 2014, 1:23
related places: Alexandria

Two people have been killed in clashes involving pro-Islamist protesters and Egyptian police in the city of Alexandria, officials say.
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Reporters face 15 days in Egypt jail

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 17:17

Three Al-Jazeera journalists accused by Egyptian prosecutors of links with the "terrorist" Muslim Brotherhood are remanded in custody for 15 days.
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Egypt urged to free Al-Jazeera staff

Monday, December 30th 2013, 18:37

Broadcaster Al-Jazeera demands the release of four journalists arrested in Egypt for allegedly holding illegal meetings with the Muslim Brotherhood.
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Al-Jazeera journalists held in Egypt

Monday, December 30th 2013, 15:14
related places: Cairo

A team of four Al-Jazeera journalists is arrested in Egypt's capital, Cairo, for allegedly holding illegal meetings with the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
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Cairo campus torched amid protest

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 22:47
related places: Cairo

A student dies in Cairo as supporters of Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood clash with police and university buildings are set on fire.
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VIDEO: Cairo campus ablaze amid protests

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 18:34
related places: Cairo

Cairo's al-Azhar University was set on fire and one person killed as supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood clashed with security forces.
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Three killed in fresh Egypt clashes

Friday, December 27th 2013, 16:55

Three people are killed in fresh clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and police across Egypt.
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One dies in Egypt Brotherhood clash

Friday, December 27th 2013, 1:19
related places: Cairo

One person is killed in clashes between student supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and residents in the capital Cairo, officials say.
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Egypt Brotherhood 'terrorist group'

Wednesday, December 25th 2013, 18:54

Egypt declares the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group after blaming it for a deadly attack on a police HQ earlier this week.
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Egypt security HQ hit by deadly bomb

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 22:41

A huge car bomb outside an Egyptian security building kills at least 15 people and wounds more than 100 in the city of Mansoura, north of Cairo.
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Egypt police arrest former PM Qandil

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 21:23

Egyptian police have arrested Hisham Qandil, the former PM who served under ousted President Mohammed Morsi, the interior ministry says.
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Egyptian league kicks off

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 15:04

Egyptian clubs get their domestic season underway, hopeful of completing it after security issues cut short the last two campaigns.
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VIDEO: Why Egyptians are investing in Wales

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 10:18
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The impact of conflict in Syria and a military coup in Egypt has helped encourage many from the region to invest abroad and to emigrate, including to the UK.
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VIDEO: Deadly blast at Egypt security site

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 6:49

At least five people have been killed and dozens more injured by an explosion at a police headquarters in Egypt, according to security sources and state media.
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Brotherhood in Egypt hunger strike

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 17:13

Members of the Muslim Brotherhood jailed in Egypt go on hunger strike in protest at their "inhumane treatment" in prison, the group says.
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Lives of fear for Egypt's Christians

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 15:54

The mounting violence against Egypt's Copts
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VIDEO: Egypt's Christians living in fear

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 13:45

As Coptic Christians in Egypt prepare to celebrate Christmas, they are still waiting for scores of churches destroyed in August to be rebuilt.
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Egypt jails three leading activists

Sunday, December 22nd 2013, 15:26

Three prominent Egyptian pro-democracy campaigners are sentenced to three years in jail for organising an unauthorised protest.
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Morsi to face third criminal trial

Saturday, December 21st 2013, 12:06

Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will face a third criminal trial, over his breakout from prison in 2011.
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Mubarak allies cleared of corruption

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 11:14

An Egyptian court acquits the former prime minister, Ahmed Shafiq, and two sons of former President Hosni Mubarak of allegations of embezzlement.
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