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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

Egypt arrests senior Islamist leader

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 8:05

A senior Muslim Brotherhood figure, Essam al-Erian, is detained in Egypt, in the latest move by the authorities against the Islamist movement.
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Egyptians 'missing' in Libya desert

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 14:47
related countries: Libya Libya

Dozens of suspected illegal Egyptian migrants are missing in the eastern Libyan desert, after two are found dead there, Egypt's foreign ministry says.
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Egypt judges quit Brotherhood trial

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 13:24

The three presiding judges step down at Egypt's trial of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie and his two aides, halting the proceedings.
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Athlete 'banned for Morsi support'

Monday, October 28th 2013, 23:23

An Egyptian kung fu champion is reportedly stripped of his gold medal and banned after showing support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
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Three Egyptian policemen shot dead

Monday, October 28th 2013, 10:33

Three Egyptian policemen have been shot dead in an attack on a checkpoint in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, officials say.
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Egypt TV satirist returns to the military

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 21:56

Egypt's most famous TV satirist returns for a new series
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VIDEO: Sex attack suspects 'branded' in Cairo

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 16:30

Sexual violence in Egypt has reached epidemic proportions, according to human rights campaigners.
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Egypt sex assault victims face long wait for justice

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 14:09

Sexual assault victims face long wait for justice in Egypt
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Egypt police to be tried over deaths

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 17:00

Egyptian prosecutors refer four police to trial for the manslaughter of 37 Islamist detainees who died when tear gas was fired into a transport vehicle.
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Syrians in Egypt: Escaping a once safe haven

Monday, October 21st 2013, 18:30

The dangers facing Syrians who try to flee Egypt by sea
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Egypt PM denounces church attack

Monday, October 21st 2013, 12:42
related places: Cairo

Egypt's prime minister condemns an attack outside a Coptic church in Cairo that killed four people, including an eight-year-old girl.
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Girl dies in Egypt church gun attack

Monday, October 21st 2013, 4:18
related places: Cairo

Three people, including a girl aged eight, are killed in Egypt as gunmen open fire on a wedding party outside a Coptic Christian church in Cairo.
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VIDEO: Girl dead in Egypt church gun attack

Monday, October 21st 2013, 3:18
related places: Cairo

Three people, including an eight-year-old girl, were killed when gunmen opened fire on a wedding party outside a Coptic Christian church in Cairo.
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Egypt police clash with students

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 14:53
related places: Cairo

Egyptian security forces fire tear gas to disperse hundreds of students staging an anti-military protest at Cairo's al-Azhar University.
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Blast rocks Egypt military building

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 13:28
related places: Cairo

A car bomb explodes outside a military intelligence building in the Egyptian city of Ismailiya, north-east of Cairo.
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Swiss seize a million fake tablets

Friday, October 18th 2013, 19:22
related countries: China China, Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Zurich

Customs agents at Zurich airport seize a million fake anti-anxiety pills en route from China to Egypt, Swiss officials say.
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Egypt denies holding Syrian refugees

Friday, October 18th 2013, 11:22
related countries: Syria Syria

Egypt has described as inaccurate an Amnesty International report that accuses it of unlawfully detaining hundreds of Syrian refugees.
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Syrian refugees 'detained in Egypt'

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 10:35
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian refugees fleeing to Egypt face unlawful detention, often in deplorable conditions, or deportation, Amnesty International says.
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Ghana thrash Egypt in 2014 play-off

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 17:56
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Kumasi

Ghana take a huge step towards reaching a third straight World Cup by beating Egypt 6-1 in the first leg of their play-off.
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US man found hanged in Egyptian cell

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 16:22
related countries: United States United States

Egyptian officials order an inquiry into the death of a US citizen found dead in a police cell, in what the US embassy says was "an apparent suicide".
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VIDEO: Challenges for the Egyptian economy

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 3:54

BBC Arabic's Khaled Ezzelarab looks at how Egypt's new government is dealing with the economic challenges facing the country.
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Migrants drown in Egypt capsize

Friday, October 11th 2013, 18:30
related places: Alexandria

At least 12 migrants drown and some 116 are rescued after their boat capsizes off Egypt's coast near Alexandria, security officials say.
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Canadians held in Egypt fly home

Friday, October 11th 2013, 17:45

Two Canadians held without charge for seven weeks and then barred from leaving Egypt fly home.
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Egypt condemns US aid suspension

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 13:00
related countries: United States United States

Egypt's army-backed government condemns a decision by the US to suspend some of its financial and military aid over a crackdown on Islamists.
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Four killed in Egypt Sinai attack

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 10:04

At least four members of Egypt's security forces have been killed in a suicide bombing in northern Sinai, state media and officials say.
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VIDEO: US partially suspends Egypt aid

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 7:15
related countries: United States United States

The US is suspending part of the $1.3bn in aid it gives to Egypt's military until "credible progress" is made towards free and fair elections there.
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US withholds Egypt military aid

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 3:32
related countries: United States United States

The US is suspending a large part of its financial and military aid to Egypt over a bloody crackdown on supporters of ex-President Mohammed Morsi.
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US 'to suspend Egypt military aid'

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 9:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Washington will suspend part of its military aid to Egypt following the crackdown on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, US media report.
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VIDEO: Tahrir Square among NY documentaries

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 8:46
related places: Cairo

Documentaries on subjects including Cairo's Tahrir Square and the man who inspired the movie Dog Day Afternoon are among the highlights at the 2012 New York Film Festival.
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Egypt attacks target security forces

Monday, October 7th 2013, 15:38

Egyptian soldiers and police officers are killed in attacks around the country, a day after massive clashes left dozens dead.
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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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