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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

Ahly retain Champions League trophy

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 18:53
related places: Cairo

Al Ahly are crowned champions of Africa for an eighth time after victory over Orlando Pirates in Cairo
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Gaza gears up for anti-Hamas Tamarod protest group

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 4:18

Gaza gears up for Egyptian-style anti-Hamas protest group
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VIDEO: Boy 11, killed in Cairo clashes

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 2:47
related places: Cairo

The family of an 11-year-old child killed during clashes in Cairo on Friday have told the BBC he was shot dead by a supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood, but they deny being involved.
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Morsi 'steadfast' in jail, says wife

Friday, November 8th 2013, 0:22

The wife of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, currently on trial, says he is "steadfast" after visiting him in jail.
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Egypt rejects Brotherhood ban appeal

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 12:49

A court in Egypt dismisses an appeal by the Muslim Brotherhood against a ban on all its "activities" and the seizure of its assets.
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Thirty Islamists on trial in UAE

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 15:36
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Twenty Egyptian and 10 Emirati Islamists go on trial at a court in the UAE, accused of illegally setting up a branch of the Muslim Brotherhood.
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Morsi tells trial 'I am president'

Monday, November 4th 2013, 20:36
related places: Cairo

Egypt's ousted leader Mohammed Morsi goes on trial in Cairo and tells the judge the case is illegitimate as he remains president.
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Kerry: US-Saudi ties are enduring

Monday, November 4th 2013, 15:33
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry, in Saudi Arabia on the second stop of his regional tour, says ties between the two nations are strategic and enduring.
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Morsi arrives for tense Egypt trial

Monday, November 4th 2013, 8:05

Egypt is on high alert as former President Mohammed Morsi, who was removed from power in July, arrives for his trial in Cairo.
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VIDEO: Egypt's pyramids revisited

Monday, November 4th 2013, 0:46

Egypt's pyramids as you've never seen them before
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Kerry urges stability on Egypt visit

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 20:20
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state calls for an end to all violence and urges progress towards full democracy on his first visit to Egypt since the ousting of President Mohammed Morsi.
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VIDEO: Pro-Morsi supporters gather in Egypt

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 15:24
related places: Cairo

Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi gather in Cairo ahead of his trial.
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Egyptians split over Morsi trial

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 11:32

Egypt polarised ahead of Islamist ex-president's trial
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VIDEO: Egypt satirist's TV show suspended

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 7:31

Popular Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef's television show has been suspended - just minutes before it was due to go on air.
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Egypt satirist's TV show suspended

Friday, November 1st 2013, 22:29

Popular Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef's television show is suspended a week after it mocked the country's army and its chief.
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Egypt police dispel student protest

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 15:50
related places: Cairo

Police enter al-Azhar University in the Egyptian capital Cairo to disperse students protesting in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
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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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