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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

New Egypt protest law condemned

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 21:36

Human rights groups in Egypt criticise a new law on protests, saying it will restrict the right to peaceful demonstration.
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Egypt expels Turkish ambassador

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 15:24
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Egypt tells the Turkish ambassador to leave the country, after Turkey's prime minister calls for the release of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
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Egypt policeman killed in operation

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 16:09

An Egyptian police officer has been shot dead while trying to arrest suspects wanted over the killing of a security official, the government says.
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Egyptian troops die in Sinai attack

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 14:01

Eleven Egyptian military personnel are killed and dozens more wounded in a car bomb attack near the North Sinai city of el-Arish.
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Ghana book place at 2014 World Cup

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 18:13
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Ghana lose 2-1 to Egypt in the second leg of their World Cup play-off but make it to Brazil 7-3 on aggregate.
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Egypt unrest on clashes anniversary

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 15:38

Opponents and supporters of Egypt's military-backed administration clash on the second anniversary of bloody anti-government protests.
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Egypt defends pro-Morsi athlete bans

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 15:06

Egypt's sports minister defends the punishment of two athletes who have openly expressed their support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
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Egypt train and bus crash kills 26

Monday, November 18th 2013, 16:31
related places: Cairo

At least 26 people are killed when a train crashes into a minibus and other vehicles south of Egypt's capital, Cairo, officials say.
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Egyptian security official shot dead

Monday, November 18th 2013, 14:01
related places: Cairo

An Egyptian security official reportedly involved in the crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood is shot dead by gunmen near his home in Cairo, police say.
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VIDEO: 'I quit job to educate Egyptian kids'

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 0:43

The BBC hears from a woman who left her job to concentrate on improving children's education in Egypt.
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VIDEO: Egypt and Russia in high level talks

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 22:29
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Cairo

Russia's foreign and defence ministers have met senior Egyptian officials in Cairo for the highest level talks in decades.
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Russia and Egypt in 'historic' talks

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 20:27
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Cairo

Both sides hail talks between a high-level Russian delegation and Egyptian ministers in Cairo as "historic," amid reports of a possible arms deal.
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Morsi supporters jailed over unrest

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 15:02

Twelve supporters of Egypt's ousted President Morsi are jailed over unrest at Al-Azhar university, as a state of emergency comes to an end.
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Morsi warns of Egypt instability

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 16:57

Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi warns in a statement that the country will not "regain stability" until "the military coup is eliminated".
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Egypt lifting state of emergency

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 17:51

Egypt's state of emergency and night-time curfew - in place since 14 August - are being lifted, the army-backed government says.
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Egypt 'worst in Arab women's rights'

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 6:49

Egypt is now the worst country for women's rights in the Arab world, according to a poll of experts on gender issues in 22 Arab states.
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Egypt player banned over Morsi sign

Monday, November 11th 2013, 18:55

One of Egypt's top football clubs suspends its striker from a competition for publicly showing support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
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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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