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# egypt - Today’s News

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# egypt - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

A tragedy in Cork, snow across the country and a big win for Ireland had everyone talking today.

Four to face trial over brutal street stabbing of chained dog

A video posted online shows men chaining the dog to a street lamp and then stabbing and hacking the terrified animal with knives.

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# egypt - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Halawa letter criticising Government ‘shows the real hurt this kid is going through’

Amnesty International believe the Government is doing everything it can to secure his release.

# egypt - Monday 9 February, 2015

VIDEO: Up to 22 killed in crush as Egyptian footballers play on

The league has been suspended as a result.

# egypt - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From The42 Egyptian police and football fans clash leaving dozens dead Trouble

Egyptian police and football fans clash leaving dozens dead

According to state media in the country, ticketless supporters fought with police after being refused entry.

Ibrahim Halawa’s trial adjourned for the fourth time

The teenager has been in jail for 541 days.

# egypt - Monday 2 February, 2015

“A year in prison for an innocent person is not a little thing,” says sister of Dublin teenager

“A year in prison for an innocent person is not a little thing,” says sister of Dublin teenager

His sister said, ‘Hope keeps us going, we hope that maybe he will be released tomorrow, maybe after tomorrow, maybe now.’

# egypt - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Australian journalist Peter Greste released from Cairo prison

Jailed Al-Jazeera journalist has been deported from Egypt following a presidential decision and is en route to Australia

# egypt - Friday 30 January, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Bertie Ahern, the Dáil walkout and restrictions on E-cigarettes.

IS group claims its fighters were behind attacks that killed 26 people

Targets included an army base, a hotel, a police club and several checkpoints in Sinai.

# egypt - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Irish teen Ibrahim Halawa ‘considering hunger strike’ as trial postponed again

The Dublin-born 19-year-old is charged with murder, attempted murder and taking part in an illegal protest.

# egypt - Monday 5 January, 2015

Trial of Irish teenager to get underway in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa has been held in an Egyptian prison for 17 months.

The tomb of a mysterious Pharaoh queen has been unearthed in Egypt

Until now, the name of Khentakawess had been unknown.

# egypt - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Amal Clooney threatened with arrest in Egypt

The human rights lawyer faced pressure over a fact-finding mission she was involved in looking at the country’s power structures.

# egypt - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Egypt’s highest court orders retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists

The three men have been detained since December 2013.

# egypt - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa stuck in jail until next year

The Dublin native has been held in an Egyptian jail since August 2013.

# egypt - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Court drops murder charges against ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak

The court also acquitted Mubarak of a corruption charge.

# egypt - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Eight men jailed for three years over ‘gay wedding’

The men appeared in a video that went online earlier this year.

# egypt - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai after bomb kills 30 soldiers

The bombing was carried out by a suspected jihadist who rammed a checkpoint with his explosives-packed vehicle.

# egypt - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Trial of human rights activist ‘based on scant and dubious evidence’

Another female activist arrested after a protest in June is currently on hunger strike.

# egypt - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From The42 Palestinian football team determined to rise above war Outlet

Palestinian football team determined to rise above war

Football is hugely popular in Gaza and the West Bank, where the game has been played since the 1920s.

# egypt - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about Phil Hogan and Irish Water, Ukraine truce, and an Irish criminal being shot dead in Costa del Sol.

Seven men arrested in Egypt over ‘gay marriage’ video

The video went viral last month and appears to show a group of men celebrating a same-sex marriage.

# egypt - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

“I don’t want to live through a fourth war.” – Gaza erupts in peace celebrations

A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.

# egypt - Monday 18 August, 2014

Ibrahim Halawa beaten with metal chain in Egyptian prison, says sister

The charity Reprieve has urged Tony Blair to intervene in the case.

# egypt - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ibrahim Halawa on hunger strike in Egyptian prison

The teenager has been in an Egyptian prison for a year.

# egypt - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Egyptian judge walks out on trial of Irish teenager

Ibrahim Halawa has been in an Egyptian jail for nearly a year.

Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt ‘losing hope’

Ibrahim Halawa was detained last year after attending a protest against the ousting of Mohamed Morsi.

# egypt - Sunday 10 August, 2014

A new 72-hour ceasefire has been agreed in Gaza

The temporary truce was negotiated by Egypt.

Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks

“Israel will not engage in negotiations under fire,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

# egypt - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Flanagan meets with family of Ibrahim Halawa, insists Department is pressuring Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa, who was then 17, was imprisoned in Egypt along with his three sisters last August after taking part in a protest that turned violent.

# egypt - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man founds ‘new nation’ in Africa so his daughter can be a princess Princess Emily

# egypt - Friday 11 July, 2014

Gaza death toll hits 100 as truce efforts waver

Israeli airstrikes continue to bombard Gaza today as the Palestinian death toll reaches 100.

# egypt - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Irish Government ‘equally condemns’ attacks from both Israel and Gaza

The death toll in Gaza after two days of Israeli air strikes has climbed to more than 40.

# egypt - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Costello: “I pulled out all the stops” to free Irish teen from Egyptian prison

Ibrahim Halawa, who is 18-years-old, is facing as long as 10 years in prison.

# egypt - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Open letter to the Taoiseach and Tánaiste: Fight Egypt’s jailing of journalists

Irish journalists, academics, union leaders and lawyers urge Irish government to press for freedom of journalists in Cairo.

# egypt - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Explosions at four subway stations in Egypt

Two people have been wounded.

# egypt - Monday 23 June, 2014

Cairo sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists a “ferocious attack” on media – Amnesty

Three men are among a group of journalists convicted of ‘falsifying news’ and supporting the Muslim Brotherhood.

Cairo court sends three Al Jazeera journalists to jail for 7-10 years

Peter Greste, Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed had been accused of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood

# egypt - Monday 9 June, 2014

Seven arrested over sexual harassment during Egypt presidential celebrations

A video has emerged purportedly showing a teenage girl naked and surrounded by dozens of men in Tahrir Square during the inauguration celebrations.

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