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# egypt - Yesterday’s News


# egypt - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Charlie Flanagan 'disappointed' witnesses fail to appear at Ibrahim Halawa hearing

Now aged 21, Halawa has spent almost four years in jail.

# egypt - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt catacombs

Burial shafts were found in the area and excavation work “revealed that these shafts led to a number of corridors inside a cachette of mummies”.

# egypt - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial delayed for 22nd time

Concerns have been raised about his health.

# egypt - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Mummies and 1,000 statues found in search of 3,500-year-old tomb

“This is an important discovery.”

# egypt - Monday 10 April, 2017

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists

At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.

# egypt - Sunday 9 April, 2017

"I just felt fire grabbing my face" - Isis claims Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt which killed at least 44

The first bombing struck the Mar Girgis church in the city of Tanta north of Cairo, killing 27 people, the health ministry earlier said.

# egypt - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial judge is considering releasing him on medical grounds

The trial was delayed for the 21st time today.

# egypt - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'His life is on the line': Vigil held in support of Ibrahim Halawa ahead of 21st trial date tomorrow

Dublin-born Halawa has been held without trial in Egypt since being arrested at a protest in Cairo in August 2013.

# egypt - Monday 3 April, 2017

Remains of 3,700-year-old pyramid discovered in Egypt

The pyramid from the 13th dynasty was found in Dahshur’s royal necropolis, some 30 kilometres south of Cairo.

Doctor recommends Ibrahim Halawa be released from prison for 'further medical assessments'

Enda Kenny has petitioned the President of Egypt again on the case of Ibrahim Halawa.

# egypt - Friday 24 March, 2017

Former Egyptian president who was ousted in the Arab Spring gets out of jail

Hosni Mubarak served six years in prison.

# egypt - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'You're trying to shut down discussion': Dáil suspended after Bríd Smith raises Halawa case

The Ceann Comhairle said her contribution was not relevant to the current session.

# egypt - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Irish MEP: 'Time for Ireland to take legal challenge against Egypt'

Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has now been postponed for the 20th time.

# egypt - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Judge-ordered report into Cairo protest doesn't name or identify Ibrahim Halawa

Halawa faces another trial date – his 20th – tomorrow.

# egypt - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections' Hunger Strike This post contains videos

'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections'

Lynn Boylan says Halawa has been ‘on hunger strikes on and off’ throughout his detention.

# egypt - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's family say he is now 'dying' in prison

The Dubliner has been jailed in an Egyptian prison since August 2013.

# egypt - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Hosni Mubarak acquitted over deaths of protesters during Arab Spring revolt

He had ruled the country for 30 years before being ousted.

# egypt - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Family statement says Ibrahim Halawa moved to prison hospital

His family say his heart problem has deteriorated.

# egypt - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 19th time

He remains in custody without trial.

# egypt - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From The42 Aboubakar screamer delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon AFCON

Aboubakar screamer delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

The Indomitable Lions won it in style tonight.

# egypt - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Charlie Flanagan says 'substantial resources' are being deployed to secure Halawa's release

Ibrahim Halawa has been in an Egyptian jail for three-and-a-half years.

# egypt - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Egyptian president 'willing' to use pardon powers for Ibrahim Halawa

The Irishman’s trial was delayed for an 18th time today.

# egypt - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa’s sister says they were remembering those who had been killed in a massacre.

'We left Ibrahim with a promise we would do everything to bring him home'

Paul Murphy was one of eight TDs who visited Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt during the week.

# egypt - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

# egypt - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail

Halawa has been in prison without trial for almost three-and-a-half years.

# egypt - Sunday 8 January, 2017

TDs to travel to Egypt tomorrow to meet with Ibrahim Halawa and Egyptian government

The TDs will be discussing the young man’s incarceration when they arrive tomorrow.

# egypt - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Egypt reopens its beef market to Irish farmers ending 17-year ban

Five firms have got the green light to export to the major consumer market.

# egypt - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From The42 ‘I was either going to get the boat to die in England or go to an NA meeting’ Addiction This post contains videos

‘I was either going to get the boat to die in England or go to an NA meeting’

Ireland’s Homeless World Cup star John Farrell talks to The42 about turning around his life.

# egypt - Friday 23 December, 2016

America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements

New Zealand had stepped in to replace a withdrawn Egyptian resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.

# egypt - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 17th time

His trial has been rescheduled for 17 January 2017.

# egypt - Monday 12 December, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa set for court tomorrow - his 21st birthday

His trial has been delayed 16 times since his initial incarceration in 2013.

# egypt - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 25

The attack came two days after a bomb elsewhere in Cairo killed six policemen.

# egypt - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Doctors and professors among 25 alleged human organ smugglers arrested in Egypt

Egyptian authorities said they had arrested

# egypt - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'I just can't understand why they have kidnapped me away from you': Ibrahim Halawa's letter to Ireland

Ibrahim Halawa has been awaiting trial in an Egyptian jail for three years.

# egypt - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa is not one of 82 young people freed from Egyptian jail today

He has now been awaiting trial for 1,187 days.

# egypt - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Ibrahima Halawa will spend his 21st birthday in jail after trial postponed again

The Dublin student has now been held without trial for 1,182 days.

# egypt - Sunday 2 October, 2016

For the 15th time, Egypt has postponed the trial of Ibrahim Halawa

It means he’s now spent 38 months in jail without trial.

# egypt - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

"I don’t see the sky" - Ibrahim Halawa pens letter from Egyptian prison

In the letter, Halawa imagines that today could be his graduation day.

# egypt - Sunday 4 September, 2016

These photographs give a fascinating glimpse into ancient Egypt

Some of the first-ever travel photos are up for auction.

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