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# egypt - Today’s News

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# egypt - Sunday 6 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the last day of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

Mohammed Morsi murder trial to hear ‘decisive’ testimony today

Morsi and 14 co-defendants are charged with involvement in the killing of opposition protesters outside a Cairo presidential palace in December 2012.

# egypt - Monday 24 March, 2014

Egypt sentences 529 people to death after mass trial

A court has sentenced the Morsi supporters to death, most of whom are on the run.

# egypt - Friday 14 March, 2014

Column: There’s a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights

The space in which human rights defenders can operate safely is steadily shrinking, with devastating consequences, writes Mary Lawlor.

# egypt - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Egypt has deported Irish Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire

Maguire won the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize with Betty Williams for founding a peace group to resolve the conflict between North Ireland’s Catholics and Protestants.

# egypt - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

‘Defiant’ Morsi asks judge: “Do you know who I am?”

The ousted Egyptian president appeared before a court today over a prison escape during an uprising in 2011.

# egypt - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Nearly 50 killed across Egypt as country marks uprising anniversary

Of the 49 people killed, most died in Cairo and its suburbs — others in Alexandria and Minya. 247 people were injured.

# egypt - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Bombings keep people on edge on third anniversary of Arab Spring

A small bomb struck outside a police training hours before the rallies were due to start.

# egypt - Friday 24 January, 2014

Suicide bombs kill five in Cairo

The Egyptian capital was rocked by three separate blasts, as police prepare for pro-Morsi protests.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your Friday…

# egypt - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Egypt army chief will run for election “if there is public demand”

Supporters of deposed leader Mohammed Morsi say that the military leader has led a “counter revolution”.

# egypt - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Morsi trial delayed to February because of weather in Egypt

The former president is accused of inciting the killings of opposition protesters in December 2012 outside the presidential palace.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# egypt - Friday 3 January, 2014

Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt

The couple were reported missing a week ago and have now been found dead in a villa.

# egypt - Monday 30 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your week.

Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a ‘terrorist organisation’

Peter Greste, a former BBC journalist currently working for Al-Jazeera, won the prestigious Peabody award in 2011.

# egypt - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters

The unrest follows nationwide repression of Islamist protests after the military-installed government listed the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.

# egypt - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

At least 14 dead in Egypt police station blast

Nobody has claimed responsibility for the bombing, but the blame is being placed with the Muslim Brotherhood.

# egypt - Saturday 21 December, 2013

So what is left of the Arab Spring?

It is the third anniversary of the Tunisian protest which sparked a flame across the Middle East and North Africa.

# egypt - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Miley Cyrus may not actually become Time’s Person of the Year Time Will Tell

Miley Cyrus may not actually become Time’s Person of the Year

She’s been overtaken by Egyptian general Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. Rejoice!

# egypt - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Halawa sisters welcomed home to Dublin after Egypt captivity ordeal

Somaia, Fatima and Omaima were greeted by family members and friends at the airport after months in custody in Egypt.

# egypt - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured

35 people were injured in the car bomb attack, while four police were wounded in the explosion in Cairo.

# egypt - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Three Halawa sisters released after almost 3 months in Egypt

However the fourth sibling, Ibrahim Halawa, remains in custody in Egypt.

# egypt - Monday 4 November, 2013

Family of young Irish boy abducted to Egypt want help from Government

Six-year-old Faris Heeney was kidnapped by his uncle in 2009 and taken to Egypt where he remains with his father.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

Security forces on high alert as Morsi appears in court in Cairo

The ousted Egyptian president is facing trial over the deaths of protesters. His supporters have accused the current government of fabricating the charges against him.

# egypt - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From The Score World Cup 2014 qualifying: 10 talking points Samba Boys

World Cup 2014 qualifying: 10 talking points

Hats off to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iceland and Ghana, while France are firing again..

# egypt - Thursday 10 October, 2013

US suspends supply of cash, large military hardware to Egypt

Washington has confirmed it’s halting $260 million in cash aid as well as shipments of some large scale military systems — including Apache helicopters and F-16 fighter jets.

# egypt - Monday 7 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you start your week.

Fifty killed in Egypt clashes

Yesterday’s death toll is the highest since several days of violence started in mid-August, leading to over 1,000 deaths.

# egypt - Thursday 5 September, 2013

“I hope that the Halawas will be home soon” – Eamon Gilmore

The Tánaiste says that the four Halawa siblings are receiving the same treatment that any Irish citizen would receive.

Egyptian Interior Minister ‘survives bomb explosion’

The bomb struck the convoy in Cairo’s Nasr City district.

# egypt - Monday 2 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.

Irish news producer freed by Egypt police after being held for five days

Russ Finn was freed yesterday, his employers Al Jazeera have confirmed. He was held without charge after being arrested with three colleagues last Tuesday.

Egypt’s Morsi to stand trial for ‘inciting murder’

The former leader is set to stand trial along with 14 other suspects in his Muslim Brotherhood movement.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# egypt - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Four Halawa siblings to be held in Egypt for another 15 days

The Irish siblings have been held in Cairo for almost two weeks.

# egypt - Saturday 31 August, 2013

China is worried about how their citizens behave when on holidays

The nation’s state-run television CCTV even a ran a series of programs aimed at encouraging good manners and acceptance of foreign customs when abroad.

Halawa siblings could find out today if they will be freed

News on the release of the four – held in Cairo for the last fortnight – is expected today or tomorrow, according to a sister of the siblings.

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