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# egypt - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Egyptian singer sentenced to two years in prison for 'inciting debauchery' in music video

“Singer Shyma presents a lesson in depravity to youths,” a local newspaper said.

# egypt - Friday 1 December, 2017

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# egypt - Monday 27 November, 2017

From The42 Frank Lampard gives credit to Liverpool’s Salah for leaving Chelsea Hard Work

Frank Lampard gives credit to Liverpool’s Salah for leaving Chelsea

The Egypt international has scored 15 goals for the Reds this campaign across all competitions after enduring a difficult spell with the Blues.

# egypt - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Sufi muslims in Egypt to defiantly mark prophet's birthday despite mosque massacre WORSHIP This post contains videos

Sufi muslims in Egypt to defiantly mark prophet's birthday despite mosque massacre

It’s widely belived the sect was targeted in the brutal attack that killed 305 peoplee.

# egypt - Saturday 25 November, 2017

'We will respond with brutal force': Death toll of horrific Egypt mosque attack rises to 305

235 people were killed and 109 were wounded in the attack.

# egypt - Friday 24 November, 2017

At least 235 dead in horror mosque bombing as leaders condemn 'barbaric attack'

The attack took place during weekly prayers at a mosque in Egypt, police officials said.

# egypt - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Scientists discover secret chamber the size of a passenger plane inside Great Pyramid

The void is completely closed, which means anything inside would not have been touched for 4,500 years.

# egypt - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate has been advising him on his new life

Ibrahim Halawa arrived back in Dublin yesterday to a media-heavy welcome.

# egypt - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

A media scrum and fish and chips: Ibrahim Halawa is finally home

Ibrahim Halawa isn’t “going away quietly” – and his arrival at Dublin Airport today proves it.

'I'm very happy, it's great': Ibrahim Halawa has arrived home to Dublin

The Dubliner has been speaking to the media at Terminal 1.

# egypt - Friday 20 October, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa: 'Finally the day where I can see the sky without bars'

The 21-year-old spent more than four years in jail.

'The nightmare is over': Ibrahim Halawa has been released from prison in Egypt

The 21-year-old spent more than four years in jail.

# egypt - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Taoiseach says no date confirmed for Ibrahim Halawa's return to Ireland

The family of Halawa said they want arrangements for his return to be kept Friday.

# egypt - Monday 25 September, 2017

Coveney 'very hopeful' Ibrahim Halawa could be home later this week

Coveney hopes Halawa will be released from prison later today.

# egypt - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Government considering sending its private jet to bring Ibrahim Halawa home

Ibrahim Halawa was acquitted by a court in Egypt yesterday.

'You can disagree with those views but he wasn't guilty of terrorism': Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate

Peter Greste – who spent over a year in an Egyptian prison with Halawa – said that it was “wonderful” that he had been released.

# egypt - Monday 18 September, 2017

Hopes for verdict as Halawa back in court again today

Halawa’s verdict was due on 28 August, however, it was adjourned until today.

# egypt - Friday 1 September, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's family wants the government to sue Egyptian authorities if trial is delayed again

Ibrahim’s sister Somaia Halawa said she welcomed the steps taken by Leo Varadkar’s government to secure his release.

# egypt - Monday 28 August, 2017

Leo Varadkar speaks for 25 minutes with Egyptian president regarding Ibrahim Halawa

The 21-year-old Irish citizen has been in jail in Egypt for over four years.

# egypt - Monday 21 August, 2017

Irish government offers support to family of Irish woman in Egypt suicide pact

The couple died by drowning at a villa in the Hurghada area.

# egypt - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'These are mere stories': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa was tortured in prison

Halawa (21) was arrested during a demonstration in 2014 in support of Mohamed Morsi who had been ousted from power in a military coup.

# egypt - Friday 11 August, 2017

At least 36 dead as two trains crash head-on in Egypt

The country has a poor record of rail safety.

# egypt - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Almost four years after arrest, Halawa's lawyers have been able to defend him in court

The 21-year-old Irishman has been held in Cairo for almost four years.

# egypt - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Prosecution 'closes case' in trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

The 21-year-old Irishman has been held in Cairo for almost four years.

# egypt - Sunday 23 July, 2017

'A hero until the end' - Tributes paid to renowned Irish diver who died while helping another diver Stephen Keenan This post contains videos

'A hero until the end' - Tributes paid to renowned Irish diver who died while helping another diver

Stephen Keenan owned a freediving school in Egypt.

# egypt - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Irishman dies off the coast of Egypt

The man reportedly died in the tourist region of Dahab.

# egypt - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Heading towards a conclusion': Trial of Ibrahim Halawa coming to a close

The next hearing will be on 25 July.

# egypt - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Halawa trial adjourned for 26th time, but Coveney happy at 'progress'

Defence lawyers asked for more time and an opportunity to challenge video evidence.

# egypt - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial suspended for 25th time - but could the next hearing be the last?

Halawa has been imprisoned in the Egyptian capital for 1,418 days – nearly four years.

# egypt - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 Done deal: Liverpool sign former Chelsea winger Salah for €39m Splashing The Cash

Done deal: Liverpool sign former Chelsea winger Salah for €39m

The Egypt international has signed a five-year contract.

Taoiseach urged to seek EU support to put more pressure on Egypt to release Ibrahim Halawa

Leo Varadkar is attending a EU Council meeting over the next two days.

# egypt - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Varadkar willing to consider 'different approach' to secure Ibrahim Halawa's freedom

Halawa has spent almost four years in jail without trial.

# egypt - Monday 5 June, 2017

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar due to 'terrorist links'

Airlines Emirates, Etihad, flydubai and Air Arabia will cancel flights to and from Qatar from tomorrow.

# egypt - Friday 26 May, 2017

More than 20 Egyptian Christians killed by gunmen on bus in Cairo

The attack came after church bombings in December and April that killed dozens of Coptic Christians.

# 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.

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