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# egypt - Today’s News


# egypt - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Egypt dispatches submarine to aircraft crash zone as mystery over disaster remains

Leaked flight data has painted a picture of the chaotic final moments of the doomed EgyptAir flight.

# egypt - Saturday 21 May, 2016

First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear

Reports today suggest the front of the plane had smoke in it before the crash.

# egypt - Thursday 19 May, 2016

"We stand corrected" - Airline vice-president says debris from missing plane has NOT been found

More than 60 people were on board the Paris to Cairo plane.

Terrorism most likely explanation for Egyptair flight disappearance, experts say

Both France and Egypt have been targets of Islamic extremists in recent months.

# egypt - Sunday 15 May, 2016

From The42 The Irishman who reached the summit of Mount Sinai after a gruelling 1500km walk Adventure

The Irishman who reached the summit of Mount Sinai after a gruelling 1500km walk

Leon McCarron speaks to The42 about his taxing and unforgettable journey across the Middle East.

# egypt - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Eight policemen shot dead after their minibus was ambushed

Jihadists, including Islamic State group militants, have killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers in attacks.

# egypt - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Egypt court recommends death sentence for 3 journalists

Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was one of the codefendants but was not sentenced to death.

# egypt - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Egypt government rejects UN mistreatment claim in Halawa case

The organisation made a number of claims in a letter sent last year.

# egypt - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Policeman kills street vendor after dispute over price of cup of tea

He fatally shot the man and wounded two other people.

# egypt - Friday 15 April, 2016

'All false, all lies': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa is being beaten in jail

Soha Gendi told RTÉ that he government has visited him regularly.

# egypt - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa transferred prisons and is not missing

It was earlier reported that he had been moved and his family were unaware of his whereabouts.

# egypt - Friday 8 April, 2016

Saudi Arabia plans to build a massive bridge to Egypt

It is a show of support for the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

# egypt - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

British hostage had photo taken with EgyptAir hijacker

“I figured if his bomb was real I’d nothing to lose anyway”.

# egypt - Thursday 17 March, 2016

‘Find of the century’: There are two secret chambers in Tutankhamun’s tomb

Experts believe they could lead to the resting place of Queen Nefertiti.

# egypt - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Man jailed for three years for saying women cheat on their husbands

A court convicted him of spreading “false news that disturbs the public peace”.

# egypt - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Egyptian student who threatened Donald Trump on Facebook agrees to leave US

Meanwhile, Michael Bloomberg has ruled out a White House bid.

# egypt - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Irish student Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has been postponed for the 13th time

He will now have spent almost three years in jail without trial.

# egypt - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Dublin student Ibrahim Halawa has his 13th trial date this weekend

He has been detained in Egypt since his arrest there over two years ago.

# egypt - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Man facing jail for saying women cheat on their husbands

The comments created a stir in southern Egypt.

# egypt - Friday 19 February, 2016

Islamic State posts images of ‘spy’ beheadings

It’s claimed the two men were caught spying for the Egyptian army.

# egypt - Monday 8 February, 2016

Egyptian president sparks outrage by laying out giant red carpet for his motorcade to drive on

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was travelling to the opening of a social housing project.

# egypt - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo

He was last seen when he left his home to meet a friend.

# egypt - Friday 29 January, 2016

Alan Shatter to table Dáil motion calling for “immediate release” of Ibrahim Halawa

The Fine Gael TD for south Dublin is hoping to table the motion next week, depending on when the general election is called.

# egypt - Saturday 9 January, 2016

‘I taught Ibrahim Halawa. He was the joker of the class and used to make me laugh’

Teacher Codie Preston said he would like to see the Irish Government come out and publicly support Ibrahim.

‘I thought I would bleed to death’: Tourist recalls Egyptian hotel attack

Police shot dead one of the assailants and badly wounded the other.

Irish student Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has been postponed for the 12th time

The 20-year-old’s trial has been put back until 6 March.

# egypt - Friday 8 January, 2016

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

The discovery of a body in Limerick, a rally on Moore Street and an attack on an Egyptian hotel.

Three tourists stabbed in attack on Egyptian resort hotel

The attack took place this evening at the Bella Vista hotel in the resort city of Hurghada.

# egypt - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

More airline deaths due to deliberate acts than accidental crashes in 2015

There were eight accidental airline crashes last year – accounting for 161 passenger and crew deaths.

# egypt - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Egypt rejects call to release Ibrahim Halawa as trial postponed again

In a harsh statement, Cairo also called on the European body to reconsider its approach to similar cases in the future.

# egypt - Thursday 17 December, 2015

European Parliament passes resolution calling for immediate release of Ibrahim Halawa

MEPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the resolution.

# egypt - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Ibrahim Halawa is back in jail as trial is delayed again

The Irish citizen has been in prison in Cairo since August 2013.

# egypt - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Ibrahim Halawa spends 20th birthday behind bars in Egyptian prison

Human rights organisation Reprieve said 8,000 people signed a birthday card for Halawa.

# egypt - Friday 4 December, 2015

At least 16 killed in petrol bomb attack on Egyptian nightclub

According to a security source, the attack followed a dispute between employees of the nightclub and a group of youths.

# egypt - Saturday 28 November, 2015

What is Law 140, and does it mean Ibrahim Halawa will stand trial in Ireland?

A request has been made, but the government hasn’t received a response.

# egypt - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Irish tour operators cancel all trips to Sharm el-Sheikh until April

The news comes as more airlines suspend flights to the popular resort

# egypt - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

This is the bomb Islamic State say took down the Russian plane

The militant group’s claims were published in an English-language magazine.

# egypt - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Two airport workers arrested as Russia confirms Egypt plane crash was caused by bomb

A €47 million reward is being offered for information that would lead to the arrest of those responsible.

# egypt - Friday 13 November, 2015

Crucifixion and electrocution – the horrendous conditions of Ibrahim Halawa’s captivity

The Dublin teenager is now on hunger strike, and says he will remain so until he is released.

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