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#Egypt

# egypt - Today’s News

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New Zealand had stepped in to replace a withdrawn Egyptian resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.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

# egypt - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight

The women have been told they “can work in production during the period they need to lose weight”.

# egypt - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa case: Egypt hits back at Ireland and accuses him of assaulting police

The parliament’s speaker does not want to see Halawa released.

# egypt - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Word 'fire' heard on voice recorder of EgyptAir flight that crashed in May

An Egyptian-led investigative committee made the announcement today.

# egypt - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Hundreds of adults and children 'disappeared and tortured by Egyptian authorities'

A new report shows that hundreds of students, political activists and protesters have vanished.

# egypt - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Taoiseach calls Egyptian president to seek release of Ibrahim Halawa

The Dáil passed an all-party motion calling for the repatriation of the 20-year-old, who has spent over 1,000 days in prison

# egypt - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Poll: Should the Irish government publicly call for Ibrahim Halawa's release? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish government publicly call for Ibrahim Halawa's release?

The government has been using quiet diplomacy up to this point.

'Ibrahim is a young, funny Dublin man but begrudgers believe being Irish is qualified by skin colour, name and religion'

After three years and 14 trial delays, it’s time for the government to intervene fully, writes MEP Lynn Boylan.

# egypt - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa trial in Egypt delayed for 14th time in three years

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said he shares the frustration of the young Irishman’s family.

# egypt - Saturday 11 June, 2016

'We got support because my name was Peter, not Ibrahim.'

Freed Australian journalist Peter Greste criticises the Irish government for failing to help Ibrahim Halawa.

# egypt - Thursday 2 June, 2016

"They hold a man’s arm against the curb and you hear it break when they kick it."

A prison letter from Ibrahim Halawa has detailed the torture he faces on a daily basis.

# 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.

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