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# egypt - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Trial of human rights activist ‘based on scant and dubious evidence’

Another female activist arrested after a protest in June is currently on hunger strike.

# egypt - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From The Score Palestinian football team determined to rise above war Outlet

Palestinian football team determined to rise above war

Football is hugely popular in Gaza and the West Bank, where the game has been played since the 1920s.

# egypt - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about Phil Hogan and Irish Water, Ukraine truce, and an Irish criminal being shot dead in Costa del Sol.

Seven men arrested in Egypt over ‘gay marriage’ video

The video went viral last month and appears to show a group of men celebrating a same-sex marriage.

# egypt - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

“I don’t want to live through a fourth war.” – Gaza erupts in peace celebrations

A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.

# egypt - Monday 18 August, 2014

Ibrahim Halawa beaten with metal chain in Egyptian prison, says sister

The charity Reprieve has urged Tony Blair to intervene in the case.

# egypt - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ibrahim Halawa on hunger strike in Egyptian prison

The teenager has been in an Egyptian prison for a year.

# egypt - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Egyptian judge walks out on trial of Irish teenager

Ibrahim Halawa has been in an Egyptian jail for nearly a year.

Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt ‘losing hope’

Ibrahim Halawa was detained last year after attending a protest against the ousting of Mohamed Morsi.

# egypt - Sunday 10 August, 2014

A new 72-hour ceasefire has been agreed in Gaza

The temporary truce was negotiated by Egypt.

Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks

“Israel will not engage in negotiations under fire,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

# egypt - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Flanagan meets with family of Ibrahim Halawa, insists Department is pressuring Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa, who was then 17, was imprisoned in Egypt along with his three sisters last August after taking part in a protest that turned violent.

# egypt - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man founds ‘new nation’ in Africa so his daughter can be a princess Princess Emily

# egypt - Friday 11 July, 2014

Gaza death toll hits 100 as truce efforts waver

Israeli airstrikes continue to bombard Gaza today as the Palestinian death toll reaches 100.

# egypt - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Irish Government ‘equally condemns’ attacks from both Israel and Gaza

The death toll in Gaza after two days of Israeli air strikes has climbed to more than 40.

# egypt - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Costello: “I pulled out all the stops” to free Irish teen from Egyptian prison

Ibrahim Halawa, who is 18-years-old, is facing as long as 10 years in prison.

# egypt - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Open letter to the Taoiseach and Tánaiste: Fight Egypt’s jailing of journalists

Irish journalists, academics, union leaders and lawyers urge Irish government to press for freedom of journalists in Cairo.

# egypt - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Explosions at four subway stations in Egypt

Two people have been wounded.

# egypt - Monday 23 June, 2014

Cairo sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists a “ferocious attack” on media – Amnesty

Three men are among a group of journalists convicted of ‘falsifying news’ and supporting the Muslim Brotherhood.

Cairo court sends three Al Jazeera journalists to jail for 7-10 years

Peter Greste, Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed had been accused of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood

# egypt - Monday 9 June, 2014

Seven arrested over sexual harassment during Egypt presidential celebrations

A video has emerged purportedly showing a teenage girl naked and surrounded by dozens of men in Tahrir Square during the inauguration celebrations.

# egypt - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Google, health insurance, and the World Cup: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of Labour TDs are running for deputy leader of the party?

# egypt - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Ex-army chief Sisi declared Egypt’s president-elect with 96.9% of votes

It comes almost a year after he overthrew elected Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi.

# egypt - Friday 9 May, 2014

Spread of MERS virus prompts international emergency talks WHO

Spread of MERS virus prompts international emergency talks

The World Health Organisation is to hold a meeting due to the rising number of cases in several countries.

# egypt - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Egyptian TV claims The Simpsons predicted the Syrian civil war Tinfoil Hat

Egyptian TV claims The Simpsons predicted the Syrian civil war

They say a 2001 episode of the long-running cartoon hints that the Syrian conflict was “premeditated”.

# egypt - Monday 28 April, 2014

Muslim Brotherhood leader among 683 sentenced to death

The same court also reversed 492 previous death sentences, commuting most to life in prison.

# 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.

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