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#Alexandria

# alexandria - 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.

# alexandria - Friday 26 July, 2013

Egypt detains former president Morsi as five killed in further clashes

The Arab world’s most populous country has been rocked by violence that killed some 200 people since the army ousted Morsi on 3 July.

# alexandria - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Egyptian referendum: Pro-Constitution side claims narrow win

The Muslim Brotherhood says the Yes vote won 57-43 in yesterday’s votes, but the referendum is not finished yet.

# alexandria - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Divided Egypt votes on new constitution

International watchdogs have expressed reservations about the draft due to loopholes they say could be used to weaken human rights, including those of women, and the independence of the judiciary.

# alexandria - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Timeline: One year since Egypt's Arab Spring Egypt This post contains videos This post contains images

Timeline: One year since Egypt's Arab Spring

Looking back in photos at the main events of the past year which saw Egypt’s president Mubarak forced out of office after 30 years in power.

# alexandria - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Egyptian army apologises for civilian deaths, but holds on to power

The ruling military council said they would not be stepping down and insisted today that elections will go ahead as planned.

# alexandria - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

In pictures: Fifth day of violence rocks Cairo, Alexandria Egypt This post contains images

In pictures: Fifth day of violence rocks Cairo, Alexandria

Crowds continue to press for the immediate transfer of power from the country’s military rulers to an interim civilian council.

# alexandria - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Video, photos: Egyptian military leader says election will go ahead as violence continues Egypt This post contains videos This post contains images

Video, photos: Egyptian military leader says election will go ahead as violence continues

Military chief Tantawi said parliamentary elections will go ahead as planned on 28 November, but the protests continue to grow in Tahrir.

# alexandria - Friday 18 November, 2011

Tens of thousands join anti-military protest in Egypt

Frustrated Egyptians are protesting against what they say are attempts by the country’s military to reinforce their powers.

# alexandria - Saturday 1 January, 2011

Suspected suicide bombing kills 21 outside Christian church in Egypt

At least 79 wounded in the explosion, which is now thought to have been caused by a suicide bomber.