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# alexandria - Friday 11 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 11th 2017, 4:46 PM 7,363 Views 1 Comment

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
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# Egypt

Egypt detains former president Morsi as five killed in further clashes

Jul 26th 2013, 9:55 PM 3,184 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Egypt

Egyptian referendum: Pro-Constitution side claims narrow win

Dec 16th 2012, 9:24 AM 2,239 Views 4 Comments

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
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# Egypt

Divided Egypt votes on new constitution

Dec 15th 2012, 9:19 AM 2,767 Views 3 Comments

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
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# Egypt

Timeline: One year since Egypt's Arab Spring

Jan 25th 2012, 7:15 AM 1,749 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Egypt

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

Nov 24th 2011, 4:26 PM 797 Views 1 Comment

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
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# Egypt

In pictures: Fifth day of violence rocks Cairo, Alexandria

Nov 23rd 2011, 6:05 PM 756 Views 1 Comment

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
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# Egypt

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

Nov 22nd 2011, 6:20 PM 963 Views 0 Comments

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
# Egypt
# Egypt

Tens of thousands join anti-military protest in Egypt

Nov 18th 2011, 10:08 PM 1,750 Views 12 Comments

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
# Suicide Bombing
# Suicide Bombing

Suspected suicide bombing kills 21 outside Christian church in Egypt

Jan 1st 2011, 11:14 AM 388 Views 0 Comments

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