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#Cairo

# cairo - 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.

# cairo - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Ibrahim Halawa is in "reasonable spirits in trying circumstances"

TD Pat Breen visited the Wadi Al-Natrun prison in Cairo for a 90 minute meeting with Halawa.

# cairo - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Ibrahim Halawa's hunger strike is 'unlikely to serve any positive purpose at all'

The teenager said in a letter that he is “hit for every word I say that the officer doesn’t like” and “not allowed hug [his] own mother.”

# cairo - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed AGAIN

The mass trial has been adjourned until 2 August.

# cairo - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Labour’s support for same sex marriage, the death of a rally driver and the devastation in Nepal all had people talking.

# cairo - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Cat freed after spending five years trapped behind wall at railway station

He was kept alive because an elderly man fed him scraps every day.

# cairo - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Enda Kenny could yet intervene in the Ibrahim Halawa case

The Irish teenager has been held in a Cairo prison for over 600 days without trial.

# cairo - Saturday 28 March, 2015

'If we don't do anything now, Ibrahim will die'

The case of Ibrahim Halawa is back in the spotlight ahead of his expected trial tommorrow.

# cairo - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From The42 A great few days for Irish sport just got even better Success

A great few days for Irish sport just got even better

Olympians Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe enjoyed success in Cairo on Monday evening.

# cairo - Saturday 14 March, 2015

# cairo - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Halawa letter criticising Government 'shows the real hurt this kid is going through'

Amnesty International believe the Government is doing everything it can to secure his release.

# cairo - Monday 9 February, 2015

VIDEO: Up to 22 killed in crush as Egyptian footballers play on

The league has been suspended as a result.

# cairo - Monday 2 February, 2015

"A year in prison for an innocent person is not a little thing," says sister of Dublin teenager

"A year in prison for an innocent person is not a little thing," says sister of Dublin teenager

His sister said, ‘Hope keeps us going, we hope that maybe he will be released tomorrow, maybe after tomorrow, maybe now.’

# cairo - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Irish teen Ibrahim Halawa 'considering hunger strike' as trial postponed again

The Dublin-born 19-year-old is charged with murder, attempted murder and taking part in an illegal protest.

# cairo - Monday 5 January, 2015

Trial of Irish teenager to get underway in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa has been held in an Egyptian prison for 17 months.

# cairo - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa stuck in jail until next year

The Dublin native has been held in an Egyptian jail since August 2013.

# cairo - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over

Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.

# cairo - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo

In Gaza, citizens are begging for “basic human rights”.

# cairo - Sunday 10 August, 2014

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.

# cairo - Friday 8 August, 2014

In pics: Talks in tatters as Gaza rocket fire and air strikes resume

Hamas rejected a proposed extension to the 72-hour ceasefire and a 12-year-old boy has already been killed since the fighting resumed.

# cairo - Friday 1 August, 2014

Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling

Israel claim that eight rockets and mortars have been fired across the border by Hamas.

# cairo - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Explosions at four subway stations in Egypt

Two people have been wounded.

# cairo - 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 - 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.

# cairo - 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.

# cairo - 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.

# cairo - 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”.

# cairo - Monday 30 December, 2013

Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation'

Peter Greste, a former BBC journalist currently working for Al-Jazeera, won the prestigious Peabody award in 2011.

# cairo - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters

The unrest follows nationwide repression of Islamist protests after the military-installed government listed the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.

# cairo - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured

35 people were injured in the car bomb attack, while four police were wounded in the explosion in Cairo.

# cairo - Monday 4 November, 2013

Family of young Irish boy abducted to Egypt want help from Government

Six-year-old Faris Heeney was kidnapped by his uncle in 2009 and taken to Egypt where he remains with his father.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

Security forces on high alert as Morsi appears in court in Cairo

The ousted Egyptian president is facing trial over the deaths of protesters. His supporters have accused the current government of fabricating the charges against him.

# cairo - Monday 7 October, 2013

Fifty killed in Egypt clashes

Yesterday’s death toll is the highest since several days of violence started in mid-August, leading to over 1,000 deaths.

# cairo - Monday 2 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.

Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder'

The former leader is set to stand trial along with 14 other suspects in his Muslim Brotherhood movement.

# cairo - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Four Halawa siblings to be held in Egypt for another 15 days

The Irish siblings have been held in Cairo for almost two weeks.

# cairo - Friday 30 August, 2013

Irish TV producer detained by police in Egypt

Russ Finn was working for broadcaster Al-Jazeera in Cairo. He has been held since Tuesday when he was arrested along with two colleagues.

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