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#Cairo

# cairo - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# cairo - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Egyptian ruler defends use of force as video emerges of woman being attacked by soldiers Egypt This post contains videos

Egyptian ruler defends use of force as video emerges of woman being attacked by soldiers

Major General Adel Emara said the attack as an “isolated incident” and that the army has a duty to protect the state.

# cairo - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Egypt's military ruler warns of "extremely grave consequences"

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi urged voters to turn out for the parliamentary elections on Monday.

# cairo - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Egypt: Protester dies as demonstrations against new PM continue

It is reported a police van ran over the protester outside the country’s Cabinet building earlier today.

# cairo - Friday 25 November, 2011

Protests grow in Egypt as military appoints former Mubarak official

Demonstrators are furious that the country’s ruling army council has asked Kamal al-Ganzouri to lead an interim government.

# cairo - 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.

# cairo - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

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.

# cairo - 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.

# cairo - Monday 21 November, 2011

In pictures: Egyptian cabinet tenders resignation amid Tahrir violence Tahrir This post contains images

In pictures: Egyptian cabinet tenders resignation amid Tahrir violence

Twenty-four people have been confirmed dead in clashes between riot police and protesters calling for urgent political reform.

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes

The violence continues in Cairo this afternoon, with 24 people confirmed dead so far. This is the most sustained challenge yet to Egypt’s military rule.

# cairo - Sunday 20 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Catch up on the day’s main stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

In photos, video: Hundreds injured in Tahrir Square clashes Egypt This post contains videos This post contains images

In photos, video: Hundreds injured in Tahrir Square clashes

Today marks the second day of violence between protesters and police in Cairo. Three people have died in today’s unrest, according to local doctors.

Cairo police launch major push to force protesters from Tahrir

Violence continues in Egypt’s capital today, after two people died and hundreds were injured in clashes between riot police and demonstrators yesterday.

# cairo - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Scores injured as Egyptian police clash with protesters in Cairo

Around 200 protesters camped in Tahrir Square overnight to demonstrate against the state’s ruling military council.

# cairo - 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.

# cairo - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal

At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

# cairo - Monday 24 October, 2011

Clashing reports over rumours of Mubarak heart attack

There are conflicting reports that deposed president Hosni Mubarak suffered a heart attack on hearing news of Gaddafi’s death.

# cairo - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Egypt's military rulers ban all forms of discrimination

The new decrees from the transitional military leaders are seen as a response to attacks on Coptic Christians last week.

# cairo - Monday 10 October, 2011

Fighting resumes in Cairo after night of unrest

24 people were killed and 200 were wounded in yesterday’s clashes between Muslims, Christians and security forces.

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

24 killed and hundreds wounded during clashes in Egypt

The clashes between Christians, Muslims and security forces raged in Cairo yesterday, leading to 200 people being wounded.

# cairo - Saturday 17 September, 2011

New York Mayor warns of mass riots

New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said that the US is at risk of seeing mass riots if new jobs are not created for young people.

# cairo - Saturday 10 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you should know this morning…

Israeli ambassador flees Egypt as protesters storm embassy in Cairo Egypt This post contains videos

Israeli ambassador flees Egypt as protesters storm embassy in Cairo

Hundreds of Egyptian protesters, some swinging hammers and others using their bare hands, tore down parts of a graffiti-covered security wall outside the Israeli embassy in Cairo.

# cairo - Monday 5 September, 2011

Mubarak trial continues in Cairo following clashes inside courtroom

Police had to separate victims’ lawyers from Mubarak’s defence team this morning as the third hearing of the ousted president’s trial gets underway.

# cairo - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

Egypt: Mubarak goes on trial facing charges which carry death penalty

The former president faces charges of corruption and ordering the killing of protesters – a charge which carries the death penalty.

# cairo - Friday 29 July, 2011

Mubarak declared fit to stand trial in front of a large audience

Stadium-style seating has been promised at Cairo’s Convention Centre for the trial. The audience is likely to include relatives of 850 killed during the uprising. Critics doubt the trial will go ahead.

# cairo - Friday 22 July, 2011

Meet Egypt's new government... it won't be around for long

Elections are expected later this year but those who helped oust Hosni Mubarak want change to happen faster.

# cairo - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Ex-Egyptian president said to be stable despite coma reports

He was forced to step down from office earlier this year after a popular uprising

# cairo - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Egypt's former prime minister guilty of corruption

Former prime minister of Egypt, Ahmed Nazif, along with interior minister Habib el-Adly and Youssef Boutros Ghali, were found guilty of corruption

# cairo - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Egypt general admits 'virginity' tests were forced on female protesters

After previous denials by the Egyptian military, a senior general has admitted – and defended – that female protesters were subjected to ‘virginity tests’ after being arrested.

# cairo - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Thousands take to streets of Cairo for "second revolution" in Egypt

The demonstrators were calling for Egypt’s military rulers to speed up the pace of democratic reforms in a country that is still charting its political future.

# cairo - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Egypt's Mubarak and two sons charged over protest deaths

Egypt’s prosecutor general issued a statement today saying the three men would face trial, after demonstrators called for mass protests this Friday to bring Mubarak to court.

# cairo - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Egypt's ex-tourism minister jailed for five years

Zuheir Garana is found guilty of intentionally damaging public finances by allowing the corrupt sale of state lands.

# cairo - Monday 9 May, 2011

12 dead after Muslims and Christians clash in Egypt

Rising tensions between the two communities spilled over on Saturday night, sparking violence in which 12 people were killed.

# cairo - Sunday 8 May, 2011

At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church

Saturday night’s clashes were sparked by rumors in the low-income neighborhood of Imbaba that a Christian woman married to a Muslim had been abducted and was being held in the church against her will. The clashes also left 144 people injured.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know at 9am: Appeal for missing person; Northern assembly filled; violence in Egypt; a one per cent cut on Ireland’s bailout; Queen’s visit concerns; and the French president intervenes in his country’s racial quota row.