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#Egypt

# egypt - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Done deal: Liverpool sign former Chelsea winger Salah for €39m
# Splashing The Cash
From The42
# Splashing The Cash

Done deal: Liverpool sign former Chelsea winger Salah for €39m

Jun 22nd 2017, 9:40 PM 9,490 Views 52 Comments

The Egypt international has signed a five-year contract.

Taoiseach urged to seek EU support to put more pressure on Egypt to release Ibrahim Halawa
# Freedom
# Freedom

Taoiseach urged to seek EU support to put more pressure on Egypt to release Ibrahim Halawa

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:01 AM 10,439 Views 63 Comments

Leo Varadkar is attending a EU Council meeting over the next two days.

# egypt - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Varadkar willing to consider 'different approach' to secure Ibrahim Halawa's freedom
# Egypt
# Egypt

Varadkar willing to consider 'different approach' to secure Ibrahim Halawa's freedom

Jun 8th 2017, 5:01 PM 22,045 Views 172 Comments

Halawa has spent almost four years in jail without trial.

# egypt - Monday 5 June, 2017

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar due to 'terrorist links'
# Bridge The Gulf
# Bridge The Gulf

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar due to 'terrorist links'

Jun 5th 2017, 12:04 PM 33,914 Views 57 Comments

Airlines Emirates, Etihad, flydubai and Air Arabia will cancel flights to and from Qatar from tomorrow.

# egypt - Friday 26 May, 2017

More than 20 Egyptian Christians killed by gunmen on bus in Cairo
# Terror
# Terror

More than 20 Egyptian Christians killed by gunmen on bus in Cairo

May 26th 2017, 12:00 PM 24,619 Views 53 Comments

The attack came after church bombings in December and April that killed dozens of Coptic Christians.

# egypt - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Charlie Flanagan 'disappointed' witnesses fail to appear at Ibrahim Halawa hearing
# Cairo
# Cairo

Charlie Flanagan 'disappointed' witnesses fail to appear at Ibrahim Halawa hearing

May 17th 2017, 7:50 PM 27,702 Views 153 Comments

Now aged 21, Halawa has spent almost four years in jail.

# egypt - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt catacombs
# Minya Province
# Minya Province

Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt catacombs

May 13th 2017, 1:42 PM 17,489 Views 19 Comments

Burial shafts were found in the area and excavation work “revealed that these shafts led to a number of corridors inside a cachette of mummies”.

# egypt - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial delayed for 22nd time
# Egypt
# Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa's trial delayed for 22nd time

Apr 26th 2017, 5:13 PM 20,447 Views 108 Comments

Concerns have been raised about his health.

# egypt - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Mummies and 1,000 statues found in search of 3,500-year-old tomb
# Luxor
# Luxor

Mummies and 1,000 statues found in search of 3,500-year-old tomb

Apr 18th 2017, 2:41 PM 23,482 Views 27 Comments

“This is an important discovery.”

# egypt - Monday 10 April, 2017

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists
# Double Bombing
# Double Bombing

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists

Apr 10th 2017, 7:13 AM 14,255 Views 28 Comments

At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.

# egypt - Sunday 9 April, 2017

"I just felt fire grabbing my face" - Isis claims Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt which killed at least 44
# Cairo
# Cairo

"I just felt fire grabbing my face" - Isis claims Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt which killed at least 44

Apr 9th 2017, 7:31 PM 29,384 Views 91 Comments

The first bombing struck the Mar Girgis church in the city of Tanta north of Cairo, killing 27 people, the health ministry earlier said.

# egypt - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial judge is considering releasing him on medical grounds
# Egypt
# Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa's trial judge is considering releasing him on medical grounds

Apr 5th 2017, 5:07 PM 35,851 Views 174 Comments

The trial was delayed for the 21st time today.

# egypt - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'His life is on the line': Vigil held in support of Ibrahim Halawa ahead of 21st trial date tomorrow
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

'His life is on the line': Vigil held in support of Ibrahim Halawa ahead of 21st trial date tomorrow

Apr 4th 2017, 10:53 PM 14,584 Views 104 Comments

Dublin-born Halawa has been held without trial in Egypt since being arrested at a protest in Cairo in August 2013.

# egypt - Monday 3 April, 2017

Remains of 3,700-year-old pyramid discovered in Egypt
# Discovery
# Discovery

Remains of 3,700-year-old pyramid discovered in Egypt

Apr 3rd 2017, 8:14 PM 33,666 Views 23 Comments

The pyramid from the 13th dynasty was found in Dahshur’s royal necropolis, some 30 kilometres south of Cairo.

Doctor recommends Ibrahim Halawa be released from prison for 'further medical assessments'
# Deteriorating Health
# Deteriorating Health

Doctor recommends Ibrahim Halawa be released from prison for 'further medical assessments'

Apr 3rd 2017, 2:00 PM 21,100 Views 95 Comments

Enda Kenny has petitioned the President of Egypt again on the case of Ibrahim Halawa.

# egypt - Friday 24 March, 2017

Former Egyptian president who was ousted in the Arab Spring gets out of jail
# Hosni Mubarak
# Hosni Mubarak

Former Egyptian president who was ousted in the Arab Spring gets out of jail

Mar 24th 2017, 2:49 PM 7,601 Views 9 Comments

Hosni Mubarak served six years in prison.

# egypt - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'You're trying to shut down discussion': Dáil suspended after Bríd Smith raises Halawa case
# Resume Your Seat
# Resume Your Seat

'You're trying to shut down discussion': Dáil suspended after Bríd Smith raises Halawa case

Mar 23rd 2017, 2:22 PM 18,129 Views 78 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle said her contribution was not relevant to the current session.

# egypt - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Irish MEP: 'Time for Ireland to take legal challenge against Egypt'
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

Irish MEP: 'Time for Ireland to take legal challenge against Egypt'

Mar 22nd 2017, 10:00 PM 31,233 Views 174 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has now been postponed for the 20th time.

# egypt - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Judge-ordered report into Cairo protest doesn't name or identify Ibrahim Halawa
# Cairo
# Cairo

Judge-ordered report into Cairo protest doesn't name or identify Ibrahim Halawa

Mar 21st 2017, 10:15 PM 20,147 Views 54 Comments

Halawa faces another trial date – his 20th – tomorrow.

# egypt - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections'
# Hunger Strike
# Hunger Strike

'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections'

Mar 19th 2017, 2:25 PM 42,609 Views 148 Comments

Lynn Boylan says Halawa has been ‘on hunger strikes on and off’ throughout his detention.

# egypt - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's family say he is now 'dying' in prison
# Jailed Without Trial
# Jailed Without Trial

Ibrahim Halawa's family say he is now 'dying' in prison

Mar 14th 2017, 5:58 PM 50,224 Views 158 Comments

The Dubliner has been jailed in an Egyptian prison since August 2013.

# egypt - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Hosni Mubarak acquitted over deaths of protesters during Arab Spring revolt
# Egypt
# Egypt

Hosni Mubarak acquitted over deaths of protesters during Arab Spring revolt

Mar 2nd 2017, 4:44 PM 6,003 Views 11 Comments

He had ruled the country for 30 years before being ousted.

# egypt - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Family statement says Ibrahim Halawa moved to prison hospital
# Heart Condition
# Heart Condition

Family statement says Ibrahim Halawa moved to prison hospital

Feb 23rd 2017, 6:03 PM 32,179 Views 176 Comments

His family say his heart problem has deteriorated.

# egypt - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 19th time
# Waiting For Justice
# Waiting For Justice

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 19th time

Feb 14th 2017, 1:30 PM 18,880 Views 147 Comments

He remains in custody without trial.

# egypt - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Aboubakar screamer delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon
# AFCON
From The42
# AFCON

Aboubakar screamer delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

Feb 5th 2017, 10:04 PM 9,586 Views 11 Comments

The Indomitable Lions won it in style tonight.

# egypt - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Charlie Flanagan says 'substantial resources' are being deployed to secure Halawa's release
# Interned
# Interned

Charlie Flanagan says 'substantial resources' are being deployed to secure Halawa's release

Jan 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 12,853 Views 69 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa has been in an Egyptian jail for three-and-a-half years.

# egypt - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Egyptian president 'willing' to use pardon powers for Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

Egyptian president 'willing' to use pardon powers for Ibrahim Halawa

Jan 17th 2017, 6:30 PM 34,413 Views 23 Comments

The Irishman’s trial was delayed for an 18th time today.

# egypt - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt

Jan 14th 2017, 5:49 PM 30,699 Views 135 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa’s sister says they were remembering those who had been killed in a massacre.

'We left Ibrahim with a promise we would do everything to bring him home'
# Column
# Column

'We left Ibrahim with a promise we would do everything to bring him home'

Jan 14th 2017, 9:45 AM 282 Views 192 Comments

Paul Murphy was one of eight TDs who visited Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt during the week.

# egypt - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Egyptian President refuses to release Ibrahim Halawa but says he can return to Ireland after his trial
# Due Process
# Due Process

Egyptian President refuses to release Ibrahim Halawa but says he can return to Ireland after his trial

Jan 11th 2017, 10:14 PM 41,665 Views 179 Comments

The trial has been postponed 17 times.

# egypt - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail
# Imprisoned Without Trial
# Imprisoned Without Trial

Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail

Jan 10th 2017, 9:28 PM 22,554 Views 214 Comments

Halawa has been in prison without trial for almost three-and-a-half years.

# egypt - Sunday 8 January, 2017

TDs to travel to Egypt tomorrow to meet with Ibrahim Halawa and Egyptian government
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

TDs to travel to Egypt tomorrow to meet with Ibrahim Halawa and Egyptian government

Jan 8th 2017, 6:41 PM 25,280 Views 147 Comments

The TDs will be discussing the young man’s incarceration when they arrive tomorrow.

# egypt - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Egypt reopens its beef market to Irish farmers ending 17-year ban
# Back In The Game
# Back In The Game

Egypt reopens its beef market to Irish farmers ending 17-year ban

Jan 5th 2017, 1:30 PM 11,530 Views 33 Comments

Five firms have got the green light to export to the major consumer market.

# egypt - Sunday 1 January, 2017

‘I was either going to get the boat to die in England or go to an NA meeting’
# Addiction
From The42
# Addiction

‘I was either going to get the boat to die in England or go to an NA meeting’

Jan 1st 2017, 8:00 PM 24,985 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s Homeless World Cup star John Farrell talks to The42 about turning around his life.

# egypt - Friday 23 December, 2016

America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements
# Security Council
# Security Council

America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:33 PM 14,717 Views 113 Comments

New Zealand had stepped in to replace a withdrawn Egyptian resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.

# egypt - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 17th time
# Delayed
# Delayed

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 17th time

Dec 13th 2016, 3:01 PM 13,343 Views 149 Comments

His trial has been rescheduled for 17 January 2017.

# egypt - Monday 12 December, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa set for court tomorrow - his 21st birthday
# Egypt
# Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa set for court tomorrow - his 21st birthday

Dec 12th 2016, 9:49 PM 15,726 Views 158 Comments

His trial has been delayed 16 times since his initial incarceration in 2013.

# egypt - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 25
# Attack
# Attack

Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 25

Dec 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 7,740 Views 92 Comments

The attack came two days after a bomb elsewhere in Cairo killed six policemen.

# egypt - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Doctors and professors among 25 alleged human organ smugglers arrested in Egypt
# Organ Thieves
# Organ Thieves

Doctors and professors among 25 alleged human organ smugglers arrested in Egypt

Dec 7th 2016, 6:15 AM 6,311 Views 4 Comments

Egyptian authorities said they had arrested

# egypt - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'I just can't understand why they have kidnapped me away from you': Ibrahim Halawa's letter to Ireland
# Help Me
# Help Me

'I just can't understand why they have kidnapped me away from you': Ibrahim Halawa's letter to Ireland

Dec 1st 2016, 1:59 PM 20,869 Views 121 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa has been awaiting trial in an Egyptian jail for three years.