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# egypt - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa is not one of 82 young people freed from Egyptian jail today
# No Reprieve
# No Reprieve

Ibrahim Halawa is not one of 82 young people freed from Egyptian jail today

Nov 17th 2016, 3:22 PM 13,912 Views 103 Comments

He has now been awaiting trial for 1,187 days.

# egypt - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Ibrahima Halawa will spend his 21st birthday in jail after trial postponed again
# Jailed Without Trial
# Jailed Without Trial

Ibrahima Halawa will spend his 21st birthday in jail after trial postponed again

Nov 12th 2016, 1:27 PM 15,850 Views 128 Comments

The Dublin student has now been held without trial for 1,182 days.

# egypt - Sunday 2 October, 2016

For the 15th time, Egypt has postponed the trial of Ibrahim Halawa
# Day 1142
# Day 1142

For the 15th time, Egypt has postponed the trial of Ibrahim Halawa

Oct 2nd 2016, 2:48 PM 15,755 Views 100 Comments

It means he’s now spent 38 months in jail without trial.

# egypt - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

"I don’t see the sky" - Ibrahim Halawa pens letter from Egyptian prison
# Cairo
# Cairo

"I don’t see the sky" - Ibrahim Halawa pens letter from Egyptian prison

Sep 27th 2016, 12:24 PM 19,028 Views 113 Comments

In the letter, Halawa imagines that today could be his graduation day.

# egypt - Sunday 4 September, 2016

These photographs give a fascinating glimpse into ancient Egypt
# Maxime Du Camp
# Maxime Du Camp

These photographs give a fascinating glimpse into ancient Egypt

Sep 4th 2016, 1:00 PM 35,610 Views 19 Comments

Some of the first-ever travel photos are up for auction.

# egypt - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight
# Suspended
# Suspended

Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight

Aug 18th 2016, 3:54 PM 26,363 Views 93 Comments

The women have been told they “can work in production during the period they need to lose weight”.

# egypt - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa case: Egypt hits back at Ireland and accuses him of assaulting police
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Ibrahim Halawa case: Egypt hits back at Ireland and accuses him of assaulting police

Aug 9th 2016, 5:27 PM 35,529 Views 228 Comments

The parliament’s speaker does not want to see Halawa released.

# egypt - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Word 'fire' heard on voice recorder of EgyptAir flight that crashed in May
# Wreckage
# Wreckage

Word 'fire' heard on voice recorder of EgyptAir flight that crashed in May

Jul 16th 2016, 6:54 PM 21,226 Views 9 Comments

An Egyptian-led investigative committee made the announcement today.

# egypt - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Hundreds of adults and children 'disappeared and tortured by Egyptian authorities'
# Amnesty International
# Amnesty International

Hundreds of adults and children 'disappeared and tortured by Egyptian authorities'

Jul 13th 2016, 6:15 AM 9,870 Views 22 Comments

A new report shows that hundreds of students, political activists and protesters have vanished.

# egypt - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Taoiseach calls Egyptian president to seek release of Ibrahim Halawa
# Al-sisi
# Al-sisi

Taoiseach calls Egyptian president to seek release of Ibrahim Halawa

Jul 7th 2016, 6:08 PM 19,263 Views 203 Comments

The Dáil passed an all-party motion calling for the repatriation of the 20-year-old, who has spent over 1,000 days in prison

# egypt - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Poll: Should the Irish government publicly call for Ibrahim Halawa's release?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Irish government publicly call for Ibrahim Halawa's release?

Jul 6th 2016, 9:30 AM 32,277 Views 184 Comments

The government has been using quiet diplomacy up to this point.

'Ibrahim is a young, funny Dublin man but begrudgers believe being Irish is qualified by skin colour, name and religion'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Ibrahim is a young, funny Dublin man but begrudgers believe being Irish is qualified by skin colour, name and religion'

Jul 6th 2016, 7:00 AM 546 Views 249 Comments

After three years and 14 trial delays, it’s time for the government to intervene fully, writes MEP Lynn Boylan.

# egypt - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa trial in Egypt delayed for 14th time in three years
# Adjourned
# Adjourned

Ibrahim Halawa trial in Egypt delayed for 14th time in three years

Jun 29th 2016, 1:22 PM 18,824 Views 176 Comments

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said he shares the frustration of the young Irishman’s family.

# egypt - Saturday 11 June, 2016

'We got support because my name was Peter, not Ibrahim.'
# Egypt
# Egypt

'We got support because my name was Peter, not Ibrahim.'

Jun 11th 2016, 6:45 AM 27,398 Views 72 Comments

Freed Australian journalist Peter Greste criticises the Irish government for failing to help Ibrahim Halawa.

# egypt - Thursday 2 June, 2016

"They hold a man’s arm against the curb and you hear it break when they kick it."
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

"They hold a man’s arm against the curb and you hear it break when they kick it."

Jun 2nd 2016, 12:35 PM 28,353 Views 291 Comments

A prison letter from Ibrahim Halawa has detailed the torture he faces on a daily basis.

# egypt - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Egypt dispatches submarine to aircraft crash zone as mystery over disaster remains
# Mystery
# Mystery

Egypt dispatches submarine to aircraft crash zone as mystery over disaster remains

May 22nd 2016, 5:40 PM 50,978 Views 52 Comments

Leaked flight data has painted a picture of the chaotic final moments of the doomed EgyptAir flight.

# egypt - Saturday 21 May, 2016

First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear
# Egyptair
# Egyptair

First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear

May 21st 2016, 4:55 PM 62,298 Views 46 Comments

Reports today suggest the front of the plane had smoke in it before the crash.

# egypt - Thursday 19 May, 2016

"We stand corrected" - Airline vice-president says debris from missing plane has NOT been found
# MS804
# MS804

"We stand corrected" - Airline vice-president says debris from missing plane has NOT been found

May 19th 2016, 11:55 PM 180,211 Views 103 Comments

More than 60 people were on board the Paris to Cairo plane.

Terrorism most likely explanation for Egyptair flight disappearance, experts say
# Islamic Extremists
# Islamic Extremists

Terrorism most likely explanation for Egyptair flight disappearance, experts say

May 19th 2016, 1:56 PM 30,555 Views 86 Comments

Both France and Egypt have been targets of Islamic extremists in recent months.

# egypt - Sunday 15 May, 2016

The Irishman who reached the summit of Mount Sinai after a gruelling 1500km walk
# Adventure
From The42
# Adventure

The Irishman who reached the summit of Mount Sinai after a gruelling 1500km walk

May 15th 2016, 10:01 AM 19,695 Views 11 Comments

Leon McCarron speaks to The42 about his taxing and unforgettable journey across the Middle East.

# egypt - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Eight policemen shot dead after their minibus was ambushed
# Egypt
# Egypt

Eight policemen shot dead after their minibus was ambushed

May 8th 2016, 9:17 AM 11,701 Views 16 Comments

Jihadists, including Islamic State group militants, have killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers in attacks.

# egypt - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Egypt court recommends death sentence for 3 journalists
# Al-Jazeera
# Al-Jazeera

Egypt court recommends death sentence for 3 journalists

May 7th 2016, 5:07 PM 18,558 Views 35 Comments

Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was one of the codefendants but was not sentenced to death.

# egypt - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Egypt government rejects UN mistreatment claim in Halawa case
# Growing Pressure
# Growing Pressure

Egypt government rejects UN mistreatment claim in Halawa case

Apr 28th 2016, 10:38 AM 13,601 Views 83 Comments

The organisation made a number of claims in a letter sent last year.

# egypt - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Policeman kills street vendor after dispute over price of cup of tea
# Egypt
# Egypt

Policeman kills street vendor after dispute over price of cup of tea

Apr 19th 2016, 3:14 PM 13,828 Views 34 Comments

He fatally shot the man and wounded two other people.

# egypt - Friday 15 April, 2016

'All false, all lies': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa is being beaten in jail
# Jailed Without Trial
# Jailed Without Trial

'All false, all lies': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa is being beaten in jail

Apr 15th 2016, 6:10 PM 17,673 Views 98 Comments

Soha Gendi told RTÉ that he government has visited him regularly.

# egypt - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa transferred prisons and is not missing
# Egypt
# Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa transferred prisons and is not missing

Apr 12th 2016, 5:50 PM 27,804 Views 96 Comments

It was earlier reported that he had been moved and his family were unaware of his whereabouts.

# egypt - Friday 8 April, 2016

Saudi Arabia plans to build a massive bridge to Egypt
# Crossing Of Arabia
# Crossing Of Arabia

Saudi Arabia plans to build a massive bridge to Egypt

Apr 8th 2016, 10:04 PM 29,026 Views 38 Comments

It is a show of support for the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

# egypt - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

British hostage had photo taken with EgyptAir hijacker
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

British hostage had photo taken with EgyptAir hijacker

Mar 30th 2016, 7:42 AM 40,679 Views 67 Comments

“I figured if his bomb was real I’d nothing to lose anyway”.

# egypt - Thursday 17 March, 2016

'Find of the century': There are two secret chambers in Tutankhamun's tomb
# Ancient Egypt
# Ancient Egypt

'Find of the century': There are two secret chambers in Tutankhamun's tomb

Mar 17th 2016, 2:28 PM 32,577 Views 22 Comments

Experts believe they could lead to the resting place of Queen Nefertiti.

# egypt - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Man jailed for three years for saying women cheat on their husbands
# Egypt
# Egypt

Man jailed for three years for saying women cheat on their husbands

Mar 12th 2016, 3:25 PM 16,882 Views 21 Comments

A court convicted him of spreading “false news that disturbs the public peace”.

# egypt - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Egyptian student who threatened Donald Trump on Facebook agrees to leave US
# Visa Revoked
# Visa Revoked

Egyptian student who threatened Donald Trump on Facebook agrees to leave US

Mar 8th 2016, 6:50 PM 23,753 Views 44 Comments

Meanwhile, Michael Bloomberg has ruled out a White House bid.

# egypt - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Irish student Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has been postponed for the 13th time
# Jailed Without Trial
# Jailed Without Trial

Irish student Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has been postponed for the 13th time

Mar 6th 2016, 7:59 PM 37,086 Views 204 Comments

He will now have spent almost three years in jail without trial.

# egypt - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Dublin student Ibrahim Halawa has his 13th trial date this weekend
# Egypt
# Egypt

Dublin student Ibrahim Halawa has his 13th trial date this weekend

Mar 5th 2016, 7:45 AM 15,925 Views 114 Comments

He has been detained in Egypt since his arrest there over two years ago.

# egypt - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Man facing jail for saying women cheat on their husbands
# Egypt
# Egypt

Man facing jail for saying women cheat on their husbands

Feb 24th 2016, 3:22 PM 15,482 Views 24 Comments

The comments created a stir in southern Egypt.

# egypt - Friday 19 February, 2016

Islamic State posts images of 'spy' beheadings
# Sinai
# Sinai

Islamic State posts images of 'spy' beheadings

Feb 19th 2016, 8:03 AM 17,767 Views 27 Comments

It’s claimed the two men were caught spying for the Egyptian army.

# egypt - Monday 8 February, 2016

Egyptian president sparks outrage by laying out giant red carpet for his motorcade to drive on
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egyptian president sparks outrage by laying out giant red carpet for his motorcade to drive on

Feb 8th 2016, 8:09 PM 34,388 Views 54 Comments

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was travelling to the opening of a social housing project.

# egypt - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo
# Giulio Regeni
# Giulio Regeni

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo

Feb 4th 2016, 11:47 AM 12,595 Views 11 Comments

He was last seen when he left his home to meet a friend.

# egypt - Friday 29 January, 2016

Alan Shatter to table Dáil motion calling for "immediate release" of Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

Alan Shatter to table Dáil motion calling for "immediate release" of Ibrahim Halawa

Jan 29th 2016, 7:30 PM 14,417 Views 145 Comments

The Fine Gael TD for south Dublin is hoping to table the motion next week, depending on when the general election is called.

# egypt - Saturday 9 January, 2016

'I taught Ibrahim Halawa. He was the joker of the class and used to make me laugh'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I taught Ibrahim Halawa. He was the joker of the class and used to make me laugh'

Jan 9th 2016, 5:30 PM 762 Views 208 Comments

Teacher Codie Preston said he would like to see the Irish Government come out and publicly support Ibrahim.