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# morsi - Monday 17 June, 2019

Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing in court

Morsi was deposed by a military coup in July 2013.

# morsi - Saturday 16 May, 2015

The 5 at 5: Saturday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# morsi - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Egypt's highest court orders retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists

The three men have been detained since December 2013.

# morsi - 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.

# morsi - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Egyptian judge walks out on trial of Irish teenager

Ibrahim Halawa has been in an Egyptian jail for nearly a year.

# morsi - Sunday 6 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the last day of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

Mohammed Morsi murder trial to hear 'decisive' testimony today

Morsi and 14 co-defendants are charged with involvement in the killing of opposition protesters outside a Cairo presidential palace in December 2012.

# morsi - Monday 24 February, 2014

Egypt's entire interim government has resigned

The move comes ahead of a presidential election which is expected to bring defence minister and army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to power.

# morsi - 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.

# morsi - Monday 4 November, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

# morsi - Monday 2 September, 2013

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.

# morsi - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Halawa siblings could find out today if they will be freed

News on the release of the four – held in Cairo for the last fortnight – is expected today or tomorrow, according to a sister of the siblings.

# morsi - 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.

# morsi - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Eyewitness: Cairo has changed from buzzing metropolis into a near ghost town

Just two short years after Egypt’s ‘January Revolution’, the spirit of hope for a better future has been lost. At least 1,089 people have died in one week and deep scars have been carved in the Egyptian social fabric, writes Diana Eltahawy.

Egypt court orders release of Mubarak

The 85-year-old is awaiting a re-trial on charges arising from the 2011 protests that resulted in his ousting.

Tánaiste and EU ministers to begin Egypt talks

Eamon Gilmore will warn EU ministers against economic sanctions, though plans to freeze aid are to be discussed.

# morsi - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

‘They are in good spirits’: Irish official visits Halawa siblings in Cairo jail

The four Irish citizens continue to be detained in the Egyptian capital but have now been visited by an Irish consular official.

Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader arrested in Cairo

The Egyptian military’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood continued today, as a leading figure was arrested for his part in the killing of eight protesters in June.

# morsi - Monday 19 August, 2013

Hopes that four Irish citizens detained in Egypt will be released today

The sister of the four siblings held in a Cairo jail says that her 17-year-old brother has been beaten.

# morsi - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Explainer: What's happening in Egypt?

Hundreds of people have died and the country is in crisis as security forces clash with supporters of former president Mohammed Morsi.

# morsi - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Irish citizens told to avoid all non-essential travel to Egypt as violence escalates

Scores were killed in a crackdown on camps of Morsi loyalists this morning. A month-long state of emergency has been declared in the country.

Sky News cameraman killed covering Cairo violence

62-year-old Mick Deane received gunshot wounds while covering the violence at protest camps in the Egyptian capital.

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At least 17 killed in Egypt police crackdown

Security forces backed by bulldozers moved in to dismantle the camp in Cairo set up by Morsi supporters.

# morsi - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Syrian refugees to Egypt facing restrictions following unrest

The UN says nearly 90,000 Syrians have registered with the High Commissioner for Refugees in Egypt.

# morsi - Saturday 6 July, 2013

30 killed in clashes but Egypt Islamists vow to fight on

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called for for a peaceful end to the crisis, the US had condemned the clashes.

# morsi - Friday 5 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

Egypt army appeals for peaceful pro-Morsi protests

The military said it supported the right to peaceful protest, but warned that violence would “harm social peace”.

# morsi - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Timeline: What's happened since Egypt's president was overthrown?

Here’s a look back key developments in Egypt in the last 24 hours as the country comes to terms with more upheaval just over two years after dictator Hosni Mubarak was overthrown.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

Egypt: New interim president sworn in as Morsi is ousted in 'coup'

President Barack Obama urged the military to hand back control to a democratic, civilian government but stopped short of calling it a coup d’etat.

# morsi - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

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IN PICTURES: Egypt protesters erupt in joy as army ousts Morsi

Today the army staged a military coup after issuing an ultimatum to the country’s president on Monday.

Four killed as Egypt security forces' failure to stop protest deaths criticised as 'suspicious'

Amnesty International Ireland said questions need to be raised about whether the “failure” to protect citizens is because of a deliberate policy by forces.

16 murdered in Egypt but President Morsi refuses to step down

Today is the deadline that has been set by the army for the president to meet the “people’s demands” and step down or have a solution imposed on him.

# morsi - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

# morsi - Monday 1 July, 2013

Egypt army threatens action in 48 hours if Morsi fails to resign

In a statement read out on state television, it said the demands of the people must be met and gave 48 hours, as “a last chance”.

# morsi - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Egypt: Disputed constitution signed into law, elections in two months

The referendum on the constitution passed earlier this week with a low turnout doing little to assuage the fears of the opposition.

# morsi - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Egypt braces for rival protests

The demonstrations in Cairo come over a bitterly divisive referendum on a new constitution.

# morsi - Friday 7 December, 2012

Obama tells Egypt he is 'deeply concerned' over protest deaths

The US president told Mohamed Morsi that he was worried about the deaths of protesters in Egypt in recent days.

# morsi - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Tanks deployed at Egypt presidential palace after clashes

Five demonstrators died overnight as supporters and opponents of president Mohamed Morsi fought outside the presidential palace.

# morsi - Friday 30 November, 2012

Egypt draft constitution sparks mass protest

Giant crowds of protesters took to the streets, shouting: “No to tyranny!”

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