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# Morsi

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# Egypt
Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing in court
Morsi was deposed by a military coup in July 2013.
# Egypt
Egypt's highest court orders retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists
The three men have been detained since December 2013.
# Egypt
Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa stuck in jail until next year
The Dublin native has been held in an Egyptian jail since August 2013.
# Ibrahim Halawa
Egyptian judge walks out on trial of Irish teenager
Ibrahim Halawa has been in an Egyptian jail for nearly a year.
# Egypt
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.
# unexpected move
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.
# Egypt
Suicide bombs kill five in Cairo
The Egyptian capital was rocked by three separate blasts, as police prepare for pro-Morsi protests.
# Cairo
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.
# Day 14
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.
# Arrested
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.
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
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.
# Egypt
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.
# Halawa Siblings
‘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.
# Egypt
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.
# Egypt
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.
# crisis
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.
# Cairo
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.
# Egypt
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.
# Egypt
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.
# Egypt
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.
# Egypt
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
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”.
# Egypt
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.
# Egypt
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.
# Egypt
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.
# Egypt
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.
# Morsi
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.
# Egypt
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”.
# Egypt
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.
# Egypt
Egypt braces for rival protests
The demonstrations in Cairo come over a bitterly divisive referendum on a new constitution.
# Clashes
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.
# tensions
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.
# Egypt
Egypt draft constitution sparks mass protest
Giant crowds of protesters took to the streets, shouting: “No to tyranny!”