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May 26th, 2013
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President Mohamed Morsi during his visit to Ethiopia (Photo:Presidency facebook page)   Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said on Saturday that he had made an agreement with Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn that both countries’ interests would be addressed during the bui...
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Mar 14th, 2013
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By Osama Al Sharif, By Arab News Egypt is getting out of control: The police are on strike in a number of cities, the civil disobedience in Port Said is in its fourth week, hooligans are attacking and ransacking public buildings, and angry youth are clashing with anti-riot police on daily basis. The ...
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Feb 1st, 2013
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Police fire water cannon and tear gas at protesters in Cairo during violent demonstrations about the country’s leadership.   Protesters throwing stones at security forces in Cairo One person has been killed and dozens injured during clashes between police and protesters in the Egyptian capital ...
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In Egypt
Jan 28th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Egyptian protesters defied a nighttime curfew in restive towns along the Suez Canal, attacking police stations and ignoring emergency rule imposed by Islamist President Mohamed Mursi to end days of clashes that have killed at least 52 people. At least two men died in overnight fight...
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In Egypt
Jan 26th, 2013
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At least 16 are killed in Port Said after 21 defendants are sentenced to death over clashes between rival fans last year Egyptian fans of Al Masry football club protest outside the Port Said prison against the death sentences of the 21 men held inside. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images At least 16 people ...
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In Egypt
Dec 13th, 2012
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A controversial referendum on a new constitution in Egypt due to start on Saturday looks set to further split the country, after the opposition called for a ‘no’ vote and imposed conditions that could yet result in its boycott. Egypt’s powerful army called off a national “unit...
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Apr 6th, 2012
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Simon Allison Al Ahly are very bitter because no justice has been done after scores of their number were killed in the worst incident of violence inside a stadium since Roman gladiators massacred slaves in arenas. You might think this story is about football. It has all the right ingredients: players...
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Mar 16th, 2012
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A timeline of mounting repression Wael Eskandar A year has passed since the military assumed power after President Hosni Mubarak was ousted. But is Egypt any closer to the freedom and justice it sought when its people rose up against the Mubarak regime? The ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCA...
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Mar 14th, 2012
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The majority Islamist Egyptian parliament moved on several fronts in the past two days to flex its muscles and challenge the authority of the military-appointed government. The Muslim Brothers, represented by the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), and their Salfis allies, who make up 70% of the members...
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In Egypt
Mar 14th, 2012
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Cairo – Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday it recognised its demand to sack Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri’s cabinet is unlikely to be heeded by the ruling generals but that it did not want a standoff with the army, toning down tough talk by some of its MPs. The Brotherhoo...