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Ibrahim Halawa: Group of TDs to visit prisoner in Egypt in days - Irish Times Fri, 06 Jan 2017 18:10:18 GMT

Irish Times

Ibrahim Halawa: Group of TDs to visit prisoner in Egypt in days
Irish Times
A delegation of TDs led by Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl is to visit Irish man Ibrahim Halawa in prison in Egypt. Mr Halawa (21), from Firhouse, Dublin, has been in custody for three and a half years awaiting trial along with 500 other detainees. He ...
Politicians to visit Irishman Ibrahim Halawa on 'hunger strike' in Egypt jailIrish Examiner

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Nine terrorists killed as army foils attack in Egypt - The Indian Express Sat, 07 Jan 2017 03:41:57 GMT

The Indian Express

Nine terrorists killed as army foils attack in Egypt
The Indian Express
At least nine terrorists were killed and 16 others injured as Egypt's army foiled an attack on number of security checkpoints in North Sinai, military officials said. The attack, which took place on Friday, targeted different army checkpoints at the ...

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Egypt redefines national security and diplomatic priorities to align with containing jihadism and unrest risks - IHS Jane's 360 Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:26:10 GMT

IHS Jane's 360

Egypt redefines national security and diplomatic priorities to align with containing jihadism and unrest risks
IHS Jane's 360
Cairo's regional policy is likely to be motivated by a Russian-Iranian confrontation with Salafist-jihadist groups across the Middle East and is in line with Egypt's domestic priorities of containing unrest and terrorism. An alliance with Saudi Arabia ...


Egypt extends detention of Al Jazeera journalist - Aljazeera.com Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:34:49 GMT

Middle East Eye

Egypt extends detention of Al Jazeera journalist
Aljazeera.com
Egypt extended on Wednesday the detention of an Al Jazeera journalist for another 15 days, pending investigation. Mahmoud Hussein, an Egyptian national, was arrested upon arrival at Cairo's airport on December 20 without charge.
Egypt extends custody of Al Jazeera reporter by 15 daysMiddle East Eye

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Egypt frees 2011 uprising activist Ahmed Maher - Aljazeera.com Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:12:53 GMT

Aljazeera.com

Egypt frees 2011 uprising activist Ahmed Maher
Aljazeera.com
A prominent activist in the 2011 Egyptian uprising has been released from prison after serving a three-year sentence, his lawyer said. Ahmed Maher, a symbol of the revolution that toppled former president Hosni Mubarak, was released on Thursday. His ...
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Egyptian Surrealism and the Quest to Define Modern Art in Egypt - Hyperallergic Fri, 06 Jan 2017 02:31:31 GMT

Hyperallergic

Egyptian Surrealism and the Quest to Define Modern Art in Egypt
Hyperallergic
On the podcast, we talk to Fateen Mostafa Fateen Mostafa Kanafani of Art Talk gallery in Cairo, Hoor Al Qasimi, and Metropolitan Museum curator Claire Davies about the history of modern art in Egypt, the factors that contributed to this flowering, and ...


As Egypt's Coptic Christians celebrate Christmas, they also mourn church bombing victims - Los Angeles Times Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:55:01 GMT

Los Angeles Times

As Egypt's Coptic Christians celebrate Christmas, they also mourn church bombing victims
Los Angeles Times
Emad Tawil on Thursday returned to the church where he survived a bombing that killed his wife and daughter last month, determined to celebrate Christmas even as he mourned. St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo is the mother church for ...
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Referral for prosecution in Egypt over $1bn African football TV deal angers Caf - The Guardian Thu, 05 Jan 2017 21:13:31 GMT

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Referral for prosecution in Egypt over $1bn African football TV deal angers Caf
The Guardian
The Confederation of African Football has been referred for prosecution in Egypt over the sale of its worldwide television rights for the next 12 years at a price said to be worth $1bn. The president of Caf, Issa Hayatou, a former acting president of ...
Egypt watchdog refers CAF to prosecutors over TV football rightseNCA
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Green light given for resumption of Irish beef exports to Egypt - Irish Times Thu, 05 Jan 2017 10:18:59 GMT

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Egypt army thwarts attacks on North Sinai checkpoints - Ahram Online Fri, 06 Jan 2017 17:46:44 GMT

Egypt army thwarts attacks on North Sinai checkpoints
Ahram Online
The Egyptian army has foiled a plot by militants to attack a number of security checkpoints on Friday morning, state news agency MENA reported. The army said in a statement that the third field army pushed back an attack by gunmen on a checkpoint ...