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  • At least 49 killed in Saturday's protest clashes in Egypt: ministry

    At least 49 killed in Saturday's protest clashes in Egypt: ministry

    The death toll from clashes during protests in Egypt on Saturday rose to 49, the Health Ministry said on Sunday, in violence that erupted on the third anniversary of the popular uprising which toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

  • Car bomb kills ten Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

    Car bomb kills ten Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

    Ten Egyptian soldiers were killed by a car bomb in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, one of the deadliest attacks there since al Qaeda-inspired militants stepped up violence following the overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.

  • Egypt is worst Arab state for women, Comoros best: survey

    Egypt is worst Arab state for women, Comoros best: survey

    Sexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence and Islamist feeling after the Arab Spring uprisings have made Egypt the worst country in the Arab world to be a woman, a poll of gender experts showed on Tuesday.

  • Egypt extends state of emergency by two months

    Egypt extends state of emergency by two months

    Egypt's interim authorities on Thursday extended a state of emergency in force since mid-August by another two months because of the country's continued security problems.

  • Al-Jazeera in legal action claiming Egypt harassment

    Al-Jazeera in legal action claiming Egypt harassment

    Qatari-owned news channel Al-Jazeera has launched legal action against the Egyptian authorities, saying that its journalists have been detained without charge and attacked, its London-based lawyers announced on Thursday.

  • Egypt's Brotherhood under legal threat as bomb hits central Cairo

    Egypt's Brotherhood under legal threat as bomb hits central Cairo

    A judicial panel set up by Egypt's military-backed government supported a legal challenge to the status of the Muslim Brotherhood on Monday, compounding a drive to crush the movement behind the elected president deposed by the army in July.

  • US pressed to react to violence in Syria, Egypt

    US pressed to react to violence in Syria, Egypt

    The U.S. is poised to suspend another major weapons shipment to Egypt amid deep divisions within the Obama administration over whether to cut off aid to the military-backed government. The debate mirrors similar disagreements over intervening in Syri...

  • Clashes on Saturday in Egypt killed 79: report

    Clashes on Saturday in Egypt killed 79: report

    Egypt's interim government says clashes on Saturday between police and supporters of the country's ousted president killed 79 people.

  • Egypt increases security before pro-Morsi protests

    Egypt increases security before pro-Morsi protests

    Egyptian authorities raided homes of Muslim Brotherhood members on Sunday in an apparent attempt to disrupt the group ahead of mass rallies by supporters of country's ousted president.

  • Egypt Islamists vow new demos as crisis grows

    Egypt Islamists vow new demos as crisis grows

    Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi announced new demonstrations on Sunday as the country grew increasingly polarised and the death toll in four days of violence topped 750.

  • Egypt forces 'clear' Cairo mosque after clashes; 800 killed in violence so far

    Egypt forces 'clear' Cairo mosque after clashes; 800 killed in violence so far

    Security forces cleared a Cairo mosque after a gunbattle with followers of the Muslim Brotherhood on Saturday, while Egypt's army-backed government, facing deepening chaos, considered banning the Islamist group.

  • 173 killed in Egypt in 24 hours: government

    173 killed in Egypt in 24 hours: government

    An Egyptian government spokesman says the death toll in Friday's clashes has risen to 173 nationwide.

  • Son of Brotherhood's leader killed in Egypt violence

    Son of Brotherhood's leader killed in Egypt violence

    A son of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie was killed in Cairo during Friday's "Day of Rage" protests against the army-backed Egyptian government, the Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party said.

  • With Egypt in chaos, Hosni Mubarak misses court session

    With Egypt in chaos, Hosni Mubarak misses court session

    The retrial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on charges of conspiracy to kill protesters convened on Saturday in the absence of the deposed autocrat, who was missing for security reasons after political violence swept the country.

  • Egypt's 'Day of Rage' turns violent, around 50 killed

    Egypt's 'Day of Rage' turns violent, around 50 killed

    Muslim Brotherhood protests plunged into violence across Egypt today, with around 50 killed in Cairo alone on a "Day of Rage" called by Islamist followers of ousted President Mohamed Morsi to denounce a police crackdown.

  • Egypt death toll rises to 623, UN Security Council chief urges 'restraint'

    Egypt death toll rises to 623, UN Security Council chief urges 'restraint'

    Supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood stormed and torched a government building in Cairo on Thursday, while families tried to identify hundreds of mutilated bodies piled in a Cairo mosque a day after they were shot dead by the security forces.

  • Egypt violence: Canada shutters embassy citing concerns for staff

    Egypt violence: Canada shutters embassy citing concerns for staff

    Canada has shuttered its embassy in Egypt, citing concerns about staff safety amid growing unrest in Cairo in the wake of hundreds of deaths in a crackdown on protesters.

  • Barack Obama cancels military exercises, condemns violence in Egypt

    Barack Obama cancels military exercises, condemns violence in Egypt

    President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that the United States is cancelling joint military exercises with Egypt next month, saying normal US cooperation cannot continue in light of the armed forces' bloody crackdown.

  • Egypt violence: UN Security Council chief urges 'restraint'

    Egypt violence: UN Security Council chief urges 'restraint'

    The Argentine president of the United Nations Security Council urged all parties in the crisis in Egypt to exercise "maximum restraint" on Thursday, following an emergency meeting in New York.

  • Barack Obama cancels US military exercise with Egypt after violent clashes

    Barack Obama cancels US military exercise with Egypt after violent clashes

    President Barack Obama has made his first public statement on the rapidly deteriorating situation in Egypt, saying the US will cancel its joint military exercise because of the rising violence there.

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