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Morsi supporters sentenced by Egyptian court

Largest capital punishment case in modern Egypt An Egyptian court has sentenced 529 members of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood to death, in what is the country's largest capital punishment case o...
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Egyptians vote to rewrite constitution

Landslide approval for referendum on constitution Over 98 per cent of Egyptian voters have backed the referendum held on 14-15 January for a new constitution. The results were announced as a suc...
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Morsi trial postponed until 1 February

Decision comes days before major constitutional referendum The trial of Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi on charges of inciting the murder of protesters was adjourned on 8 January u...
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Morsi faces new trial on terror charges

Ousted president faces a number of upcoming trials Ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi goes on trial on 23 December on charges of fraud connected with his Muslim Brotherhood's economic and so...
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Egypt and Turkey downgrade diplomatic relations

Cairo reacts following repeated criticism by Turkey Egypt expelled Turkey's ambassador from Cairo on 23 November over Turkey's continued “interference” in Egyptian internal affairs, promp...
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Morsi trial adjourned until January

Ousted leader insists he remains president The trial of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has been adjourned until 8 January, following chaotic scenes at a criminal court hearing on 4 Novem...
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Over 50 dead in clashes in Egypt

Rival factions clash during national holiday At least 50 people were killed in clashes across Egypt as supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi clashed with security forces on 6 Octobe...
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Egypt’s constitutional panel convenes

Egypt's 50-member constitutional panel convened in Cairo for the first time on 8 September to study proposed revisions to disputed articles in the nation's Islamist-backed 2012 constitution. Its fi...
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Mubarak to be placed under house arrest in Egypt

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is to be placed under house arrest after being released from Cairo's Tora prison on 22 August. The order for house arrest has been made by the office of the...
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Morsi "abducted" says family

The family of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has claimed he has been abducted by the country's military. Morsi's family, who has had no contact with him since his removal from office on 3...
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Continuing unrest in Cairo

Egypt's acting president and head of its supreme constitutional court, Adly Mansour, issued a decree on 8 July providing an election timetable in a bid to halt the continuing civil unrest between Egyp...
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Egyptian army overthrows president

The Egyptian army removed president Mohammed Morsi from power on Wednesday 3 July, following a military ultimatum which expired earlier that day. In a televised address, army chief General Abdul Fatt...
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Egypt on the brink

Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi refused to step down late on Tuesday 2 July, following a day in which clashes between his supporters and opponents claimed at least 16 lives in the greater Cairo area...
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Anti-Morsi protests in Egypt

Protesters demanding the resignation of Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi are preparing for a second day of demonstrations on Monday 1 July. Tens of thousands of Egyptians demonstrated in Cairo's...
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Cabinet reshuffle in Egypt

Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi reshuffled the nation’s government on 7 May, increasing his Muslim Brotherhood party's share to 10 of the cabinet's 35 members. Two of the nine new ministers...
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Mubarak retrial set for May

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak faces a retrial on 11 May on charges of complicity in the killing of more than 800 demonstrators during the 18-day uprising that ended his three-decade rule in...
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Violence in Cairo after Port Said stadium ruling

Two people were killed in clashes in Cairo and the Mediterranean city of Port Said on 9 March following an Egyptian court's decision to uphold the death sentences against 21 people found guilty of cau...
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Egypt announces parliamentary elections

On 21 February, embattled Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi announced that the nation's parliamentary elections would begin on 27 April, in a four-staged voting process ending in June. Following th...
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Iranian leader concludes Cairo visit

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad concluded his historic visit to Cairo on 8 February, marking the first time an Iranian leader has visited Egypt in 34 years. The landmark trip was not without...
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Iranian leader on historic visit to Cairo

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began a three-day visit to Egypt on 5 February when he was welcomed to Cairo by Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi. The historic event marks the first time an I...


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