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Violent clashes in Cairo leave 11 dead

11 people have been killed in Cairo after protesters were attacked outside Egypt's defence ministry in the capital's Abbasiya district on 2 May. In addition to the fatalities, 150 people were injur...
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Egyptian presidential candidates lose disqualification appeal

Ten candidates have lost their appeal against disqualification from running in Egypt’s presidential elections, scheduled for 23 and 24 May. The Supreme Presidential Electoral Commission (SPEC...
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Three leading candidates appeal ban from Egypt's presidential race

Three candidates for the presidency in Egypt have filed appeals against the electoral commission’s decision to disqualify them from the coming election. Their appeals will be reviewed imminently...
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Egyptian presidential race heats up

The Muslim Brotherhood has announced that it is to nominate a candidate, Khairat al-Shater, in Egypt’s upcoming presidential election in late May. Until the end of March the party had refused...
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Egypt lifts travel ban on US pro-democracy workers

Egypt has lifted a travel ban on US pro-democracy activists, following the 29 February decision to adjourn the trial of 43 pro-democracy workers, which began in Cairo on 26 February.The ban had prohib...
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Egypt lifts travel ban on US pro-democracy workers

Egypt has lifted a travel ban on US pro-democracy activists, following the 29 February decision to adjourn the trial of 43 pro-democracy workers, which began in Cairo on 26 February. The ban had pr...
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Cairo trial of pro-democracy workers adjourned

The trial of 43 pro-democracy workers, including 16 Americans, which began in Cairo on 26 February, has been adjourned for two months. The defendants are charged with operating without licenses an...
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NGO pro-democracy activists set for trial

The trial of 43 pro-democracy workers including up to 16 American citizens, charged with operating without licenses and receiving illicit funding, has been set for 26 February. Amid increasingly s...
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Clashes in Cairo

14 people have died in the latest clashes between protesters and security forces in Cairo. The violence, which began on 16 December in the streets around the central Tahrir Square, continues four...
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Election update in Egypt

Islamist parties are leading so far in initial, partial results from Egypt's parliamentary elections, according to the Egyptian judges charged with overseeing the counting, some of whom spoke to the A...
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Egyptian cabinet offers to resign

Egypt's interim cabinet offered to resign on the night of Monday 21 November. The move followed three days of violent clashes in Cairo and other cities between the security forces and protesters, whi...
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Violent clashes in Cairo

20 people have been killed and 1,750 wounded in ongoing clashes between riot police and some 3,000 protesters in Cairo
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Upcoming Egyptian elections

Egyptian parliamentary elections are scheduled to begin on 28 November. An estimated 50 million Egyptians are eligible to vote for the roughly 50 parties and more than 5,000 independent candidates vyi...
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Lack of clarity over transfer of power in Egypt

Egypt's interim military rulers, the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), could remain in power until the end of 2012 according to a timetable for a transition to elected rule, presented by the...
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Egyptian protestors attack Israeli embassy

The Israeli ambassador to Egypt and most of the embassy staff have flown out of the country in the wake of attacks on the embassy by protestors, which broke out after prayers on Friday. Only the c...
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Mubarak trial resumes in Cairo

The trial of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who is accused of ordering the killing of protesters during Egypt
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Egypt walls off Israeli embassy in Cairo

Egyptian has erected a 2.5m high concrete wall around Israel's embassy in the city of Giza, in the western suburbs of Cairo, amid escalating tensions between the two countries. The governor of Giza, A...
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Violent clashes in Cairo

Some 300 people have been reported injured in violent clashes in Cairo on 23 July after crowds of 5,000 protestors called for democracy and an end to the rule of the military council appointed after t...
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