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# cairo - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections

Oct 24th 2020, 12:27 PM 14,615 Views 3 Comments

The elections will be held in two phases, with the first covering 14 provinces today and tomorrow.

# cairo - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'Pushed to breaking point': Mass hunger strike at Egyptian prison
# Cairo
# Cairo

'Pushed to breaking point': Mass hunger strike at Egyptian prison

Jul 31st 2019, 7:22 AM 7,690 Views 7 Comments

Inmates have been on hunger strike for more than six weeks, Amnesty International has said.

# cairo - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Sadio Mane struggles to impress as Mahrez's Algeria bag important Africa Cup of Nations win
# Premier League Stars
From The42
# Premier League Stars

Sadio Mane struggles to impress as Mahrez's Algeria bag important Africa Cup of Nations win

Jun 27th 2019, 8:33 PM 7,995 Views 6 Comments

Two of the Premier League’s most highly-rated forwards went head-to-head in Cairo on Thursday.

# cairo - Sunday 19 May, 2019

17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids
# Cairo
# Cairo

17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids

Updated May 19th 2019, 4:44 PM 24,455 Views 7 Comments

It comes months after a similar explosion killed three tourists in the region.

# cairo - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station
# Egypt
# Egypt

At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station

Feb 27th 2019, 10:53 AM 10,725 Views 3 Comments

The fire broke out after a train crashed into a steel barrier, sources said.

# cairo - Friday 28 December, 2018

Four people killed as tourist bus hit by roadside bomb at Giza pyramids in Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

Four people killed as tourist bus hit by roadside bomb at Giza pyramids in Egypt

Updated Dec 28th 2018, 9:41 PM 28,423 Views 34 Comments

Armed security personnel quickly deployed to the site and cordoned off the area.

# cairo - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Archaeologists unearth 4,400-year-old tomb of Egyptian high priest
# Cairo
# Cairo

Archaeologists unearth 4,400-year-old tomb of Egyptian high priest

Dec 15th 2018, 1:55 PM 39,816 Views 33 Comments

The tomb belongs to “Wahtye”, a high priest who served during the fifth dynasty reign of King Neferirkare.

# cairo - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Egypt's newly discovered tombs hold cat mummies and animal statues
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egypt's newly discovered tombs hold cat mummies and animal statues

Nov 11th 2018, 3:46 PM 14,531 Views 18 Comments

The discovery at Saqqara also includes mummies of scarabs, the first ever to be found in the area.

# cairo - Friday 29 December, 2017

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church
# Cairo
# Cairo

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church

Dec 29th 2017, 2:13 PM 9,028 Views 47 Comments

The jihadist had been armed with an assault rifle, 150 rounds of ammunition and a bomb.

# cairo - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate has been advising him on his new life
# Peter Greste
# Peter Greste

Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate has been advising him on his new life

Oct 25th 2017, 6:10 AM 22,943 Views 89 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa arrived back in Dublin yesterday to a media-heavy welcome.

# cairo - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

A media scrum and fish and chips: Ibrahim Halawa is finally home
# Terminal One - Arrivals
# Terminal One - Arrivals

A media scrum and fish and chips: Ibrahim Halawa is finally home

Oct 24th 2017, 6:33 PM 37,296 Views 228 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa isn’t “going away quietly” – and his arrival at Dublin Airport today proves it.

'I'm very happy, it's great': Ibrahim Halawa has arrived home to Dublin
# Back Home
# Back Home

'I'm very happy, it's great': Ibrahim Halawa has arrived home to Dublin

Oct 24th 2017, 11:59 AM 87,497 Views 522 Comments

The Dubliner has been speaking to the media at Terminal 1.

# cairo - Friday 20 October, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa: 'Finally the day where I can see the sky without bars'
# Coming Home
# Coming Home

Ibrahim Halawa: 'Finally the day where I can see the sky without bars'

Oct 20th 2017, 4:43 PM 32,817 Views 203 Comments

The 21-year-old spent more than four years in jail.

# cairo - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

'You can disagree with those views but he wasn't guilty of terrorism': Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate
# Innocent
# Innocent

'You can disagree with those views but he wasn't guilty of terrorism': Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate

Sep 19th 2017, 9:29 AM 49,849 Views 209 Comments

Peter Greste – who spent over a year in an Egyptian prison with Halawa – said that it was “wonderful” that he had been released.

# cairo - Monday 28 August, 2017

Leo Varadkar speaks for 25 minutes with Egyptian president regarding Ibrahim Halawa
# Egypt
# Egypt

Leo Varadkar speaks for 25 minutes with Egyptian president regarding Ibrahim Halawa

Aug 28th 2017, 7:35 PM 67,070 Views 127 Comments

The 21-year-old Irish citizen has been in jail in Egypt for over four years.

# cairo - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'These are mere stories': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa was tortured in prison
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

'These are mere stories': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa was tortured in prison

Aug 17th 2017, 8:17 PM 42,220 Views 135 Comments

Halawa (21) was arrested during a demonstration in 2014 in support of Mohamed Morsi who had been ousted from power in a military coup.

# cairo - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Prosecution 'closes case' in trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt
# Cairo
# Cairo

Prosecution 'closes case' in trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

Jul 25th 2017, 6:48 PM 38,169 Views 136 Comments

The 21-year-old Irishman has been held in Cairo for almost four years.

# cairo - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Heading towards a conclusion': Trial of Ibrahim Halawa coming to a close
# Cairo
# Cairo

'Heading towards a conclusion': Trial of Ibrahim Halawa coming to a close

Jul 16th 2017, 5:57 PM 31,518 Views 156 Comments

The next hearing will be on 25 July.

# cairo - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial suspended for 25th time - but could the next hearing be the last?
# Egypt
# Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa's trial suspended for 25th time - but could the next hearing be the last?

Jul 4th 2017, 7:29 PM 26,668 Views 112 Comments

Halawa has been imprisoned in the Egyptian capital for 1,418 days – nearly four years.

# cairo - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Charlie Flanagan 'disappointed' witnesses fail to appear at Ibrahim Halawa hearing
# Cairo
# Cairo

Charlie Flanagan 'disappointed' witnesses fail to appear at Ibrahim Halawa hearing

May 17th 2017, 7:50 PM 27,704 Views 153 Comments

Now aged 21, Halawa has spent almost four years in jail.

# cairo - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt catacombs
# Minya Province
# Minya Province

Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt catacombs

May 13th 2017, 1:42 PM 17,490 Views 19 Comments

Burial shafts were found in the area and excavation work “revealed that these shafts led to a number of corridors inside a cachette of mummies”.

# cairo - Sunday 9 April, 2017

"I just felt fire grabbing my face" - Isis claims Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt which killed at least 44
# Cairo
# Cairo

"I just felt fire grabbing my face" - Isis claims Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt which killed at least 44

Apr 9th 2017, 7:31 PM 29,385 Views 91 Comments

The first bombing struck the Mar Girgis church in the city of Tanta north of Cairo, killing 27 people, the health ministry earlier said.

# cairo - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial judge is considering releasing him on medical grounds
# Egypt
# Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa's trial judge is considering releasing him on medical grounds

Apr 5th 2017, 5:07 PM 35,851 Views 174 Comments

The trial was delayed for the 21st time today.

# cairo - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Judge-ordered report into Cairo protest doesn't name or identify Ibrahim Halawa
# Cairo
# Cairo

Judge-ordered report into Cairo protest doesn't name or identify Ibrahim Halawa

Mar 21st 2017, 10:15 PM 20,148 Views 54 Comments

Halawa faces another trial date – his 20th – tomorrow.

# cairo - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections'
# Hunger Strike
# Hunger Strike

'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections'

Mar 19th 2017, 2:25 PM 42,616 Views 148 Comments

Lynn Boylan says Halawa has been ‘on hunger strikes on and off’ throughout his detention.

# cairo - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's family say he is now 'dying' in prison
# Jailed Without Trial
# Jailed Without Trial

Ibrahim Halawa's family say he is now 'dying' in prison

Mar 14th 2017, 5:58 PM 50,236 Views 158 Comments

The Dubliner has been jailed in an Egyptian prison since August 2013.

# cairo - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 19th time
# Waiting For Justice
# Waiting For Justice

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 19th time

Feb 14th 2017, 1:30 PM 18,880 Views 147 Comments

He remains in custody without trial.

# cairo - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt

Jan 14th 2017, 5:49 PM 30,707 Views 135 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa’s sister says they were remembering those who had been killed in a massacre.

# cairo - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail
# Imprisoned Without Trial
# Imprisoned Without Trial

Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail

Jan 10th 2017, 9:28 PM 22,558 Views 214 Comments

Halawa has been in prison without trial for almost three-and-a-half years.

# cairo - Sunday 8 January, 2017

TDs to travel to Egypt tomorrow to meet with Ibrahim Halawa and Egyptian government
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

TDs to travel to Egypt tomorrow to meet with Ibrahim Halawa and Egyptian government

Jan 8th 2017, 6:41 PM 25,283 Views 147 Comments

The TDs will be discussing the young man’s incarceration when they arrive tomorrow.

# cairo - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 17th time
# Delayed
# Delayed

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 17th time

Dec 13th 2016, 3:01 PM 13,344 Views 142 Comments

His trial has been rescheduled for 17 January 2017.

# cairo - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'I just can't understand why they have kidnapped me away from you': Ibrahim Halawa's letter to Ireland
# Help Me
# Help Me

'I just can't understand why they have kidnapped me away from you': Ibrahim Halawa's letter to Ireland

Dec 1st 2016, 1:59 PM 20,870 Views 121 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa has been awaiting trial in an Egyptian jail for three years.

# cairo - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

"I don’t see the sky" - Ibrahim Halawa pens letter from Egyptian prison
# Cairo
# Cairo

"I don’t see the sky" - Ibrahim Halawa pens letter from Egyptian prison

Sep 27th 2016, 12:24 PM 19,031 Views 113 Comments

In the letter, Halawa imagines that today could be his graduation day.

# cairo - Friday 17 June, 2016

Second black box recovered from EgyptAir crash site
# Flight MS804
# Flight MS804

Second black box recovered from EgyptAir crash site

Jun 17th 2016, 3:27 PM 8,739 Views 1 Comment

It could prove vital in establishing the cause of the crash last month.

# cairo - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Cockpit voice recorder with 2 hours of conversation found from EgyptAir plane
# Airbus A320
# Airbus A320

Cockpit voice recorder with 2 hours of conversation found from EgyptAir plane

Jun 16th 2016, 8:57 PM 24,592 Views 9 Comments

Search teams are still looking for the black box as the cause of the crash is still unknown.

# cairo - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

DNA samples taken from relatives in effort to identify victims of EgyptAir disaster
# Day Five
# Day Five

DNA samples taken from relatives in effort to identify victims of EgyptAir disaster

May 24th 2016, 5:54 PM 10,427 Views 14 Comments

Sources close to the investigation have denied that evidence of explosives has been found among the crash debris.

# cairo - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Eight policemen shot dead after their minibus was ambushed
# Egypt
# Egypt

Eight policemen shot dead after their minibus was ambushed

May 8th 2016, 9:17 AM 11,703 Views 16 Comments

Jihadists, including Islamic State group militants, have killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers in attacks.

# cairo - Friday 15 April, 2016

'All false, all lies': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa is being beaten in jail
# Jailed Without Trial
# Jailed Without Trial

'All false, all lies': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa is being beaten in jail

Apr 15th 2016, 6:10 PM 17,674 Views 98 Comments

Soha Gendi told RTÉ that he government has visited him regularly.

# cairo - Monday 8 February, 2016

Egyptian president sparks outrage by laying out giant red carpet for his motorcade to drive on
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egyptian president sparks outrage by laying out giant red carpet for his motorcade to drive on

Feb 8th 2016, 8:09 PM 34,389 Views 54 Comments

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was travelling to the opening of a social housing project.

# cairo - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo
# Giulio Regeni
# Giulio Regeni

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo

Feb 4th 2016, 11:47 AM 12,596 Views 11 Comments

He was last seen when he left his home to meet a friend.

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