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# jailed without trial
'All false, all lies': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa is being beaten in jail
Soha Gendi told RTÉ that he government has visited him regularly.
# Cairo
Egyptian president sparks outrage by laying out giant red carpet for his motorcade to drive on
President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was travelling to the opening of a social housing project.
# giulio regeni
Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo
He was last seen when he left his home to meet a friend.
# Cairo
Egypt rejects call to release Ibrahim Halawa as trial postponed again
In a harsh statement, Cairo also called on the European body to reconsider its approach to similar cases in the future.
# Ibrahim Halawa
European Parliament passes resolution calling for immediate release of Ibrahim Halawa
MEPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the resolution.
# Egypt
Ibrahim Halawa is back in jail as trial is delayed again
The Irish citizen has been in prison in Cairo since August 2013.
# Cairo
At least 16 killed in petrol bomb attack on Egyptian nightclub
According to a security source, the attack followed a dispute between employees of the nightclub and a group of youths.
# Cairo
What is Law 140, and does it mean Ibrahim Halawa will stand trial in Ireland?
A request has been made, but the government hasn’t received a response.
# Hunger Strike
Crucifixion and electrocution - the horrendous conditions of Ibrahim Halawa's captivity
The Dublin teenager is now on hunger strike, and says he will remain so until he is released.
# Egypt
Ibrahim Halawa is in "reasonable spirits in trying circumstances"
TD Pat Breen visited the Wadi Al-Natrun prison in Cairo for a 90 minute meeting with Halawa.
# Egypt
Ibrahim Halawa's hunger strike is 'unlikely to serve any positive purpose at all'
The teenager said in a letter that he is “hit for every word I say that the officer doesn’t like” and “not allowed hug [his] own mother.”
# Cairo
Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed AGAIN
The mass trial has been adjourned until 2 August.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Labour’s support for same sex marriage, the death of a rally driver and the devastation in Nepal all had people talking.
# I want to break free
Cat freed after spending five years trapped behind wall at railway station
He was kept alive because an elderly man fed him scraps every day.
# Egypt
Enda Kenny could yet intervene in the Ibrahim Halawa case
The Irish teenager has been held in a Cairo prison for over 600 days without trial.
# Ibrahim Halawa
'If we don't do anything now, Ibrahim will die'
The case of Ibrahim Halawa is back in the spotlight ahead of his expected trial tommorrow.
# success
A great few days for Irish sport just got even better
Olympians Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe enjoyed success in Cairo on Monday evening.
# Infrastructure
Egypt is building a completely new capital city beside its old one
See ya later, Cairo.
# Cairo
Halawa letter criticising Government 'shows the real hurt this kid is going through'
Amnesty International believe the Government is doing everything it can to secure his release.
# Cairo
VIDEO: Up to 22 killed in crush as Egyptian footballers play on
The league has been suspended as a result.
"A year in prison for an innocent person is not a little thing," says sister of Dublin teenager
His sister said, ‘Hope keeps us going, we hope that maybe he will be released tomorrow, maybe after tomorrow, maybe now.’
# Egypt
Irish teen Ibrahim Halawa 'considering hunger strike' as trial postponed again
The Dublin-born 19-year-old is charged with murder, attempted murder and taking part in an illegal protest.
# Halawa family
Trial of Irish teenager to get underway in Egypt
Ibrahim Halawa has been held in an Egyptian prison for 17 months.
# Egypt
Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa stuck in jail until next year
The Dublin native has been held in an Egyptian jail since August 2013.
# Gaza
Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over
Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.
# Israel
Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo
In Gaza, citizens are begging for “basic human rights”.
# Cairo
Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks
“Israel will not engage in negotiations under fire,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
# Conflict
In pics: Talks in tatters as Gaza rocket fire and air strikes resume
Hamas rejected a proposed extension to the 72-hour ceasefire and a 12-year-old boy has already been killed since the fighting resumed.
# Israel Gaza Conflict
Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling
Israel claim that eight rockets and mortars have been fired across the border by Hamas.
# Cairo
Explosions at four subway stations in Egypt
Two people have been wounded.
# media crackdown
Cairo sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists a "ferocious attack" on media - Amnesty
Three men are among a group of journalists convicted of ‘falsifying news’ and supporting the Muslim Brotherhood.
# Cairo
Nearly 50 killed across Egypt as country marks uprising anniversary
Of the 49 people killed, most died in Cairo and its suburbs — others in Alexandria and Minya. 247 people were injured.
# unrest
Bombings keep people on edge on third anniversary of Arab Spring
A small bomb struck outside a police training hours before the rallies were due to start.
# Egypt
Suicide bombs kill five in Cairo
The Egyptian capital was rocked by three separate blasts, as police prepare for pro-Morsi protests.
# Egypt
Egypt army chief will run for election "if there is public demand"
Supporters of deposed leader Mohammed Morsi say that the military leader has led a “counter revolution”.
# war reporting
Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation'
Peter Greste, a former BBC journalist currently working for Al-Jazeera, won the prestigious Peabody award in 2011.
# Egypt
Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters
The unrest follows nationwide repression of Islamist protests after the military-installed government listed the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.
# Egypt
Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured
35 people were injured in the car bomb attack, while four police were wounded in the explosion in Cairo.