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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Cairo

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Family of young Irish boy abducted to Egypt want help from Government
Six-year-old Faris Heeney was kidnapped by his uncle in 2009 and taken to Egypt where he remains with his father.
Security forces on high alert as Morsi appears in court in Cairo
The ousted Egyptian president is facing trial over the deaths of protesters. His supporters have accused the current government of fabricating the charges against him.
Fifty killed in Egypt clashes
Yesterday’s death toll is the highest since several days of violence started in mid-August, leading to over 1,000 deaths.
Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.
Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder'
The former leader is set to stand trial along with 14 other suspects in his Muslim Brotherhood movement.
Four Halawa siblings to be held in Egypt for another 15 days
The Irish siblings have been held in Cairo for almost two weeks.
Irish TV producer detained by police in Egypt
Russ Finn was working for broadcaster Al-Jazeera in Cairo. He has been held since Tuesday when he was arrested along with two colleagues.
Khadija Halawa: 'We are waiting for good news, but I am very worried'
The sister of the four Irish siblings accused of attempted murder, possessing firearms and belonging to a militant group said she hoped they would be set free today.
Halawa siblings to face Egyptian prosecutor today
The four Irish siblings have been accused of attempted murder, possessing firearms and belonging to a militant group.
No update on status of Halawa siblings being held in Egypt
The four Irish citizens have been detained in a Cairo prison for nearly a week.
Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak released from prison
Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi had ordered that Mubarak be put under house arrest after a wave of violence.
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Today everyone’s talking about Bradley Manning, Michaella McCollum Connolly, the new French financial regulator and the calf with eight legs.
Eyewitness: Cairo has changed from buzzing metropolis into a near ghost town
Just two short years after Egypt’s ‘January Revolution’, the spirit of hope for a better future has been lost. At least 1,089 people have died in one week and deep scars have been carved in the Egyptian social fabric, writes Diana Eltahawy.
Egypt court orders release of Mubarak
The 85-year-old is awaiting a re-trial on charges arising from the 2011 protests that resulted in his ousting.
Tánaiste: We've no information on reports of Halawa siblings being charged
Eamon Gilmore is in the dark as to what charges the four Irish citizens being detained by authorities in Egypt may face.
Tánaiste and EU ministers to begin Egypt talks
Eamon Gilmore will warn EU ministers against economic sanctions, though plans to freeze aid are to be discussed.
Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
Today everyone’s talking about the Seanad voting ‘no’, the Halawa siblings and the arrest in Dromore.
Obama meeting with top officials to discuss future of US aid for Egypt
The White House has denied reports that assistance has already been cut.
‘They are in good spirits’: Irish official visits Halawa siblings in Cairo jail
The four Irish citizens continue to be detained in the Egyptian capital but have now been visited by an Irish consular official.
Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader arrested in Cairo
The Egyptian military’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood continued today, as a leading figure was arrested for his part in the killing of eight protesters in June.
Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about the four Irish citizens detained in Cairo, CAO, and the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.
Gardaí on scene at Egyptian Embassy protest
Protesters demanding the release of the four Irish citizens held in Cairo have gathered outside the embassy in Ballsbridge.
Four Irish citizens being held at Cairo prison
Speaking to, their father Hussein Halawa said he has not been able to contact them since yesterday evening.
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s talking about the four Irish people detained in Cairo, arrests at Eminem’s Slane gig, and Clare getting through to the All Ireland hurling final.
Irish women reportedly arrested after Cairo mosque stand-off
The Department of Foreign Affairs has been in contact with Egyptian authorities to try to secure their safety.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about the Irish people in Cairo, Michael Dwyer, and Scotland Yard looking at the death of Princess Diana (again).
Photos: More than 60 killed in violent clashes on Egypt's 'Friday of anger'
Islamists held protest marches after hundreds of supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi were killed in a crackdown on Wednesday.
At least 525 dead in Egypt as police storm protests
A State of Emergency has been declared and curfews put in place.
Irish citizens told to avoid all non-essential travel to Egypt as violence escalates
Scores were killed in a crackdown on camps of Morsi loyalists this morning. A month-long state of emergency has been declared in the country.
At least 17 killed in Egypt police crackdown
Security forces backed by bulldozers moved in to dismantle the camp in Cairo set up by Morsi supporters.
Human rights group slams authorities over Egypt protest deaths
At least 71 people were killed in Cairo alone yesterday morning.
Clashes in Cairo lead to dozens of deaths
Thirty seven bodies were seen at one field hospital, while the head of the health ministry’s emergency services said morgues had received 29 bodies.
Egypt detains former president Morsi as five killed in further clashes
The Arab world’s most populous country has been rocked by violence that killed some 200 people since the army ousted Morsi on 3 July.
Syrian refugees to Egypt facing restrictions following unrest
The UN says nearly 90,000 Syrians have registered with the High Commissioner for Refugees in Egypt.
Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed
At least 40 dead in morning shootings on supporters of ousted Morsi.
30 killed in clashes but Egypt Islamists vow to fight on
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called for for a peaceful end to the crisis, the US had condemned the clashes.
Egypt army appeals for peaceful pro-Morsi protests
The military said it supported the right to peaceful protest, but warned that violence would “harm social peace”.