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# Egypt
Egyptians mark first anniversary of 'Friday of Rage'
Tens of thousands of people gathered in Tahrir Square today to demand an early transfer of power by the ruling military and the trial of generals for the killing of protesters.
# explosives
Bomb found on Libyan plane in Cairo
Officials at the Egyptian airport have said they have now defused the explosives.
# Egypt
Timeline: One year since Egypt's Arab Spring
Looking back in photos at the main events of the past year which saw Egypt’s president Mubarak forced out of office after 30 years in power.
# Egypt
Trial postponed for Egyptian tycoon who 'insulted religion' with a Twitpic
Naguib Sawiris posted a picture to Twitter showing Mickey and Minnie Mouse wearing Islamic clothing.
# Egypt
Mubarak trial resumes - amid speculation charges could be dropped
The trial of the former Egyptian president may be abandoned, after policemen were acquitted of similar charges.
# Review 2011
#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags
From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…
# Review 2011
In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011
Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.
# Egypt
Human rights group calls on Egypt's military to prevent further protest violence
Thousands of women took to the streets in Cairo this week to protest recent violence against women by security forces.
# Egypt
Egyptian ruler defends use of force as video emerges of woman being attacked by soldiers
Major General Adel Emara said the attack as an “isolated incident” and that the army has a duty to protect the state.
# Cairo
Egypt's military ruler warns of "extremely grave consequences"
Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi urged voters to turn out for the parliamentary elections on Monday.
# Egypt
Egypt: Protester dies as demonstrations against new PM continue
It is reported a police van ran over the protester outside the country’s Cabinet building earlier today.
# Egypt
Protests grow in Egypt as military appoints former Mubarak official
Demonstrators are furious that the country’s ruling army council has asked Kamal al-Ganzouri to lead an interim government.
# Egypt
Egyptian army apologises for civilian deaths, but holds on to power
The ruling military council said they would not be stepping down and insisted today that elections will go ahead as planned.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
# Egypt
In pictures: Fifth day of violence rocks Cairo, Alexandria
Crowds continue to press for the immediate transfer of power from the country’s military rulers to an interim civilian council.
# Egypt
Video, photos: Egyptian military leader says election will go ahead as violence continues
Military chief Tantawi said parliamentary elections will go ahead as planned on 28 November, but the protests continue to grow in Tahrir.
# Tahrir
In pictures: Egyptian cabinet tenders resignation amid Tahrir violence
Twenty-four people have been confirmed dead in clashes between riot police and protesters calling for urgent political reform.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Egypt
More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes
The violence continues in Cairo this afternoon, with 24 people confirmed dead so far. This is the most sustained challenge yet to Egypt’s military rule.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Catch up on the day’s main stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Egypt
In photos, video: Hundreds injured in Tahrir Square clashes
Today marks the second day of violence between protesters and police in Cairo. Three people have died in today’s unrest, according to local doctors.
# Egypt
Cairo police launch major push to force protesters from Tahrir
Violence continues in Egypt’s capital today, after two people died and hundreds were injured in clashes between riot police and demonstrators yesterday.
# Egypt
Scores injured as Egyptian police clash with protesters in Cairo
Around 200 protesters camped in Tahrir Square overnight to demonstrate against the state’s ruling military council.
# Egypt
Tens of thousands join anti-military protest in Egypt
Frustrated Egyptians are protesting against what they say are attempts by the country’s military to reinforce their powers.
# Syria
Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal
At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.
# Egypt
Clashing reports over rumours of Mubarak heart attack
There are conflicting reports that deposed president Hosni Mubarak suffered a heart attack on hearing news of Gaddafi’s death.
# Egypt
Egypt's military rulers ban all forms of discrimination
The new decrees from the transitional military leaders are seen as a response to attacks on Coptic Christians last week.
# Egypt
Fighting resumes in Cairo after night of unrest
24 people were killed and 200 were wounded in yesterday’s clashes between Muslims, Christians and security forces.
# Egypt
24 killed and hundreds wounded during clashes in Egypt
The clashes between Christians, Muslims and security forces raged in Cairo yesterday, leading to 200 people being wounded.
# Riots
New York Mayor warns of mass riots
New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said that the US is at risk of seeing mass riots if new jobs are not created for young people.
# Egypt
Israeli ambassador flees Egypt as protesters storm embassy in Cairo
Hundreds of Egyptian protesters, some swinging hammers and others using their bare hands, tore down parts of a graffiti-covered security wall outside the Israeli embassy in Cairo.
# Hosni Mubarak
Mubarak trial continues in Cairo following clashes inside courtroom
Police had to separate victims’ lawyers from Mubarak’s defence team this morning as the third hearing of the ousted president’s trial gets underway.
# Egypt
Egypt: Mubarak goes on trial facing charges which carry death penalty
The former president faces charges of corruption and ordering the killing of protesters – a charge which carries the death penalty.
# Egpyt
Mubarak declared fit to stand trial in front of a large audience
Stadium-style seating has been promised at Cairo’s Convention Centre for the trial. The audience is likely to include relatives of 850 killed during the uprising. Critics doubt the trial will go ahead.
# Egypt
Meet Egypt's new government... it won't be around for long
Elections are expected later this year but those who helped oust Hosni Mubarak want change to happen faster.
# Egypt
Ex-Egyptian president said to be stable despite coma reports
He was forced to step down from office earlier this year after a popular uprising