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# muslim-brotherhood - Sunday 23 September, 2018

66 people get life sentences over deadly attack on police station in Egypt
# Muslim Brotherhood
# Muslim Brotherhood

66 people get life sentences over deadly attack on police station in Egypt

Sep 23rd 2018, 5:53 PM 8,197 Views 16 Comments

Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie was among those jailed today.

# muslim-brotherhood - Friday 3 November, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa: I didn't rip up my passport and I don't support Muslim Brotherhood
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Ibrahim Halawa: I didn't rip up my passport and I don't support Muslim Brotherhood

Nov 3rd 2017, 10:18 PM 73,932 Views 186 Comments

Appearing on the Late Late Show, Halawa – who spent over four years incarcerated in an Egyptian prison without being properly tried – denied having any support for the ousted Muslim Brotherhood.

# muslim-brotherhood - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Taoiseach calls Egyptian president to seek release of Ibrahim Halawa
# Al-sisi
# Al-sisi

Taoiseach calls Egyptian president to seek release of Ibrahim Halawa

Jul 7th 2016, 6:08 PM 19,263 Views 203 Comments

The Dáil passed an all-party motion calling for the repatriation of the 20-year-old, who has spent over 1,000 days in prison

# muslim-brotherhood - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Irish student Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has been postponed for the 13th time
# Jailed Without Trial
# Jailed Without Trial

Irish student Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has been postponed for the 13th time

Mar 6th 2016, 7:59 PM 37,086 Views 204 Comments

He will now have spent almost three years in jail without trial.

# muslim-brotherhood - Saturday 28 November, 2015

What is Law 140, and does it mean Ibrahim Halawa will stand trial in Ireland?
# Cairo
# Cairo

What is Law 140, and does it mean Ibrahim Halawa will stand trial in Ireland?

Nov 28th 2015, 7:00 AM 18,580 Views 92 Comments

A request has been made, but the government hasn’t received a response.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

An Irish priest wants to swap places in prison with Ibrahim Halawa
# Seamus Fleming
# Seamus Fleming

An Irish priest wants to swap places in prison with Ibrahim Halawa

Jun 2nd 2015, 3:03 PM 15,400 Views 84 Comments

Father Seamus Fleming said he is willing to take the teenager’s place in Cairo.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt 'losing hope'
# Justice
# Justice

Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt 'losing hope'

Aug 12th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,546 Views 0 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa was detained last year after attending a protest against the ousting of Mohamed Morsi.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

'Defiant' Morsi asks judge: "Do you know who I am?"
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

'Defiant' Morsi asks judge: "Do you know who I am?"

Jan 28th 2014, 9:29 PM 7,979 Views 42 Comments

The ousted Egyptian president appeared before a court today over a prison escape during an uprising in 2011.

# muslim-brotherhood - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Morsi trial delayed to February because of weather in Egypt
# Absent
# Absent

Morsi trial delayed to February because of weather in Egypt

Jan 8th 2014, 11:32 AM 3,680 Views 3 Comments

The former president is accused of inciting the killings of opposition protesters in December 2012 outside the presidential palace.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 30 December, 2013

Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation'
# War Reporting
# War Reporting

Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation'

Dec 30th 2013, 8:12 AM 5,950 Views 9 Comments

Peter Greste, a former BBC journalist currently working for Al-Jazeera, won the prestigious Peabody award in 2011.

# muslim-brotherhood - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters
# Egypt
# Egypt

Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters

Dec 28th 2013, 4:45 PM 4,669 Views 4 Comments

The unrest follows nationwide repression of Islamist protests after the military-installed government listed the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

At least 14 dead in Egypt police station blast
# Egypt
# Egypt

At least 14 dead in Egypt police station blast

Dec 24th 2013, 8:43 AM 3,195 Views 5 Comments

Nobody has claimed responsibility for the bombing, but the blame is being placed with the Muslim Brotherhood.

# muslim-brotherhood - Thursday 10 October, 2013

US suspends supply of cash, large military hardware to Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

US suspends supply of cash, large military hardware to Egypt

Oct 10th 2013, 7:43 AM 2,840 Views 11 Comments

Washington has confirmed it’s halting $260 million in cash aid as well as shipments of some large scale military systems — including Apache helicopters and F-16 fighter jets.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 2 September, 2013

Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder'
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder'

Sep 2nd 2013, 9:25 AM 1,004 Views 29 Comments

The former leader is set to stand trial along with 14 other suspects in his Muslim Brotherhood movement.

# muslim-brotherhood - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Halawa siblings could find out today if they will be freed
# Day 14
# Day 14

Halawa siblings could find out today if they will be freed

Aug 31st 2013, 7:30 AM 4,327 Views 49 Comments

News on the release of the four – held in Cairo for the last fortnight – is expected today or tomorrow, according to a sister of the siblings.

# muslim-brotherhood - Friday 30 August, 2013

Column: Destroying democracy to save democracy – Egypt’s power struggle
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Destroying democracy to save democracy – Egypt’s power struggle

Aug 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 15 Views 32 Comments

The Egyptian military see the Muslim Brotherhood as a threat to its power base and have co-opted secularists as a public façade for a naked power grab, writes Colm Ó Broin.

# muslim-brotherhood - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Khadija Halawa: 'We are waiting for good news, but I am very worried'
# Egypt
# Egypt

Khadija Halawa: 'We are waiting for good news, but I am very worried'

Aug 29th 2013, 11:00 AM 5,098 Views 52 Comments

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.

# muslim-brotherhood - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Hosni Mubarak to be released from Egyptian prison today
# Egypt
# Egypt

Hosni Mubarak to be released from Egyptian prison today

Aug 22nd 2013, 7:56 AM 3,613 Views 7 Comments

The former president will be held under house arrest, according to reports.

# muslim-brotherhood - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Eyewitness: Cairo has changed from buzzing metropolis into a near ghost town
# Opinion
# Opinion

Eyewitness: Cairo has changed from buzzing metropolis into a near ghost town

Aug 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 23 Views 23 Comments

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.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Obama meeting with top officials to discuss future of US aid for Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

Obama meeting with top officials to discuss future of US aid for Egypt

Aug 20th 2013, 7:54 PM 5,659 Views 21 Comments

The White House has denied reports that assistance has already been cut.

Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader arrested in Cairo
# Egypt
# Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader arrested in Cairo

Aug 20th 2013, 8:25 AM 3,155 Views 41 Comments

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.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 19 August, 2013

Hopes that four Irish citizens detained in Egypt will be released today
# Egypt
# Egypt

Hopes that four Irish citizens detained in Egypt will be released today

Aug 19th 2013, 10:20 AM 6,770 Views 124 Comments

The sister of the four siblings held in a Cairo jail says that her 17-year-old brother has been beaten.

# muslim-brotherhood - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Four Irish citizens being held at Cairo prison
# Egypt
# Egypt

Four Irish citizens being held at Cairo prison

Aug 18th 2013, 8:07 PM 22,896 Views 158 Comments

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, their father Hussein Halawa said he has not been able to contact them since yesterday evening.

Explainer: What's happening in Egypt?
# Crisis
# Crisis

Explainer: What's happening in Egypt?

Aug 18th 2013, 4:58 PM 13,091 Views 40 Comments

Hundreds of people have died and the country is in crisis as security forces clash with supporters of former president Mohammed Morsi.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 8 July, 2013

Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed
# Egypt
# Egypt

Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed

Jul 8th 2013, 2:45 PM 4,136 Views 61 Comments

At least 40 dead in morning shootings on supporters of ousted Morsi.

# muslim-brotherhood - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Muslim Brotherhood should not be treated as criminals – ElBaradei
# Egypt
# Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood should not be treated as criminals – ElBaradei

Jul 7th 2013, 12:11 PM 3,923 Views 49 Comments

Egypt’s interim premier has called for the inclusion of the Muslim Brotherhood in the democratisation process, adding that new elections would take place within a year.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Egypt's presidency rejects army ultimatum
# Unrest
# Unrest

Egypt's presidency rejects army ultimatum

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:23 AM 2,940 Views 28 Comments

Meanwhile, US president Barack Obama has called Mohamed Morsi to express his concern about ongoing unrest.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 1 July, 2013

Egypt's president given deadline to leave as death toll rises to six
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Egypt's president given deadline to leave as death toll rises to six

Jul 1st 2013, 8:32 AM 3,505 Views 22 Comments

Incredible images were seen across Cairo overnight. See these 22 images.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Egypt: 19 killed as train carrying troops derails
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt: 19 killed as train carrying troops derails

Jan 15th 2013, 10:58 AM 2,456 Views 0 Comments

A train carrying military conscripts derailed southwest of Cairo, killing 19 people and wounding 107.

# muslim-brotherhood - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Egypt: Disputed constitution signed into law, elections in two months
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt: Disputed constitution signed into law, elections in two months

Dec 26th 2012, 11:59 AM 2,238 Views 2 Comments

The referendum on the constitution passed earlier this week with a low turnout doing little to assuage the fears of the opposition.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 24 December, 2012

Egypt awaits referendum results as opposition cries fraud
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt awaits referendum results as opposition cries fraud

Dec 24th 2012, 9:18 AM 1,648 Views 2 Comments

Opponents to the new constitution have said it will weaken human rights, particularly women’s rights and undermine the independence of the judiciary.

# muslim-brotherhood - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Egyptian referendum: Pro-Constitution side claims narrow win
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egyptian referendum: Pro-Constitution side claims narrow win

Dec 16th 2012, 9:24 AM 2,239 Views 4 Comments

The Muslim Brotherhood says the Yes vote won 57-43 in yesterday’s votes, but the referendum is not finished yet.

# muslim-brotherhood - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Egypt: Opposition mulls next step after Morsi gives up expanded powers
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt: Opposition mulls next step after Morsi gives up expanded powers

Dec 9th 2012, 9:16 AM 2,835 Views 7 Comments

President Mohamed Morsi has annulled the decree which gave him wide-ranging powers but the referendum on a controversial draft constitution will go ahead this coming week.

# muslim-brotherhood - Friday 7 December, 2012

Obama tells Egypt he is 'deeply concerned' over protest deaths
# Clashes
# Clashes

Obama tells Egypt he is 'deeply concerned' over protest deaths

Dec 7th 2012, 7:38 AM 2,386 Views 8 Comments

The US president told Mohamed Morsi that he was worried about the deaths of protesters in Egypt in recent days.

# muslim-brotherhood - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Tanks deployed at Egypt presidential palace after clashes
# Tensions
# Tensions

Tanks deployed at Egypt presidential palace after clashes

Dec 6th 2012, 8:46 AM 1,689 Views 1 Comment

Five demonstrators died overnight as supporters and opponents of president Mohamed Morsi fought outside the presidential palace.

# muslim-brotherhood - Friday 30 November, 2012

Egypt draft constitution sparks mass protest
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt draft constitution sparks mass protest

Nov 30th 2012, 7:37 PM 2,141 Views 5 Comments

Giant crowds of protesters took to the streets, shouting: “No to tyranny!”

# muslim-brotherhood - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Egypt's top judges slam president's new powers
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt's top judges slam president's new powers

Nov 24th 2012, 4:05 PM 3,854 Views 18 Comments

A recent decision by the country’s president to grant himself near-absolute power has sparked public protests and been condemned by the country’s judiciary.

# muslim-brotherhood - Friday 14 September, 2012

Egyptian leaders call off nationwide protest against anti-Islamic film
# Protests
# Protests

Egyptian leaders call off nationwide protest against anti-Islamic film

Sep 14th 2012, 2:04 PM 3,509 Views 29 Comments

The Muslim Brotherhood had called for demonstrations across Egypt, but the British and German embassies in Sudan are targeted.

# muslim-brotherhood - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Egypt's president retires defence minister
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt's president retires defence minister

Aug 12th 2012, 6:28 PM 1,902 Views 2 Comments

The president also cancelled military-declared constitutional amendments which granted the top generals wide powers previously reserved for the head of state.

Egypt newspaper censored over insult to president
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt newspaper censored over insult to president

Aug 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,081 Views 12 Comments

The paper has been fiercely critical of Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood.

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