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# Muslim Brotherhood
66 people get life sentences over deadly attack on police station in Egypt
Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie was among those jailed today.
# Late Late Show
Ibrahim Halawa: I didn't rip up my passport and I don't support Muslim Brotherhood
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.
# al-sisi
Taoiseach calls Egyptian president to seek release of Ibrahim Halawa
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
# jailed without trial
Irish student Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has been postponed for the 13th time
He will now have spent almost three years in jail without trial.
# 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.
# seamus fleming
An Irish priest wants to swap places in prison with Ibrahim Halawa
Father Seamus Fleming said he is willing to take the teenager’s place in Cairo.
# Justice
Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt 'losing hope'
Ibrahim Halawa was detained last year after attending a protest against the ousting of Mohamed Morsi.
# Prison Break
'Defiant' Morsi asks judge: "Do you know who I am?"
The ousted Egyptian president appeared before a court today over a prison escape during an uprising in 2011.
# Absent
Morsi trial delayed to February because of weather in Egypt
The former president is accused of inciting the killings of opposition protesters in December 2012 outside the presidential palace.
# 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
At least 14 dead in Egypt police station blast
Nobody has claimed responsibility for the bombing, but the blame is being placed with the Muslim Brotherhood.
# Egypt
US suspends supply of cash, large military hardware to Egypt
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.
# Cairo
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.
# Day 14
Halawa siblings could find out today if they will be freed
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.
Column: Destroying democracy to save democracy – Egypt’s power struggle
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.
# Egypt
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.
# Egypt
Hosni Mubarak to be released from Egyptian prison today
The former president will be held under house arrest, according to reports.
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
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.
# Egypt
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.
# Egypt
Hopes that four Irish citizens detained in Egypt will be released today
The sister of the four siblings held in a Cairo jail says that her 17-year-old brother has been beaten.
# Egypt
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.
# crisis
Explainer: What's happening in Egypt?
Hundreds of people have died and the country is in crisis as security forces clash with supporters of former president Mohammed Morsi.
# Egypt
Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed
At least 40 dead in morning shootings on supporters of ousted Morsi.
# Egypt
Muslim Brotherhood should not be treated as criminals – ElBaradei
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.
# unrest
Egypt's presidency rejects army ultimatum
Meanwhile, US president Barack Obama has called Mohamed Morsi to express his concern about ongoing unrest.
# In Pictures
Egypt's president given deadline to leave as death toll rises to six
Incredible images were seen across Cairo overnight. See these 22 images.
# Egypt
Egypt: 19 killed as train carrying troops derails
A train carrying military conscripts derailed southwest of Cairo, killing 19 people and wounding 107.
# Egypt
Egypt: Disputed constitution signed into law, elections in two months
The referendum on the constitution passed earlier this week with a low turnout doing little to assuage the fears of the opposition.
# Egypt
Egypt awaits referendum results as opposition cries fraud
Opponents to the new constitution have said it will weaken human rights, particularly women’s rights and undermine the independence of the judiciary.
# Egypt
Egyptian referendum: Pro-Constitution side claims narrow win
The Muslim Brotherhood says the Yes vote won 57-43 in yesterday’s votes, but the referendum is not finished yet.
# Egypt
Egypt: Opposition mulls next step after Morsi gives up expanded powers
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.
# Clashes
Obama tells Egypt he is 'deeply concerned' over protest deaths
The US president told Mohamed Morsi that he was worried about the deaths of protesters in Egypt in recent days.
# tensions
Tanks deployed at Egypt presidential palace after clashes
Five demonstrators died overnight as supporters and opponents of president Mohamed Morsi fought outside the presidential palace.
# Egypt
Egypt draft constitution sparks mass protest
Giant crowds of protesters took to the streets, shouting: “No to tyranny!”
# Egypt
Egypt's top judges slam president's new powers
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.
# Protests
Egyptian leaders call off nationwide protest against anti-Islamic film
The Muslim Brotherhood had called for demonstrations across Egypt, but the British and German embassies in Sudan are targeted.
# Egypt
Egypt's president retires defence minister
The president also cancelled military-declared constitutional amendments which granted the top generals wide powers previously reserved for the head of state.
# Egypt
Egypt newspaper censored over insult to president
The paper has been fiercely critical of Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood.