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From TheJournal.ie 'Pushed to breaking point': Mass hunger strike at Egyptian prison Cairo

'Pushed to breaking point': Mass hunger strike at Egyptian prison

Inmates have been on hunger strike for more than six weeks, Amnesty International has said.

Sadio Mane struggles to impress as Mahrez's Algeria bag important Africa Cup of Nations win

Two of the Premier League’s most highly-rated forwards went head-to-head in Cairo on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie 17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids Cairo

17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids

It comes months after a similar explosion killed three tourists in the region.

From TheJournal.ie At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station Egypt

At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station

The fire broke out after a train crashed into a steel barrier, sources said.

From TheJournal.ie Four people killed as tourist bus hit by roadside bomb at Giza pyramids in Egypt Egypt

Four people killed as tourist bus hit by roadside bomb at Giza pyramids in Egypt

Armed security personnel quickly deployed to the site and cordoned off the area.

From TheJournal.ie Archaeologists unearth 4,400-year-old tomb of Egyptian high priest Cairo

Archaeologists unearth 4,400-year-old tomb of Egyptian high priest

The tomb belongs to “Wahtye”, a high priest who served during the fifth dynasty reign of King Neferirkare.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's newly discovered tombs hold cat mummies and animal statues Cairo This post contains images

Egypt's newly discovered tombs hold cat mummies and animal statues

The discovery at Saqqara also includes mummies of scarabs, the first ever to be found in the area.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church Cairo

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church

The jihadist had been armed with an assault rifle, 150 rounds of ammunition and a bomb.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate has been advising him on his new life Peter Greste

Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate has been advising him on his new life

Ibrahim Halawa arrived back in Dublin yesterday to a media-heavy welcome.

From TheJournal.ie A media scrum and fish and chips: Ibrahim Halawa is finally home Terminal One - Arrivals

A media scrum and fish and chips: Ibrahim Halawa is finally home

Ibrahim Halawa isn’t “going away quietly” – and his arrival at Dublin Airport today proves it.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm very happy, it's great': Ibrahim Halawa has arrived home to Dublin Back Home

'I'm very happy, it's great': Ibrahim Halawa has arrived home to Dublin

The Dubliner has been speaking to the media at Terminal 1.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa: 'Finally the day where I can see the sky without bars' Coming Home

Ibrahim Halawa: 'Finally the day where I can see the sky without bars'

The 21-year-old spent more than four years in jail.

From TheJournal.ie 'You can disagree with those views but he wasn't guilty of terrorism': Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate Innocent

'You can disagree with those views but he wasn't guilty of terrorism': Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate

Peter Greste – who spent over a year in an Egyptian prison with Halawa – said that it was “wonderful” that he had been released.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar speaks for 25 minutes with Egyptian president regarding Ibrahim Halawa Egypt

Leo Varadkar speaks for 25 minutes with Egyptian president regarding Ibrahim Halawa

The 21-year-old Irish citizen has been in jail in Egypt for over four years.

From TheJournal.ie 'These are mere stories': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa was tortured in prison Anniversary

'These are mere stories': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa was tortured in prison

Halawa (21) was arrested during a demonstration in 2014 in support of Mohamed Morsi who had been ousted from power in a military coup.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecution 'closes case' in trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt Cairo

Prosecution 'closes case' in trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

The 21-year-old Irishman has been held in Cairo for almost four years.

From TheJournal.ie 'Heading towards a conclusion': Trial of Ibrahim Halawa coming to a close Cairo

'Heading towards a conclusion': Trial of Ibrahim Halawa coming to a close

The next hearing will be on 25 July.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's trial suspended for 25th time - but could the next hearing be the last? Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa's trial suspended for 25th time - but could the next hearing be the last?

Halawa has been imprisoned in the Egyptian capital for 1,418 days – nearly four years.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan 'disappointed' witnesses fail to appear at Ibrahim Halawa hearing Cairo

Charlie Flanagan 'disappointed' witnesses fail to appear at Ibrahim Halawa hearing

Now aged 21, Halawa has spent almost four years in jail.

From TheJournal.ie Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt catacombs Minya Province

Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt catacombs

Burial shafts were found in the area and excavation work “revealed that these shafts led to a number of corridors inside a cachette of mummies”.

From TheJournal.ie "I just felt fire grabbing my face" - Isis claims Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt which killed at least 44 Cairo

"I just felt fire grabbing my face" - Isis claims Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt which killed at least 44

The first bombing struck the Mar Girgis church in the city of Tanta north of Cairo, killing 27 people, the health ministry earlier said.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's trial judge is considering releasing him on medical grounds Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa's trial judge is considering releasing him on medical grounds

The trial was delayed for the 21st time today.

From TheJournal.ie Judge-ordered report into Cairo protest doesn't name or identify Ibrahim Halawa Cairo

Judge-ordered report into Cairo protest doesn't name or identify Ibrahim Halawa

Halawa faces another trial date – his 20th – tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie 'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections' Hunger Strike This post contains videos

'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections'

Lynn Boylan says Halawa has been ‘on hunger strikes on and off’ throughout his detention.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's family say he is now 'dying' in prison Jailed Without Trial

Ibrahim Halawa's family say he is now 'dying' in prison

The Dubliner has been jailed in an Egyptian prison since August 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 19th time Waiting For Justice

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 19th time

He remains in custody without trial.

From TheJournal.ie 'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt Ibrahim Halawa

'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa’s sister says they were remembering those who had been killed in a massacre.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail Imprisoned Without Trial

Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail

Halawa has been in prison without trial for almost three-and-a-half years.

From TheJournal.ie TDs to travel to Egypt tomorrow to meet with Ibrahim Halawa and Egyptian government Ibrahim Halawa

TDs to travel to Egypt tomorrow to meet with Ibrahim Halawa and Egyptian government

The TDs will be discussing the young man’s incarceration when they arrive tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 17th time Delayed

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 17th time

His trial has been rescheduled for 17 January 2017.

From TheJournal.ie 'I just can't understand why they have kidnapped me away from you': Ibrahim Halawa's letter to Ireland Help Me

'I just can't understand why they have kidnapped me away from you': Ibrahim Halawa's letter to Ireland

Ibrahim Halawa has been awaiting trial in an Egyptian jail for three years.

From TheJournal.ie "I don’t see the sky" - Ibrahim Halawa pens letter from Egyptian prison Cairo

"I don’t see the sky" - Ibrahim Halawa pens letter from Egyptian prison

In the letter, Halawa imagines that today could be his graduation day.

From TheJournal.ie Second black box recovered from EgyptAir crash site Flight MS804

Second black box recovered from EgyptAir crash site

It could prove vital in establishing the cause of the crash last month.

From TheJournal.ie Cockpit voice recorder with 2 hours of conversation found from EgyptAir plane Airbus A320

Cockpit voice recorder with 2 hours of conversation found from EgyptAir plane

Search teams are still looking for the black box as the cause of the crash is still unknown.

From TheJournal.ie DNA samples taken from relatives in effort to identify victims of EgyptAir disaster Day Five

DNA samples taken from relatives in effort to identify victims of EgyptAir disaster

Sources close to the investigation have denied that evidence of explosives has been found among the crash debris.

From TheJournal.ie Eight policemen shot dead after their minibus was ambushed Egypt

Eight policemen shot dead after their minibus was ambushed

Jihadists, including Islamic State group militants, have killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers in attacks.

From TheJournal.ie 'All false, all lies': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa is being beaten in jail 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.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian president sparks outrage by laying out giant red carpet for his motorcade to drive on 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.

From TheJournal.ie Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo 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.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt rejects call to release Ibrahim Halawa as trial postponed again 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.

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