Advertisement
Dublin: 21 °C Sunday 13 June, 2021

#Cairo

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections
# Cairo
From TheJournal.ie
# Cairo

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections

Oct 24th 2020, 12:27 PM 14,617 Views 3 Comments

The elections will be held in two phases, with the first covering 14 provinces today and tomorrow.

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

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

Jul 31st 2019, 7:22 AM 7,690 Views 7 Comments

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
# Premier League Stars
From The42
# Premier League Stars

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

Jun 27th 2019, 8:33 PM 7,997 Views 6 Comments

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

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

17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids

Updated May 19th 2019, 4:44 PM 24,457 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 27th 2019, 10:53 AM 10,725 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Dec 28th 2018, 9:41 PM 28,435 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 15th 2018, 1:55 PM 39,817 Views 33 Comments

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

Egypt's newly discovered tombs hold cat mummies and animal statues
# Cairo
From TheJournal.ie
# Cairo

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

Nov 11th 2018, 3:46 PM 14,531 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church

Dec 29th 2017, 2:13 PM 9,028 Views 47 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 25th 2017, 6:10 AM 22,943 Views 89 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 24th 2017, 6:33 PM 37,297 Views 229 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 24th 2017, 11:59 AM 87,500 Views 522 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 20th 2017, 4:43 PM 32,818 Views 219 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 19th 2017, 9:29 AM 49,854 Views 209 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 28th 2017, 7:35 PM 67,070 Views 127 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 17th 2017, 8:17 PM 42,220 Views 135 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 25th 2017, 6:48 PM 38,169 Views 136 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 16th 2017, 5:57 PM 31,519 Views 156 Comments

The next hearing will be on 25 July.

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

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

Jul 4th 2017, 7:29 PM 26,668 Views 112 Comments

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

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

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

May 17th 2017, 7:50 PM 27,705 Views 153 Comments

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

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

Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt catacombs

May 13th 2017, 1:42 PM 17,493 Views 19 Comments

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”.

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

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

Apr 9th 2017, 7:31 PM 29,387 Views 91 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 5th 2017, 5:07 PM 35,851 Views 174 Comments

The trial was delayed for the 21st time today.

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

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

Mar 21st 2017, 10:15 PM 20,148 Views 54 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 19th 2017, 2:25 PM 42,621 Views 148 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 14th 2017, 5:58 PM 50,238 Views 158 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 14th 2017, 1:30 PM 18,881 Views 147 Comments

He remains in custody without trial.

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

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

Jan 14th 2017, 5:49 PM 30,712 Views 135 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 10th 2017, 9:28 PM 22,558 Views 214 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 8th 2017, 6:41 PM 25,283 Views 147 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 13th 2016, 3:01 PM 13,344 Views 142 Comments

His trial has been rescheduled for 17 January 2017.

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

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

Dec 1st 2016, 1:59 PM 20,870 Views 121 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 27th 2016, 12:24 PM 19,033 Views 113 Comments

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

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

Second black box recovered from EgyptAir crash site

Jun 17th 2016, 3:27 PM 8,739 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Jun 16th 2016, 8:57 PM 24,593 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

May 24th 2016, 5:54 PM 10,427 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Eight policemen shot dead after their minibus was ambushed

May 8th 2016, 9:17 AM 11,703 Views 16 Comments

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

'All false, all lies': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa is being beaten in jail
# Jailed Without Trial
From TheJournal.ie
# Jailed Without Trial

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

Apr 15th 2016, 6:10 PM 17,674 Views 98 Comments

Soha Gendi told RTÉ that he government has visited him regularly.

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

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

Feb 8th 2016, 8:09 PM 34,392 Views 54 Comments

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was travelling to the opening of a social housing project.

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

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo

Feb 4th 2016, 11:47 AM 12,596 Views 11 Comments

He was last seen when he left his home to meet a friend.

1 2 3 4 5