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From TheJournal.ie European Parliament passes resolution calling for immediate release of Ibrahim Halawa Ibrahim Halawa

European Parliament passes resolution calling for immediate release of Ibrahim Halawa

MEPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the resolution.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa is back in jail as trial is delayed again Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa is back in jail as trial is delayed again

The Irish citizen has been in prison in Cairo since August 2013.

From TheJournal.ie At least 16 killed in petrol bomb attack on Egyptian nightclub Cairo

At least 16 killed in petrol bomb attack on Egyptian nightclub

According to a security source, the attack followed a dispute between employees of the nightclub and a group of youths.

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

From TheJournal.ie Crucifixion and electrocution - the horrendous conditions of Ibrahim Halawa's captivity Hunger Strike

Crucifixion and electrocution - the horrendous conditions of Ibrahim Halawa's captivity

The Dublin teenager is now on hunger strike, and says he will remain so until he is released.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa is in "reasonable spirits in trying circumstances" Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa is in "reasonable spirits in trying circumstances"

TD Pat Breen visited the Wadi Al-Natrun prison in Cairo for a 90 minute meeting with Halawa.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's hunger strike is 'unlikely to serve any positive purpose at all' Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa's hunger strike is 'unlikely to serve any positive purpose at all'

The teenager said in a letter that he is “hit for every word I say that the officer doesn’t like” and “not allowed hug [his] own mother.”

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed AGAIN Cairo

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed AGAIN

The mass trial has been adjourned until 2 August.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Labour’s support for same sex marriage, the death of a rally driver and the devastation in Nepal all had people talking.

From TheJournal.ie Cat freed after spending five years trapped behind wall at railway station I Want To Break Free

Cat freed after spending five years trapped behind wall at railway station

He was kept alive because an elderly man fed him scraps every day.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny could yet intervene in the Ibrahim Halawa case Egypt

Enda Kenny could yet intervene in the Ibrahim Halawa case

The Irish teenager has been held in a Cairo prison for over 600 days without trial.

From TheJournal.ie 'If we don't do anything now, Ibrahim will die' Ibrahim Halawa

'If we don't do anything now, Ibrahim will die'

The case of Ibrahim Halawa is back in the spotlight ahead of his expected trial tommorrow.

From The42 A great few days for Irish sport just got even better Success

A great few days for Irish sport just got even better

Olympians Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe enjoyed success in Cairo on Monday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt is building a completely new capital city beside its old one Infrastructure
From TheJournal.ie Halawa letter criticising Government 'shows the real hurt this kid is going through' Cairo

Halawa letter criticising Government 'shows the real hurt this kid is going through'

Amnesty International believe the Government is doing everything it can to secure his release.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Up to 22 killed in crush as Egyptian footballers play on Cairo

VIDEO: Up to 22 killed in crush as Egyptian footballers play on

The league has been suspended as a result.

From TheJournal.ie "A year in prison for an innocent person is not a little thing," says sister of Dublin teenager

"A year in prison for an innocent person is not a little thing," says sister of Dublin teenager

His sister said, ‘Hope keeps us going, we hope that maybe he will be released tomorrow, maybe after tomorrow, maybe now.’

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teen Ibrahim Halawa 'considering hunger strike' as trial postponed again Egypt

Irish teen Ibrahim Halawa 'considering hunger strike' as trial postponed again

The Dublin-born 19-year-old is charged with murder, attempted murder and taking part in an illegal protest.

From TheJournal.ie Trial of Irish teenager to get underway in Egypt Halawa Family

Trial of Irish teenager to get underway in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa has been held in an Egyptian prison for 17 months.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa stuck in jail until next year Egypt

Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa stuck in jail until next year

The Dublin native has been held in an Egyptian jail since August 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over Gaza

Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over

Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.

From TheJournal.ie Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo Israel

Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo

In Gaza, citizens are begging for “basic human rights”.

From TheJournal.ie Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks Cairo

Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks

“Israel will not engage in negotiations under fire,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Talks in tatters as Gaza rocket fire and air strikes resume Conflict

In pics: Talks in tatters as Gaza rocket fire and air strikes resume

Hamas rejected a proposed extension to the 72-hour ceasefire and a 12-year-old boy has already been killed since the fighting resumed.

From TheJournal.ie Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling Israel Gaza Conflict

Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling

Israel claim that eight rockets and mortars have been fired across the border by Hamas.

From TheJournal.ie Explosions at four subway stations in Egypt Cairo

Explosions at four subway stations in Egypt

Two people have been wounded.

From TheJournal.ie Cairo sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists a "ferocious attack" on media - Amnesty Media Crackdown

Cairo sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists a "ferocious attack" on media - Amnesty

Three men are among a group of journalists convicted of ‘falsifying news’ and supporting the Muslim Brotherhood.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 50 killed across Egypt as country marks uprising anniversary Cairo

Nearly 50 killed across Egypt as country marks uprising anniversary

Of the 49 people killed, most died in Cairo and its suburbs — others in Alexandria and Minya. 247 people were injured.

From TheJournal.ie Bombings keep people on edge on third anniversary of Arab Spring Unrest

Bombings keep people on edge on third anniversary of Arab Spring

A small bomb struck outside a police training hours before the rallies were due to start.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bombs kill five in Cairo Egypt

Suicide bombs kill five in Cairo

The Egyptian capital was rocked by three separate blasts, as police prepare for pro-Morsi protests.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt army chief will run for election "if there is public demand" Egypt

Egypt army chief will run for election "if there is public demand"

Supporters of deposed leader Mohammed Morsi say that the military leader has led a “counter revolution”.

From TheJournal.ie Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation' 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.

From TheJournal.ie Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters 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.

From TheJournal.ie Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured Egypt

Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured

35 people were injured in the car bomb attack, while four police were wounded in the explosion in Cairo.

From TheJournal.ie Family of young Irish boy abducted to Egypt want help from Government Faris Heeney

Family of young Irish boy abducted to Egypt want help from Government

Six-year-old Faris Heeney was kidnapped by his uncle in 2009 and taken to Egypt where he remains with his father.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie Security forces on high alert as Morsi appears in court in Cairo Egypt

Security forces on high alert as Morsi appears in court in Cairo

The ousted Egyptian president is facing trial over the deaths of protesters. His supporters have accused the current government of fabricating the charges against him.

From TheJournal.ie Fifty killed in Egypt clashes Egypt

Fifty killed in Egypt clashes

Yesterday’s death toll is the highest since several days of violence started in mid-August, leading to over 1,000 deaths.