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From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder' 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.

From TheJournal.ie Four Halawa siblings to be held in Egypt for another 15 days Cairo

Four Halawa siblings to be held in Egypt for another 15 days

The Irish siblings have been held in Cairo for almost two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Irish TV producer detained by police in Egypt Arrested

Irish TV producer detained by police in Egypt

Russ Finn was working for broadcaster Al-Jazeera in Cairo. He has been held since Tuesday when he was arrested along with two colleagues.

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

From TheJournal.ie Halawa siblings to face Egyptian prosecutor today Halawa Siblings

Halawa siblings to face Egyptian prosecutor today

The four Irish siblings have been accused of attempted murder, possessing firearms and belonging to a militant group.

From TheJournal.ie No update on status of Halawa siblings being held in Egypt Halawa

No update on status of Halawa siblings being held in Egypt

The four Irish citizens have been detained in a Cairo prison for nearly a week.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak released from prison Freed

Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak released from prison

Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi had ordered that Mubarak be put under house arrest after a wave of violence.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Today everyone’s talking about Bradley Manning, Michaella McCollum Connolly, the new French financial regulator and the calf with eight legs.

From TheJournal.ie Eyewitness: Cairo has changed from buzzing metropolis into a near ghost town Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt court orders release of Mubarak Egypt

Egypt court orders release of Mubarak

The 85-year-old is awaiting a re-trial on charges arising from the 2011 protests that resulted in his ousting.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste: We've no information on reports of Halawa siblings being charged Egypt

Tánaiste: We've no information on reports of Halawa siblings being charged

Eamon Gilmore is in the dark as to what charges the four Irish citizens being detained by authorities in Egypt may face.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste and EU ministers to begin Egypt talks Egypt

Tánaiste and EU ministers to begin Egypt talks

Eamon Gilmore will warn EU ministers against economic sanctions, though plans to freeze aid are to be discussed.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Today everyone’s talking about the Seanad voting ‘no’, the Halawa siblings and the arrest in Dromore.

From TheJournal.ie Obama meeting with top officials to discuss future of US aid for Egypt 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.

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie ‘They are in good spirits’: Irish official visits Halawa siblings in Cairo jail Halawa Siblings

‘They are in good spirits’: Irish official visits Halawa siblings in Cairo jail

The four Irish citizens continue to be detained in the Egyptian capital but have now been visited by an Irish consular official.

From TheJournal.ie Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader arrested in Cairo 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.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about the four Irish citizens detained in Cairo, CAO, and the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí on scene at Egyptian Embassy protest Egypt

Gardaí on scene at Egyptian Embassy protest

Protesters demanding the release of the four Irish citizens held in Cairo have gathered outside the embassy in Ballsbridge.

From TheJournal.ie Four Irish citizens being held at Cairo prison Egypt

Four Irish citizens being held at Cairo prison

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

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about the four Irish people detained in Cairo, arrests at Eminem’s Slane gig, and Clare getting through to the All Ireland hurling final.

From TheJournal.ie Irish women reportedly arrested after Cairo mosque stand-off Egypt

Irish women reportedly arrested after Cairo mosque stand-off

The Department of Foreign Affairs has been in contact with Egyptian authorities to try to secure their safety.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about the Irish people in Cairo, Michael Dwyer, and Scotland Yard looking at the death of Princess Diana (again).

From TheJournal.ie Photos: More than 60 killed in violent clashes on Egypt's 'Friday of anger' Protests

Photos: More than 60 killed in violent clashes on Egypt's 'Friday of anger'

Islamists held protest marches after hundreds of supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi were killed in a crackdown on Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie At least 525 dead in Egypt as police storm protests Egypt

At least 525 dead in Egypt as police storm protests

A State of Emergency has been declared and curfews put in place.

From TheJournal.ie Irish citizens told to avoid all non-essential travel to Egypt as violence escalates Cairo

Irish citizens told to avoid all non-essential travel to Egypt as violence escalates

Scores were killed in a crackdown on camps of Morsi loyalists this morning. A month-long state of emergency has been declared in the country.

From TheJournal.ie At least 17 killed in Egypt police crackdown Egypt This post contains videos

At least 17 killed in Egypt police crackdown

Security forces backed by bulldozers moved in to dismantle the camp in Cairo set up by Morsi supporters.

From TheJournal.ie Human rights group slams authorities over Egypt protest deaths Egypt

Human rights group slams authorities over Egypt protest deaths

At least 71 people were killed in Cairo alone yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Clashes in Cairo lead to dozens of deaths Egypt

Clashes in Cairo lead to dozens of deaths

Thirty seven bodies were seen at one field hospital, while the head of the health ministry’s emergency services said morgues had received 29 bodies.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt detains former president Morsi as five killed in further clashes Egypt

Egypt detains former president Morsi as five killed in further clashes

The Arab world’s most populous country has been rocked by violence that killed some 200 people since the army ousted Morsi on 3 July.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian refugees to Egypt facing restrictions following unrest Egypt

Syrian refugees to Egypt facing restrictions following unrest

The UN says nearly 90,000 Syrians have registered with the High Commissioner for Refugees in Egypt.

From TheJournal.ie Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed Egypt

Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed

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

From TheJournal.ie 30 killed in clashes but Egypt Islamists vow to fight on Egypt

30 killed in clashes but Egypt Islamists vow to fight on

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called for for a peaceful end to the crisis, the US had condemned the clashes.

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

From TheJournal.ie Egypt army appeals for peaceful pro-Morsi protests Morsi

Egypt army appeals for peaceful pro-Morsi protests

The military said it supported the right to peaceful protest, but warned that violence would “harm social peace”.

From TheJournal.ie Update: Morsi ‘no longer in charge of country’ – reports Egypt

Update: Morsi ‘no longer in charge of country’ – reports

Egypt’s army has suspended the constitution and announced early presidential elections.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie 16 murdered in Egypt but President Morsi refuses to step down Morsi

16 murdered in Egypt but President Morsi refuses to step down

Today is the deadline that has been set by the army for the president to meet the “people’s demands” and step down or have a solution imposed on him.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian protesters call for President Morsi to "leave, leave, leave" Egypt This post contains images

Egyptian protesters call for President Morsi to "leave, leave, leave"

Protesters have been gathering in Tahrir Square in Cairo, demanding Morsi be ousted from his role as President of Egypt.