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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie Egypt court confirms 21 death sentences over football riot Port Said

Egypt court confirms 21 death sentences over football riot

Five other defendants received life sentences over the deadly football riot in Port Said last year.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian killed as protest targets Morsi's palace Egypt

Egyptian killed as protest targets Morsi's palace

The 23-year-old was shot dead as protesters clashed with police.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt: 31 dead after football riot verdict Egypt

Egypt: 31 dead after football riot verdict

Riots took place in several cities across the country yesterday following the sentencing to death of 21 people for riots at a football game last year.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt: 19 killed as train carrying troops derails Egypt

Egypt: 19 killed as train carrying troops derails

A train carrying military conscripts derailed southwest of Cairo, killing 19 people and wounding 107.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian referendum: Pro-Constitution side claims narrow win 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.

From TheJournal.ie Divided Egypt votes on new constitution Egypt

Divided Egypt votes on new constitution

International watchdogs have expressed reservations about the draft due to loopholes they say could be used to weaken human rights, including those of women, and the independence of the judiciary.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt braces for rival protests Egypt

Egypt braces for rival protests

The demonstrations in Cairo come over a bitterly divisive referendum on a new constitution.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt: Opposition mulls next step after Morsi gives up expanded powers 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.

From TheJournal.ie Tanks deployed at Egypt presidential palace after clashes 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.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Clashes as Egyptians take to Tahrir Square in their thousands... again Egypt This post contains images

Pics: Clashes as Egyptians take to Tahrir Square in their thousands... again

Egyptian police fired tear gas at protesters camped out in the Cairo square this morning as demonstrations against a power grab by President Mohamed Morsi took place across the country.

From TheJournal.ie 47 children dead in Egypt after train crashes into bus Crash

47 children dead in Egypt after train crashes into bus

The children, all aged between four and six, were on a trip organised by their nursery this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Pharaonic princess's tomb found near Cairo Cairo

Pharaonic princess's tomb found near Cairo

Inscriptions on the four limestone pillars at the tomb indicate that the princess is the daughter of King Men Salbo.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's Coptic Christians vote to elect new Pope Coptic Christians

Egypt's Coptic Christians vote to elect new Pope

Pope Shenuda III died in March – leaving a dangerous vacuum as the Coptic Church deals with the post-Mubarak era.

From TheJournal.ie Filmmaker questioned as protests continue over anti-Islamic movie In Pictures This post contains images

Filmmaker questioned as protests continue over anti-Islamic movie

Meanwhile, Al Qaeda has called for more attacks on US embassies.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian leaders call off nationwide protest against anti-Islamic film 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.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed as armed mob attacks US embassies in Libya and Egypt over film Islamists

Man killed as armed mob attacks US embassies in Libya and Egypt over film

Islamists stormed the embassies to protest a film deemed offensive to Islam.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt: State media reports Hosni Mubarak to be 'clinically dead' Egypt

Egypt: State media reports Hosni Mubarak to be 'clinically dead'

The State-run MENA says the 84-year-old former President’s heart has “stopped beating” and will not respond to defibrillation.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood claim election win as army accused of 'coup' Egypt

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood claim election win as army accused of 'coup'

Mohammed Mursi has claimed victory in the presidential election but the sweeping powers that the military have given themselves may render him toothless.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt worried as parliament dissolved, elections begin Eygpt

Egypt worried as parliament dissolved, elections begin

Many voters are stuck between a rock and a hard place as they go to the polls today.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt: Supreme Court's call for parliament dissolution sparks outcry Egypt

Egypt: Supreme Court's call for parliament dissolution sparks outcry

Activists accused the military of a ‘soft coup’ after a court decision also paved the way for a former ally of the deposed president Hosni Mubarak to run in the presidential run-off this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Mubarak slipping in and out of consciousness as condition worsens Mubarak

Mubarak slipping in and out of consciousness as condition worsens

The former Egyptian president’s health is reported to have rapidly deteriorated since his trial.

From TheJournal.ie Crowds gather in Egypt's Tahrir Square as protests continue Egypt

Crowds gather in Egypt's Tahrir Square as protests continue

Demonstrations in the aftermath of the trial of former president Hosni Mubarak continued today as the ex-dictator’s health was reported to have deteriorated further.

From TheJournal.ie Protests in Tahrir Square continue after verdicts in Mubarak trial Egypt

Protests in Tahrir Square continue after verdicts in Mubarak trial

The verdict in the trial of the country’s former president has sparked nationwide outrage after six of his security chiefs where acquitted.

From TheJournal.ie Hosni Mubarak sentenced to life in jail – but immediately vows to appeal Egypt

Hosni Mubarak sentenced to life in jail – but immediately vows to appeal

Hosni Mubarak, 84, will spend the rest of his life in jail for conspiring to kill those who demonstrated against him.

From TheJournal.ie Anger in Egypt: riots in Cairo over election results Egypt This post contains videos

Anger in Egypt: riots in Cairo over election results

The HQ of run-off election candidate – and former PM – Ahmad Shafiq was set on fire by angry protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia closes embassy in Egypt following protests Egypt

Saudi Arabia closes embassy in Egypt following protests

The embassy in Cairo has been closed sue to protests over a detained Egyptian human rights lawyer.

From The42 McGee inspires Ireland to playoff win in Cairo Winning

McGee inspires Ireland to playoff win in Cairo

Ireland avoided relegation in Cairo today, largely thanks to the Dubliner’s performances.

In pictures: An aerial tour of Cairo's pyramids Egypt This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: An aerial tour of Cairo's pyramids

Incredible images taken over Giza’s pyramids and the Sphinx by Russian photography group.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's military investigates activists including ex-Google executive Egypt

Egypt's military investigates activists including ex-Google executive

A dozen leading activists are being accused of inciting hatred against the military and trying to overthrow the government.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest stories – plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

From TheJournal.ie Foreign NGO workers facing trial in Egypt Egypt

Foreign NGO workers facing trial in Egypt

The US has warned that it could reconsider its funding to Egypt over pressure on Americans NGOs and staff.

From TheJournal.ie Two shot dead as soccer riot sparks new round of violence in Egypt Egypt

Two shot dead as soccer riot sparks new round of violence in Egypt

They were the first to die in clashes that erupted around the country after a riot at a soccer stadium killed 74 on Wednesday as sports violence spiraled into a new political crisis for Egypt.

From TheJournal.ie Three days of mourning after at least 74 killed in Egyptian soccer clashes Egypt This post contains videos

Three days of mourning after at least 74 killed in Egyptian soccer clashes

Fans invaded the pitch after a match between two of the country’s biggest football clubs Al-Masry and Al-Ahly.There are conflicting reports as to what caused the violence.

From TheJournal.ie Researchers find cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy Family History

Researchers find cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy

Researchers say the discovery in the 2,200-year-old mummy is the second oldest known case of prostate cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptians mark first anniversary of 'Friday of Rage' Egypt

Egyptians mark first anniversary of 'Friday of Rage'

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Tahrir Square today to demand an early transfer of power by the ruling military and the trial of generals for the killing of protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Bomb found on Libyan plane in Cairo Explosives

Bomb found on Libyan plane in Cairo

Officials at the Egyptian airport have said they have now defused the explosives.

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: One year since Egypt's Arab Spring Egypt This post contains videos This post contains images

Timeline: One year since Egypt's Arab Spring

Looking back in photos at the main events of the past year which saw Egypt’s president Mubarak forced out of office after 30 years in power.

From TheJournal.ie Trial postponed for Egyptian tycoon who 'insulted religion' with a Twitpic Egypt

Trial postponed for Egyptian tycoon who 'insulted religion' with a Twitpic

Naguib Sawiris posted a picture to Twitter showing Mickey and Minnie Mouse wearing Islamic clothing.