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From TheJournal.ie Mubarak trial resumes - amid speculation charges could be dropped Egypt

Mubarak trial resumes - amid speculation charges could be dropped

The trial of the former Egyptian president may be abandoned, after policemen were acquitted of similar charges.

From TheJournal.ie #ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags Review 2011

#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags

From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.

From TheJournal.ie Human rights group calls on Egypt's military to prevent further protest violence Egypt

Human rights group calls on Egypt's military to prevent further protest violence

Thousands of women took to the streets in Cairo this week to protest recent violence against women by security forces.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian ruler defends use of force as video emerges of woman being attacked by soldiers Egypt This post contains videos

Egyptian ruler defends use of force as video emerges of woman being attacked by soldiers

Major General Adel Emara said the attack as an “isolated incident” and that the army has a duty to protect the state.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's military ruler warns of "extremely grave consequences" Cairo

Egypt's military ruler warns of "extremely grave consequences"

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi urged voters to turn out for the parliamentary elections on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt: Protester dies as demonstrations against new PM continue Egypt

Egypt: Protester dies as demonstrations against new PM continue

It is reported a police van ran over the protester outside the country’s Cabinet building earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Protests grow in Egypt as military appoints former Mubarak official Egypt

Protests grow in Egypt as military appoints former Mubarak official

Demonstrators are furious that the country’s ruling army council has asked Kamal al-Ganzouri to lead an interim government.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian army apologises for civilian deaths, but holds on to power Egypt

Egyptian army apologises for civilian deaths, but holds on to power

The ruling military council said they would not be stepping down and insisted today that elections will go ahead as planned.

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

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Fifth day of violence rocks Cairo, Alexandria Egypt This post contains images

In pictures: Fifth day of violence rocks Cairo, Alexandria

Crowds continue to press for the immediate transfer of power from the country’s military rulers to an interim civilian council.

From TheJournal.ie Video, photos: Egyptian military leader says election will go ahead as violence continues Egypt This post contains videos This post contains images

Video, photos: Egyptian military leader says election will go ahead as violence continues

Military chief Tantawi said parliamentary elections will go ahead as planned on 28 November, but the protests continue to grow in Tahrir.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Egyptian cabinet tenders resignation amid Tahrir violence Tahrir This post contains images

In pictures: Egyptian cabinet tenders resignation amid Tahrir violence

Twenty-four people have been confirmed dead in clashes between riot police and protesters calling for urgent political reform.

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

The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes Egypt

More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes

The violence continues in Cairo this afternoon, with 24 people confirmed dead so far. This is the most sustained challenge yet to Egypt’s military rule.

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

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Catch up on the day’s main stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie In photos, video: Hundreds injured in Tahrir Square clashes Egypt This post contains videos This post contains images

In photos, video: Hundreds injured in Tahrir Square clashes

Today marks the second day of violence between protesters and police in Cairo. Three people have died in today’s unrest, according to local doctors.

From TheJournal.ie Cairo police launch major push to force protesters from Tahrir Egypt

Cairo police launch major push to force protesters from Tahrir

Violence continues in Egypt’s capital today, after two people died and hundreds were injured in clashes between riot police and demonstrators yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Scores injured as Egyptian police clash with protesters in Cairo Egypt

Scores injured as Egyptian police clash with protesters in Cairo

Around 200 protesters camped in Tahrir Square overnight to demonstrate against the state’s ruling military council.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands join anti-military protest in Egypt Egypt

Tens of thousands join anti-military protest in Egypt

Frustrated Egyptians are protesting against what they say are attempts by the country’s military to reinforce their powers.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal Syria

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal

At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

From TheJournal.ie Clashing reports over rumours of Mubarak heart attack Egypt

Clashing reports over rumours of Mubarak heart attack

There are conflicting reports that deposed president Hosni Mubarak suffered a heart attack on hearing news of Gaddafi’s death.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's military rulers ban all forms of discrimination Egypt

Egypt's military rulers ban all forms of discrimination

The new decrees from the transitional military leaders are seen as a response to attacks on Coptic Christians last week.

From TheJournal.ie Fighting resumes in Cairo after night of unrest Egypt

Fighting resumes in Cairo after night of unrest

24 people were killed and 200 were wounded in yesterday’s clashes between Muslims, Christians and security forces.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie 24 killed and hundreds wounded during clashes in Egypt Egypt

24 killed and hundreds wounded during clashes in Egypt

The clashes between Christians, Muslims and security forces raged in Cairo yesterday, leading to 200 people being wounded.

From TheJournal.ie New York Mayor warns of mass riots Riots

New York Mayor warns of mass riots

New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said that the US is at risk of seeing mass riots if new jobs are not created for young people.

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you should know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Israeli ambassador flees Egypt as protesters storm embassy in Cairo Egypt This post contains videos

Israeli ambassador flees Egypt as protesters storm embassy in Cairo

Hundreds of Egyptian protesters, some swinging hammers and others using their bare hands, tore down parts of a graffiti-covered security wall outside the Israeli embassy in Cairo.

From TheJournal.ie Mubarak trial continues in Cairo following clashes inside courtroom Hosni Mubarak

Mubarak trial continues in Cairo following clashes inside courtroom

Police had to separate victims’ lawyers from Mubarak’s defence team this morning as the third hearing of the ousted president’s trial gets underway.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Egypt: Mubarak goes on trial facing charges which carry death penalty Egypt

Egypt: Mubarak goes on trial facing charges which carry death penalty

The former president faces charges of corruption and ordering the killing of protesters – a charge which carries the death penalty.

From TheJournal.ie Mubarak declared fit to stand trial in front of a large audience Egpyt

Mubarak declared fit to stand trial in front of a large audience

Stadium-style seating has been promised at Cairo’s Convention Centre for the trial. The audience is likely to include relatives of 850 killed during the uprising. Critics doubt the trial will go ahead.

From TheJournal.ie Meet Egypt's new government... it won't be around for long Egypt

Meet Egypt's new government... it won't be around for long

Elections are expected later this year but those who helped oust Hosni Mubarak want change to happen faster.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Egyptian president said to be stable despite coma reports Egypt

Ex-Egyptian president said to be stable despite coma reports

He was forced to step down from office earlier this year after a popular uprising

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's former prime minister guilty of corruption Egypt

Egypt's former prime minister guilty of corruption

Former prime minister of Egypt, Ahmed Nazif, along with interior minister Habib el-Adly and Youssef Boutros Ghali, were found guilty of corruption

From TheJournal.ie Egypt general admits 'virginity' tests were forced on female protesters Egypt

Egypt general admits 'virginity' tests were forced on female protesters

After previous denials by the Egyptian military, a senior general has admitted – and defended – that female protesters were subjected to ‘virginity tests’ after being arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands take to streets of Cairo for "second revolution" in Egypt Egypt

Thousands take to streets of Cairo for "second revolution" in Egypt

The demonstrators were calling for Egypt’s military rulers to speed up the pace of democratic reforms in a country that is still charting its political future.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's Mubarak and two sons charged over protest deaths Mubarak

Egypt's Mubarak and two sons charged over protest deaths

Egypt’s prosecutor general issued a statement today saying the three men would face trial, after demonstrators called for mass protests this Friday to bring Mubarak to court.