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From TheJournal.ie Egypt's ex-tourism minister jailed for five years Egypt

Egypt's ex-tourism minister jailed for five years

Zuheir Garana is found guilty of intentionally damaging public finances by allowing the corrupt sale of state lands.

From TheJournal.ie 12 dead after Muslims and Christians clash in Egypt Egypt

12 dead after Muslims and Christians clash in Egypt

Rising tensions between the two communities spilled over on Saturday night, sparking violence in which 12 people were killed.

From TheJournal.ie At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church Egypt

At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church

Saturday night’s clashes were sparked by rumors in the low-income neighborhood of Imbaba that a Christian woman married to a Muslim had been abducted and was being held in the church against her will. The clashes also left 144 people injured.

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know at 9am: Appeal for missing person; Northern assembly filled; violence in Egypt; a one per cent cut on Ireland’s bailout; Queen’s visit concerns; and the French president intervenes in his country’s racial quota row.

From TheJournal.ie US army blows up river levee to save town from flooding Levee This post contains videos

US army blows up river levee to save town from flooding

Army engineers have blown holes into the walls of the levee, flooding thousands of acres of farmland in a bid to prevent further flood pressure on the Illinois town, Cairo.

From TheJournal.ie Former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak could face death penalty Egypt

Former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak could face death penalty

Egypt’s new justice minister says Mubarak could be executed if convicted of ordering the shooting of protesters.

From TheJournal.ie 11 killed in violent clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt Egypt

11 killed in violent clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt

Violence erupted between the two communities after a Coptic church was burned down on Friday, but tensions have been simmering for months.

From TheJournal.ie Cairo prepares to celebrate first week without Mubarak Egypt This post contains images

Cairo prepares to celebrate first week without Mubarak

Pro-democracy demonstrators gathering at Tahrir Square for a victory march to mark a week since Mubarak’s resignation.

Was horseman of the apocalypse in Egypt protests?

Footage from the protests in Egypt has emerged showing what some people claim to be the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's new military leader 'was against reform' say Wikileaks cables Egypt

Egypt's new military leader 'was against reform' say Wikileaks cables

Field Marshal Mohamed Tantawi believed political reforms eroded central government power according to the leaked cables.

From TheJournal.ie Mubarak 'refusing' treatment despite rapidly failing health Egypt

Mubarak 'refusing' treatment despite rapidly failing health

Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is reportedly refusing medical treatment despite his condition “deteriorating drastically”.

From TheJournal.ie Mubarak 'falls into coma' in Sharm el-Sheikh - reports Egypt

Mubarak 'falls into coma' in Sharm el-Sheikh - reports

An Egyptian newspaper claims the deposed president fell into a coma in Sharm el-Sheikh after his live address.

From TheJournal.ie Cairo police march in support of Egpyt's revolution Egypt This post contains images

Cairo police march in support of Egpyt's revolution

The army and police had pushed to clear Tahrir Square in Cairo of protesters this morning,

From TheJournal.ie Army dissolves Egypt's parliament as protests continue Egypt

Army dissolves Egypt's parliament as protests continue

Meanwhile, Egyptian minister says over a dozen artefacts have gone missing from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo since the protests began.

From TheJournal.ie Slideshow: the protests which led to Mubarak's resignation Egypt This post contains images

Slideshow: the protests which led to Mubarak's resignation

A gallery of images from the 18 days of protests that pushed President Mubarak to cede office to the military yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Mubarak refuses to step down Egypt

Mubarak refuses to step down

Egypt President Hosni Mubarak says he will stay on in power until the scheduled general election in September – but will pass some power to his vice-president in the meantime.

From TheJournal.ie Reports indicate Mubarak close to stepping down Egypt

Reports indicate Mubarak close to stepping down

Various reports from Egypt are indicating that President Hosni Mubarak is close to stepping down.

From TheJournal.ie Protests continue in Egypt despite talks Egypt

Protests continue in Egypt despite talks

Negotiations between government and leading opposition groups have eased tensions but protesters still seeking Mubarak’s resignation are waiting to see what comes next.

From TheJournal.ie Landmark talks in Egypt as unrest continues Egypt

Landmark talks in Egypt as unrest continues

Egypt’s new vice president met with opposition groups today, offering a number of concessions to appease protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Protests continue in Egypt as NDP leadership resigns Egypt

Protests continue in Egypt as NDP leadership resigns

Leadership of ruling National Democratic Party resigns, but Hosni Mubarak will stay in office as president until elections in September.

From TheJournal.ie Mubarak: I'd go now but I'm worried about Cairo chaos Egypt This post contains videos

Mubarak: I'd go now but I'm worried about Cairo chaos

Egypt’s president tells a US network that he fears the country could descend into chaos if he was to leave immediately.

From TheJournal.ie About 400 Irish citizens in Egypt given consular assistance Egypt

About 400 Irish citizens in Egypt given consular assistance

Some 300 Irish citizens have returned home following the unrest – but others say they want to stay.

From TheJournal.ie Cairo tension remains following overnight shootings Egypt

Cairo tension remains following overnight shootings

Supporters and opponents of President Mubarak exchange fire in Tahrir Square, with several casualties reported.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: McKillen judgment due today; the secret star wars between the US and China; and why there’s no more red for Chris’s ladies.

From TheJournal.ie Mubarak: "I will die on the soil of Egypt" Egypt

Mubarak: "I will die on the soil of Egypt"

Mubarak has addressed the Egyptian nation to say that he will continue his term in office but will not seek reelection – however the announcement has further enraged protesters on the streets.

From TheJournal.ie Two million fill Egyptian streets in Mubarak protest Egypt This post contains images

Two million fill Egyptian streets in Mubarak protest

The call for one million people to take part in today’s protests against President Mubarak has seen more than double that number show up at Cairo’s Tahrir Square.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt cabinet reshuffle fails to appease protesters Egypt

Egypt cabinet reshuffle fails to appease protesters

Protesters remains defiant in their calls for President Mubarak to leave – and say that tomorrow will bring the biggest demonstrations yet.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-Mubarak protests continue into seventh day in Egypt Egypt

Anti-Mubarak protests continue into seventh day in Egypt

Government’s interference in Al Jazeera’s coverage after the station’s offices were closed yesterday and transmission within Egypt was disconnected.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian protests enter sixth day Egypt

Egyptian protests enter sixth day

Despite warnings from the government, thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across Egypt once again today.

From TheJournal.ie Two Pharaonic mummies destroyed in Egyptian protests Egypt

Two Pharaonic mummies destroyed in Egyptian protests

An army unit secured the Egyptian Museum in Central Cairo, but not before two mummies are ruined, reports say.

From TheJournal.ie Violent clashes continue in Egypt as protests sweep through Middle East Middle East This post contains images

Violent clashes continue in Egypt as protests sweep through Middle East

Protests continue in Egypt following yesterday’s deaths, as demonstrators demand an end to repression and governmental corruption. Meanwhile in Tunisia, the interim government has said it will bow to the will of the people and reshuffle the cabinet today.

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