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#Egypt

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan 'disappointed' witnesses fail to appear at Ibrahim Halawa hearing Cairo

Charlie Flanagan 'disappointed' witnesses fail to appear at Ibrahim Halawa hearing

Now aged 21, Halawa has spent almost four years in jail.

From TheJournal.ie Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt catacombs Minya Province

Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt catacombs

Burial shafts were found in the area and excavation work “revealed that these shafts led to a number of corridors inside a cachette of mummies”.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's trial delayed for 22nd time Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa's trial delayed for 22nd time

Concerns have been raised about his health.

From TheJournal.ie Mummies and 1,000 statues found in search of 3,500-year-old tomb Luxor

Mummies and 1,000 statues found in search of 3,500-year-old tomb

“This is an important discovery.”

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists Double Bombing

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists

At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie "I just felt fire grabbing my face" - Isis claims Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt which killed at least 44 Cairo

"I just felt fire grabbing my face" - Isis claims Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt which killed at least 44

The first bombing struck the Mar Girgis church in the city of Tanta north of Cairo, killing 27 people, the health ministry earlier said.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's trial judge is considering releasing him on medical grounds Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa's trial judge is considering releasing him on medical grounds

The trial was delayed for the 21st time today.

From TheJournal.ie 'His life is on the line': Vigil held in support of Ibrahim Halawa ahead of 21st trial date tomorrow Leinster House

'His life is on the line': Vigil held in support of Ibrahim Halawa ahead of 21st trial date tomorrow

Dublin-born Halawa has been held without trial in Egypt since being arrested at a protest in Cairo in August 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Remains of 3,700-year-old pyramid discovered in Egypt Discovery

Remains of 3,700-year-old pyramid discovered in Egypt

The pyramid from the 13th dynasty was found in Dahshur’s royal necropolis, some 30 kilometres south of Cairo.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor recommends Ibrahim Halawa be released from prison for 'further medical assessments' Deteriorating Health

Doctor recommends Ibrahim Halawa be released from prison for 'further medical assessments'

Enda Kenny has petitioned the President of Egypt again on the case of Ibrahim Halawa.

From TheJournal.ie Former Egyptian president who was ousted in the Arab Spring gets out of jail Hosni Mubarak

Former Egyptian president who was ousted in the Arab Spring gets out of jail

Hosni Mubarak served six years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're trying to shut down discussion': Dáil suspended after Bríd Smith raises Halawa case Resume Your Seat

'You're trying to shut down discussion': Dáil suspended after Bríd Smith raises Halawa case

The Ceann Comhairle said her contribution was not relevant to the current session.

From TheJournal.ie Irish MEP: 'Time for Ireland to take legal challenge against Egypt' Ibrahim Halawa

Irish MEP: 'Time for Ireland to take legal challenge against Egypt'

Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has now been postponed for the 20th time.

From TheJournal.ie Judge-ordered report into Cairo protest doesn't name or identify Ibrahim Halawa Cairo

Judge-ordered report into Cairo protest doesn't name or identify Ibrahim Halawa

Halawa faces another trial date – his 20th – tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie 'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections' Hunger Strike This post contains videos

'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections'

Lynn Boylan says Halawa has been ‘on hunger strikes on and off’ throughout his detention.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's family say he is now 'dying' in prison Jailed Without Trial

Ibrahim Halawa's family say he is now 'dying' in prison

The Dubliner has been jailed in an Egyptian prison since August 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Hosni Mubarak acquitted over deaths of protesters during Arab Spring revolt Egypt

Hosni Mubarak acquitted over deaths of protesters during Arab Spring revolt

He had ruled the country for 30 years before being ousted.

From TheJournal.ie Family statement says Ibrahim Halawa moved to prison hospital Heart Condition

Family statement says Ibrahim Halawa moved to prison hospital

His family say his heart problem has deteriorated.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 19th time Waiting For Justice

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 19th time

He remains in custody without trial.

From The42 Aboubakar screamer delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon AFCON

Aboubakar screamer delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

The Indomitable Lions won it in style tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan says 'substantial resources' are being deployed to secure Halawa's release Interned

Charlie Flanagan says 'substantial resources' are being deployed to secure Halawa's release

Ibrahim Halawa has been in an Egyptian jail for three-and-a-half years.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian president 'willing' to use pardon powers for Ibrahim Halawa Ibrahim Halawa

Egyptian president 'willing' to use pardon powers for Ibrahim Halawa

The Irishman’s trial was delayed for an 18th time today.

From TheJournal.ie 'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt Ibrahim Halawa

'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa’s sister says they were remembering those who had been killed in a massacre.

From TheJournal.ie 'We left Ibrahim with a promise we would do everything to bring him home' Column

'We left Ibrahim with a promise we would do everything to bring him home'

Paul Murphy was one of eight TDs who visited Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt during the week.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian President refuses to release Ibrahim Halawa but says he can return to Ireland after his trial Due Process
From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail Imprisoned Without Trial

Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail

Halawa has been in prison without trial for almost three-and-a-half years.

From TheJournal.ie TDs to travel to Egypt tomorrow to meet with Ibrahim Halawa and Egyptian government Ibrahim Halawa

TDs to travel to Egypt tomorrow to meet with Ibrahim Halawa and Egyptian government

The TDs will be discussing the young man’s incarceration when they arrive tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt reopens its beef market to Irish farmers ending 17-year ban Back In The Game

Egypt reopens its beef market to Irish farmers ending 17-year ban

Five firms have got the green light to export to the major consumer market.

From The42 ‘I was either going to get the boat to die in England or go to an NA meeting’ Addiction This post contains videos

‘I was either going to get the boat to die in England or go to an NA meeting’

Ireland’s Homeless World Cup star John Farrell talks to The42 about turning around his life.

From TheJournal.ie America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements Security Council

America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements

New Zealand had stepped in to replace a withdrawn Egyptian resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 17th time Delayed

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 17th time

His trial has been rescheduled for 17 January 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa set for court tomorrow - his 21st birthday Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa set for court tomorrow - his 21st birthday

His trial has been delayed 16 times since his initial incarceration in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 25 Attack

Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 25

The attack came two days after a bomb elsewhere in Cairo killed six policemen.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors and professors among 25 alleged human organ smugglers arrested in Egypt Organ Thieves

Doctors and professors among 25 alleged human organ smugglers arrested in Egypt

Egyptian authorities said they had arrested

From TheJournal.ie 'I just can't understand why they have kidnapped me away from you': Ibrahim Halawa's letter to Ireland Help Me

'I just can't understand why they have kidnapped me away from you': Ibrahim Halawa's letter to Ireland

Ibrahim Halawa has been awaiting trial in an Egyptian jail for three years.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa is not one of 82 young people freed from Egyptian jail today No Reprieve

Ibrahim Halawa is not one of 82 young people freed from Egyptian jail today

He has now been awaiting trial for 1,187 days.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahima Halawa will spend his 21st birthday in jail after trial postponed again Jailed Without Trial

Ibrahima Halawa will spend his 21st birthday in jail after trial postponed again

The Dublin student has now been held without trial for 1,182 days.

From TheJournal.ie For the 15th time, Egypt has postponed the trial of Ibrahim Halawa Day 1142

For the 15th time, Egypt has postponed the trial of Ibrahim Halawa

It means he’s now spent 38 months in jail without trial.

From TheJournal.ie "I don’t see the sky" - Ibrahim Halawa pens letter from Egyptian prison Cairo

"I don’t see the sky" - Ibrahim Halawa pens letter from Egyptian prison

In the letter, Halawa imagines that today could be his graduation day.

From TheJournal.ie These photographs give a fascinating glimpse into ancient Egypt Maxime Du Camp

These photographs give a fascinating glimpse into ancient Egypt

Some of the first-ever travel photos are up for auction.