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From TheJournal.ie Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91 Mubarak

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91

He ruled Egypt for over 30 years.

From TheJournal.ie Germany has arrested an Al-Jazeera journalist for "torturing a lawyer" Egypt

Germany has arrested an Al-Jazeera journalist for "torturing a lawyer"

Ahmed Mansour is accused of being involved in an uprising in Egypt.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt sentences its former president Morsi to death Arab Spring

Egypt sentences its former president Morsi to death

Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to death alongside more than 100 others over jailbreaks during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.

From TheJournal.ie Security forces on high alert as Morsi appears in court in Cairo Egypt

Security forces on high alert as Morsi appears in court in Cairo

The ousted Egyptian president is facing trial over the deaths of protesters. His supporters have accused the current government of fabricating the charges against him.

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 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 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's top judges slam president's new powers Egypt

Egypt's top judges slam president's new powers

A recent decision by the country’s president to grant himself near-absolute power has sparked public protests and been condemned by the country’s judiciary.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's Coptic church chooses new pope Pope Tawadros II

Egypt's Coptic church chooses new pope

Bishop Tawadros will be ordained next week as Pope Tawadros II – and will try to fill a dangerous vacuum as the Coptic Church deals with the post-Mubarak era.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work Web Summit

Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work

Wael Ghonim tells Irish audience how he applied digital marketing strategies to Facebook campaign that helped spark uprising in Egypt last year.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt newspaper censored over insult to president Egypt

Egypt newspaper censored over insult to president

The paper has been fiercely critical of Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood.

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 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 Ex-Mubarak PM praises Egypt's uprising ahead of presidential run-off Egypt

Ex-Mubarak PM praises Egypt's uprising ahead of presidential run-off

Ahmed Shafiq praised the revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak last year as he prepares for a run-off vote with the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi in Egypt next month.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt acquits 'virginity test' military doctor Egypt

Egypt acquits 'virginity test' military doctor

Just one doctor was brought to trial over forced “virginity tests” conducted on female protesters in Egypt. The verdict cannot be appealed.

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 The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: A seventh person dies on the country’s roads over Christmas, why Betfair won’t be paying out €25 million, and the strangest pics from Kim Jong-Il’s funeral.

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 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 Judge in Mubarak trial stops live TV coverage Mubarak

Judge in Mubarak trial stops live TV coverage

Live broadcasts of the former Egyptian president’s trial have been halted by the presiding judge, who also announced plans to merge Mubarak’s trial with that of the country’s former Interior Minister.

From TheJournal.ie Mubarak appears in court... on his hospital bed Mubarak

Mubarak appears in court... on his hospital bed

The former Egyptian president is on trial for corruption and ordering the killing of protesters.

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 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 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.

From TheJournal.ie Switzerland to freeze millions of assets linked to Gaddafi, Mubarak and Ben Ali Assets

Switzerland to freeze millions of assets linked to Gaddafi, Mubarak and Ben Ali

Potentially illegal assets worth around €649m linked to Gaddafi and ousted Tunisian and Egyptian leaders have been identified by Swiss authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Mubarak suffers heart problems during corruption inquiry Egypt

Mubarak suffers heart problems during corruption inquiry

Former Egyptian president was hospitalised today after experiencing sudden heart problems while being investigated over allegations of corruption.

From TheJournal.ie Majority votes 'yes' to Egyptian constitutional reforms Egypt

Majority votes 'yes' to Egyptian constitutional reforms

Over three-quarters of voters who turned out to poll yesterday have accepted reforms sponsored by Egypt’s ruling military, paving the way for early presidential and parliamentary elections.

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know: Japan pushes to restore Fukushima plant’s energy supply; gardaí continue to investigate after bodies found in Clare; and it looks like St Patrick was a step ahead of today’s health food culture.

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday GE11

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning, including: €5m funding for ghost estate issues; GE11 campaigns focus on jobs and constitutional reform; and private investigator believe Madeleine McCann is in the US.

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 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 The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know: FG to outline its plans for HSE abolition; two protesters killed in Tunisia; UK police given good cycling advice.

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Including: leadership debates to kick off this Tuesday; Sarkozy turns on Irish corporate tax rate; and the US supplied details of UK nuclear secrets to Russia.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you really need to know, including: FG still ahead despite dip in poll; men in Ireland more likely to emigrate or die young than women; and Queensland evacuations ahead of Cyclone Yasi.

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.

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