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From TheJournal.ie 66 people get life sentences over deadly attack on police station in Egypt Muslim Brotherhood

66 people get life sentences over deadly attack on police station in Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie was among those jailed today.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa: I didn't rip up my passport and I don't support Muslim Brotherhood Late Late Show

Ibrahim Halawa: I didn't rip up my passport and I don't support Muslim Brotherhood

Appearing on the Late Late Show, Halawa – who spent over four years incarcerated in an Egyptian prison without being properly tried – denied having any support for the ousted Muslim Brotherhood.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach calls Egyptian president to seek release of Ibrahim Halawa Al-sisi

Taoiseach calls Egyptian president to seek release of Ibrahim Halawa

The Dáil passed an all-party motion calling for the repatriation of the 20-year-old, who has spent over 1,000 days in prison

From TheJournal.ie Irish student Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has been postponed for the 13th time Jailed Without Trial

Irish student Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has been postponed for the 13th time

He will now have spent almost three years in jail without trial.

From TheJournal.ie What is Law 140, and does it mean Ibrahim Halawa will stand trial in Ireland? Cairo

What is Law 140, and does it mean Ibrahim Halawa will stand trial in Ireland?

A request has been made, but the government hasn’t received a response.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish priest wants to swap places in prison with Ibrahim Halawa Seamus Fleming

An Irish priest wants to swap places in prison with Ibrahim Halawa

Father Seamus Fleming said he is willing to take the teenager’s place in Cairo.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt 'losing hope' Justice

Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt 'losing hope'

Ibrahim Halawa was detained last year after attending a protest against the ousting of Mohamed Morsi.

From TheJournal.ie 'Defiant' Morsi asks judge: "Do you know who I am?" Prison Break

'Defiant' Morsi asks judge: "Do you know who I am?"

The ousted Egyptian president appeared before a court today over a prison escape during an uprising in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Morsi trial delayed to February because of weather in Egypt Absent

Morsi trial delayed to February because of weather in Egypt

The former president is accused of inciting the killings of opposition protesters in December 2012 outside the presidential palace.

From TheJournal.ie Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation' War Reporting

Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation'

Peter Greste, a former BBC journalist currently working for Al-Jazeera, won the prestigious Peabody award in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters Egypt

Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters

The unrest follows nationwide repression of Islamist protests after the military-installed government listed the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.

From TheJournal.ie At least 14 dead in Egypt police station blast Egypt

At least 14 dead in Egypt police station blast

Nobody has claimed responsibility for the bombing, but the blame is being placed with the Muslim Brotherhood.

From TheJournal.ie US suspends supply of cash, large military hardware to Egypt Egypt

US suspends supply of cash, large military hardware to Egypt

Washington has confirmed it’s halting $260 million in cash aid as well as shipments of some large scale military systems — including Apache helicopters and F-16 fighter jets.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder' Cairo

Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder'

The former leader is set to stand trial along with 14 other suspects in his Muslim Brotherhood movement.

From TheJournal.ie Halawa siblings could find out today if they will be freed Day 14

Halawa siblings could find out today if they will be freed

News on the release of the four – held in Cairo for the last fortnight – is expected today or tomorrow, according to a sister of the siblings.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Destroying democracy to save democracy – Egypt’s power struggle Opinion

Column: Destroying democracy to save democracy – Egypt’s power struggle

The Egyptian military see the Muslim Brotherhood as a threat to its power base and have co-opted secularists as a public façade for a naked power grab, writes Colm Ó Broin.

From TheJournal.ie Khadija Halawa: 'We are waiting for good news, but I am very worried' Egypt

Khadija Halawa: 'We are waiting for good news, but I am very worried'

The sister of the four Irish siblings accused of attempted murder, possessing firearms and belonging to a militant group said she hoped they would be set free today.

From TheJournal.ie Hosni Mubarak to be released from Egyptian prison today Egypt

Hosni Mubarak to be released from Egyptian prison today

The former president will be held under house arrest, according to reports.

From TheJournal.ie Eyewitness: Cairo has changed from buzzing metropolis into a near ghost town Opinion

Eyewitness: Cairo has changed from buzzing metropolis into a near ghost town

Just two short years after Egypt’s ‘January Revolution’, the spirit of hope for a better future has been lost. At least 1,089 people have died in one week and deep scars have been carved in the Egyptian social fabric, writes Diana Eltahawy.

From TheJournal.ie Obama meeting with top officials to discuss future of US aid for Egypt Egypt

Obama meeting with top officials to discuss future of US aid for Egypt

The White House has denied reports that assistance has already been cut.

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 Hopes that four Irish citizens detained in Egypt will be released today Egypt

Hopes that four Irish citizens detained in Egypt will be released today

The sister of the four siblings held in a Cairo jail says that her 17-year-old brother has been beaten.

From TheJournal.ie Four Irish citizens being held at Cairo prison Egypt

Four Irish citizens being held at Cairo prison

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, their father Hussein Halawa said he has not been able to contact them since yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's happening in Egypt? Crisis

Explainer: What's happening in Egypt?

Hundreds of people have died and the country is in crisis as security forces clash with supporters of former president Mohammed Morsi.

From TheJournal.ie Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed Egypt

Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed

At least 40 dead in morning shootings on supporters of ousted Morsi.

From TheJournal.ie Muslim Brotherhood should not be treated as criminals – ElBaradei Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood should not be treated as criminals – ElBaradei

Egypt’s interim premier has called for the inclusion of the Muslim Brotherhood in the democratisation process, adding that new elections would take place within a year.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's presidency rejects army ultimatum Unrest

Egypt's presidency rejects army ultimatum

Meanwhile, US president Barack Obama has called Mohamed Morsi to express his concern about ongoing unrest.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's president given deadline to leave as death toll rises to six In Pictures This post contains images

Egypt's president given deadline to leave as death toll rises to six

Incredible images were seen across Cairo overnight. See these 22 images.

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 Egypt: Disputed constitution signed into law, elections in two months Egypt

Egypt: Disputed constitution signed into law, elections in two months

The referendum on the constitution passed earlier this week with a low turnout doing little to assuage the fears of the opposition.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt awaits referendum results as opposition cries fraud Egypt

Egypt awaits referendum results as opposition cries fraud

Opponents to the new constitution have said it will weaken human rights, particularly women’s rights and undermine the independence of the judiciary.

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 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 Obama tells Egypt he is 'deeply concerned' over protest deaths Clashes

Obama tells Egypt he is 'deeply concerned' over protest deaths

The US president told Mohamed Morsi that he was worried about the deaths of protesters in Egypt in recent days.

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 Egypt draft constitution sparks mass protest Egypt

Egypt draft constitution sparks mass protest

Giant crowds of protesters took to the streets, shouting: “No to tyranny!”

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 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 Egypt's president retires defence minister Egypt

Egypt's president retires defence minister

The president also cancelled military-declared constitutional amendments which granted the top generals wide powers previously reserved for the head of state.

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.

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