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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Mohammed Mursi’s son jailed for a year in Egypt for drug possession

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 08:59pm by AP

    ... Alliance for the Defence of Legitimacy, were arrested a day earlier, accused of inciting violence. The coalition had called for rallies to begin on Wednesday, marching from 35 mosques around Cairo ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    51 killed as national holiday in Egypt descends into violence

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 09:30am by AP

    ... with gunfire and tear gas. Streets were left strewn with debris and the air was thick with tear gas and smoke. It was the highest death toll in a single day of violence in Egypt since August 14, when ... when Hosni Mubarak was ousted after ruling for 30 years. The new violence is certain to set back efforts by the interim, military-backed government to revive the economy - especially the vital ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EGYPT

    Egyptians in Hong Kong deplore violence in homeland

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Egyptians deplore mayhem at home A Hong Kong-based Egyptian student yesterday told how he had witnessed at first hand some of the violence in his homeland. Ahmed Said, 26, a Hong Kong University of Science and Technology PhD student, went to Tahrir Square in Cairo to be part of the peaceful protest against the new military government after ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Death toll soars to 638 in Egyptian violence

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 09:43am by Associated Press in Cairo

    ... manoeuvres. Violence spread on Thursday, with government buildings set afire near the pyramids, policemen gunned down and scores of Christian churches attacked. As turmoil engulfed the country, ... were confirmed killed and nearly 4,000 wounded in the violence sparked when riot police backed by armoured vehicles, snipers and bulldozers smashed the two sit-ins in Cairo where Morsi’s mainly ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt court confirms death sentences for over 180 Muslim Brotherhood supporters

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 07:40pm by Associated Press in Minya, Egypt

    ... since its 2011 revolt against autocrat Hosni Mubarak. “There has been an excess in using the death sentences recently, which will only lead to more violence in society because people are now used to the idea of execution, killing and blood,” prominent rights lawyer Negad el-Borai said. “Politically this will lead to nowhere. Socially, this will lead to more violence. Legally, I am ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Violence feared in Egypt as Mursi opponents and supporters plan protests

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 02:20pm by Reuters

    ... an Islamist party office in the city. Egypt’s leading religious authority warned of “civil war” after violence in the past week that had already left several dead and hundreds injured. They backed ... where much of the recent violence has been concentrated. Mursi’s movement said five supporters in all had died this week. “Vigilance is required to ensure we do not slide into civil war,” said ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt court jails more than 160 Muslim Brotherhood supporters

    Posted May 18th 2014, 08:30pm by Reuters

    ... Defendants chanted "Down with military rule" as Judge Hassan Fareed handed down 10-year prison terms to 126 Brotherhood supporters accused of violence and membership of a terrorist group ... levelled against his group. "We have never responded to any attack against us with violence," said Badie, addressing the judge in a YouTube video. The judiciary was being used ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Violence in Port Said ahead of verdict on soccer riot

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The city is now bracing for more violence, after the initial verdict in January sparked rioting that killed dozens. "What happens on Saturday depends on the verdict," said al-Badry ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    New leader Sisi orders action to tackle sex attacks on women in Egypt

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:47pm by NYT

    ... The failure of successive governments to take the issue seriously has pushed sexual violence to endemic levels in Egypt, they said. Advocacy groups and the prosecutor's office reported a series ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    President-elect Sisi tells Egyptians it is ‘time to work’ on rebuilding economy

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:56am by Associated Press in Cairo

    ... as incitement to “extremism, violence, rebellion, rallying for demonstrations, sit-ins and illegal strikes.” ...




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