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The demonstrations come of the first anniversary of Morsi's election

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Thousands of supporters and opponents of Egypt's embattled Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi, held rival sit-ins in separate parts of Cairo yesterday on the eve of opposition-led mass protests aimed at forcing him from power.

Cairo braced for biggest protests yet against President Mohammed Morsi

Thousands of supporters and opponents of Egypt's embattled Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi, held rival sit-ins in separate parts of Cairo yesterday on the eve of opposition-led mass protests aimed at forcing him from power.

Egyptian opponents of President Mohammed Morsi hold up posters depicting him and their shoes in the air to show their anger, as they listen to his speech during a protest at Tahrir square

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A 15-year-old Chinese boy named Ding Jinhao has been pilloried in his home country after a piece of vandalism on Egypt's Temple of Luxor, reading "Ding Jinhao visited here", was traced back to his hand.

Carmen Weinstein: Leader of Egypt's Jewish community

Carmen Weinstein, who died on 13 April at the age of 82, was the leader of Egypt's dwindling and aging Jewish community, known for her tireless work preserving synagogues and a once-sprawling Jewish cemetery. She is due to be buried in the Bassatine cemetery she had worked to save since 1978. It is the only Jewish cemetery left in Cairo and is the largest in Egypt.

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Football riot ruling ignites Cairo

Egyptian protesters set fire to buildings in Cairo yesterday and tried unsuccessfully to disrupt international shipping on the Suez Canal, as a court ruling on a deadly football riot stoked rage in a country beset by worsening security.

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Further violence in Egypt after football riot death sentences

Some 21 men have been sentenced to death, while 28 others were spared

Egypt braced for more violence after court confirms death sentences for Port Said footballer rioters

An Egyptian court today confirmed death sentences against 21 people for their role in a deadly 2012 football riot that killed more than 70 people in the city of Port Said.

A satellite channel's burning minibus billows smoke after being set on fire by protesters outside Port Said prison

Footballers among at least 32 killed in Egypt after death sentences for hooligans

At least 32 people have died after a furious crowd clashed with police in Egypt's Port Said, with another 41 killed in separate anti-government clashes in Cairo.

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Ten new Egyptian ministers were sworn in today in a shake-up aimed at improving the government’s handling of the ailing economy ahead of talks this week with the International Monetary Fund over a badly needed $4.8bn (£3bn) loan.

Envoy warns that 100,000 could die in Syria in 2013

The international envoy to Syria has warned that as many as 100,000 could die in the next year if a way cannot be found to end the country's civil war quickly.

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