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Britain blocks export of aircraft parts and communication equipment to Egypt

More than 1,000 people were killed in the violence sparked by the deaths of hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters of Morsi

Egypt's government shortened a widely-imposed evening curfew

Egypt cuts curfew as unrest wanes

Egypt's government shortened a widely-imposed evening curfew, signalling that it senses turmoil is waning after unrest following the ousting of the president.

On the home stretch: Egypt is divided over ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak’s release

Freeing the jailed leader symbolises ‘return to the practices of the old state’

Hosni Mubarak in the dock; the only grounds of his continued detention are a corruption case his lawyer said would soon be resolved

‘Everything is back to where it started’ as Egyptian court orders Hosni Mubarak’s release

Ruling adds to feeling that revolution has been hijacked

Egypt crisis: Two more prominent Muslim Brotherhood figures arrested as court meets to consider Mubarak release

Officers capture top ally of the Brotherhood as he 'tried to flee to Libya disguised as a woman'

The caskets of 25 policemen killed on Monday morning near the Sinai town of Rafah

Egypt crisis: Now Mohamed ElBaradei faces wrath of army after resigning from cabinet

Nobel laureate set to be tried for ‘betrayal of trust’ as Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader is arrested

Egyptian activists in search of middle way for their country demand to be heard

Campaign aims to encourage opposition to both the political Islam and military hegemony

Security officials said Mohamed Badie was captured in a flat in the eastern Cairo district of Nasr City

Egypt crisis: Police arrest Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader Mohamed Badie in Cairo

Mr Badie and his deputy Khairat el-Shater, go on trial later this month for their alleged role in the killing of eight protesters in June

Hosni Mubarak in the dock; the only grounds of his continued detention are a corruption case his lawyer said would soon be resolved

Hosni Mubarak to be freed as Army tightens its grip on Egypt

Release of dictator signals end of hopes of Arab Spring

EU Special Representative for the Southern Mediterranean Bernardino Leon talks to the press on August 19, 2013 following EU Ambassadors on the bloc's Political and Security Committee meeting

Egypt crisis: EU struggles to agree on response

A suspension of €5bn (£4.24bn) in promised aid to Cairo has been discussed

Egyptians mourn over the bodies of their relatives in the Al-Fath mosque

Memories of Egypt will affect how people respond to this crisis

Thousands visited the country before the slide into violence

William Hague called the situation in Egypt “very bleak”

William Hague says turmoil in the Middle East could ‘last decades’

The Foreign Secretary also calls the situation in Egypt “very bleak”, but says Britain will support democracy in the country

Egypy unrest: Hundreds held as state sets about wiping out Muslim Brotherhood

Islamists order rallies in Cairo as PM vows ‘There can be no reconciliation’

Egyptian army soldiers take out barbed wire that was surrounding the Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo ahead of planned demonstrations yesterday

Egypt unrest: 36 Islamist prisoners die in 'escape bid' as state sets about wiping out Muslim Brotherhood

The Muslim Brotherhood described the incident as "cold-blooded killing"

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