The former British Prime Minister's comments came during a visit to Cairo in order to discuss the Middle East Peace Process and the situation in Egypt
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Tuesday 28 January 2014
Supporters of the ousted Egyptian President clashed with police and a minister’s aide was shot dead
Monday 27 January 2014
The Egyptian army chief, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, seems all but certain to become the next President after a group of his leading generals reportedly backed his bid for the job.
Egypt violence: Army general al-Sisi turns anniversary of Tahrir Square uprising into presidential rally
Sunday 26 January 2014
It was not supposed to be like this. Exactly three years after the Tahrir Square revolt, Egyptians are at war with each other once more.
Saturday 25 January 2014
Police have fired live rounds in the air and tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters
Sunday 19 January 2014
This is such stuff as dreams are made on, enough to banish any nightmares troubling the sleep of Egypt’s army commander, General Abdul Fattah al-Sisi
Tuesday 14 January 2014
Observers say the referendum is an attempt by the authorities to secure a nationwide stamp of approval for the coup that unseated former President Mohamed Morsi last July
Paperback reviews: 'The Engagement', 'The Fun Parts' 'The Sports Gene', 'Cairo', 'It’s Not Rocket Science'
Sunday 12 January 2014
'The Engagement' by Chloe Hooper (Vintage £8.99)
Trial of former Egypt president Mohammed Morsi adjourned to 1 February after fog halts helicopter flight bringing him to court
Wednesday 08 January 2014
The trial of Egypt's former Islamist president on charges of inciting murder was adjourned on Wednesday until next month, after bad weather prevented a helicopter flight from bringing Mohammed Morsi to court.
Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour visits Coptic cathedral in symbolic move to see Pope Tawadros II
Sunday 05 January 2014
Egypt's interim president on Sunday made a rare visit to see the pontiff of the nation's Orthodox Christians at St. Mark's Cathedral, the papal seat in central Cairo, according to a brief statement by the church.
Monday 30 December 2013
Pro-Morsi supporters convicted on charges ranging from rioting to sabotage
By branding the entire Muslim Brotherhood as terrorists, General Sisi is adopting a well-tested tactic of past Egyptian dictators
Sunday 29 December 2013
Nasser didn’t hesitate to call on the hangman to decapitate the Brotherhood
Ahmed Fouad Negm: Poet whose revolutionary work inspired decades of leftist protest against Egypt's ruling elite
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Ahmed Fouad Negm was Egypt's poet of revolution, inspiring protesters from the 1970s through to the current uprisings with sharply political verses excoriating the country's leaders in the rich slang of colloquial Arabic. Negm, always seen wearing the traditional galabeya robes of the poor, tapped into the sentiments of Egypt's impoverished population, marginalised by the ruling elite.
Friday 22 November 2013
The controversial archaeologist Zahi Hawass reveals how her lateness led to upset
Tuesday 12 November 2013
My struggle didn’t begin in earnest until I chose a male sector in which to forge my career
Tuesday 12 November 2013
Sexual violence and reduced representation mean the Arab Spring has only made problem worse
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
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