A military court sentenced 11 supporters of Mohamed Morsi, the deposed Islamist President, to life imprisonment today on charges of attacking the army.
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Friday 05 July 2013
The country's political upheaval has driven prices high, but fundamentals underpinning black gold are weaker than ever
Sunday 24 February 2013
The Devonport based ship created 3D images of the canyon, which was found after the ship left the Egyptian port of Safaga
Monday 28 January 2013
Bursts of machinegun fire continued to rattle around the rubble-strewn streets of Port Said tonight as groups of locals fiercely rejected the 30 day state of emergency announced by Mohamed Morsi in response to the unfolding chaos across Egypt.
Friday 25 January 2013
Thousands of Egyptians have held giant rallies denouncing Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, two years after Egypt's revolution began.
Thursday 06 December 2012
Egypt's Republican Guard restored order around the presidential palace after fierce overnight clashes killed seven people, but passions ran high in a struggle over the country's future.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
Nearly two years after it became the insurrectionary hub which forced the downfall of a dictator, Tahrir Square was again transformed into an arena of political agitation yesterday – but this time it was against the Muslim Brotherhood and its elected president, Mohamed Morsi.
Saturday 20 October 2012
This sober history reflects on the significance, and motives, of the Battle of El Alamein
Tuesday 06 March 2012
As befits a parliament born of revolution, Egypt's six-week-old People's Assembly has not been without its growing pains. The opening session was marked by petty squabbling among MPs, while last month one pious representative earned a rebuke from the Speaker after reciting the Islamic call to prayer during a parliamentary session.
Friday 02 March 2012
The travails of ex-Egyptian Interior Minister Mohamed el-Ghanem. By Robert Fisk in Geneva
Robert Fisk: Jailed in Geneva - the colonel who stood up against Mubarak, but refused to spy for the Swiss
Friday 02 March 2012
His defence of Christian Copts made him a thorn in the side of Egypt's regime. But when he fled, Colonel Ghanem found himself in an equally dangerous game.
Wednesday 29 February 2012
A former Egyptian jihadist arrested by officials at Cairo airport and initially accused of being a senior al-Qa'ida leader declared to reporters that he was the victim of a case of mistaken identity. With no small irony, he had made the journey in an attempt to clear his name.
Tuesday 28 February 2012
A British couple arrested in Egypt on suspicion of trying to smuggle priceless artifacts out of the country were returning home last night after it emerged the objects had been bought at a tourist bazaar.
British couple released as priceless artifacts they were 'smuggling' out of Egypt turn out to be cheap market fakes
Monday 27 February 2012
A British couple arrested in Egypt on suspicion of trying to smuggle priceless artifacts out of the country will return home tonight after it emerged that the objects had in fact been purchased at a local tourist bazaar.
Monday 27 February 2012
A trial which has shaken Egypt's 30-year alliance with the US began yesterday when a court was told 16 American workers with non-governmental organsiations were CIA spies.
Sunday 26 February 2012
The wonders of ancient science – it's amazing what you can learn from a cat scan ...
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