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At least 17 killed in microbus sinking in Luxor

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

All of the deceased belong to the same family, Luxor security says

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Anti-Coup Alliance calls for partial strike

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Escalation comes after the pro-Morsi alliance organised weekly protests throughout the past year

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Suspects in Mortada Mansour assassination attempt arrested

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ultras White Knights group says members’ homes were raided; Ministry of Interior denied allegations

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Border security is a ‘sacred mission’: Defence minister

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

More arrested as security campaign in Sinai continues

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Mubarak awaits court ruling, due on 27 September

  /  August 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Mubarak’s interior minister Al-Adly described 25 January as a conspiracy and 30 June, a revolution

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Explosion in Maadi causes child minor injuries

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Security forces inspecting the area afterwards found two similar explosive devices and dismantled them

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HRW to release report on Rabaa, despite denial of staff’s entry into Egypt

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

This is the first time ever for HRW staff to be refused entry into Egypt, including during Mubarak’s regime

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Final death sentences handed to 12 for policeman’s death in Kerdasa

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The policeman was shot dead during a massive security operation in the village

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Car bomb explodes, another prevented in Giza

  /  July 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Rural village rocked by early morning explosion killing 3

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Aid convoy to Gaza forced to turn back

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Convoy prepared by group of political movements stopped at the border for security reasons

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At least 7 dead in airport clashes amid mounting concerns on Libya violence

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Amid escalating violence, voices calling on Libyan parties to end fighting and engage in dialogue are raised

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Egypt’s Army Chief of Staff meets Libyan counterpart to discuss border security

  /  July 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Military leaders discuss means of securing common border and halt illegal crossing

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Egypt’s foreign minister meets Libyan counterpart

  /  July 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Foreign ministers discuss latest developments in North African country, prepare for conference on Libyan border security

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Security to be intensified in wake of bombings: MOI

  /  July 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The ministry blamed the Muslim Brotherhood—classified by Egypt as a terrorist organisation—for “creating a state of chaos”.

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Criminal incidents will not deter gov’t from uprooting terrorism: Mehleb

  /  July 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The cabinet began its weekly meeting by taking a minute to mourn the deaths caused by recent bombings

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Al-Sisi, Ibrahim meet over security concerns

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Terrorism, police training among topics discussed

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Egyptian trucks held in Libya released

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian trucks held in Libya for several days in the latest incident of several faced by Egyptians in the country

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Police officer shot dead in Sohag

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Interior ministry says officer killed in campaign to arrest members of cell allegedly responsible for a number of crimes

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5 public housing residents referred to prosecution

  /  June 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Residents were arrested after security forces dispersed a sit-in organised in objection to their poor living conditions

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Al-Sisi and UK national security adviser discuss terrorism

  /  June 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egyptian president and UK official address security and threats of terrorism, Al-Sisi receives letter from the British PM

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Al-Arish port control transferred to military

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  22 Comments

Former interim President Adly Mansour issued presidential decree last week citing security concerns

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Egypt halts truck movement to and from Libya

  /  June 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  9 Comments

The Salloum border crossing has been shut for trucks in both directions until further notice

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SAC protesters torch security checkpoint in vengeance over student’s death

  /  June 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Cairo University chairman says SAC members torched the checkpoint to stall the exams

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Hamdeen Sabahy officially challenges preliminary results

  /  May 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  14 Comments

Al-Sisi praises the role of the judiciary, security forces and the media in the electoral process

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Fahmy discusses Libyan situation on ‘sidelines’ of Non-Aligned Movement conference

  /  May 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian FM expresses “deep concern” over increasing violence and extremism

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3 injured in attack on Qaliubiya security checkpoint

  /  May 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The attack was carried out by unknown perpetrators who subsequently fled the scene

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Elections underway with heavy security presence, arrests

  /  May 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Interior ministry lists arrests of “dangerous elements” planning to disrupt elections; army declares “combat readiness”

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Boycotting the presidential elections, from Brotherhood to revolutionaries

  /  May 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

The Daily News Egypt investigates the motives of different political factions and independent voters who are boycotting the presidential elections

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Sabahy, Al-Sisi exert final campaign efforts before pre-elections silence

  /  May 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Presidential candidates officially halted their campaigns on Friday to enter period of pre-elections silence

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In Pictures: Sabahy, Al-Sisi exert final campaign efforts before pre-elections silence

  /  May 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  23 Comments

Presidential candidates Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Hamdeen Sabahy officially terminated their campaigns on Friday, the last day before the two days pre-elections silence, stipulated by Article 18 of the Elections Law. Sabahy’s campaign organised a read the rest…

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