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An Egyptian security official said one civilian and one policeman were also injured. Read more
The singers of this spoof music video are wanted in Egypt for ‘disrupting morality’ and ‘inciting debauchery’
Bit to much breast, apparently. Read more
Christian Bale’s latest movie Exodus: Gods and Kings has been banned in Egypt for being ‘inaccurate’
Censors have apparently banned the film due to ‘historical inaccuracies’. Read more
The men were jailed for their alleged appearance in a viral video that purported to show a gay wedding. Read more
Well, this is different… Read more
A court in Egypt has sentenced three journalists to between seven and ten years each in prison Read more
Egypt’s interim government has declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group, giving the military backed administration increased power to crack down on the organistation. Read more
Street fighting claimed at least 44 lives and left 94 people injured as a public holiday in Egypt was marred by violence. Read more
A swan suspected of being a spy has been detained in Egypt.
Four Irish siblings are still being detained by Egyptian authorities, days after they were captured by security forces who stormed a Cairo mosque in which they were sheltering from the violence.
An attack by suspected militants upon off-duty police officers in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has seen the country’s death-toll in a week of unrest rise to 1,000. Read more
Egyptian security forces have stormed into a mosque after an all-night stand-off with Muslim Brotherhood supporters.
British tourists in the major tourist resort of Hurghada have been advised not to leave their hotels amid the ongoing unrest and violent clashes gripping Egypt. Read more
Egypt’s government has faced international condemnation after a day of violence following the clearing of protest camps left over 300 people dead.
Egypt is counting the cost of a day of widespread bloodshed after the military-backed government moved against supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi and declared a state of emergency. Read more
A Sky News cameraman has been shot and killed as Egyptian security forces cleared two protests camps in Cairo, amid reports of a death-toll in the hundreds. Read more
At least 100 supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi have been killed after deadly night of violence in Cairo. Read more
The Muslim Brotherhood has vowed to continue ‘peaceful’ resistance in defiance of the military’s ousting of the country’s president Mohammed Morsi. Read more
An arrest warrant has been issued for the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie, over allegations he incited violence. Read more
Egypt remains in a state of political confusion as an attempt to replace ousted president Mohamed Morsi failed at the first hurdle. Read more
Mohamed El Baradei, the leader of the National Salvation Front, has been named as interim prime minister of Egypt following another day of violence. Read more
At least 30 people have been killed in Egypt after supporters and opponents of ousted president Mohammed Morsi clashed following a day of violent protests. Read more
Egypt’s military has given president Mohammed Morsi and his opponents a last chance to ‘meet the people’s demands’ within 48 hours, and warned it will otherwise be forced to put forward a political road map for the country. Read more