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post 22 April 2015
Read more from Jonathan Miller on his blog Haunted by memories of a journey from Damascus to Bradford

Mirvat and her family fled Syria, eventually arriving in the UK via Lebanon, Egypt, Libya and Calais. She has begun a new life - but cannot forget what she went through to get here.

article 21 April 2015 World, Egypt
Mohamed Morsi
Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's ousted president, gets 20 years

Mohamed Morsi, who was toppled from the Egyptian presidency in 2013, is sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole for the killing of protesters in December 2012.

post 14 April 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Fears for Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa, behind bars in Egypt

The plight of the Al-Jazeera three has focused the spotlight on the dark side of the Egyptian regime, including the case of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa.

article 01 April 2015 World, Iraq
News
Death sentence: alarming global rise in capital punishment

A mentally-ill British grandfather is among more than 19,000 people on death row in Pakistan, according to human rights group Amnesty International.

article 01 April 2015 World, United States
News
US lifts weapon export ban on Egypt

The US removes its restriction on supplying military equipment to Egypt, which was imposed when the military took power in Cairo nearly two years ago.

article 23 February 2015 World, Australia
Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohammad (Reuters)
Jonathan Miller by Al Jazeera in Egypt: the inside story

A Channel 4 News investigation raises questions about whether the Qatar-based network did enough to protect its staff in Egypt.

post 23 February 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog 'Down with military rule!' - Sisi and the realpolitik of today's Egypt

What do you do when the only person standing up to your worst enemy is a thug and a bully? Not a playground problem but the realpolitik of the Middle East today.

video 16 February 2015 World, Egypt

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How should Islamic State militants be tackled? - video

Egypt's Ambassador to Britain, Nasser Kamel, tells Channel 4 News airstrikes on Libya marks a "new beginning" against Islamic State, while the former Nato chief says "boots are needed on the ground."

post 16 February 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Could the rise of Islamic State prove fatal for Libya?

Many Libyans who fought to overthrow Colonel Gaddafi are in despair. They know their failure to curb the rise in Islamic State could be deadly for their disintegrating country.