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article 01 July 2015 World, Egypt
News
Islamic State kill at least 70 in Egypt

At least 70 people die in a coordinated attack by Islamic State militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula. Lasting several hours, the assault targets several military checkpoints.

article 16 May 2015 World, Egypt
Mohamed Morsi
Mohamed Morsi: death sentence for Egypt's former president

Egypt's first freely elected president, Mohamed Morsi, is sentenced to death along with 105 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood.

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.