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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.
What does Hosni Mubarak acquittal mean for Egypt?
An Egyptian court drops charges against ousted leader Hosni Mubarak in connection with the killing of 239 protesters during a 2011 revolt.
Is Egypt’s revolution turning into an Islamist insurgency?
A militant Islamist group, but not the Muslim Brotherhood, claims responsibility for four bombs in Cairo which kill six people and injure many more. Is Egypt on the brink of a new wave of violence?
Egypt’s poll a popularity contest for Sisi’s military
Today Egyptians vote again on a new constitution – a draft document that would leave the army’s powers intact and cast the Muslim Brotherhood back into the political wilderness.
Chaos in court stalls trial of Muslim Brotherhood leaders
Judges in Egypt walk out after leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood shout slogans and refuse to co-operate as they appear in court.
Egypt: Hosni Mubarak and Muslim Brotherhood trials adjourned
Ousted President Hosni Mubarak and senior Muslim Brotherhood leaders, who face charges relating to protesters’ deaths, have their hearings postponed.
What’s happening in Egypt? The key questions
Extreme violence at the weekend in which 83 died, calls for a mass march and now a meeting between the ousted former president and a key EU figure – what is happening in Egypt and what is next?
Mubarak allowed retrial after appeal to Egypt court
Egypt’s ousted former president Hosni Mubarak successfully appeals against a life sentence, allowing him to be retried over the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising.
New constitution for Egypt – but opposition cries foul
An Islamist-led assembly raced through approval of a new constitution for Egypt to end a crisis over President Mohamed Mursi’s newly expanded powers, but opponents respond with another rally in Cairo.
Ban Ki Moon urges Israel and Hamas to stop escalation
UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon calls on Israel to exercise “maximum restraint” to avoid further bloodshed in Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Hague blames Hamas for violence in Gaza and Israel
William Hague says Hamas bears responsibility for escalating violence in the region, as Israel’s prime minister says the army is prepared for a “significant widening” of its operation.
Egypt’s vote is another Arab Spring shockwave
The consequences of the 2011 Arab uprisings are still being felt. Some countries, like Egypt, appear to be moving towards a democratic settlement, while others, like Syria, are mired in civil war.
Hosni Mubarak ‘critically ill’ in hospital
Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is critically ill in hospital, according to military sources in the country.
Confusion in Egypt as polls open
Despite the controversial dissolution of parliament, voting begins in presidential elections in Egypt. But what does the situation mean for the country’s transition process?