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Egypt on a knife-edge

Egypt's political crisis deepens as millions call for the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi
2 days 15 hours ago
An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 30 people to more than three years in prison for violent protests in support of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Read Full Article
3 days 13 hours ago
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced an Islamist leader on trial for murder alongside deposed president Mohamed Morsi to a year in jail for insulting a prosecutor. Read Full Article
3 days 17 hours ago
Egyptian leftist Hamdeen Sabbahi on Saturday submitted the documents required to run in next month's presidential election. Read Full Article
1 week 22 hours ago
Two Egyptian policemen and a civilian were wounded in a bomb attack targeting a security checkpoint in central Cairo on Tuesday. Read Full Article
1 week 1 day ago
Less than three weeks before the launch of official campaigning for the May 26-27 presidential election, supporters of Field Marshal Sisi are raring to go. Read Full Article
1 week 3 days ago
A crude bomb exploded near a newly built hospital just minutes before it was inaugurated by Egypt's health minister, security officials said. Read Full Article
1 week 5 days ago
Three Al-Jazeera journalists were back in court on Thursday over their alleged links with the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood. Read Full Article
2 weeks 6 days ago
An Egyptian police general was killed and an assistant interior minister wounded in twin bombings targeting security posts near Cairo University on Wednesday. Read Full Article
3 weeks 1 day ago
In an unusual move, the judge trying three Al-Jazeera journalists on terror charges in Egypt called them out of the defendant's cage Monday to hear individual requests. Read Full Article
3 weeks 2 days ago
Egypt announced a presidential election for May 26-27, a poll likely to be swept by the retired army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who deposed the Islamist president in July. Read Full Article

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