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'Clash': Egyptian nail-biter is Egypt's Oscar entry

A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.

A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.

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An intimate doc on the Egyptian Revolution

'I Am The People' chronicles the post-Arab Spring tensions in Egypt seen from the eyes of a farmer in the Nile valley.

'I Am The People' chronicles the post-Arab Spring tensions in Egypt seen from the eyes of a farmer in the Nile valley.

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Fear of more violence in Egypt after landmark Brotherhood verdicts

Daleen Hassan, euronews: “Joining us is Mohammed Shaikhibrahim, our correspondent in Cairo. Tell us about reaction to the verdict and if more rulings

Daleen Hassan, euronews: “Joining us is Mohammed Shaikhibrahim, our correspondent in Cairo. Tell us about reaction to the verdict and if more rulings

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Egypt's government resigns

Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said on Monday the government is to resign. “Today the cabinet took a decision to offer its resignation to

Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said on Monday the government is to resign. “Today the cabinet took a decision to offer its resignation to

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Sisi to run for Egyptian president

Egypt’s top military council has given newly promoted army chief, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a green light to run for president, a security

Egypt’s top military council has given newly promoted army chief, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a green light to run for president, a security

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Cairo in shock after three bomb attacks leave five dead

Egypt’s capital city was reeling on Friday after three bomb attacks which left at least five dead and more than a hundred wounded. Early in the

Egypt’s capital city was reeling on Friday after three bomb attacks which left at least five dead and more than a hundred wounded. Early in the

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Deadly car bomb hits Cairo police headquarters

A car bomb attack has killed at least one person and injured a number of others at the police headquarters in the centre of Cairo this

A car bomb attack has killed at least one person and injured a number of others at the police headquarters in the centre of Cairo this

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Backing for Egypt's new constitution "misleading"

Within hours of Egypt’s new constitution being supported by more than 98 percent of voters, analysts have claimed that the apparent consensus is

Within hours of Egypt’s new constitution being supported by more than 98 percent of voters, analysts have claimed that the apparent consensus is

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Clashes in Egypt ahead of constitutional poll

In Egypt, there have been further violent clashes across the country ahead of a constitutional referendum. At least one person was reported dead

In Egypt, there have been further violent clashes across the country ahead of a constitutional referendum. At least one person was reported dead

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Acquittal paves way for Shafik comeback in Egypt

The last prime minister of ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak has been cleared of corruption charges in absentia, paving the way for his return

The last prime minister of ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak has been cleared of corruption charges in absentia, paving the way for his return

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Graffiti boom in Cairo reflects the mood on the Egyptian street

In the Egyptian capital Cairo, the mood of the city is written on its walls. Egypt’s street-art movement has enjoyed a new lease of life since the

In the Egyptian capital Cairo, the mood of the city is written on its walls. Egypt’s street-art movement has enjoyed a new lease of life since the

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Clashes erupt at Mohamed Mahmoud anniversary protests

Revolutionary groups gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to mark the second anniversary of the “Mohammed Mahmoud” clashes – one of the fiercest

Revolutionary groups gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to mark the second anniversary of the “Mohammed Mahmoud” clashes – one of the fiercest

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Egypt: State of emergency and curfew lifted

Egypt’s government says it is lifting the three-month state of emergency and night-time curfews. The economic life of the country was hit by the

Egypt’s government says it is lifting the three-month state of emergency and night-time curfews. The economic life of the country was hit by the

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Clashes in Cairo as Mursi supporters celebrate trial postponement

Supporters of Mohamed Mursi outside the court have celebrated as a victory the adjournment of his trial until January. Despite tight security and

Supporters of Mohamed Mursi outside the court have celebrated as a victory the adjournment of his trial until January. Despite tight security and

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Dozens killed as Egypt marks anniversary

At least 38 people have been killed and dozens more hurt in clashes between Egyptian security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohamed

At least 38 people have been killed and dozens more hurt in clashes between Egyptian security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohamed

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Travel giant resumes tour bookings for Egypt's Red Sea resorts

Egypt’s tourism revenues have been in a spin since the Arab Spring turned the country upside down. As tourism accounts for 11 percent of GDP the

Egypt’s tourism revenues have been in a spin since the Arab Spring turned the country upside down. As tourism accounts for 11 percent of GDP the

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Legal moves are made to undermine Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

The drive to crush the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has intensified after a judicial panel advised taking away its non-governmental organisation

The drive to crush the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has intensified after a judicial panel advised taking away its non-governmental organisation

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Egypt deaths trigger protests

Humanitarian groups around the world have held protests to call for an end to the violence and bloodshed in Egypt.

Humanitarian groups around the world have held protests to call for an end to the violence and bloodshed in Egypt.

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Cairo tense after a weekend of bloodshed

An uneasy calm pervades the conflict scarred Cairo streets 24 hours after 36 members of the Muslim Brotherhood died in police custody. Authorities

An uneasy calm pervades the conflict scarred Cairo streets 24 hours after 36 members of the Muslim Brotherhood died in police custody. Authorities

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Sinai ambush kills 24 Egyptian police officers

As many as 24 police officers have been killed in an ambush in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula. Authorities say the victims were on board two buses, which

As many as 24 police officers have been killed in an ambush in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula. Authorities say the victims were on board two buses, which

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EU and US reassess relations with Egypt

In the light of the violent crackdown on protesters in Egypt, European Union foreign ministers are to consider how the bloc can exert pressure on the

In the light of the violent crackdown on protesters in Egypt, European Union foreign ministers are to consider how the bloc can exert pressure on the

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'There is room for everyone' says Egypt's army chief al-Sisi

The cancellation of a planned march to the Supreme Court in Cairo did not prevent hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters taking to the streets of

The cancellation of a planned march to the Supreme Court in Cairo did not prevent hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters taking to the streets of

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Egypt protests in Cairo: the aftermath

Simmering tensions boiled over on Thursday in Giza to the south of Cairo, near the pyramids, where hundreds of Mursi supporters stormed the

Simmering tensions boiled over on Thursday in Giza to the south of Cairo, near the pyramids, where hundreds of Mursi supporters stormed the

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Aftermath of deadly Egyptian clashes

Egyptian authorities clear remains of a sit-in by Mursi’s supporters in Cairo’s Nasr City neighbourhood after the deadly army raids on Mursi

Egyptian authorities clear remains of a sit-in by Mursi’s supporters in Cairo’s Nasr City neighbourhood after the deadly army raids on Mursi

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Cairo under curfew after worst bloodshed in decades

Cairo’s streets were largely empty on Wednesday night as the city was put under curfew after Egypt’s worst bloodshed in decades. The army also

Cairo’s streets were largely empty on Wednesday night as the city was put under curfew after Egypt’s worst bloodshed in decades. The army also