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13 dead on Egypt uprising jubilee

Mourners carry the coffin of Shaima al-Sabbagh, an Egyptian protester who was killed in clashes with the police. AFP

At least 12 protesters and a policeman were killed in unrest in Egypt on Sunday as the country marked the fourth anniversary of its 2011 uprising, officials said.

Hosni Mubarak verdict overturned

An Egyptian court on Tuesday overturned former President Hosni Mubarak’s conviction on corruption charges and ordered a retrial, but the ex-strongman remained in detention pending a judicial order.

Egypt disputes Amal Clooney arrest claim

Amal Clooney

Egypt disputed Sunday a claim by British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney that she had been warned she risked arrest last year if she released a report in Cairo critical of the judiciary.

‘Hosni Mubarak may be granted an early release’

Egypt’s jailed ex-President Hosni Mubarak could be released early after having served two-thirds of a corruption sentence and seeing murder charges dropped, his lawyer said on Sunday.

Egypt court acquits Hosni Mubarak

Hosni Mubarak, 86, (above) greets medics, Army personnel and his supporters as he leaves a helicopter ambulance— AP

An Egy-ptian court dismissed on Saturday a murder charge against former President Hosni Mubarak over the deaths of protesters during a 2011 uprising, after a dramatic retrial in which he defended his

78 boys jailed for pro-Morsi protests

An Egyptian court sentenced 78 teenage boys to between two and five years in prison Wednesday for joining protests demanding the return of the ousted Islamist President, judicial sources said.

Libya city Darna joins ISIS ‘caliphate’

On a chilly night, bearded militants gathered at a stage strung with colorful lights in Darna, a coastal city long notorious as Libya’s centre for jihadi radicals.

Arab League warns of Jerusalem ‘red line’

Right-wing Israelis are stopped by Israeli policemen as they try to access the Al Aqsa mosque compound. AFP

The Arab League warned Sunday that Israel has reached a “red line” after fresh clashes in Jerusalem, urging international pressure to stop what it branded “violations” in the holy city.

Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi blames Sinai attacks on foreign plot

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Morsi: Continue revolution against coup

Emergency declared in Sinai

A state of emergency came into force Saturday across much of Egypt’s Sinai peninsula after 30 soldiers were killed in a suicide car bombing by suspected jihadis.

US President Barack Obama, during his visit to India this week, intends to highlight the strategically essential US-India relationship and shore up support for a wide variety of shared policy interest

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