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Haitham El-Tabei

Haitham El-Tabei

    Jailed Al-Jazeera journalists freed pending retrial
    Jailed Al-Jazeera journalists freed pending retrial
    Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were freed after spending more than 400 days in an Egyptian prison, and must appear in court again on February 23.
    Egypt court orders retrial of jailed Al-Jazeera reporters
    Egypt court orders retrial of jailed Al-Jazeera reporters
    Egypt's top court has ordered a retrial of three reporters whose imprisonment on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood triggered global outrage.
    Tears, anger and joy over Egypt death sentences
    Tears, anger and joy over Egypt death sentences
    An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed death sentences for more than 180 Islamists, including Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie.
    Torture claim in Egypt trial of Al Jazeera journalists
    Torture claim in Egypt trial of Al Jazeera journalists
    The trial of Al Jazeera journalists accused of supporting deposed president Mohamed Morsi has heard claims of torture and denial of medical treatment.
    Egypt police hunt for church wedding shooters
    Egypt police hunt for church wedding shooters
    Cairo police are now searching for two men on a motorbike who opened fire on guests at a church wedding, killing four including an eight-year-old.
    Morsi remains stubborn: What happens next in Egypt?
    Morsi remains stubborn: What happens next in Egypt?
    With Egypt's president looking increasingly isolated after being pressured to step down, here are three possible scenarios for the country.
    Iran condemns killing of Shi'ite Egyptians near Cairo
    Iran condemns killing of Shi'ite Egyptians near Cairo
    Iran's foreign ministry has criticised the killing of four Shi'ite Egyptians by a hostile crowd, saying such extremism violated the tenets of Islam.
    Court jails 43 Egyptian, foreign employees of NGOs
    Court jails 43 Egyptian, foreign employees of NGOs
    A Cairo court has sentenced 43 Egyptian and foreign employees of several NGOs to jail for one to five years for working illegally.
    Egypt's prime minister orders hot-air balloon crash investigation
    Egypt's prime minister orders hot-air balloon crash investigation
    Egypt's Hisham Qandil has demanded an investigation after 19 tourists died in a hot-air balloon crash near the ancient temple city of Luxor.
    19 tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes in Egypt
    19 tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes in Egypt
    A hot air balloon in Egypt has exploded during a sunrise flight over the west bank of Luxor, killing 19 tourists who were on it.
    Condemnation grows over Morsi decree
    Condemnation grows over Morsi decree
    Opposition-led protests have spread across Egypt over a decree affording President Mohamed Morsi sweeping powers immune from judicial oversight.