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Samer Al-Atrush

Samer Al-Atrush

    State of emergency in Egypt after Islamic State church bombings kill 44
    State of emergency in Egypt after Islamic State church bombings kill 44
    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced a three-month state of emergency following twin church bombings by the Islamic State group that...
    Fury after Isis beheads 21 Egyptian Christians
    Fury after Isis beheads 21 Egyptian Christians
    Egypt's leader vowed to punish the "murderers" responsible for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians after the Islamic State (Isis) group in Libya...
    Egyptians vote for new constitution in controversial referendum
    Egyptians vote for new constitution in controversial referendum
    Egyptians vote for a new constitution on Tuesday in a referendum seen as a test of support for a presidential bid by army chief Abdel Fattah...
    Mubarak's freedom adds volatility to Egypt's political turmoil
    Mubarak's freedom adds volatility to Egypt's political turmoil
    An Egyptian court on Wednesday ordered...
    Egypt's military pledges 'forceful' response to violence
    Egypt's military pledges 'forceful' response to violence
    Top European Union officials prepared on Monday to hold emergency talks on the crisis that has claimed nearly 800 lives in five days.
    Egypt: More than 70 dead in clashes at Morsi rallies
    Egypt: More than 70 dead in clashes at Morsi rallies
    Rival rallies were staged for and against Mohamed Morsi In the heaviest bloodshed since Morsi's July 3 overthrow.
    Egypt: Protesters demand Morsi's reinstatement
    Egypt: Protesters demand Morsi's reinstatement
    Islamists took to Egypt's streets on Friday, despite warnings by the military of a crackdown on violent protests.
    Egypt's prime minister edges closer to forming cabinet
    Egypt's prime minister edges closer to forming cabinet
    Hazem al-Beblawi, who was appointed on Tuesday, said on Saturday that he would hold talks with the candidates for ministerial posts on...
    Egypt's Morsi swears in nine new ministers
    Egypt's Morsi swears in nine new ministers
    A spokesperson from Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood movement told Agence France-Presse on Tuesday that two new ministers in the shake-up, which...
    Egypt: Controversial charter passed in referendum, say Islamists
    Egypt: Controversial charter passed in referendum, say Islamists
    The referendum has deeply polarised the country and riled a secular-leaning opposition.
    Egypt sends more troops to control Sinai militants
    Egypt sends more troops to control Sinai militants
    Egypt also temporarily reopened the Rafah border crossing into the Gaza Strip, which was closed after militants attacked troops last Sunday and...
    Egypt on edge as election results delayed
    Egypt on edge as election results delayed
    A delay in announcing the results from the run-off, which had been due on Thursday, heightened Brotherhood fears of a "soft coup" by the ruling...