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Egypt sends more troops to control Sinai militants

Egypt's army has massed troops and carried out arrests to quell deadly militants in the Sinai Peninsula close to the borders with Gaza and Israel.

Egypt on edge as election results delayed

Egypt is braced for a showdown between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood as the electoral commission delayed announcing the election winner.

Egypt’s Mubarak ‘not clinically dead’ after stroke

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak is in a coma on life support in Cairo after suffering a stroke in prison, but officials deny reports that he is clinically dead.

Clashes over Egypt soccer violence continue

Protesters and police have fought pitched battles at security headquarters as deadly clashes raged into a fourth day after Egypt's deadly soccer riot.

Egypt death toll mounts on third day of clashes

Police fired tear gas and birdshot at protesters, as anger at Egypt's ruling military boiled over after 74 people died in football-related violence.

Egypt’s secular activists ready for battle with military

While Egypt's secular activists were outflanked in the parliamentary elections by Islamists, they are ready for heavy battle with military leadership.

Egypt’s new Cabinet facelift

Egypt's caretaker premier has named a new Cabinet with increased powers to tackle worsening crime and a sliding economy.

Deadly clashes erupt in Tahrir Square

Deadly clashes have broken out in Cairo's Tahrir Square for the second day running, kicking off a violent countdown to elections.

Syria benched by Arab League amid calls for sanctions

The Arab League has suspended Syria until President Bashar al-Assad implements an Arab deal to end violence against protesters.

Cairo under curfew after 24 Copts killed in clash with army

Cairo is under curfew after 24 people, mostly Coptic Christians, died in clashes with security forces in the deadliest violence since Mubarak's fall.

Anti-military protesters rally in Egypt’s Tahrir Square

Thousands of protesters flocked to Cairo's Tahrir Square for a rally to demand reform as the military warned it would respond harshly to any violence.

Egypt’s fallen pharaoh back in the dock

The murder and corruption trial of Egypt's fallen dictator Hosni Mubarak resumes on Monday in what lawyers say will be a lengthy process.

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