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The city wins — but Egypt loses

A novel inspired by Arab Spring activists is brutally honest about what happened — and what keeps happening

The shame of being a South African in the rest of Africa

Once upon a time, being a South African in the rest of Africa was a get-out-of-jail-free card. Now we are viewed with anger. And we deserve it

Egypt’s prosecutor fights dropping of Mubarak charges

Egypt's public prosecutor is appealing the dropping of a murder charge against ex-president Hosni Mubarak over the deaths of protesters.

Egypt court sentences Mubarak to three years for graft

Deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been sentenced to three years in prison on corruption charges.

Ethnic conflict in Egypt leaves several dead

Clashes between the Bani Hilal group and Nubian villagers in Egypt have left at least 15 people dead, prompting police to send in reinforcements.

UNESCO to help restore Islamic museum in Cairo

Unesco has expressed shock and concern after seeing the destruction caused by a bomb blast at a Cairo-based museum dedicated to Islamic history.

Egypt uprising anniversary marred by clashes

Clashes in Egypt have led to the death of 49 people during rival rallies on the third anniversary of the 2011 revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

Student killed in Muslim Brotherhood clash with Cairo police

One student is dead and scores have been arrested amid clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and Egyptian police at a Cairo university campus.

Long jail terms for Egypt’s pro-Morsi protesters

A group of 12 supporters of overthrown president Mohamed Morsi have been sentenced to 17 years in prison for taking part in a violent protest.

Egypt’s Morsi says he was kidnapped before being deposed

Former Egypt president Mohamed Morsi says he was kidnapped by the Republican Guard the day before the army announced his removal.

Egypt resurrects Mubarak’s might

The security apparatus has survived Mohamed Morsi, and is more powerful – and aggressive – than ever.

Photojournalist to return to SA after Egypt deportation

Photojournalist Adil Bradlow, who was deported from Egypt for filming without accreditation, is expected to arrive in South Africa on Tuesday morning.

Egypt’s future looks utterly bleak

The Egyptian state seems unwilling to rein in its onslaught and the Muslim Brotherhood is unlikely to curtail its street presence.

Egypt’s ElBaradei faces court for ‘betrayal of trust’

Mohamed ElBaradei, Egypt's former vice-president, will be sued for a "betrayal of trust" over his decision to quit the army-backed government.

Egypt’s Cabinet to debate fate of Brotherhood

Egypt's deputy prime minister will propose a way out of a bloody confrontation between the security forces and the Muslim Brotherhood.

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