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  1. July 22, 2014

    Gaza ceasefire talks make little progress

    International efforts to secure an end to the hostilities in Gaza appeared stalled on Tuesday after John Kerry, the US...

  2. July 21, 2014

    Obama urges end to Gaza war as death toll rises

    Barack Obama on Monday voiced concern about the rising death toll from two weeks of fighting between Israel and Hamas...

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  1. FT Photo Diary

    July 16, 2014

    Ramadan in Cairo

    Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters A Muslim man reads the Koran during the holy month of Ramadan inside Al-Refaie mosque in the old...

  2. July 10, 2014

    Egypt reluctant to help Hamas obtain ceasefire deal with Israel

    Whenever conflict has broken out in recent years between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza, mediators...

  3. June 29, 2014

    Gulf states forge links with Asia as building boom drives imports

    At the crossroads of Eurasia and Africa, the Middle East has long been an important trading hub. But the emerging markets of...

  4. June 24, 2014

    Egypt’s president will not interfere in Al Jazeera case

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s president, said he would not interfere in the judiciary following international condemnation...

  5. beyondbrics

    June 23, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt | Cairo trial delivers guilty verdict to three journalists working...

  6. June 23, 2014

    International outrage as Egypt jails Al Jazeera journalists

    A Cairo court has provoked international outrage and concerns over freedom of expression in Egypt after handing harsh prison...

  7. June 21, 2014

    Egyptian court confirms Muslim Brotherhood death sentences

    CAIRO, June 21 – An Egyptian court has confirmed death sentences against the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and 182...

  8. June 11, 2014

    Cairo court jails Egyptian activists for 15 years each

    A court in Cairo has handed down a 15-year sentence to more than 20 activists including Alaa Abdel Fattah, an outspoken...

  9. beyondbrics

    June 5, 2014

    UK 'twiplomat' dramatises African twitter surge

    When a self-styled “twiplomat” – a.k.a the UK’s High Commissioner to Kenya – throws a tweet-while-you-eat dinner party for...

  10. May 20, 2014

    Khalifa Haftar’s anti-militia campaign divides Libya

    By Borzou Daragahi in Cairo To some Libyans, Khalifa Haftar is a hero who stood up to Muammer Gaddafi on the front lines of...

  11. May 19, 2014

    Egypt’s ‘other’ candidate insists he can win presidential poll

    “Hamdeen, son of the poor, you will trounce the field marshal,” chant supporters of Egypt’s “other” presidential candidate...

  12. May 19, 2014

    Maliki to form Iraq cabinet as commission reveals poll result

    By Borzou Daragahi in Cairo The coalition led by prime minister Nouri al-Maliki has emerged as the biggest winner in last...

  13. May 18, 2014

    EU cuts size of mission to monitor Egyptian election

    The EU has drastically scaled back a plan to monitor Egypt’s forthcoming presidential election in a further blow to the...

  14. May 16, 2014

    Along Kitchener’s route from Sudan to Egypt

    Nile journey With a screech of iron on iron, the desert express drew into Wadi Halfa’s sandy station on the shores of Lake...

  15. May 16, 2014

    Egypt to launch first domestic ETF

    Egypt is planning to launch its first domestically listed exchange traded fund. It is part of efforts to attract capital...

  16. May 15, 2014

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi supporters crave security in Egypt

    Mohamed Kamal had just dropped off a passenger in his Cairo district of Shubra el-Kheima on a recent afternoon when three...

  17. May 1, 2014

    Egypt turmoil weighs on BG Group’s profit

    Egypt’s political turmoil weighed on BG Group’s first-quarter performance as both profits and production slipped after Cairo...

  18. April 28, 2014

    Al Jazeera sues Egypt for $150m after crackdown on journalists

    Al Jazeera has lodged a $150m claim for compensation against Egypt, turning to an international investor arbitration...

  19. April 22, 2014

    Human rights: Egypt’s black holes

    He had been missing for more than three weeks when his family received the phone call. The man on the other end told them...

  20. FT Photo Diary

    April 9, 2014

    Muslims on the march

    Mahmoud Khaled/AFP Egyptian students, supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi,...

  21. April 2, 2014

    Egypt bombings end lull in militant violence

    Anti-government militants renewed their offensive against the Egyptian security forces on Wednesday, killing one senior...

  22. March 30, 2014

    Egypt presidential election set for late May

    Egypt’s presidential election, expected to formalise the de facto rule of former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi , is to be...

  23. FT Photo Diary

    March 26, 2014

    Mursi protestors Cairo

    Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters A special forces police officer fires rubber bullets as a protester raises his hand during a...

  24. March 26, 2014

    Egypt and Russia to boost trade ties as US influence wanes

    Egypt is discussing a trade agreement with the customs union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, in the latest sign that...

  25. The World

    March 25, 2014

    Mass death penalty makes mockery of Egypt's judiciary

      Egyptian policemen standing guard outside the courthouse in Minya during the trial of some 683 Islamists on March 25,...

  26. FT Photo Diary

    March 25, 2014

    Living in the City of the Dead

    Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters Nawal Farhat, 62, in her home at the El’Arafa necropolis, a cemetery in the City of the Dead, in...

  27. March 24, 2014

    Egypt court sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death

    A court in southern Egypt on Monday sentenced 529 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to death for killing...

  28. March 20, 2014

    Egypt faces long, hot summer as power cuts grow

    Egyptians have become used to frequent power cuts in summer, when demand from air conditioning units can overwhelm the...

  29. February 28, 2014

    A tyrant’s overthrow is not a sure end to oppression

    First Tahrir Square, then last year’s Gezi protests in Istanbul, and now Kiev, Caracas, Sarajevo and Bangkok – people have...

  30. February 26, 2014

    UAE aims to ensure its billions are spent wisely in post-Morsi Egypt

    Gulf governments have been generous in their support of Egypt’s military-backed interim government, spending billions to...

  31. February 20, 2014

    Al Jazeera journalists appear in Cairo court

    Three journalists working for the Qatari-owned Al Jazeera channel have appeared in a Cairo court at the start of their trial...

  32. The World

    February 16, 2014

    Terrorism, tourists and the Morsi trial in Egypt

    Getty Images The terrorist killing of tourists in the Sinai peninsula is a bad blow for Egypt. If the Egyptian economy is to...

  33. January 28, 2014

    Egypt’s Mohamed Morsi in court to face conspiracy charges

    Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s toppled president, appeared in a Cairo court on Tuesday at the start of his second trial since his...

  34. January 25, 2014

    At least 49 dead as violence marks anniversary of Egypt uprising

    Street clashes and explosions erupted across Egypt on Saturday, the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising against Hosni...

  35. January 25, 2014

    Bomb blast in Cairo as Egypt marks third anniversary of uprising

    CAIRO, Jan 25 – A bomb exploded near a police academy in Cairo on Saturday, security sources said, a day after a wave of...

  36. FT Photo Diary

    January 24, 2014

    Reaction to Cairo Attacks

    Mahmud Khaled/AFP An Egyptian policeman walks through the site of a car bomb explosion that struck the Cairo police...

  37. January 24, 2014

    Cairo rocked by blasts on eve of anniversary of Egypt uprising

    Four explosions struck security installations in the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing at least six people and injuring...

  38. FT Photo Diary

    January 17, 2014

    Family flight in Cairo

    Aly Hazzaa/AP Family members run away from tear gas during clashes between Egypt’s security forces and supporters of ousted...

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