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  1. 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,...

  2. 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...

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    Six months after the military coup that overthrew the elected Islamist government of M...
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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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,...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. FT Photo Diary

    January 15, 2014

    Guarding the vote in Egypt

    Mahmoud Khaled/AFP Members of the Egyptian security forces stand guard outside a polling station near the Saladin Citadel on...

  19. beyondbrics

    January 14, 2014

    [wrap] Egypt votes on new consititution

    Egyptians queue up to cast their vote on a new constitution in Al-Haram in the southern Cairo Giza district on January 14,...

  20. FT Photo Diary

    January 14, 2014

    Voting in Cairo

    Amr Nabil/AP Voting starts on a draft for Egypt’s new constitution that represents a key milestone in a military-backed road...

  21. January 14, 2014

    Clashes claim lives as Egyptians vote on constitution

    At least eight people were killed in clashes between Islamists and police in Egypt at the start of a two-day referendum...

  22. FT Photo Diary

    January 10, 2014

    Cairo blaze

    Al Youm Al Saabi newspaper.Reuters A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood makes the Rabaa four-fingered gesture in front of a...

  23. FT Photo Diary

    January 8, 2014

    Anger in Egypt

    Virginie Nguyen Hoang/AFP Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi block a street during clashes with Egyptian security...

  24. January 4, 2014

    Thirteen killed in Brotherhood clashes with police in Egypt

    CAIRO, Jan 3 – Thirteen people were shot dead as supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood clashed with police across Egypt on...

  25. December 28, 2013

    Student killed as Islamists clash with police in Cairo

    CAIRO, December 28 – One student was killed on Saturday when supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood fought with Egyptian...

  26. December 26, 2013

    Cairo bomb blast deepens crisis in Egypt

    A crude explosive device on a Cairo street injured five people on a bus on Thursday morning, deepening the sense of crisis...

  27. beyondbrics

    December 18, 2013

    MAF plans malls, ski slopes, for sub-Saharan Africa

    Majid Al Futtaim, the malls operator that brought an indoor ski slope to Dubai, is seeking to double revenues over the next...

  28. December 18, 2013

    Egypt’s immigrants flee as xenophobia rears its head

    A fashion designer from Latin America visited Cairo eight years ago. She fell in love with Egypt and moved to the country,...

  29. December 18, 2013

    Egypt’s Bedouin tribes caught in Sinai crossfire

    The village of al-Muqataa bears the evidence of the army’s heavy handed tactics. A shelled-out mosque, concrete houses...

  30. FT Photo Diary

    December 11, 2013

    Egyptian fire

    Mahmoud Khaled/AFP Egyptian students who support the Muslim Brotherhood shoot fireworks at riot policemen during clashes...

  31. beyondbrics

    December 8, 2013

    The week ahead: Dec 9-13

    The week ahead in emerging markets: Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks continue. Chile holds the second round of its...

  32. December 2, 2013

    New Egypt constitution to enshrine independence of military

    Egypt’s new draft constitution, approved by a 50-member assembly on Sunday night, will enshrine the freedom of the army from...

  33. November 26, 2013

    Dozens held in Cairo as protesters defy law on demonstrations

    Police in Egypt arrested several high-profile rights activists and fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse hundreds of...

  34. November 26, 2013

    Illegal settlements in Egypt boom as housing controls weaken

    The sound of hammering echoes in the air as workmen carrying planks of wood appear on the balcony of a second-floor flat...

  35. November 23, 2013

    Egypt expels Turkish ambassador

    CAIRO, Nov 23 - Egypt said on Saturday it was expelling Turkey’s ambassador and accused Ankara of backing organisations bent...

  36. November 20, 2013

    Russia cannot replace America in the Middle East

    The hardening conviction among America’s Arab and Israeli allies that the US is no longer a reliable partner in the sinuous...

  37. November 14, 2013

    Egypt and Russia hail new era of military co-operation

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s defence minister and de facto ruler, announced a new era of military co-operation with Moscow...

  38. November 8, 2013

    Egypt turns to Russia as relations with Washington sour

    The Russian foreign and defence ministers will travel to Egypt next week on a visit seen as signalling a growing...

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