Cairo

Why Egypt is building a new capital city to replace Cairo
New Egyptian Capital
In Brief

Why Egypt is building a new capital city to replace Cairo

Government says nearly completed metropolis will be bigger and better - but is it a symbol of optimism or a cynical ploy?
11 Sep 2018
Cairo Coptic church bombing kills at least 25
A nun reacts as Egyptian security forces (unseen) inspect the scene of a bomb explosion at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Coptic Orthodox Church on December 11, 2016, in Cairo's Abbasiya neig
In Brief

Cairo Coptic church bombing kills at least 25

Egypt starts three days of national mourning after Christians are targeted during Sunday mass
12 Dec 2016
Egypt: Al Jazeera journalists released from prison
 Al-Jazeera English journalist Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy adresses the judge at the courtroom in Cairo
In Brief

Egypt: Al Jazeera journalists released from prison

Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed freed on bail after spending more than a year in Egyptian jail
13 Feb 2015
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 8 Jul 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 8 Jul 2013

8 Jul 2013
What next for Egypt? Five key questions after Morsi ousted
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In Depth

What next for Egypt? Five key questions after Morsi ousted

Fears of further violence as world leaders avoid calling army takeover a 'coup'
4 Jul 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 3 Jul 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 3 Jul 2013

3 Jul 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 22 Jun 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 22 Jun 2012

22 Jun 2012

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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 20 Jun 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 20 Jun 2012

20 Jun 2012
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