The trial of Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa (above) is set to open on Tuesday in a court at the massive Tora Prison compound on the edge of Cairo

The trial of Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa is set to open on Tuesday in a court at the massive Tora Prison compound on the edge of Cairo. Dublin-born (...)

Ibrahim Halawa: has had court proceedings postponed twice since his incarceration in Tora prison in August 2013

While Ibrahim Halawa will be happy that his cellmates, Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed, have been granted a r(...)

Omaima (left), Fatima and Somaia Halawa  holding a picture of their brother Ibrahim  who is  in prison in Egypt. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Friends and family of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa, awaiting trial in Egypt, staged a vigil outside the Egyptian embassy in Dublin on Saturday afterno(...)

Dr Saleem Khan father of Hassan Khan is consoled at the funeral of his 2-year-old son Hassan Khan.The funeral service  took place at Clonskeagh Mosque this afternoon. Photograph: Collins.

Hassan Khan, the two-year-old boy who was found dead in his home in south Dublin last week, was buried in Dublin today.The boy’s body was found by gar(...)

Omaima, Fatima and Somaia Halawa, sisters of Ibrahim Halawa. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The trial in Cairo of Irish national Ibrahim Halawa set for yesterday has been postponed until August 12th for “technical reasons”.His sister Nosayba(...)

Air Corps aircraft perform a fly-past during the National Day of Commemoration ceremony at Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There was a special emphasis on Irish people who died in the first World War during the National Day of Commemoration ceremony at the Royal Hospital (...)

At home in Dublin are Omaima, Fatima and Somaia Halawa, sisters of Ibrahim Halawa (18), who faces trial in Egypt next week. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 3:09

Last summer the Halawa family took their usual trip to Cairo. Sisters Somaia (28), Fatima (23) and Omaima (21) went for work experience. Ibrahim (1(...)

Irish siblings (left to right) Ibrihim Halawa and sisters Fatima, Omaima and Somaia were detained by Egyptian authorities  last August. The sisters returned to Ireland in November. Photograph: Family handout/PA

The sister of an 18-year-old Irish Muslim man, detained in an Egyptian jail without charge or trail since August of last year, has criticised the Gove(...)

Halawa sisters [from left to right] Omaima (21),Fatima (23) and Somaia (28) are greeted  at Dublin Airport this morning following their detention in Egypt .Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

There were scenes of jubilation in Dublin Airport this morning as the Halawa sisters, Omaima (21), Fatima (22) and Soumaia (28) were greeted by friend(...)

The Irish-Egyptian Halawa siblings, from left, Ebraheem,  Fatima, Omaima and Somaia. Photograph: PA
The Cairo four

In a security facility somewhere in Cairo, four siblings from Ireland await their fate after they were detained during unrest in Cairo last weekend(...)