Somaia, Fatima and Omaima Halawa, sisters of jailed Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa outside Government Buildings.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ibrahim Halawa, the Irish teenager who has been awaiting trial for two years in an Egyptian jail, is still on hunger strike, according to family membe(...)

 Egyptian journalist Ahmed Mansour speaks as he leaves a prison in Berlin. He spent two nights in custody. Photograph: Rainer Jensen/EPA

Germany has released an Al-Jazeera journalist arrested by Berlin police on Saturday on foot of a request from Egypt. The arrest of Mr Ahmed Mansour, (...)

Police arrested Al-Jazeera’s Ahmed Mansour at a Berlin airport, the journalist said via Twitter, after Germany acted on an international arrest warrant issued by his home country Egypt. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP

A leading Al Jazeera journalist was arrested at a Berlin airport on Saturday at the request of Egypt. A lawyer for the Qatar-based satellite network (...)

Former  president of Egypt  Mohamed Morsi reacts  inside a defendants’ cage in a Cairo courtroom as a judge upholds a death sentence against him. Photograph: Ali Malki/Almasry Alyoum/EPA

An Egyptian court has upheld a death sentence against ousted president Mohamed Morsi in a trial stemming from the Muslim Brotherhood leader’s escape (...)

Somaia, Fatima and Omaima Halawa, sisters of  Ibrahim Halawa, demonstrating outside  Government Buildings earlier this month.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan were told last week that Ibrahim Halawa, the Irish teenager detained in Egy(...)

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Ibrahim Halawa, the Irish teenager awaiting trial for almost two years in an Egyptian prison, has gone on hunger strike, according to a smuggled let(...)

Journalist Ibrahim Aladrawi looks on behind bars with a sign reading “Journalist” taped over his mouth during his court appearance with Muslim Brotherhood members on the outskirts of Cairo, earlier this month. Photograph: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Egypt summoned the US ambassador in Cairo to show displeasure at Muslim Brotherhood figures coming to Washington for a private conference, sources fam(...)

A Palestinian boy cleans debris near a training base of the Ezzedine al-Qassam brigades, the military wing of Hamas, in Gaza City, after Israeli warplanes struck multiple militant targets in the Palestinian coastal strip. Photograph: Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images

An Egyptian appeals court on Saturday cancelled a ruling to list the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, judicial sources said, si(...)

Somaia, Fatima and Omaima Halawa, sisters of Ibrahim Halawa, protest outside Government Buildings in support of their brother whose hearing has been postponed for another two months. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The trial of Irish national Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt has been adjourned for two months. It is the seventh time the case of the 19-year-old from Firh(...)

Protestors hold pictures of ousted Egyptian president Morsi and shout slogans during a pro-Morsi rally in front of the Egyptian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Photograph: Deniz Toprak/EPA

Egypt has executed six members of a Sinai-based militant group with links to Islamic State for carrying out an attack on soldiers near Cairo last year(...)