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Mohammed Morsi:   died at the age of 67 after collapsing in court during a retrial of charges of espionage. Photograph: Tara Todras-Whitehill/The New York Times

Mohamed Morsi Issa al-Ayyat Born: August 20th, 1951 Died: June 17th, 2019 In 2012 Mohamed Morsi became Egypt’s first democratically chosen preside(...)

A girl holds a photograph of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi during a symbolic funeral ceremony on June 18th at Fatih mosque in Istanbul. Thousands joined in prayer in the Turkish capital for Morsi, who died after collapsing in a Cairo court. Photograph: Getty Images

The sudden death from a heart attack of Egypt’s ousted and imprisoned president Mohamed Morsi during a court appearance on Monday has shed light on th(...)

People hold a photograph of former  Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi during prayers for him in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday, while his funeral was taking place in Egypt. Photograph: Erdem Sahin/EPA

Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi was buried in a restricted family ceremony in Cairo early on Tuesday, a day after he suffered a fatal heart at(...)

Installation view of Vasily Klyukin: In Dante Veritas, presented by the State Russian Museum. Photograph courtesy of the artist

Since virtual reality was popularised in the video game industry, people all over the world have been experimenting with how far we can push its bound(...)

Sudanese protesters  wave placards during a demonstration in Khartoum on Tuesday. At least four people were killed on Monday in new clashes between protesters and  security forces. Photograph: Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP/Getty Images

Sudan’s military and civilian protest leaders say they have agreed on a three-year transition to democratic rule, raising hopes for a resolution to t(...)

Architect Dermot Bannon at home in Drumcondra, Dublin. File photograph: Eric Luke

“If I go [to someone’s house] that I really love and I go, ‘wow this house is inspiring’, I’ll tell them about it and I’ll gush about and think ‘this (...)

Gabriel Makhlouf: in June 2000 he published an OECD report accusing 19 organisation members, including Ireland, of operating potentially harmful tax regimes

The overseas official set to become the next Central Bank governor presided over an OECD report that named Ireland during the Celtic Tiger years among(...)

The White House said that Mr Trump ‘recognised Gen Haftar’s significant role in fighting terrorism and securing Libya’s oil resources’.

The UN has warned that international rivalries and support for competing Libyan factions has helped push the oil-rich north African state to the brink(...)

Aftermath of an overnight rocket attack, on the Libyan capital of Tripoli on April 17th. Khalifa Haftar has launched an offensive to take the city. Photograph:  Mahmud Turkia/AFP

The US presidential veto of bipartisan congressional legislation to end US participation in the Yemen war could embolden the rulers of Saudi Arabia an(...)

Egyptian lawmakers debating constitutional reforms on Tuesday. Photograph: Khaled Mashaal/EPA

The Egyptian president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, moved a step closer to extending his rule after lawmakers approved sweeping constitutional amendments tha(...)

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