Damien Cole

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Ibrahim Halawa who has been acquitted of all charges in Egypt after four years in jail. Photograph:  Family Handout/PA Wire

The Taoiseach and Minister for Foreign Affairs will intervene directly if there is “any sense of unreasonable delay” in the release of Ibrahim Halawa (...)

Ibrahim Halawa  will have to wait another three weeks for the verdict in a trial over Muslim Brotherhood protests in Cairo in 2013, his lawyers have said. Photograph: Family Handout/PA

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been assured by the Egyptian president the case of Ibrahim Halawa will be resolved swiftly once the verdict is known. Mr V(...)

The Government has claimed to be doing all it can to secure the release of Ibrahim Halawa.

The trial of Ibrahim Halawa, the 21-year old from Firhouse, Dublin, who has been held in jail for four years in Egypt, was again adjourned when it cam(...)

The trial of Ibrahim Halawa has been adjourned for the 21st time, and is now rescheduled for April 26th.

There is now “a clear sense” the trial of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa is underway in Egypt, Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has said. (...)

A file image of Ibrahim Halawa (21) who has been in jail in Egypt since being arrested in Cairo in August 2013. His trial was further adjourned on Wednesday.

Judges at the trial of Ibrahim Halawa have ordered a further medical examination of the Irish man amid concerns about his health after more than three(...)

A file image  of Ibrahim Halawa who has been held in Egypt since August 2013 after being arrested at a protest over the ousting of then president Mohamed Morsi.

Ten witnesses gave evidence at the trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Cairo on Tuesday, focusing on clashes between police and protesters in the Egyptian capi(...)

Poster from a press conference held by Lynn Boylan of Sinn Féin last August calling for the release of Ibrahim Halawa from jail in Egypt. Sinn Féin’s housing spokesman Eoin Ó Broin was one of the TDs who visited Mr Halawa on Tuesday. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ibrahim Halawa has told a delegation of TDs who visited him in an Egyptian prison on Tuesday that he was beaten and put in solitary confinement by the(...)

Omaima (left), Fatima and Somaia Halawa sisters of Ibrahim Halawa, who has been in jail in Cairo in Egypt for 1,000 days since being arrested during anti-government protests. File photograph: Aidan Crawley.

A 20-year-old Irish man jailed in Egypt for the last 1,000 days as he awaits trial and a potential death penalty has said his incarceration has felt l(...)

Ibrahim Halawa: arrested by the Egyptian army as he took refuge in a Cairo mosque while Muslim Brotherhood protesters staged a “day of rage” in August 2013

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has expressed his “deep concern” after Dubliner Ibrahim Halawa’s trial in Egypt was adjourned for the 1(...)

The trial in Egypt of Irishman Ibrahim Halawa has been postponed for the tenth time.

The trial in Egypt of Irishman Ibrahim Halawa has been postponed for the tenth time. The proceedings were due to begin on Tuesday but the absence of(...)

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