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Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi, wearing a red uniform, gestures from behind the defendant’s bars during his trial on espionage charges at a court in Cairo on Saturday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Six people, including former president Mohammed Morsi, have been sentenced to death by an Egyptian court for for passing security documents to a TV ne(...)

 Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohammed Fahmy (R) and his colleague Baher Mohamed  (L) speak to reporters outside a courthouse after their trial session in Cairo, Egypt. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

An Egyptian court has adjourned the trial of two Al Jazeera television journalists.The pair are charged with aiding a terrorist organisation, a re(...)

News photographers and journalists protest against the detention of photojournalist Abou Zeid, also known as “Shawkan”, in front of the Press Syndicate in Cairo on Sunday. “Shawkan” has been held in an Egyptian prison without charge after being detained in August 2013, according to local media. Photograph: Reuters

A Cairo appeals judge has issued a damning appraisal of last year’s trial of three al-Jazeera English journalists, a month after he quashed their con(...)

Mohammed Fahmy talks to the judge in a courthouse near Tora prison last May. A holder of joint Egyptian-Canadian nationality, he may be released and deported. Photograph: Hamada Elrasam/AFP

The retrial of two Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt will start on Thursday. Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were sentenced to seven and 10 years(...)

Omaima (left) Fatima and Somaia Halawa sisters of Ibrahim Halawa whose trial in Egypt has been postponed. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The trial of Irish national Ibrahim Halawa was yesterday postponed until March 29th and the venue was moved from the police academy on the outskirts o(...)

 Australian journalist Peter Greste (R) celebrates on arrival at Brisbane International Airport. Photograph: Dave Hunt/EPA

Peter Greste, the Al Jazeera journalist freed after more than a year in an Egyptian prison, arrived back in his Australian homeland on Thursday and ca(...)

Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy could be freed within hours after renouncing his Egyptian citizenship. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

Egypt could free Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fahmy within hours, Qatar-based news channel Al Jazeera English reported on Tuesday.Mr Fahmy’s (...)

Any international relief at Egypt’s release and deportation of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste on Sunday evaporated yesterday with the death senten(...)

Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy stands behind bars at a court in Cairo in a May  2014 file photo. Mr Fahmy is  expected to be deported to Canada within days. Photograph: Reuters

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste said yesterday it was a great relief to be freed from prison in Egypt, but that he felt “incredible angst” about le(...)

Australian journalist Peter Greste: his release was granted under a law permitting deportation of foreigners to their home countries for trial or to serve out sentences. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Egypt’s deportation of al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste to Australia – and the likely expulsion to Canada of his colleague Mohamed Fahmy – has given(...)

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