Ibrahim Halawa

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Fatima, Omaima and Somaia celebrating the news their brother Ibrahim has been acquitted on on Monday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued a new passport for Ibrahim Halawa in anticipation of his imminent return to Ireland after four years in (...)

Ibrahim Halawa celebrates moments after his acquittal by an anti-terrorism court outside Cairo. Photograph: Declan Walsh/The New York Times

Irish diplomats have made initial contact with the Egyptian authorities about the release of Ibrahim Halawa following his acquittal on Monday. Mr Hal(...)

Australian broadcast journalist Peter Greste. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Australian journalist Peter Greste, a former cellmate of Ibrahim Halawa, says there will be no return to normal for the Dublin man when he is released(...)

Ibrahim Halawa just moments after his acquittal in Cairo: The court must inform the interior ministry of its decision before his release process can get under way. Photograph: Declan Walsh/New York Times

Ibrahim Halawa’s solicitor is hopeful that the Tallaght man will be home by the beginning of next week, despite a 60 day window for a possible state a(...)

Members of the Halawa family – Nosayba, Omaima (with her baby Abdullah), Khadija, Fatima and Somaia – celebrate at home in Dublin after hearing news of their brother Ibrahim’s acquittal in Cairo. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In normal circumstances, the outcome of Ibrahim Halawa’s trial would have been a foregone conclusion. Not a single piece of evidence implicating him i(...)

Dubliner Ibrahim Halawa celebrates moments after his acquittal by an anti-terrorism court at the Wadi Natrun prison outside Cairo on Monday. Photograph: Declan Walsh/New York Times

The first sign for Ibrahim Halawa that things might be going his way – after 1,497 days in prison and up to 30 trial adjournments – came when the cour(...)

The Halawa family look at the latest photograph of Ibrahim while celebrating at home in Firhouse, Dublin. From left: Nosayba, Omaima, (with her baby Abdullah), Khadija, Fatima and Somaia. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Pandemonium took over in a Dublin sitting room on Monday as Ireland’s happiest family realised that, after a tortuous four-year battle, their son, bro(...)

Ibrahim Halawa’s sisters Nosayba, Somaya, Omaima, Fatima and Khadija – with their children Aisha, Sundus and Hamza – protesting along with members of Amnesty International outside the Egyptian Embassy in Dublin to mark the fourth anniversary of his arrest. Photograph: Alan Betson

2013 August 13th – Ibrahim Halawa, a 17-year-old Irish citizen, is arrested by Egyptian security forces along with his older sisters Somaia, Fatima a(...)

Ibrahim Halawa with his sisters Fatima, Omaima and Somaia.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has welcomed the news from Cairo that Ibrahim Halawa and his sisters have been acquitted. Mr Coveney, who (...)

The family of Ibrahim Halawa are to hold a news conference in Dublin on Friday

The family of Ibrahim Halawa are to hold a news conference in Dublin on Friday to address further delays in their brother’s case. It follows Monday’s(...)

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