Ibrahim Halawa

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A file image of Ibrahim Halawa (21), from Firhouse in Dublin, who has been in prison in Egypt since August 2013

Seven police officers gave evidence at the trial of Irishman Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt on Wednesday before the case was adjourned for two weeks. Lawye(...)

 Crucifixes for sale in a Cairo shop. Christians are a significant minority in Egypt, as 10 per cent of the population are Coptic Orthodox. Photograph: Khaled Desouki/AFP

At the high point of the Christian year, Easter, the bombings of two churches in Tanta and Alexandria in Egypt are a sombre reminder that there are pl(...)

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 candlelight vigil, organised by Uplift, to highlight government inaction regarding the continuing imprisonment without trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt was held outside Leinster House tonight. Pictured are brahim Halawa ’s three sisters, from left: Omaima, Somaia and Fatima Halawa.Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The Government sent an independent Irish medical doctor to Cairo to assess the medical condition of Ibraham Halawa, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the Dáil(...)

Ibrahim Halawa’s sisters   Omaima (left) Fatima and Somaia Halawa have been campaigning for their brother’s release. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A doctor who visited Ibrahim Halawa in prison in Cairo last week has recommended that the Irish man be released to facilitate further medical tests af(...)

People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith raised the issue of Ibrahim Halawa whose trial in Egypt was suspended on Wednesday for the 20th time. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Dáil was suspended for 10 minutes in a row over Ibrahim Halawa. Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl adjourned proceedings after People Before Profi(...)

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(...)

The mass trial of Ibrahim Halawa  and 493 others is due to resume in Cairo on Wednesday.

The Government is to send an independent medical expert to Egypt to assess the health of Dubliner Ibrahim Halawa, who has been in jail awaiting trial (...)

 Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi: The Taoiseach said he had spoken twice to him  about Ibrahim  Halawa. File photograph: Daniel Irungu/EPA

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will raise the case of Ibrahim Halawa again with the president of Egypt, but said the response would be the same as that given to(...)

Ibrahim Halawa has told an Irish delegation he is still on hunger strike.

A decision by the Government to recognise the state of Palestine would boost Ireland’s campaign for a seat on the United Nations Security Council, the(...)

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