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 Simon Coveney is hosting a dinner on Monday and a meeting on Tuesday in Farmleigh. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney will host a private meeting of a group of Arab and EU foreign ministers on Monday to discuss the Middle Eas(...)

Ibrahim Halawa (21) has spent more than four years in jail. File photograph: Family Handout/PA Wire

Ibrahim Halawa is in “good spirits” and looking forward to returning home to Ireland, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs. The 21-year-old(...)

Ibrahim Halawa is set to receive a consular visit from the Irish Embassy in Cairo in the coming days

Ibrahim Halawa is set to receive a consular visit from the Irish Embassy in Cairo in the coming days, it has been confirmed. The Department of Foreig(...)

Ibrahim Halawa celebrates moments after his acquittal by an anti-terrorism court at the Wadi Natrun prison outside Cairo on September 18th. Photograph: Declan Walsh/The New York Times

More than three weeks after he was acquitted of all charges against him, Ibrahim Halawa remains in prison in Egypt, and Irish authorities appear to be(...)

 Ibrahim Halawa  has been acquitted of all charges in Egypt after four years in jail.

The Egyptian legal authorities have not yet begun to process the paperwork for Ibrahim Halawa’s release from jail. “The first stage hasn’t even been (...)

 Ibrahim Halawa: arrested during  Muslim Brotherhood protests which took place in Cairo in August 2013. Photograph: Family Handout/PA Wire

The Government has had no confirmation of when Ibrahim Halawa will be released from prison, the Dáil has heard. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Mr Halaw(...)

Ibrahim Halawa: physical and mental health has deteriorated in detention

The Government is planning a high-level diplomatic push for the immediate return to Ireland of Ibrahim Halawa within hours of a verdict being delivere(...)

Ibrahim Halawa is one of 494 men who were arrested and charged with offences that carry the death penalty during anti-government demonstrations in 2013

The last witnesses were called in Egypt on Sunday in the trial of Dublin man Ibrahim Halawa, who has been in jail in Cairo for 3½ years. Following th(...)

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(...)

Ibrahim Halawa: the Irish man gave a 10-minute address in which he said he was innocent of all charges against him and asked to be deported to Ireland

The young Irish man Ibrahim Halawa personally addressed the judges at his trial in Cairo on Tuesday, protesting his innocence and asking to be returne(...)

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