Sameh Shoukry

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The trial of Ibrahim Halawa has been adjourned for the 16th time.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is expected to contact Egypt’s president within the next week to express his concern about the latest adjournment of the trial o(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton pays his respects at the coffin of Shimon Peres outside the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, in Jerusalem. Photograph: Getty Images

The Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas will participate in today’s funeral in Jerusalem of Israel’s elder statesman Shimon Peres – his first visit t(...)

Ibrahim Halawa: since his arrest as a 17-year-old, Mr Halawa has had his trial postponed 13 times and is due back in court later this month

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan is to discuss the incarceration of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa with his Egyptian counterpart as part of(...)

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(...)

Minister Charlie Flanagan said the Government was making  “considered and concerted efforts to achieve positive progress for this citizen and his release at the earliest opportunity”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has acknowledged there are campaigners who do not agree with the Government’s approach to seeking the re(...)

The family of Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa, who was jailed two years ago over political protests in Egypt, attended a briefing about his case at the European Parliament on Tuesday.

The family of Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa, who was jailed two years ago over political protests in Egypt, attended a briefing about his case at the (...)

Ibrahim Halawa: Arrested after a protest in August 2013 and is being held in an Egyptian prison

Ibrahim Halawa, the Irish teenager imprisoned in Egypt, was described as being “in reasonable spirits ” by the chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on(...)

Ibrahim Halawa: being tried as part of a mass court action against almost 500 people.

The Department of Foreign Affairs is considering sending a senior official to Cairo ahead of Irish student Ibrahim Halawa’s scheduled appearance in an(...)

 Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan: “I don’t accept that there will be a culling of male TDs”

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has said he does not accept sitting male TDs will be “culled” to make way for women because of gender(...)

An image grab taken from the Jordanian TV shows flames erupting from a building hit by an airstrike against Islamic State by warplanes of the Jordanian Air Force. Photograph: Jordanian TV/AFP/Getty Images.

Arab leaders have bemoaned what they call a lack of strategy and weapons in the fight against jihadists groups like Islamic State, a security confe(...)

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