Egypt military - updates

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Egypt anti-jihadist sweep kills 28 militants

Feb 12, 2018 - 6:54 PM

The security sweep comes as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is seeking re-election in March, after a first term in office that has seen him crack down on an Islamist insurgency and other opponents

Judicial source denies Egypt's Morsi will face new trial

Feb 17, 2015 - 11:50 PM

UPDATED Earlier a source in the prosecutors office said Morsi and 198 Islamist leaders and supporters would face a military trial on February 23 over deadly protests

MOHAMED MORSI. Ousted Egyptian President, Mohammad Morsi, stands in a cage in the courtroom where he stands charged of spying with Qatar, in Cairo, Egypt, 15 February 2015. Namir Galal/ Almasry Alyoum/ EPA

US suspension of arms to Egypt could be lifted: Kerry

Oct 10, 2013 - 9:49 PM

US Secretary of State John Kerry says its suspension of military hardware deliveries to Cairo could be lifted

STRAIGHT TALK. US Secretary of State John Kerry. File photo from AFP/Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Obama cancels US exercises with Egypt

Aug 15, 2013 - 11:14 PM

President Barack Obama said the US has canceled military exercises with Egypt to protest the killing of hundreds of protesters

US President Barack Obama. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Are there lessons from the Philippines for Egypt?

Aug 02, 2013 - 11:47 PM

Despite the similarities between the current events in Egypt and the People Power protests in the Philippines there are significant structural differences between the two countries

Egypt charges 200 over bloodshed at army HQ: source

Jul 10, 2013 - 8:57 PM

Egypt prosecutors charge 200 people for their alleged involvement in clashes outside a military barracks that left over 50 dead a source says

RUN FOR COVER. Egypt security forces fire tear gas to disperse Islamist supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi outside the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo. Photo by AFP

'Terrorists' storm Egypt army HQ

Jul 08, 2013 - 3:07 PM

UPDATED The Muslim Brotherhood which had been protesting outside the Republican Guard headquarters said 35 Islamist protesters had been shot dead