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In Pictures: Clashes erupt between SAC and security forces in Al-Azhar University

Clashes erupted Wednesday between students affiliated with the group Students Against the Coup and security forces during protests at a number of universities, including Al-Azhar, Alexandria, Cairo, and Beni Suef. Two students died of fatal birdshot wounds at Beni Suef University after the protesting students took the protest off campus, according to the student observatory …

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In Pictures: Egypt policemen sentenced to 10 years for blogger death

  AFP-  Two Egyptian policemen were sentenced to 10 years in jail Monday for the killing of a blogger whose death rallied protesters in the 2011 revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak. The two were sentenced following a retrial for the manslaughter and torture of Khaled Said in June 2010, when they had unlawfully arrested him at …

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Stand alone: Yarmouk Camp humanitarian disaster

It is impossible not to be touched by the apocalyptic scenes emerging from the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in Damascus, besieged and cut off for months. The images are at once epic and personal. Row upon row of gaunt faces, serried ranks of grimy, raged figures; the delicate, hunger-ravaged features of children waiting in …

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Deserted Naama Bay

A picture taken on 18 February 2014 shows the nearly deserted Naama Bay shopping district in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on 18 February 2014. The decline in tourism since the fall of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has hobbled Egypt’s economy. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI

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In Pictures: African asylum seekers protest in Tel Aviv

AFP – The migrants, primarily from Eritrea and Sudan, are protesting to call for help in the face of Israel’s refusal to grant them refugee status. Last month, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) warned that Israel could be in breach of international law with new legislation that allows for the potentially indefinite detention of asylum-seekers. …

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In Pictures: Journalists protest Egypt jailing of Jazeera colleagues

AFP- Scores of supporters of Al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt demonstrated on Tuesday in Kenya, the base of one of the detained reporters. “Being a journalist is not a crime,” the crowd of around a 100 shouted outside the Egyptian embassy in Nairobi, in a peaceful protest watched over by armed police. The detained journalists, …

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L’okacha

Amro Okacha “ aka L’okacha” was born and raised in Cairo. He was raised in the realm of Nubian morals and traditions. He discovered drawing at 17. He is a graduate of the Higher Institute of Cinema, animation department. He worked in an animation studio for a short while. Currently, his focus is on illustration. …

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In Pictures: Murder trial of Morsi resumes

AFP- The murder trial of deposed Egyptian leader Mohamed Morsi is due to resume in Cairo Saturday, after he insisted at a separate hearing that he was still the legitimate president. His trial is seen as a test for Egypt’s military-installed authorities, who have come under fire for a heavy-handed crackdown on his supporters after he was forced …

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In Pictures: Zeinhom morgue post 25 January anniversary

Families of the victims of violence that took place on the anniversary of the revolution waited at the morgue on Sunday for the autopsy report before burying them. All the reports viewed by Daily News Egypt ascribed the cause of death to gunshots from the clashes in Alf Maskan, Mattariya and Downtown. 6 April members …

AbdelHalim H. AbdAllah

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L’okacha

Amro Okacha “ aka L’okacha” was born and raised in Cairo. He was raised in the realm of Nubian morals and traditions. He discovered drawing at 17. He is a graduate of the Higher Institute of Cinema, animation department. He worked in an animation studio for a short while. Currently, his focus is on illustration. …

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In Pictures: Islamic Art museum damaged by blast

The bombing that took place early morning on 24 January has affected the neighbouring Islamic Art Museum and the Egyptian National Library and Archives. A group of archaeologists and art restorers volunteered to form a taskforce, which visited yesterday the site of the museum to survey the damage. Photos By AFP

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In Pictures: Protesters and police clash in Downtown Cairo

Downtown Cairo witnessed clashes between police forces and protesters on the third anniversary of the 25 January Revolution after police forces dispersed a protest organised by the Revolutionary Front outside the Press Syndicate. The Front announced that two protesters were killed during the violence which took place in Abdul Khaliq Tharwat Street in downtown. Photos …

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In Pictures: Blast in Ain Shams

A bomb went off next to a police institute in the Ain Shams district in Cairo at 7am Saturday, damaging the institute’s walls but left no injuries. The blast came the morning after a series of bombings targeted police across Cairo on Friday 24 January, leaving six dead. Photos by Ahmed AlMalky

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In Pictures: Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo

  Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood took to the streets Friday. They chanted slogans and raised four fingers, the symbol known as “Rabaa”,  remembering those killed in the crackdown on the Rabaa Al-Adaweya protest camp in Cairo last year, during a demonstration in Cairo on 24 January 2014. Protesters carried placards that read “Void, Execute …

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In Pictures: Al-Talbiya Explosion

A homemade improvised explosive device (IED) exploded inside a billboard along Al-Ahram Street, eastern Giza on Friday morning. The explosion left no casualties, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Interior. The explosion took place in the Al-Talbiya district at around 10am. Photos by Ahmed Al-Mlaky  

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In Pictures: Explosion targets Cairo Security Directorate

  AFP-  A car bomb struck Cairo police headquarters on Friday, killing at least four people in an early morning blast heard across theEgyptian capital, police and health ministry officials said. The explosion sent a large plume of smoke billowing above the city and left a deep crater in the street, an AFP correspondent reported. …

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In Pictures: Clashes in Alexandria

  AFP – Egyptian protesters and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood scatter as a tear gas canister explodes next to them during clashes withEgyptian police in the northern port city of Alexandria on 23 January 2014. Clashes between rival Egyptian students at a university in Alexandria killed at least one student, a supporter of ousted Islamist president …

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