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In Pictures: Funeral of gunned down police officer

Lieutenant Colonel Mohamed Mabrouk Abu Khatab, a senior-ranking Homeland Security officer, was shot dead on Sunday evening in Nasr City near his home. The officer was shot by unknown gunmen near his house on Nagaty Serag Street while heading to his office around 10.30 pm according to the statement issued by the Ministry of Interior. …

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In Pictures: Iranian Shia celebrate Ashura

AFP- Iranian Shia celebrated Ashura day on Wednesday which commemorates the killing of Prophet Mohammed’s grandson Imam Hussein. Ashura, which climaxes on November 14, mourns the death of Imam Hussein who was killed by armies of the caliph Yazid near Karbala in 680 AD. Photos by AFP

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In Pictures: Ultras march en masse to the High Court

Thousands of Ultras, a group of energetic supporters of the Al-Ahly Football Club, marched from the team’s Zamalek stadium to the High Court in Downtown on Wednesday afternoon in protest of the detention of dozens of their members. The demonstrators marched from Zamalek to Ramses Street, the location of the High Court, over the eastbound …

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In Pictures: Morsi supporters clash with CSF, opposing protestors in front of High Court

Supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi clashed with central security forces and opposing demonstrators outside downtown’s High Court on Monday afternoon following Morsi’s first appearance in court for inciting the killing of protestors in December 2012. Police fired tear gas at Morsi supporters both east and west of the High Court on Ramses Street, while …

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In Pictures: Morsi supporters demonstrate against former president’s trial (2)

Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi congregated by the Police Academy – where he is currently on trial – early Monday morning. A few hundred protesters chanted against Defense Minister Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi, demanding the release of the ousted president. e to the unruly behavior of the defendants and the crowd inside the court house. Photos By Ahmed Al-Malky

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In Pictures: Morsi supporters demonstrate against former president’s trial

Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi congregated by the Police Academy – where he is currently on trial – early Monday morning. A few hundred protesters chanted against Defense Minister Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi, demanding the release of the ousted president. State media reported that the judge presiding over the case adjourned the session as soon as it it began due …

Aaron T. Rose

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In Pictures: Zamalek residents protest island’s deteriorating conditions

On Saturday, Zamalek residents took to the streets protesting the declining status of their island Carrying placards that read “Enough with cafes in Zamalek”, “Protect the remaining greenery” and “Against abuse of public property”, tens of the residents demonstrated by the Cultural Wheel in hopes of getting their voices heard. One of the most pressing …

Sara Abou Bakr

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In Pictures: Sisi supporters face off with Bassem Youssef’s supporters

Pro-army protesters faced-off with supporters of political satirist Bassem Youssef on Wednesday in downtown Cairo while Youssef was filming the second episode of his show ‘Al-Bernameg’s third season in Radio Theatre. A protest against Youssef was planned ahead due to some viewers’ displeasure with the satirist’s previous episode. Youssef is being investigated by prosecutor general Hisham Barakat, according to multiple media sources including Reuters. The political satirist created controversy last Friday when he took jabs at the cult of personality surrounding commander of the armed forces Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, Islamists, and the low profile of interim president Adly Monsour.

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In Pictures: Brotherhood sympathisers protest leaders’ trial

Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood group protested outside the High Court on Tuesday where the trial of some of the group’s leaders was being held. The Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie and his two aides Khairat Al-Shater and Rashad Al-Bayoumi, facing charges related to the deaths of protesters who stormed the Brotherhood’s headquarters in Al- Moqattam, …

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In pictures: Pro-Morsi Al-Azhar students clash with security

Student supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim brotherhood clashed with security forces outside their university. The CSF on site fired tear gas to disperse students protesting in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. Rock-throwing was exchanged between the two parties. Students chanted against the military and the police as they blocked Al-Nasr …

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In Pictures: Egyptians mourn dead following church attack

AFP-  Egyptians mourn the dead of the attack on  the Virgin Mary Coptic Christian church in Cairo, after gunmen on a motorbike shot dead three people Sunday night including an eight-year-old girl, in a shooting attack on a group standing outside the church in Al-Waraq neighbourhood following a wedding ceremony. Photos by AFP

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In Pictures: Al-Azhar Pro-Morsi students clash with police

  Al-Azhar University students clashes with the police on Sunday during an anti-army protest. Nearly 3,000 students initially blocked the main Nasr road leading to the campus, and clashes with police ensued leaving reports of injury. Tear gas was fired by the police while students used rocks and fireworks in return. Photos by Ahmed Al-Malky …

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In Pictures: University protests call for ‘return of legitimacy’

Several Pro-Morsi demonstrations commenced at Egyptian universities on Sunday calling for the “end of military rule”, while Mansoura University students clashed on Monday. Spokesman for Students Against the Coup in Cairo University Ahmad Ghoneim said that “security forces shut down roads leading to Cairo University [in response to] protests by high-school students and university students …

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In Pictures: Clashes erupt in Cairo

Rival demonstrations led to violent clashes throughout Egypt on Sunday amid celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the October War. The Ministry of Interior had reported 94 injuries and 28 killed nationwide. In Cairo’s Tahrir Square, face-painted revelers gathered to celebrate the anniversary, waving Egyptian flags and posters of Defence Minister Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi as …

Adam Koppeser

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Egyptian police detain a political activists and supporter of Khaled Said

Egyptian police detain a political activists and supporter of 28-year-old blogger Khaled Said who died following police questioning before the revolution in 2010, during clashes with police outside a court in Egypt’s northern coastal city of Alexandria on October 1, 2013 during the trial of Egyptian police officers Awad Ismail Suleiman and Mahmud Salah Amin …

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In Pictures: Funeral of police chief gather masses

On Friday, mourners gathered to pay their respect to security chief Nabil Farrag whose funeral was held by the Unknown Soldier Memorial in Nasr City. Farrag was killed when Egyptian security forces stormed Kerdasa in the latest where security personnel faced-off with Islamist militants. Defense Minister Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi, Prime Minsiter Hazem El-Beblawi and Interior …

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