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Concern grows for Brisbane man held in Egypt

Concern grows for Brisbane man held in Egypt

When Brisbane man Hazem Hamouda landed in Egypt for a dream holiday with his Australian-born family, he never imagined it would land him in prison.

  • by Aaron Bunch

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Egypt MPs petition to give El-Sisi more time as president
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Egypt MPs petition to give El-Sisi more time as president

The former general-turned-president has repeatedly said he serves at the pleasure of Egyptians and has no ambition to become another 'pharaoh'.

Egypt unveils Pharaonic tomb with 50 mystery mummies
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Egypt unveils Pharaonic tomb with 50 mystery mummies

The identities of the mummies has yet to be established but mummification method indicates that they had held important or prestigious positions.

  • by Sayed Sheasha
Who else does your job? The professions dominated by people from certain countries
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Who else does your job? The professions dominated by people from certain countries

Use our interactive to find out the most common countries of birth of people in your profession.

  • by Garreth Hanley, Craig Butt & Cassandra Morgan
El-Sisi says Egypt and Israel co-operate against ISIS in Sinai
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El-Sisi says Egypt and Israel co-operate against ISIS in Sinai

The admission by the Egyptian president contradicts denials by Egypt's military that the two countries were co-operating against the militants.

  • by Hamza Hendawi
Egypt security forces kill 40 suspected militants after tourist bus bombed
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Egypt security forces kill 40 suspected militants after tourist bus bombed

Officials did not say whether the suspects were connected to the attack near the pyramids, but said three raids across the country took place simultaneously.

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Bomb kills tourists near Egypt's pyramids

Bomb kills tourists near Egypt's pyramids

Tourists on their way to Egypt's Giza pyramids have been killed when a roadside bomb blast hit their tour bus.

  • by Amina Ismail
Egypt announces discovery of 4400-year-old tomb
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Egypt announces discovery of 4400-year-old tomb

Egypt has announced the discovery of a private tomb belonging to a senior official from the 5th dynasty of the pharaohs, which ruled roughly 4400 years ago.

Egyptian actress to be tried for wearing revealing dress

Egyptian actress to be tried for wearing revealing dress

An Egyptian actress is facing trial next month charged with public obscenity after she attended the closing ceremony of a film festival in Cairo wearing a see-through embroidered gauze dress that revealed the entirety of her legs.

Egypt opens sarcophagus of 3000-year-old mummy
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Egypt opens sarcophagus of 3000-year-old mummy

Egyptian authorities have unveiled before international media a well-preserved mummy of a woman inside a previously unopened coffin in Luxor in southern Egypt.

Taking your cat to the afterlife: mummified moggies found in Egypt
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Taking your cat to the afterlife: mummified moggies found in Egypt

The team also found painted wooden cobra and crocodile sarcophagi, a collection of gilded statues depicting animal features.

  • by Patrick Werr