egypt

Hundreds killed in attack on Egyptian mosque

November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

A horrific terror attack on a Egyptian mosque has left more than 235 people dead and 109 injured. According to the state news agency MENA, the attack was carried out by ISIS militants at the Al-Rawdah...

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An EgyptAir plane was forced to land in Cyprus, Lanarca, early Tuesday morning after a man told the plane he was wearing a suicide explosive belt. The aircraft left Alexandria and was scheduled to...

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Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy was the key note speaker for the HSF Real Talks event held at Humber College Tuesday afternoon....

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Mohamed Fahmy told a packed crowd about the geopolitical reasons for his arrest and prolonged imprisonment....

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Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy appeared at a press conference hosted by Canadian Journalists for Free Expression at Ryerson University on Oct. 13....

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Mohammed Morsi was sentenced on Tuesday to 20 years in prison, nearly three years after he became elected president after the Egyptian Revolution 2011. He was the country's first freely elected president....

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Fahmy free, reunited with family

February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two Al Jazeera journalists, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed, were released from an Egyptian prison on Friday, after spending over a year behind bars on terrorism-related charges....

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By Brendan Quinn Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy could be freed “within hours” following his renouncing of his Egyptian citizenship, but the nine Egyptian journalists imprisoned with him may not get the same chance, a watchdog...

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Greyson and Loubani receive a warm welcome home

October 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

[SlideDeck2 id=28705] By Espe Currie, Andrea Fernandes and Kateryna Barnes John Greyson and Tarek Loubani returned to Canada Friday night after 50 days held captive without charge in Cairo’s Tora prison. Welcomed to Pearson with...

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Canadians Tarek Loubani and John Greyson are winging their way home to Canada after being detained in an Egyptian prison for 51 days. Time for a look back at their seven week ordeal in this...

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