Wednesday March 25, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international stories.
Saturday March 07, 2015
Egypt has carried out the first death sentence handed down over the violence that erupted after the army's 2013 overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
Saturday February 28, 2015
An Egyptian court has listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, one month after a judge listed the group's armed wing as a terrorist group.
Monday February 23, 2015
Round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Sunday February 15, 2015
A Jordanian security court has sentenced a senior Muslim Brotherhood leader to 18 months in prison for criticising the United Arab Emirates on social media, according to a judicial source.
Friday February 13, 2015
A round-up of other national and international stories
Thursday February 12, 2015
A Cairo court has released two Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed after more than 400 days in jail, but did not dismiss the case against them.
Sunday February 08, 2015
Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has expressed concern that the trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt has once again been delayed.
Wednesday February 04, 2015
Peter Greste, the Al Jazeera journalist freed after more than a year in an Egyptian prison, arrived back in his Australian homeland today and called for the release of two colleagues still in custody.
Monday February 02, 2015
The relief that Australian journalist Peter Greste feels at being freed from prison in Egypt is restrained by concern for his two colleagues who remain in detention, his family has said.