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By Mohammed Abbas and Yara Bayoumy CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces clubbed demonstrators in the streets on Thursday and a court rejected an appeal against a jail term by a former election challenger to President Hosni Mubarak in twin blows to the opposition.
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian judicial disciplinary panel on Thursday punished one of two judges at the center of a dispute with the government over judicial independence by withholding his next promotion.
By Tom Perry and Yara Bayoumy CAIRO (Reuters) - Plainclothes security men beat, kicked and clubbed protesters demonstrating in support of Egyptian judges and judicial independence in Cairo on Thursday.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian riot police closed down parts of central Cairo on Thursday as a precaution against demonstrations in solidarity with two judges facing disciplinary action for talking about election abuses.
By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces beat activists and arrested journalists in Cairo on Thursday during protests in support of judges facing a disciplinary committee for criticizing election abuses last year.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security briefly detained at least six journalists covering a protest on Thursday in support of judges who are facing a disciplinary committee for criticising election abuses last year, a Reuters witness said.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces killed one person and captured four others early on Sunday in a gun battle in the center Sinai while investigating bomb attacks in the resort of Dahab and north Sinai, security sources said. Two people involved in the gunfight escaped.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Thousands of Egyptian police sealed off the area around the High Court in central Cairo on Thursday as two judges appeared before a disciplinary committee to face questioning about their criticism of the government.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Two men blew themselves up in Egypt's north Sinai on Wednesday, one near an airport used by an international observer force, security sources said. A spokesman for the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO), Normand St.
CAIRO (Reuters) - A bomb exploded near an airport in the north of Egypt's Sinai peninsula on Wednesday and two members of the multinational observer force were injured, Egyptian security forces said.
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