Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Egypt

Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Egypt

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FBIS, Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Report--Middle East & North Africa and South Asia; Western Europe

FT, The Financial Times

JP, The Jerusalem Post

NYT, The New York Times

WP, The Washington Post

WSJ, The Wall Street Journal


Apr. 16: A military court ordered the medical examination of seven defendants, accused of participation in the Islamist group Tala'i al-Fath, who claimed they were tortured by police.

4/18 FBIS

Apr. 18: In Kum Umbu, Upper Egypt, security forces killed three Islamists during a raid on their hideout.

4/19 FBIS

Apr. 19: A court sentenced three men to death and six to life imprisonment with hard labor for the murder of a police officer in 1993.

4/20 FBIS

Apr. 22: In Markaz Mallawi, Upper Egypt, unidentified gunmen wounded five police officers.

4/24 FBIS

Apr. 25: In Minsha'at al-Mughaliqa, Markaz Mallawi, security forces reported killing a "terrorist" and a bystander in a shootout.

4/28 FBIS

In Hanna Adib, Upper Egypt, police reported killing one "Muslim militant" and wounding two other people after the militant fatally shot a Copt.

4/26 FBIS

Apr. 30: Security forces reported the arrest in Alexandria of 13 Muslim Brotherhood members accused of seditious acts.

5/1 FBIS

May 2: Police reported that Islamists fatally shot a police informant in the southern town of Mallawi.

5/2 FBIS

May 4: Security forces reported killing three "terrorists" during a clash in Cairo.

5/5 FBIS

May 10: Police reported killing "prominent terrorist leader" Hasan Hamid al-Sayyid Khayri in Alexandria.

5/11 FBIS

May 30: In al-Barajil, al-Minya Governorate, unknown gunmen killed one police officer and wounded three other people.

6/2 FBIS

May 31: A military court sentenced two men to death and 28 others to sentences ranging from life to one year's imprisonment for attempting to revive the al-Jihad organization.

6/1 FBIS

Jun. 3: Meeting in Egypt, German chancellor Helmut Kohl and Egyptian president Husni Mubarak discussed bilateral relations and trade.

6/5 FBIS

In Tanda, near Mallawi, security forces reported that "militants" had fatally shot nine people outside a mosque.

6/5 WP

Jun. 8: Security sources reported that two police officers and five "terrorists" were killed when police attacked their hideout in Markaz Abu-Qurgas, in al-Minya

6/9 FBIS

Jun. 14: A court annulled the marriage of Nasr Abu Zayd and his wife Ibtissam Yunis, ruling that abu-Zayd was an apostate and, therefore, could not marry a Muslim woman. …

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