Tony Blair. Middle East. Speech. Anything that has these five words in it is invariably bereft of good news.
Power to the people: Sherpas taken steps to shut down Everest climbing season in an extraordinary labor dispute.
Police Brigadier-General Ahmad Zaki killed after IED, planted under his car,exploded this morning in 6 October
What happened to the trial of Badie and 50 others for creating an "operations room" today? I can't find anything in Arabic press cc
I had flak jacket confiscated as illegal at Cairo airport but govt is giving them to journos free h/t
: Trial adjourned to 3 May. No bail. English footage to be translated to Arabic.
After a feature on sheep herding, lawyer Khaled Abu Bakr says "put the sheep aside and cut the chase to the case. This is a waste of time"
After videos of Somalia,horses &Kenyan pressers,audio recordings no one could understand,students' photos & AJ lives, journalists kicked out
Only family of the defendants, lawyers & Australian consul left in the courtroom after journalists kicked out
We are trying to stay but police getting irate. Can't believe they have ordered all the journalists out of the trial
Police are telling us the judge has ordered all us journalists out of the courtroom of
Student defendants shouting about torture in prison, Mohamed Fahmy says there is no due process. &the police are kicking us out of
All the journalists are being kicked out of the courtroom of the
most of us are here in solidarity. It is unlikely my paper will cover today but we show our faces for support.
Guessing lives &piece to cameras by Bernard (not on trial) must be related to spreading false news or something?
how are we live tweeting like we think the outcome of this will have any logic?
New clips are 's piece to camera about child labour in and an as live about student protests waning
These clips so far are pretty standard TV lives that all broadcast journalists would have done at the time.
Court translator having trouble translating v clear English audio next2 judge who claimed2 understand unintelligible arabic clips
Latest audio about 21 female Islamist protesters, including some as young as 14, sentenced to 11 years in jail last year. This was revoked
It was simply low resolution photos of bearded men with guns and some hands picking up a bullet casing - no other info
I didn't judge anything - the prosecution never said the photos were from Egypt, or that they weren't from Egypt. No one knows
Al Jazeera correspondent up on the courtroom evidence screen in the
not clear which trial is referencing in the live- but he talks of "unusually swift justice"
Latest clip is TV live by correspondent Bernard Smith talking about "crackdown on anti-coup supporters by security forces"
Mohamed Abul Ghar was in support of the military ousting of Morsi and the clearing of the Morsi sit-ins
Latest video evidence in features Mohamed Abul Ghar from Egyptian Social Democratic Party & Presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbhi
: From the cage, says the footage is from 2011.
Prosecution about to present footage allegedly of , defense lawyer interjects saying evidence not in case file, submitted today.
Judge says we will see evidence from 's mobile, lawyer asks how judge can prove it is his. "in his possession at time of arrest"
These photos are taken from phones and hard drives of defendants possibly the students as Sohaib Said's name just flashed up.
Photos of a bearded man draped in ammunition and men picking up bullet casings but no indication of whether photos from
Now prosecution showing pictures of young men holding pro-Morsi anti-Military "Rabaa" salute
Prosecution just showed A4 typed paper listing different acts of civil disobedience that would irritate the authorities
Photo of scrap paper with email addresses and phone numbers on it - screen so far away can't make any of it out.
Photos of scraps of paper with handwritten notes on it. Can't make out wording
Courtroom now showing 1 min clip of some young men (possible student defendants?) flashing "Rabaa" sign & larking about in a flat
Court now showing pictures of maps of Nasr City now near where to pro Morsi Rabaa El adawiya sit in was
Another audio recording more distorted than first. Defense lawyers asks judge: "Do you understand?" Judge answers: "yes I can hear."
Judge claims he can hear the audio recording "from his side"
Wow rt Photo of the man in court who opens the cages. Check out the slogan in english
– the latest deciphering from : "I think someone spoke about cameras in the university".
Here is a soupçon of the quality of this "audio evidence" in the courtroom. Say, what? VIDEO
while someone occasionally bashes saucepans in the background
The audio evidence sounds like a rowdy gathering where the guests are wrapped in tin foil and conducting the chat under water.
Impossible to make out any of these evidence recordings in the AJ trial ..... Here is a sound bite…
FINALLY a sound we can understand-the whistle of a what's app or text message notification in the incomprehensible audio "evidence"
– Amnesty's picks up two scraps of conversation: "300 euros" and "this is voluntary work". But that's it.
Last session we had video evidence of horses, presssers in Kenya & BBC docs on Somalia. Now we have unintelligble audio recordings
Lawyers complain it's impossible to understand a single thing on recordings - allegedly evidence against 3 student defendants in
Recordings (evidence) keep being stopped as the quality is so appalling
: Court now listening to audio recordings (allegedly) of 2 of the students – Shadi AbdelHamid and Sohaib Said.
The recording is so distorted can't make any of it out - allegedly evidence against student Sohaib Said
Court playing audio evidence now
. addresses the court about his broken shoulder, thanks the judge for treatment he received. But asks to go to private hospital
Journalist addressing judge now
Reminder-video evidence shown in last session included a BBC doc on Somalia,Sky TV animal welfare report &a presser in Kenya
Defence lawyer arguing they cannot continue the trial if the lawyers can't view the video evidence
There are reports that a bomb was diffused outside Virgin Mary Church in 6 October- a police officer was killed outside same church in Jan.
Defence lawyers say extra film evidence examined by expert committee happened without their presence, judge says procedures legal
Debate over whether the lawyers should've been allowed to attend viewing of video evidence, judge claims they applied too late
Seven items of evidence not presented last time, including CDs handed to the judge today in terrorism trial
It appears the lawyers have still not been able to view the video evidence in the terrorism trial
Lawyer is asking the judge for the evidence to be shown again - in the presence of the journalists' legal representatives
VIDEO: Al-Jazeera terrorism trial starts again, non-journalist defendants sing in courtroom cage VIDEO
Presiding judge enters in his signature sunglasses and the latest session of the terrorism trial in begins.
The defendants who are not journalists, some students, are singing in the cage "My brother you are free beyond the walls"
The trial of the journalists starts again, Mohamed Fahmy,Peter Greste and Baher mohamed in the cage
Heart tug Rt : Thousands line up to bid goodbye to Garcia Marquez via "
Wow Rt : Death toll in South Korea ferry sinking tops 100 "
Sitting in the dark imagining the boys in tiny cell. How do they stay positive? Pls join the thunderclap
Egypt arrests controversial belly dancer after getting into a fight with controversial lawyer Mansour
Anti-Sexual harassment initiative launches hotline over holiday period - call 01150118822 if you are harassed
Labelling of Brotherhood a terrorist organisation is political not legal, it's not published in Gazette: exPM Beblawi
Children must not be used in presidential election campaigns: National Council for Childhood & Motherhood
Sisi submits 188,930 signatures of support, Sabbahi 31,555 - says electoral commission. Let the games begin.
": Teen survives in wheel well of Bay Area to Maui flight
Happy and glorious | The Queen in a portrait for her 88th birthday today (David Bailey)
The Queen is 88 today. The Times described her coronation as a “day of rejoicing” in 1953
It accidentally worked perfectly.
"كل سنه و انتم طيبين" من قطتي، الفيلوسيرابتور VIDEO
Happy from my Velociraptor kitten VIDEO
Dostor Party just announced they were officially backing Hamdeen.
Hello career change. Wait. D'oh.
Saudi Arabia announces jump in new cases of deadly MERS virus
“No questions asked”. Hang on a minute, Mail subs…
Damascus, Beirut, Istanbul, no problem. Tripoli confiscated whisky but didn't seem concerned with anything else.
How are things with you? Other than being haunted by Easter Rampant Rabbits and buzzing eggs?
hahaha spoilsport. I'm good :) Was just commenting on body armour confiscated at airports,tho I've never worn any.Probably should
7 police generals are paid 1 million EGP/month (800x min wage) by ministry of interior, according to head of central audit authority.
In 3 years reporting on Egypt I've never worn a flak jacket or a gas mask. Stupid really.
There must be a way for journalists to travel with flak jackets - it's an international problem which must be fixed.
Journalist Édouard Elias takes a camera again today, released after 10 months kidnapped in via
I tried it doesn't work. The Velociraptor has teeth.
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Two policeman killed by gunmen on Cairo-Suez road - death toll of officers killed in terror attacks over 500