Mohamed Hashem

Mohamed Hashem

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Elections

Aboul Fotouh: Opposition in 'worst condition ever'

Former presidential hopeful Aboul Fotouh says Egypt is governed by 'dictatorial police regime that hates politics'.

Aboul Fotouh: Opposition in 'worst condition ever'

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein detained for one year

Egypt has extended Mahmoud Hussein's detention 10 times in one year, and he has still not been formally charged.

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein detained for one year

Human Rights

Uncertainty shrouds Canadian arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Canadian rights groups and legal experts renew calls to cancel a $12bn arms deal to kingdom over alleged rights abuses.

Uncertainty shrouds Canadian arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Egypt

Ayman Nour: Sisi has made Egypt 'a swamp of tyranny'

Opposition leader and ex-presidential candidate says Sisi is presiding over a failing government that harms Egyptians.

Ayman Nour: Sisi has made Egypt 'a swamp of tyranny'

Egypt

Egypt court drops citizenship case against Ayman Nour

Veteran opposition leader and former presidential candidate was accused of incitement and spreading fake news.

Egypt court drops citizenship case against Ayman Nour

Middle East

Infographic: What is land day?

Every year on March 30, Palestinians demonstrate their commitment to resisting Israeli occupation.

Infographic: What is land day?

Egypt

Egypt: Lawyers to appeal sacking of former top auditor

Group calls the firing of Hesham Genena - who alleged corruption cost Egypt $75bn between 2012-2015 - unconstitutional.

Egypt: Lawyers to appeal sacking of former top auditor

Egypt

Egyptians 'wish' they were on hijacked EgyptAir flight

Social media users in Egypt express passenger envy after commandeered domestic flight lands in Cyprus.

Egyptians 'wish' they were on hijacked EgyptAir flight

Egypt

Egypt's currency devaluation fuels debate

Announcement comes as Cairo grapples with a moribund economy on a downward spiral since the 2011 January uprising.

Egypt's currency devaluation fuels debate

Politics

Mixed reaction to Canada plan to change citizenship law

Bill C-24 controversially granted government power to revoke citizenship of dual nationals convicted of specific crimes.

Mixed reaction to Canada plan to change citizenship law

Egypt

Egypt's Sisi promises laws to tackle police brutality

Pledge made after hundreds protest outside security headquarters in Cairo over fatal shooting of taxi driver by officer.

Egypt's Sisi promises laws to tackle police brutality

Oil Price

Iran's political play with the oil giants

Recent overtures to OPEC cartel, including rival Saudi Arabia, seen as an attempt to revitalise its oil sector.

Iran's political play with the oil giants