Egypt

Death toll from Egypt police gun battle rises to 52

Up to 52 officers killed in shoot-out with fighters in Giza governorate in fresh blow to security forces.

Egypt police suffer scores of casualties in ambush

Egypt

Jailed reporter's daughter: Journalists have failed us

Zahra Hussein, daughter of jailed Al Jazeera journalist, condemns media silence about her father's ongoing detention.

Mahmoud Hussein's daughter: Journalists have failed us

Egypt

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein: 300 days in prison

Egypt arrested the journalist while he was on holiday in Cairo last December and have held him without charge since.

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein: 300 days in prison

Middle East

Egypt: Six troops, 24 attackers killed in Sinai attacks

Fighters use heavy machine guns and mortars in series of near-simultaneous attacks at and around Sheikh Zweid.

Egypt: Six troops, 24 attackers killed in Sinai attacks

Egypt

The October Arab-Israeli War of 1973: What happened?

Forty-four years since the October war in 1973, Israel still occupies Palestinian territories and Syrian Golan Heights.

The October Arab-Israeli War of 1973: What happened?

Al Jazeera World

Egypt: Made in China

The story of the Chinese community in Egypt which has grown in recent years along with trade between the two countries.

Middle East

Why US aid to Egypt is never under threat

Despite concerns over recent secret arms deal with North Korea and human rights abuses, US aid to Egypt seen continuing.

Why US aid to Egypt is never under threat

Middle East

UN inquiry reveals Egypt violated arms embargo on North Korea

A UN investigation has revealed that the Egyptian government violated an international embargo on trading weapons with North Korea.

GCC

Qatar-Gulf crisis: Your questions answered

A breakdown of the latest diplomatic crisis and what it means for the region.

Egypt

Egyptians afraid to express views online, study finds

Support for freedom of speech in Egypt fallen significantly since 2013, according to the largest survey in the region.

Egyptians afraid to express views online, study finds

Egypt

Who was Muhammad Mahdi Akef?

Akef’s death could play its role in reviving the Muslim Brotherhood and inspiring sympathisers across the world.

Who was Muhammad Mahdi Akef?

Middle East

Prominent Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Mahdi Akef dies

The former Muslim Brotherhood general guide, Mohammed Mahdi Akef, has died. His daughter made the announcement on Facebook. Akef was arrested four years ago, a day after former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi was ousted from power.

Middle East

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahdi Akef dies at 89

Born in 1928, months after the founding of the Muslim Brotherhood, Akef was one of the group's most prominent members.

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahdi Akef dies at 89

Middle East

Egypt-Israel relations 'at highest level' in history

As Egypt's Sisi and Israel's Netanyahu meet in public for the first time, analysts say relations have never been closer.

Egypt-Israel relations 'at highest level' in history

Middle East

Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in prison

Ibrahim Halawa, detained at age 17, is expected to walk free after years of 'mockery of justice' in pre-trial detention.

Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in prison