Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt extends arrest of Al Jazeera reporter by 45 days

Al Jazeera denies charges against Mahmoud Hussein and calls for his release as detention is extended for a fourth time.

Women's Rights

The Egyptian roots of feminism

The history of ancient Egyptian woman can teach the West that it is not the first region in the world to empower women.

by Khaled Diab

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt refers Al Jazeera journalist to criminal court

Al Jazeera denies charges against Mahmoud Hussein and calls for his release as detention is extended for third time.

Italy

Who killed Giulio Regeni?

Student or spy? A year without the truth on the brutal murder of Italian student Giulio Regeni.

Middle East

The Muslim Brotherhood and Trump's terror list

Outlawing the Brotherhood reflects a total failure to understand the historical complexities of the group's evolution.

Egypt

The tragedy of Egypt's stolen revolution

Six years on, Egypt's new authoritarianism has utilised various tactics, including repression and judicial manipulation.

Middle East

Egypt: The war of attrition against revolutionaries

Six years after the January 25 Revolution, Egypt's civil society faces a systemic crackdown, but remains defiant.

by Khaled Diab

REWIND

Seeds of Change: Revisiting Egypt's April 6 activists

At the beginning of the Arab Spring, we gained access to the activists behind Egypt's protests. What has become of them?

Arts & Culture

Egyptian film provokes outcry over religion and state

'The Preacher' tackles complex relationship between clerics and government, and some are calling for it to be banned.

Middle East

Egyptian soldiers killed by gunmen in Sinai

Egyptian army blames 'disloyal fundamentalist elements' for carrying out latest attack in volatile peninsula.

Human Rights

Arab journalists urge Egypt to free Al Jazeera reporter

The Federation of Arab Journalists calls for the release of Mahmoud Hussein, who was detained by Egypt on December 20.

Sport

Egypt adds ex-football star Aboutrika to 'terror list'

Lawyer for four-time African Footballer of the Year says court's decision is 'contrary to the law' and will be appealed.

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt extends Al Jazeera journalist's detention again

Al Jazeera denies charges against Mahmoud Hussein and calls for his release as detention is extended for second time.

Egypt

Islands of contention: Tiran and Sanafir

A tumultuous tale of two islands that span decades.

Egypt

A letter to my brother in Egyptian prison

As his trial finally begins, Ibrahim Halawa's sister describes the family's ongoing anguish.