In the Field

Ibrahim Halawa: I woke up to the sound of torture

Irish national Ibrahim Halawa, who spent four years in an Egyptian prison, talks to Al Jazeera.

The Listening Post

'Respond with brute force': Sisi's narrative on Sinai

In the wake of the Sinai attack, is Egypt's media taking cues from Sisi's government? Plus, Mugabe's media legacy.

Egypt

Ex-Egypt PM 'blocked from leaving UAE'

Ahmed Shafiq tells of travel ban in video message following announcement of his plan to run in 2018 presidential poll.

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'

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Is Egypt's Sisi serious about not seeking third term?

Egypt's president promises to stick to the constitutional limit of two four-year terms.

Sisi says will honour constitution, not seek third term

Egypt

Rights groups blast Egypt's human rights record

As Sisi arrives in Paris, groups urge France to leverage its clout with Egypt to address human rights abuses.

Rights groups blast Egypt's human rights record

Inside Story

Is Egypt's security crackdown working?

Dozens of troops were killed in a gun battle with fighters in the country's western desert.

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

Report calls torture 'a systematic practice' in Egypt

HRW urges UN and government to prosecute security officers and other officials accused of committing torture.

HRW: Torture is 'systematic practice' in Egypt

Middle East

US aid cuts to Egypt 'will not alter Sisi's behaviour'

US move to suspend economic and military aid to Egypt has little to do with human rights, analysts say.

US aid cuts to Egypt 'will not alter Sisi's behaviour'

Inside Story

Is the US punishing Egypt by cutting aid?

Washington is withholding millions of dollars in aid to Cairo over concerns of human rights abuses.

Middle East

US to withhold $290m in Egyptian aid over human rights

US will cut $95.7m in aid and delay another $195m due to Egypt's failure to make progress on respecting human rights.

Middle East

Egypt and Palestine discuss Hamas-Cairo rapprochement

Abbas-El-Sisi meeting comes after signs of a rapprochement between Cairo, Hamas and ex-Fatah strongman Mohammed Dahlan.

Egypt and Palestine discuss Hamas-Cairo rapprochement

Egypt

What is it like to live under President Sisi?

Since Sisi took office, Egypt has seen scores of activists arrested, more prisons built and ongoing economic turmoil.

What is it like to live under President Sisi?

Middle East

Egypt 'worse off on every indicator' since 2013 coup

After a revolution and a military coup, Egypt faces abuses to a degree unseen in the Mubarak years, analysts say.

Egypt 'worse off on every indicator' since 2013 coup