Media

Egypt bans Medium as media crackdown widens

Dozens of websites, including opposition publications, banned since May 24 in 'clear attack on media', watchdog says.

Egypt bans Medium as media crackdown widens

Egypt

Why is Egypt's new NGO law controversial?

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi signed a law that heavily restricts the operations of more than 47,000 NGOs.

Why is Egypt's new NGO law controversial?

Sinai Peninsula

Video shows Egyptian troops executing detainees

Footage posted online purportedly shows soldiers executing detainees in Sinai and then trying to cover up the facts.

Middle East

Egypt declares state of emergency after church bombings

President Sisi says three-month emergency law will be imposed after ISIL-claimed blasts at Coptic churches kill dozens.

Inside Story

A new relationship between US and Egypt?

In a shift of policy, Donald Trump gives the Egyptian president red-carpet treatment at the White House.

Opinion

Sisi's visit to the US: The hopes and the reality

Egypt's Sisi has long been hopeful about Donald Trump's presidency, but his optimism may soon be curbed.

Mohamed Elmenshawy

by Mohamed Elmenshawy

Mohamed Elmenshawy

United States

Trump urged to mention Egypt prisoners as he meets Sisi

Protesters gather in Washington DC to highlight plight of prisoners, including Americans, held in Egyptian jails.

Trump urged to mention Egypt prisoners as he meets Sisi

Egypt

Egypt's alternative facts

Egypt's new authoritarianism has exacerbated societal divisions by systematically propagating alternative facts.

How Sisi is destabilising Egypt

Egypt

Egypt: Attacks on Copts in Sinai 'a message from ISIL'

The state's 'war on terrorism' in Sinai has proved unsuccessful, say analysts.

Attacks on Copts in Sinai 'a message from ISIL'

Egypt

Egypt NGO law 'worst in country's history'

The law is part of a wider crackdown on human rights groups, activists say.

Egypt's NGO law aims to 'erase civil society'

Opinion

What happened to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood?

Internal ideological and political disagreements might lead to the break-up of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.

Khalil al-Anani

by Khalil al-Anani

Khalil al-Anani

Human Rights

Egypt government accused of extrajudicial killings

Ministry labels 10 slain youths 'terrorists' but El Arish residents vow to 'bring to justice all those who killed' them.

Sinai residents accuse state of extrajudicial killings

Politics

Egypt frees 2011 uprising activist Ahmed Maher

Ahmed Maher released after three years in prison for attending protest in defiance of law banning public gatherings.

Middle East

Egypt's Sisi names bomber behind Cairo church attack

President admits "much pain" but does not link attack on Coptic Christian chapel near St Mark's Cathedral to any group.

Egypt

New armed group claims deadly Cairo blast

Hasm movement said it carried out a bomb attack near a security checkpoint in Cairo, killing six police officers.

Egyptian armed group claims Cairo bomb attack