Opinion

Trump's Palestine deal is a real estate transaction

The US is pursuing a plan to push Palestinians into northern Sinai and transfer part of the West Bank to Israel.

Bill Law

by Bill Law

Bill Law

Elections

Egypt 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'

Egypt

Egyptian opposition calls for boycott of 'absurd' poll

Sisi is widely expected to win the March presidential election, with the only other candidate being one of his backers.

Egyptian opposition calls for boycott of 'absurd' poll

Opinion

Is Sisi anxious about political opposition?

Major and minor contenders for the presidential post have been eliminated. What does this say about Sisi's regime?

Mohamad Elmasry

by Mohamad Elmasry

Mohamad Elmasry

Egypt

Egypt marks seventh anniversary of Arab Spring uprising

As Egyptians mark seventh year since 2011 revolution, authorities seal off Tahrir Square to prevent potential protests.

Inside Story

Is Egypt's Sisi scared of electoral competition?

Sami Anan is the latest contender forced out of the race for the presidential election in March.

Egypt

Egyptian lawyer latest to bow out of presidential race

Human rights lawyer Khaled Ali has withdrawn from the Egyptian presidential race, he announced on Wednesday.

Khaled Ali latest to bow out of presidential race

Middle East

Egypt's Sisi, ex-army chief announce election bids

President Sisi announced his plan to run for a second term in the presidential election that will take place in March.

Sisi, ex-army chief Sami Anan to run in 2018 election

The Listening Post

Talking heads: The emperor phenomenon

A look at the power Egypt's talk show hosts hold over their audiences and the truth behind the stories they spin.

The Listening Post

Blaze of fire and fury: Trump insight or fiction?

A look at the book that has set tongues wagging across the media landscape. Plus, Egypt's Sisi talk show bias.

Reporter's Notebook

Leaks reveal workings of Egypt's most powerful force

Recordings of phone calls show how public figures are told by intelligence officers what to say on TV.

Leaks reveal workings of Egypt's most powerful force

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egypt hangs 15 for Sinai Peninsula violence

Executions for attacks against troops described by rights group as 'flagrant breach of international law' by government.

Egypt hangs 15 for Sinai Peninsula violence

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.