Human Rights

Egypt arrests leading rights lawyer

Malek Adly is among group of lawyers who filed legal suit against Egypt's decision to hand two islands to Saudi Arabia.

Human Rights

Egypt's 'capitals of hell' institutions

How will the conflicting "capitals of hell" impact Egypt's security and political landscape? Probably not so positively.

by Omar Ashour

Human Rights

The Mubarak mirage

Why do so many feel nostalgia for the deposed dictator? And is this justified?

by Khaled Diab

Inside Story

Can Egyptians recover their 'lost' revolution?

Five years ago, Egyptians took to the streets in the hope of putting an end to decades of dictatorship.

Human Rights

The Egyptian revolution: What went wrong?

For change to happen, the lessons of the past five years should be kept in mind for the future rounds.

by Omar Ashour


My Arab Spring: Egypt's silent protest

Five years after the uprising, the solution to Egypt's political impasse may not be radical or revolutionary.


Is another revolution brewing in Egypt?

Five years after the Arab Spring, analysts say the conditions are in place for another uprising in Egypt.


Egypt court orders release of Hosni Mubarak's sons

Alaa and Gamal, who completed sentences for multimillion-dollar corruption case, are expected to walk free.


Egypt's Sisi swears in new government

Among the 33 Cabinet members sworn in were two top officials who held the same posts under Hosni Mubarak's regime.


Mubarak to be retried over 2011 killing of protesters

Court of Cassation accepts public prosecutor's appeal against ex-president's acquittal, slating new trial for November.

Middle East

Egypt justice minister quits over social class remarks

Mahfouz Saber resigns amid uproar over remarks that children of rubbish collectors workers too lowly to become judges.


Mubarak sentenced to three years in jail for corruption

The former president of Egypt and two sons are also handed fines over embezzlement during his rule.

Hosni Mubarak

Mubarak retrial on alleged embezzlement begins

Former Egyptian president and his sons are accused of diverting public funds to upgrade family properties.


Egypt acquits Mubarak minister al-Adly of corruption

Habib al-Adly cleared of illegally amassing $23m in latest ruling acquitting prominent official from ex-president's era.

Business & Economy

Two top Mubarak-era officials acquitted in Egypt

Ex-PM Ahmed Nazif and former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly cleared of graft charges at retrial.