Egypt

Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle

Army says it also confiscated firearms and improvised explosive devices from fighters in the restive peninsula.

Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle

Opinion

The implications of a Trump war on political Islam

The White House should stop taking cue from Arab dictators on its foreign policy.

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

Yemen

The Kidney Brokers: Yemeni organs sold for $5,000 in Egypt

Al Jazeera reveals involvement of Egyptian hospital, Yemeni embassy in international organ trafficking ring in 2014.

The Kidney Brokers: Yemeni organs sold for $5,000 in Egypt

Qatar

Qatar denies issuing visa ban for blockading nations

Akbar al-Baker suggested Qatar may stop issuing visas to Egyptians but authorities say this is not government policy.

Qatar denies issuing visa ban for blockading nations

Qatar

Qatar will not grant visas to its 'enemies', tourism chief says

Comments were the first suggesting Qatar would no longer grant visas to people from Egypt amid the two-year blockade.

Qatar will not grant visas to its 'enemies', tourism chief says

Egypt

Trump working to designate Muslim Brotherhood as 'terror' group

The Brotherhood vows to continue to work in line with its 'moderate and peaceful thinking' regardless of US moves.

Egypt

Egypt sentences senior Muslim Brotherhood figure and son to life

Hassan Malek and his son Hamza among seven Brotherhood members handed life terms.

Egypt sentences senior Muslim Brotherhood figure and son to life

Opinion

In the Middle East, a new military crescent is in the making

Counter-revolutionary forces are seeking to resurrect the military dictatorship model the Arab Spring dismantled.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan

Middle East

How Egypt's referendum deepened its human rights crisis

Rights groups say Egypt's constitutional amendments consolidate executive control of judiciary, placing army above law.

How Egypt's referendum deepened its human rights crisis

Witness

Karakib: Inside the World of Egyptian Clutter

Broken televisions, piles of pens and old cameras collecting dust - why do Egyptians keep clutter?

Egypt

Egyptians approve extension to President el-Sisi's rule

Nearly 90 percent of referendum voters approve constitutional amendments that could see president in power until 2030.

Egyptians approve extension to President el-Sisi's rule

Inside Story

Will Egyptian President el-Sisi's mandate be extended?

Sisi promised to stick to his term as president, but a referendum is under way that could extend his stay in office.

Egypt

Egyptians vote on Sisi term limits

Three-day referendum on constitutional amendments could extend President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's mandate until 2030.

Middle East

Egypt opposition urges voters to reject constitutional amendments

Political parties say changes, which could extend Sisi's rule to 2030, are an 'assault on democracy'.

Egypt opposition urges voters to reject constitutional amendments

Egypt

Egypt to vote on extending Sisi's term on April 20-22

Ballot on proposed constitutional amendments scheduled for the weekend, head of Egypt's election commission announces.

Egypt to vote on extending Sisi's term on April 20-22