Middle East

Egypt coup: Five years since Sisi took power

After months of protests demanding the newly elected President Mohamed Morsi step down, Sisi said the coup was necessary to 'prevent Egypt slipping into a dark tunnel of civil unrest'.

Middle East

'Egyptian society being crushed' five years after military coup

Egypt faces abuses to a degree unseen in the Mubarak years since the 2013 coup, analysts say.

'Egyptian society being crushed' five years after military coup

France

France aiding Egypt repression through arms sales: NGOs

Rights groups say French companies have 'profited from repression' despite EU suspension of arms trade with Egypt.

Egypt

Cairo court delays verdict in mass trial over Rabaa protest

Some of the defendants, including award-winning photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, could face death penalty if convicted.

Cairo court delays verdict in mass trial over Rabaa protest

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egyptian journalist 'Shawkan' could face death penalty

Mohamed Abu Zeid, better known as Shawkan, could be sentenced to death for simply doing his job.

Egypt

Al Jazeera journalist held in Egypt despite full pre-trial term

Mahmoud Hussein's lawyer calls for the 51-year-old's release following more than 18 months of detention in Cairo.

Al Jazeera journalist held in Egypt despite full pre-trial term

World Cup 2018

Egypt's Salah given honourary Chechen citizenship

Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov pinned broach of Chechen flag onto Mohamed Salah's shirt during ceremonial banquet.

Egypt's Mohamed Salah given honourary Chechen citizenship

World Cup 2018

Updates: Russia v Egypt - Hosts seal dominant win

Live text updates as Russia take on Egypt in the World Cup 2018 group match.

Updates: Russia v Egypt - Hosts seal dominant win

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018: Salah scores but Egypt lose to Russia

Hosts Russia on the brink of progress through dominant performance while Egypt all but out of the tournament.

Mo Salah on target but Egypt lose to Russia in World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018

'Mo Salah is fit', Egypt coach warns Russia

Egypt need at least a draw against hosts Russia to stay in hunt for a place in the knockout round.

World Cup 2018: 'Mo Salah is fit', Egypt coach warns Russia

Gaza

The wounded Palestinians 'punished' for protesting in Gaza

Israel has approved permits for only a third of injured demonstrators to cross Erez checkpoint for treatment, WHO says.

The wounded Palestinians 'punished' for protesting in Gaza

World Cup 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Egypt miss Salah on the field

Mohamed Salah's 26th birthday was no cause for the Pharaohs to celebrate as Egypt lost their opening World Cup match in St Petersburg.

World Cup 2018

Russia 2018: Salah unused sub as Uruguay beat Egypt

Gimenez scores on the brink of full-time as Uruguay get their World Cup 2018 campaign off to a winning start.

Mo Salah unused sub as Uruguay seal late win over Egypt

Opinion

The African Union: An exclusive club for brutish despots

While Africa should resist foreign political machinations, it should still stand up to despotic African leaders.

Tafi Mhaka

by Tafi Mhaka

Tafi Mhaka

Egypt

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos: Salah grabbed my arm first

Spain international hits back over Salah injury amid accusations of deliberately trying to target the Egyptian striker.

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos: Salah grabbed my arm first