Egypt

Amnesty: Egypt using 'sinister' secretive agency to crush dissent

Egypt's SSSP misusing 'counterterror legislation' routinely to prosecute thousands of government critics, report says.

Amnesty: Egypt using 'sinister' secretive agency to crush dissent

Opinion

Are the Arab revolutions back?

This latest wave of protests in the Middle East shows the revolutionary momentum of 2011 never died out.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Egypt

Egypt police raid independent news outlet after journalist arrest

Operation at the Mada Masr offices comes a day after Egyptian security forces arrested one of its editors, Shady Zalat.

Egypt police raid independent news outlet after journalist arrest

Middle East

Egypt unveils animal mummies of lion cubs, crocodiles, cats

Cache of 75 statues as well as animal mummies found at Saqqara necropolis near Giza pyramids.

Egypt unveils animal mummies of lion cubs, crocodiles, cats

Media

Independent Egyptian media outlet says editor arrested

Plain-clothed police arrest Mada Masr editor Shady Zalat from his Cairo home in the early hours of Saturday.

Independent Egyptian media outlet says editor arrested

Middle East

Exiled Egyptian contractor says he has a plan for change

Mohamed Ali, whose online call sparked rare protests against el-Sisi, says the fight is entering a new phase.

AJ Impact

US may impose sanctions on Egypt over Russian fighter jet deal

Washington may impose sanctions on Egypt under a US law which targets purchases of military equipment from Russia.

US may impose sanctions on Egypt over Russian fighter jet deal

AJ Impact

US warns Egypt of sanctions over Russian warplane purchase

Trump administration sent letter to Egypt warning of possible sanctions over Cairo's plans to buy Russian jets.

US warns Egypt of sanctions over Russian warplane purchase

AJ IMPACT

Egyptian woman fights Islamic inheritance laws

Case involving Coptic Christian woman comes as calls for equal inheritance rights reverberate across the Arab world.

Egyptian woman fights Islamic inheritance laws

Gaza

Gaza ceasefire under pressure after renewed Israeli air attacks

Truce between Islamic Jihad and Israel came into effect on Thursday morning after 34 Palestinians were killed in raids.

AJ Impact

Egypt and UAE to set up $20bn joint investment platform

The Emirates and Saudi Arabia remain key backers of the economic reforms of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi.

Egypt and UAE to set up $20bn joint investment platform

Gaza

Fragile ceasefire holds in Gaza amid reports of fire exchange

Truce between Islamic Jihad and Israel largely holds after Israeli air raids killed 34 Palestinians in besieged enclave.

Fragile ceasefire holds in Gaza amid reports of fire exchange

Middle East

Egypt under fire over 'shrinking' freedoms at UN rights review

Representatives of wide range of countries voice concern over serious abuses during UN's Universal Periodic Review.

Egypt under fire over 'shrinking' freedoms at UN rights review

Middle East

Point Blank: Egypt, Russia and UAE sent arms to Libya's Haftar

Al Jazeera Arabic unveils how Egypt, Russia and the UAE provided arms support for renegade commander Khalifa Haftar.

Point Blank: Egypt, Russia and UAE sent arms to Libya's Haftar

Middle East

Father of detained Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein dies

Hussein's family calls on Egypt to allow him to attend funeral after requests to visit his ailing father were denied.

Father of detained Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein dies