Egypt

Abbas in Egypt 'to discuss Palestinian reconciliation'

Abbas and President el-Sisi expected to hold talks on the Palestinian reconciliation process and the situation in Gaza.

Mahmoud Abbas in Egypt 'to discuss Hamas-Fatah reconciliation'

Egypt

Seven killed in attack on bus nearby Egypt monastery

Several reported dead and wounded following assault on vehicle travelling near monastery in Minya, south of Cairo.

Egypt: Deadly attack on bus near Coptic Christian monastery

Middle East

Egypt releases author and publisher held over book on economy

Court orders the economist and his publisher's release pending investigation into accusations of publishing 'fake news'.

Egypt releases author and publisher held over book on economy

Bahrain

Bahrain says 'Arab NATO' to be formed by next year

The alliance aims to include six Gulf countries and Egypt, though Saudi-led blockade on Qatar remains an obstacle.

Bahrain says 'Arab NATO' to be formed by next year

Israel

Israeli police forcibly remove Coptic protesters in Jerusalem

Several monks injured as police end protest against the renovation of Deir as-Sultan monastery in Jerusalem.

Israeli police forcibly remove Coptic protesters in Jerusalem

Egypt

Egypt arrests economist over 'critical book'

Author's wife says policemen who arrived at their home said arrest was in connection with book seized by authorities.

Egypt arrests economist Abdel Khalik Farouk over 'critical book'

Middle East

Why are Arab leaders silent over Khashoggi's disappearance?

Arab leaders remain deafeningly silent on the case of Khashoggi's disappearance.

Why are Arab leaders silent over Khashoggi's disappearance?

Middle East

Egypt says security forces killed 450 fighters in Sinai peninsula

Army spokesman said more than 1,200 explosives devices, 1,900 vehicles were destroyed as part of operation 'Sinai 2018'.

Egypt says security forces killed 450 fighters in Sinai peninsula

Special series

World Food Day: Must-Watch Documentaries

From South Korea's Kimchi craze to Egypt's breadline - Al Jazeera's documentary picks for World Food Day, and every day.

World Food Day: Must-Watch Documentaries

Middle East

Egypt sentences three to death for attacks on police

Cairo court found three men guilty of forming an armed group and carrying out string of attacks on Egyptian policemen.

Egypt sentences three to death for attacks on police

Middle East

Mahmoud Hussein's detention renewed for the 17th time

The journalist has been in a prison in Egypt for 661 days despite not being charged.

Mahmoud Hussein's detention renewed for the 17th time

Opinion

Are Trump's plans for an Arab NATO realistic?

If the Trump administration has failed to resolve the GCC rift, how can it have the GCC form a military alliance?

Khalid Al-Jaber

by Khalid Al-Jaber

Khalid Al-Jaber

Egypt

Egypt sentences 17 to death over church bombings

Another 19 people were handed life sentences and 10 defendants were sentenced to between 10 and 15 years.

Egypt: Military court sentences 17 to death for church bombings

Al Jazeera World

Living with Multiple Sclerosis in Egypt

Thousands of Egyptians suffer from multiple sclerosis but are often wrongly diagnosed or can’t afford treatment.

Egypt

Son of Egypt's former President Morsi arrested

Abdullah Morsi was arrested for 'spreading false news', security sources say, after interview about father's detention.

Egyptian ex-President Morsi's son questioned, released by police