Egypt

Archaeologists discover sphinx in Egyptian temple

Egyptian archaeologists draining water from a temple in the southern city of Aswan uncover sandstone sphinx.

Egypt: Archaeologists discover sphinx in temple at Aswan

Egypt

Egypt: Mubarak's sons arrested for alleged stock manipulation

Two sons of the former Egyptian president are among several men held in a corruption investigation.

Egypt: Mubarak's sons arrested  for alleged stock manipulation

United States

Woodward: Trump mocked Egypt's Sisi, calling him a 'killer'

Reporter Bob Woodward says Trump made the comments while trying to secure the release of an American-Egyptian activist.

Woodward: Trump mocked Egypt's Sisi, calling him a 'killer'

Middle East

Freedom and Justice Party urges UN, EU to stop Egypt executions

Last week, a Cairo court sentenced 75 to death, including top leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Freedom and Justice Party urges UN, EU to stop Egypt executions

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia arrests man over 'offensive' breakfast with woman

Egyptian man charged with failing to abide by gender laws after video showing him being fed bread by a woman goes viral.

Saudi Arabia arrests man over 'offensive' breakfast with woman

Inside Story

Will death sentences deter Sisi's opponents in Egypt?

Human rights groups have strongly condemned the latest wave of death sentences imposed in Egypt.

Will death sentences deter Sisi's opponents in Egypt?

Human Rights

UN rights chief urges Egypt to overturn mass death sentences

Michele Bachelet said sentences handed to detainees were a result of an 'unfair trial'.

UN rights chief urges Egypt to overturn mass death sentences

Egypt

Egypt sentences 75 to death over Rabaa protests

Senior Muslim Brotherhood leaders among 75 sentenced to death over 2013 Rabaa protests, journalist Shawkan to be freed.

The Listening Post

Myanmar: Journalists Paying the Price for Reporting Genocide

The sentencing of two Reuters reporters in Myanmar. Plus, the British media and their monarchy.

Egypt

Egypt: Suspected bomb found near US embassy in Cairo

One man, reportedly in his 20s, arrested after incident just metres away from the building in central Cairo.

Egypt: Suspected bomb found near US embassy in Cairo

Human Rights

Egypt renews detention for Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Hussein has now spent more time in pre-trial detention than is currently allowed by Egyptian law.

Egypt renews detention for Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Gaza

Gaza students fear losing scholarships over exit permit

Palestinian students who won scholarships in Hungary say they can't leave Gaza because of Rafah crossing waiting list.

Gaza scholarship students plead for Rafah exit permit

Africa

China's Xi pledges $60bn for Africa's development

Xi Jinping pledges $60bn in financial aid to African countries and pledges to write off debt for poorer nations.

Opinion

How can Libya be stabilised?

Efforts to stabilise the situation in Libya should start with curbing foreign interference in the country.

Guma El-Gamaty

by Guma El-Gamaty

Guma El-Gamaty

Egypt

Egypt: Opposition calls for release of former diplomat

Maasoum Marzouk was arrested on Thursday after calling for a referendum on President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's rule.

Egyptian opposition calls for release of former diplomat Marzouk