Africa

Egypt says 'deadlock' in Nile dam talks with Ethiopia

Egypt claims the Ethiopian delegation 'rejected all the proposals that take Egypt's water interests into account'.

Egypt says 'deadlock' in Nile dam talks with Ethiopia

Africa

Ethiopia dam dispute: Talks in Khartoum over sharing the water

A new dam in Ethiopia could threaten the water supply to neighbouring countries further downstream.

Facebook

Facebook removes accounts from UAE, Nigeria, Egypt and Indonesia

Hundreds of pages accused of 'coordinated inauthentic behaviour' and misleading millions of users worldwide.

Facebook removes accounts from UAE, Nigeria, Egypt and Indonesia

Egypt

'Biggest crackdown' under Sisi condemned after thousands arrested

Amnesty International says Egyptian authorities have arrested more than 2,300 people over a period of two weeks.

'Biggest crackdown' under Sisi condemned after thousands arrested

Egypt

CPJ calls for release of jailed Egyptian journalists

At least 6 journalists have been arrested for covering anti-government protests that erupted on September 19.

CPJ calls for release of jailed Egyptian journalists

The Listening Post

What do Mohamed Ali's viral videos mean for Egypt's future?

People took to the streets in Egypt after a former military contractor posted videos describing political corruption.

Middle East

Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah rearrested amid crackdown

Prominent Egyptian dissident arrested even as he was serving his overnight probation, family and rights activists say.

Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah rearrested amid crackdown

Egypt

Egyptian security forces kill 15 in restive North Sinai

Interior ministry says security forces exchanged fire with fighters after storming their hideout in El-Arish.

Egyptian security forces kill 15 in restive North Sinai

The Listening Post

Egypt: Mohamed Ali and the return of the protesters

Viral videos revealing rampant corruption trigger protests in Egypt. Plus, Canadian far-right outlet Rebel Media.

Egypt

Protests break out across Egypt demanding el-Sisi's resignation

Demonstrators take to the streets after Friday prayers as security forces ramp up checks in Cairo.

Protests break out across Egypt demanding el-Sisi's resignation

Football

World Cup 2022: Qatar to welcome fans from blockading countries

The Gulf nation also said it wants to make alcohol accessible for visiting fans as it prepares to host the tournament.

World Cup 2022: Qatar to welcome fans from blockading countries

Middle East

El-Sisi plays down protest call as Egypt tightens security

President tells supporters not to worry as security forces ramped up checks and closed off Tahrir Square in Cairo.

El-Sisi plays down protest call as Egypt tightens security

Egypt

Nearly 2,000 arrested as Egypt braces for anti-Sisi protests

Authorities step up mass arrests, disrupt access to internet and tighten security amid calls for more rallies on Friday.

Nearly 2,000 arrested as Egypt braces for anti-Sisi protests

Football

FIFA deems Egypt's votes for Salah as Player of the Year invalid

Ballot papers by Egypt's team coach and captain 'were in capital letters' and thus didn't count, says the football body.

FIFA deems Egypt's votes for Salah as Player of the Year invalid

Egypt

Egypt: More than 1,100 protesters arrested after demonstration

Those reported arrested in the past two days include one of Egypt's most prominent opposition figures.

Egypt: More than 1,100 protesters arrested after demonstration