Egypt

Egypt: Targeting the final line of defence

The government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is accused of cracking down on lawyers and human rights defenders.

Egypt: Targeting the final line of defence

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

Egypt

Egypt PM says will not allow protests to spread 'chaos'

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli denounces Egypt's demonstrations as part of 'brutal war' designed to create 'confusion'.

Egypt PM says will not allow protests to spread 'chaos'

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

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

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

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

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egypt detains award-winning human rights lawyer

Mahienour el-Massry has been tried and jailed twice for taking part in anti-government demonstrations.

Egypt detains award-winning rights lawyer Mahienour el-Massry

Inside Story

Will the protests against Egypt's President el-Sisi spread?

Corruption allegations against Abdel Fattah el-Sisi are triggering rare demonstrations.

Opinion

Egypt's revolution redux

Despite mass repressions, Egyptians have once again broken the barrier of fear.

Mohamad Elmasry

by Mohamad Elmasry

Mohamad Elmasry