Egypt

Egypt: Security forces kill 5 armed men in the south

Interior ministry said attackers killed after they opened fire on security forces during an early morning raid.

Egypt: Security forces kill 5 armed men in the south

Egypt

Egypt: Former diplomat arrested after call for referendum on Sisi

Maasoum Marzouk also proposed release of all political prisoners and protests at Tahrir Square if demands weren't met.

Egypt: Former diplomat arrested after call for referendum on Sisi

Cyprus

Cyprus extradites EgyptAir hijacker who took photos with hostages

Seif el-Din Mustafa was transferred to Egyptian custody and flown back to Cairo late on Saturday, authorities said.

Cyprus extradites EgyptAir hijacker who took photos with hostages

Egypt

Egypt arrests 13 on fifth 'Rabaa massacre' anniversary

Alleged Muslim Brotherhood members arrested including some who had been sentenced in absentia to 10 to 15 years in jail.

Egypt arrests 13 on anniversary of 2013 'Rabaa massacre'

Middle East

Egypt's el-Sisi in Sudan to discuss water, Halayeb

El-Sisi is going to Khartoum for his fifth visit since he came to power. On the agenda are the Nile’s waters and the disputed Halayeb triangle.

Opinion

Egypt's Sinai, war on terror, and the 'deal of the century'

Anti-terrorism operations have failed to bring security to Sinai but could usher in the 'deal of the century'.

Mohannad Sabry

by Mohannad Sabry

Mohannad Sabry

Middle East

Egypt coup: Five years since Sisi took power

After months of protests demanding the newly elected President Mohamed Morsi step down, Sisi said the coup was necessary to 'prevent Egypt slipping into a dark tunnel of civil unrest'.

Middle East

'Egyptian society being crushed' five years after military coup

Egypt faces abuses to a degree unseen in the Mubarak years since the 2013 coup, analysts say.

'Egyptian society being crushed' five years after military coup

Opinion

The African Union: An exclusive club for brutish despots

While Africa should resist foreign political machinations, it should still stand up to despotic African leaders.

Tafi Mhaka

by Tafi Mhaka

Tafi Mhaka

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term in office

Human rights defenders have regularly accused the Egyptian president of violating freedoms and suppressing opponents.

Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term in office

Egypt

Egypt arrests former Sisi campaigner turned critic

The arrest of Hazim Abdelazim is the latest in Egypt's ongoing crackdown on dissenting voices.

Egypt arrests former Sisi campaigner turned critic

Middle East

Egypt's jailed journalists: In numbers

On World Press Freedom Day, jailed journalists continue to pay the price for media crackdowns in Egypt.

Egypt's jailed journalists: In numbers

Middle East

Profile: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

The Field Marshal who toppled Egypt's first democratically elected president.

Egypt

Family of couple detained in Egypt call on US to intervene

Lawyer says Ola al-Qaradawi and husband Hosam Khalaf are 'being held hostage' amid Egypt-Qatar political rift.

Family of couple detained in Egypt call on US to intervene

Theresa May

Theresa May thinks Egypt is on the path of democracy

British PM sends message to Egyptian president on his victory in 'election' widely seen as a sham vote.

Theresa May thinks Egypt is on the path of democracy