Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Sisi narrowly misses 100 percent of vote in Egypt

Ex-army general secures 97 percent win, final results show, in a poll where only challenger was a Sisi supporter.

Mohamed Morsi

Former Egyptian President Morsi 'facing premature death'

Panel of British MPs finds harsh prison conditions could lead to overthrown leader Mohamed Morsi's early death.

Former Egyptian President Morsi 'facing premature death'

Egypt

Egypt's elections come to a close with Sisi set to win

Both fines and incentives were used by Egyptian authorities to encourage a high voter turnout to show legitimacy.

Egypt's elections come to a close with Sisi set to win

Elections

Egypt offers bribes to voters amid low turnout fears

Voters in Egypt have less than an hour to cast their ballots in the presidential election or risk a fine.

Politics

Egypt: Egyptians cast ballot in presidential election

Voting in the presidential election will take place over a three-day period, from 26 to 28 March.

Egypt: Egyptians cast ballot in presidential election

Elections

Egypt elections: Voter turnout is the main suspense

Egyptians are heading to the polls, seen largely as a referendum on Sisi's performance due to lack of opponents.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egyptian voters weigh in on 'foregone conclusion'

Egyptians will head to the polls on Monday in a presidential election analysts have called a 'sham'.

Egypt

'Empty promises' of Sinai development amid crackdown

Experts say security-first approach in Egypt's Sinai marks new 'low' in state's relationship with region and its people.

Sinai Peninsula: Sisi's offensive continues despite promises

Egypt

Egypt 'election': Is Mousa a Sisi 'puppet'?

Ghad party leader endorsed President Sisi for a second term and organised nomination events for the former army chief.

Egypt 'election': Is Mousa Mostafa Mousa a 'puppet' of Sisi?

Middle East

Egypt 2018 presidential 'election': The economy at a glance

Economic decline and President Sisi's internal policies have led many to call for a boycott of this year's election.

Egypt 2018 presidential 'election': The economy at a glance

Egypt

Egypt: Sudan's Bashir arrives in Cairo amid easing tensions

President Sisi receives spirited Bashir, announces restoration of ties and enhanced cooperation.

Egypt: Sudan's Bashir arrives in Cairo amid easing tensions

Egypt

Egypt's 2018 presidential 'election': What you need to know

Egyptians abroad prepare to vote beginning on March 16 in Egypt's fourth contested presidential polls.

Human Rights

Egyptian-Americans push US to advocate for human rights

Egyptian-Americans will call on US politicians to pressure the Egyptian government to address human rights concerns.

Egyptian-Americans push US to advocate for human rights in Egypt

Egypt

Egypt's opposition condemns arrest of party president

Strong Egypt Party urges public unity against what it called government's 'intentional blockage' of political dissent.

Egypt's opposition condemns detention of Aboul Fotouh

Egypt

Egypt police detain former presidential candidate

Leading opposition figure joins growing list of detainees over his alleged contacts with the Muslim Brotherhood group.

Egypt detains ex-presidential candidate Aboul Fotouh