Egypt

Son of Egypt's former President Morsi arrested

Abdullah Morsi was arrested for 'spreading false news', security sources say, after interview about father's detention.

Egyptian ex-President Morsi's son questioned, released by police

Egypt

Egypt: Court upholds Mubarak and sons' corruption convictions

Court's rejection of their appeals blocks a potential political challenge to current President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Egypt: Court upholds Mubarak and sons' corruption convictions

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'

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?

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: 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

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