Inside Story

Can the African Union solve the continent's refugee crisis?

Egypt takes over chairmanship as the organisation turns its focus on refugees and internally displaced people.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egypt's Sisi takes over as new head of African Union

Egyptian leader appointed chair of the 55-member pan-African body as Rwandan President Paul Kagame steps aside.

Egypt's Sisi takes over as new head of African Union

Inside Story

Is Egypt's leader planning to stay in office indefinitely?

Egypt's opposition leaders reject a move in parliament to extend President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's term in office.

Egypt

Egypt's opposition unites on presidential term-limit changes

Egyptians against Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi take aim at a proposal to boost the number of terms a president can serve.

Egypt's opposition unites on presidential term-limit changes

Middle East

Egypt's parliament debates proposal to extend presidential term

Two-thirds of Egypt's parliament have already endorsed proposed amendment to extend Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's term.

Egypt's parliament debates proposal to extend presidential term

Middle East

Egyptian legislators propose presidential term extension

Plan to change constitution would see President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's mandate extended past 2022.

Egyptian legislators propose presidential term extension

Middle East

Macron to Sisi: Human rights go together with stability

French president says he raised the issue of human rights with his Egyptian counterpart during state visit.

Omar al-Bashir

Bashir says Sudan protesters trying to emulate Arab Spring

Sudan's president says protesters are trying to imitate the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, which shook the region.

The Listening Post

Why being a journalist in Egypt gets more difficult by the day

Examining President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's government crackdown on the news media, eight years after the Arab Spring.

The Listening Post

After spring came winter: The fall of the Egyptian media

Eight years since the revolution, the squeeze on Egypt's embattled media is tighter than ever before.

Egypt

Rights group says Egypt 'more dangerous than ever' for critics

At least 113 Egyptians were detained in 2018 for peacefully criticising the government, says Amnesty International.

Rights group says Egypt 'more dangerous than ever' for critics

Egypt

CBS broadcasts Sisi interview despite Egypt request not to air it

In '60 Minutes' show, president denies rights abuses and acknowledges Sinai military cooperation engagement with Israel.

Egypt

Egypt, Israel in close cooperation against Sinai fighters: Sisi

Egyptian president tells CBS the former enemies are in 'wide-ranging' military coordination against armed groups.

Egypt, Israel in close cooperation against Sinai fighters: Sisi

Egypt

Egypt asks CBS to not air President Sisi interview

In an interview with CBS show '60 Minutes', Abdel Fattah el-Sisi denies holding any political prisoners in Egypt.

Egypt demands CBS should not air interview with President Sisi

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Sisi's call on Egyptians to lose weight creates a stir

Egyptian president criticised for fat-shaming and taking an elitist approach to a problem rooted in poverty.

Sisi's call on Egyptians to lose weight creates a stir