Opinion

In the Middle East, a new military crescent is in the making

Counter-revolutionary forces are seeking to resurrect the military dictatorship model the Arab Spring dismantled.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan

Egypt

Egyptians approve extension to President el-Sisi's rule

Nearly 90 percent of referendum voters approve constitutional amendments that could see president in power until 2030.

Egyptians approve extension to President el-Sisi's rule

Inside Story

Will Egyptian President el-Sisi's mandate be extended?

Sisi promised to stick to his term as president, but a referendum is under way that could extend his stay in office.

Egypt

Egyptians vote on Sisi term limits

Three-day referendum on constitutional amendments could extend President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's mandate until 2030.

Middle East

Egypt opposition urges voters to reject constitutional amendments

Political parties say changes, which could extend Sisi's rule to 2030, are an 'assault on democracy'.

Egypt opposition urges voters to reject constitutional amendments

Egypt

Egypt to vote on extending Sisi's term on April 20-22

Ballot on proposed constitutional amendments scheduled for the weekend, head of Egypt's election commission announces.

Egypt to vote on extending Sisi's term on April 20-22

Special series

Our Man in Cairo: El-Sisi and the West

How the US and EU are turning a blind eye on Egypt's human rights record for their own economic and political interests.

Egypt

Egypt MPs vote to extend Sisi's rule

The proposed changes mean Sisi's second term in office could end in 2024, after which he will be allowed to run again.

Egypt MPs pass amendments to extend Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's rule

Egypt

Egypt's parliament to vote on extending Sisi's rule

If MPs approve proposed constitutional amendments, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi can stay in power until at least 2030.

Egypt's parliament to vote on extending Sisi's rule

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Trump praises Sisi as critics reiterate concern for human rights

Trump embraces Sisi despite concerns among US politicians, rights groups about human rights abuses in Egypt.

United States

Critics urge Trump to address rights concerns during Sisi meeting

Groups call on US to oppose Sisi's bid to extend rule, saying proposed constitution changes would 'worsen rights abuses'

Critics urge Trump to address rights concerns during Sisi meeting

Al Jazeera World

Egypt's Morsi: The Final Hours

An investigation into the behind-the-scenes turmoil during the final days of Mohamed Morsi's presidency.

Opinion

Egypt is a speeding train about to crash

The latest train tragedy is just another sign that Egypt is heading towards a major disaster.

Mohamad Elmasry

by Mohamad Elmasry

Mohamad Elmasry

Egypt

Sisi rejects Europe criticism of Egypt's rights record

EU leaders avoided publicly criticising Egypt despite an unprecedented crackdown on dissent and spike in executions.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi: Europe cannot 'teach us' about rights

Arab League

EU-Arab League summit in Egypt is 'insignificant, ceremonial'

The meeting of leaders from the EU and the Arab League in Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh will likely be fruitless, experts say.

EU-Arab League summit in Egypt is 'insignificant, ceremonial'