The Listening Post

Egypt: Mohamed Ali and the return of the protesters

Viral videos revealing rampant corruption trigger protests in Egypt. Plus, Canadian far-right outlet Rebel Media.

Egypt

Protests break out across Egypt demanding el-Sisi's resignation

Demonstrators take to the streets after Friday prayers as security forces ramp up checks in Cairo.

Protests break out across Egypt demanding el-Sisi's resignation

Middle East

El-Sisi plays down protest call as Egypt tightens security

President tells supporters not to worry as security forces ramped up checks and closed off Tahrir Square in Cairo.

El-Sisi plays down protest call as Egypt tightens security

Egypt

Nearly 2,000 arrested as Egypt braces for anti-Sisi protests

Authorities step up mass arrests, disrupt access to internet and tighten security amid calls for more rallies on Friday.

Nearly 2,000 arrested as Egypt braces for anti-Sisi protests

Egypt

Egypt: More than 1,100 protesters arrested after demonstration

Those reported arrested in the past two days include one of Egypt's most prominent opposition figures.

Egypt: More than 1,100 protesters arrested after demonstration

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egypt detains award-winning human rights lawyer

Mahienour el-Massry has been tried and jailed twice for taking part in anti-government demonstrations.

Egypt detains award-winning rights lawyer Mahienour el-Massry

Inside Story

Will the protests against Egypt's President el-Sisi spread?

Corruption allegations against Abdel Fattah el-Sisi are triggering rare demonstrations.

Opinion

Egypt's revolution redux

Despite mass repressions, Egyptians have once again broken the barrier of fear.

Mohamad Elmasry

by Mohamad Elmasry

Mohamad Elmasry

Middle East

Egypt activist Wael Ghonim's brother ordered to remain in custody

Lawyer says prosecutors have ordered Hazem Ghonim to remain in custody for 15 days pending an investigation.

Egypt activist Wael Ghonim's brother ordered to remain in custody

Egypt

Release Egypt protesters immediately: Rights group

At least 74 people have been arrested in rare protests calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Rights group calls for 'immediate release' of Egyptian protesters

Middle East

'Leave, Sisi!': All you need to know about the protests in Egypt

From Cairo to Alexandria to Suez, Egyptians took to streets in rare protests against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

'Leave, Sisi!': All you need to know about the protests in Egypt

Egypt

In rare protests, Egyptians demand President el-Sisi's removal

Rallies in several Egyptian cities after businessman Mohamed Ali accused el-Sisi of corruption, called for resignation.

Middle East

Who is Mohamed Ali, the man calling for el-Sisi's removal?

Self-exiled actor and business contractor has galvanised thousands to take part in rare protests against Egypt's leader.

Who is Mohamed Ali, the man calling for el-Sisi's removal?

Middle East

Egyptian businessman calls on el-Sisi to step down

Mohamed Ali has urged Egyptians to protest against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Friday.

Egyptian businessman calls on President el-Sisi to step down

Egypt

Egypt's President el-Sisi denies corruption allegations

At a Cairo youth summit, president says the Egyptian army has been 'defamed' but does not directly address corruption claims against himself.