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Would Biden really stop writing blank cheques for Egypt?

15 October, 2020

Comment: Only a Biden administration would be capable of holding Sisi's regime accountable. But whether it would is another matter, writes Sam Hamad.

Egypt navy shoot at three Gazan fisherman

25 September, 2020

Three Gazan fishermen from the same family were reportedly taken into custody by Egyptian authorities.

7 dead in botched Egypt prison break

24 September, 2020

Egypt held military funerals Thursday for three policemen killed as they prevented four convicts on death row from staging a prison break.

Three Egyptian police, four convicts killed in attempted prison-break

23 September, 2020

Three Egyptian policemen were killed when four convicts tried to escape the notorious Tora prison in Cairo. The convicts were later killed by security forces.

Four Arabs named among TIME's 'Most Influential People 2020'

23 September, 2020

Oscar-nominated Syrian filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab is listed among TIME magazine's 'Most Influential People of 2020'.

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

03 September, 2020

Comment: Negotiations between Hamas and Israel to de-escalate in exchange for providing medical aid to Gaza could contribute to further sidelining the Palestinian Authority, writes Sarah Daoud.

Egypt army says 70 'militants' killed in North Sinai

30 August, 2020

Egypt's army announced that more than 70 alleged militants have been killed in recent military operations in North Sinai.

Between the lines: Egypt's censorship crackdown targets book translations

26 August, 2020

Egypt's top translation institution has barred foreign books that criticise religion or violate social values, with fears it could extend to political literature.

Iran reports highest virus cases for nearly a month

02 August, 2020

The Islamic republic has been battling the Middle East's deadliest outbreak of Covid-19 since late February.

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

30 July, 2020

Cairo's bellicose rhetoric has raised fears of a wider regional conflict.

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