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The founder of EIPR said Gasser Abdel Razak was being 'deliberately singled out' for inhumane and degrading treatment.

Sniper and bomb attacks, as well as the entire capture of villages, are on the rise as Sisi's government lauds its development projects in the region.

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

Sarah Daoud

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

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.

For dissidents, Egypt has crossed a chilling new threshold

Sam Hamad

For dissidents, Egypt has crossed a chilling new threshold

Comment: Sisi's heavy-handed persecution of Hassan instils fear and paranoia that will ultimately cause Egyptians at home and abroad to think ...

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Yousra Samir Imran

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Amid growing desperation, Gaza is in the grip of a suicide crisis.

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Italy set to approve major arms deal to Egypt

The two Mediterranean powers are part of a wider anti-Turkey bloc in the region which includes France, Greece and Israel.

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Drinking alcohol does not invalidate the fast: Egyptian cleric

Gomaa's remarks seem to invite misinterpretation and accusations of blasphemy, particularly as they come in the days preceding the month where ...

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Egyptian authorities abduct former child prisoner activist

Marwa had abandoned her past as a political activist a 'long time ago', according to her husband, but she has still been detained by the ...

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Egypt declares full nationwide lock-down, night time curfew

All movement, including private and public transport, will be halted from 7pm to 6am, as the Prime Minister warned of further measures if ...

French minister visits Tebboune as Algeria leads Libya talks

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French minister visits Tebboune as Algeria leads Libya talks

The French foreign minister is the latest to visit Algeria's new president Abdelmadjid Tebboune in an effort to strengthen ties with the former ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Mohammad Dahlan's shady regional agenda

Comment: In courting the UAE, Dahlan has built a mutually beneficial relationship with Abu Dhabi that advances both their interests, writes ...

Egyptian Coptic rights activist faces 'terror' charges

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Egyptian Coptic rights activist faces 'terror' charges

An Egyptian Coptic rights activist is facing charges of joining a "terror" group and spreading misinformation, his lawyer confirmed Monday, amid ...

Sudan: Who is Hemedti? The man behind the massacres

Sarra Majdoub

Sudan: Who is Hemedti? The man behind the massacres

Comment: Hemedti could become a Frankenstein's monster, annihilating any hope of a new Sudan, and turning against those who enabled his rise, ...

Egypt to Sudan: Freedom is not a military takeover

Sam Fouad

Egypt to Sudan: Freedom is not a military takeover

Comment: Preventing a military takeover in Sudan is paramount. Egypt's recent past serves as a case in point, writes Sam Fouad.

Egypt: The permanent coup

Bahey el-Din Hassan

Egypt: The permanent coup

Comment: Egypt is expected to adopt constitutional reform that will eradicate the achievements of the 2011 revolution and allow Sisi to ...

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Egypt blocks petition against Sisi’s presidential extension

A campaign to gather signatures opposing a proposed extension to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was taken down on Tuesday.

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Egypt's Sisi seeks Trump's help in 'president-for-life' bid

Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will visit the US on 9 April in the hope of garnering support for his ...

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Emirati TV host ridiculed for 'kissing crown prince's shoe'

An Emirati television presenter has become the subject of social media ridicule after demonstrating how he would kiss the footwear of Abu ...

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Gaza protesters call on Palestinian leader to quit power

Thousands of protesters in the Gaza Strip on Sunday called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resign.

How the private sector supports Arab authoritarians (II)

Charles W. Dunne

How the private sector supports Arab authoritarians (II)

Comment: The international private sector has aided authoritarian regimes and dictators for decades, with a combination of arms, advice, ...

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Egypt police 'expel tourists' from hotel near famed pyramids

Egyptian police have raided a hotel near the Giza pyramids and attempted to expel tourists amid protests over a plan to demolish illegal ...

Israel energy minister in Cairo for 'Mediterranean gas summit'

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Israel energy minister in Cairo for 'Mediterranean gas summit'

Israel's energy minister has arrived in Egypt to take part in a regional summit on natural gas and will reportedly meet with President ...

Egypt government tries to block <em>Sisi</em> US interview broadcast Egypt government tries to block Sisi US interview broadcast

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Egypt government tries to block Sisi US interview broadcast

Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi made a series of wild claims during a controversial interview with broadcaster ...

Egyptian lawyer detained after wearing yellow vest, following ban

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Egyptian lawyer detained after wearing yellow vest, following ban

A symbol of protest in France, Egypt swiftly banned yellow vests fearing outbreaks of unrest.

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