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Comment: In a police state where freedom of speech is severely restricted, encryption technology provides a platform for organising away from prying eyes, writes Amr Khalifa.

Comment: In Egypt's recent election Sisi was simply re-anointed as president without any fuss, but the ghosts of the revolution will persist, writes Sam Hamad.

Egypt 'to release' detained Sisi presidential rival Anan

The New Arab

Egypt 'to release' detained Sisi presidential rival Anan

Egyptian authorities are reportedly working to release a former military chief of staff, who was arrested after announcing his intention to run in this week's presidential election.

Egypt: Jailed presidential hopeful Sami Anan threatens military blackmail

The New Arab

Egypt: Jailed presidential hopeful Sami Anan threatens military blackmail

Imprisoned former Egyptian presidential hopeful has threatened to divulge military secrets should he be mistreated in detention, as a leading ...

Egypt's leading anti-corruption campaigner brutally attacked outside Cairo home

The New Arab

Egypt's leading anti-corruption campaigner brutally attacked outside Cairo home

A key aide of Egypt President Abdul Fatah al-Sisi's main challenger Hisham Geneina has been badly hurt after the anti-corruption campaigner was ...

Guma El-Gamaty

Can reviving Libya's economy clear the political impasse?

Comment: A meeting in London this week to help end political and economic stagnation in Libya was hailed a success, but the road ahead has many obstacles, writes Guma El-Gamaty

The New Arab

Egypt convicts top anti-graft tsar for reporting government corruption

Egypt's former anti-corruption chief was sentenced to one year in prison for 'exaggerating' the impact of graft on the country.

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt's anti-graft tsar becomes public enemy number one

Egypt's anti-corruption chief Hisham Geneina has been fired from his position, charged with spreading false information and tried, all ...

The New Arab & agencies

Graft probe suspends millions in US aid to Syrians

Millions of dollars in funding for Syria has been suspended by the US government after the discovery of a huge corruption operation involving ...

Arrest warrant issued for Egypt's <em>Chief</em> <em>Auditor</em>

The New Arab

Arrest warrant issued for Egypt's Chief Auditor

The Egyptian Attorney General on Monday issued an arrest warrant for Hisham Geneina, Egypt's Chief Auditor, who was known for ...

Imogen Lambert

Outspoken Egyptian auditor attacked over wife's Palestinian origins

Blog: Egypt's chief auditor, who has investigated and revealed government corruption, is the target of media smears focusing ...

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