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Hamas said Sinwar is in a 'good' condition and working in isolation.

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh criticised the first-ever direct commercial passenger flight between Israel and the UAE, saying it was painful to watch.

US State Department declares ex-Egyptian PM immune from prosecution

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US State Department declares ex-Egyptian PM immune from prosecution

Rights groups argue the US has been blackmailed by Cairo to dismiss a lawsuit against Egypt's former interim prime minister.

Egypt pressures Spain to extradite dissident activist

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Egypt pressures Spain to extradite dissident activist

Mohamed Ali, who maintains his innocence, has said the charges are fabricated to punish him for his activism.

Rights groups condemn Egypt's harassment of US-based activist's family

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Rights groups condemn Egypt's harassment of US-based activist's family

Five of Egyptian-American activist Mohamed Soltan's cousins have been detained, in what is thought to be a reprisal for his lawsuit against the ...

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Egypt police raid homes of activist's uncles

The raid, in which young children were reportedly held at gunpoint, followed Egypt's pattern of targeting relatives of dissidents abroad, according to Human Rights Watch.

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Egyptian-American activist sues ex-prime minister over arrest and torture

Mohamad Soltan, a dual national jailed during protests against Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, has filed a lawsuit against a former ...

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Amnesty decries 'largest crackdown' under Egypt's Sisi

Amnesty says 'people of all walks of live have come under attack' in the mass arrest campaign in Egypt.

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Egypt admits to detaining 1,000 people over 'Palacegate' protests

The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights has documented more than 2,000 arrests since Friday.

Egypt jails three prominent opponents for 'terrorism' following protests

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Egypt jails three prominent opponents for 'terrorism' following protests

Politician Khaled Daoud and professors Hazem Hosni and Hassan Nafaa have been sentenced to 15 days imprisonment after voicing their ...

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At least 1,300 detained in Egypt's anti-Sisi protests

Egypt has launched a mass arrest campaign as President Sisi attempts to crackdown on calls for his ousting.

Egyptian jailed for sharing activist brother's Facebook posts

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Egyptian jailed for sharing activist brother's Facebook posts

Hazim Ghonim, the brother of Egyptian activist Wael Ghonim, will remain in prison for 15 days on the orders of Egyptian prosecutors, charged ...

Ambassador Friedman just gutted 50 years of diplomacy

Khalil E. Jahshan

Ambassador Friedman just gutted 50 years of diplomacy

Comment: US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman's remarks signal the ultimate demise of the two-state solution, writes Khalil E. Jahshan.

Echoing Trump, Sisi uses 'fake news' to justify crackdown

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Echoing Trump, Sisi uses 'fake news' to justify crackdown

Echoing some of President Donald Trump’s rhetoric, authorities in Egypt are taking aim at an alleged barrage of "fake news".

Sisi or Sisi's supporter? Egypt's presidential dilemma

Émile Taalab

Sisi or Sisi's supporter? Egypt's presidential dilemma

Analysis: After the alarming sidelining of any serious challengers to Sisi in upcoming presidential elections, Émile Taalab asks: will Egyptians ...

Malia Bouattia

Macron, Algeria and the white man's burden

Comment: Macron's suggestion that the antidote to Algerian woes is historical amnesia, is a deeply insulting example of continuing colonial attitudes, writes Malia Bouattia.

Ylenia Gostoli

Trump Jerusalem move fuels protest across Palestinian territories

In-depth: 'We will tell our children, Jerusalem is ours.'

Maram Mazen

Tempers flare in Egypt over plane crash conspiracies

Feature: The recent apparent bombing of a Russian airplane above the Sinai and the wide-ranging suspension of flights has fed a crop of new ...

Nada Ramadan

'Clean your country': Alexandrians take initiative amid state neglect

The people of the Egyptian city of Alexandria got fed-up with the piles of trash in their streets, so they decided to take matters into their ...

Tamarod leaves legacy of regret in Egypt

Imogen Lambert

Tamarod leaves legacy of regret in Egypt

Two years ago today, Tamarod was founded in Egypt to oppose the presidency of Mohamed Morsi. But the return to power of the army has ...

Mustafa Bassyouni

Egypt's trade unions take on the regime

The 2011 Egyptian revolution might not have been possible without the collective action of workers. After a series of new laws were used by the ...

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