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Comment: Saudi Arabia is distancing itself from its Ottoman past to fuel its rivalry with Turkey, whipping up jingoistic sentiments, and resurrecting the ghosts of racism, writes Muhammed Nafih Wafy.

Thousands of worshippers, including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, took part in funeral prayers for former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in Turkey.

Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

Hadani Ditmars

Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

Blog: 500 years after the start of the Protestant Reformation, music still fuels protest and foments revolution, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Turbulent times for Saudi-Egyptian relations

Alain Gresh

Turbulent times for Saudi-Egyptian relations

The long read: The strategic alliance that recently appeared to bind Egypt and Saudi Arabia, seems to have been replaced by distrust on both ...

NYT editorial on tourist deaths provokes Egyptian government ire

Nada Ramadan

NYT editorial on tourist deaths provokes Egyptian government ire

Egypt's Foreign Ministry sends a letter to the New York Times editorial board criticising their "disingenuous" and "misleading" editorial on the ...

Tariq Nagm al-Deen

Egypt postpones final ruling on Morsi death sentence

An Egyptian court Tuesday postponed its final ruling on ousted president Mohamed Morsi, who was sentenced to death along with dozens more over a mass jailbreak during the 2011 uprising.

Khalil al-Anani

Egypt's Generalissimo takes on his air marshal

Comment: A power struggle in the higher echelons of government is reportedly taking place between Sisi and his field marshal, says Khalil ...

AAAJ

Egypt denies Morsi 'release deal'

Reports of efforts by Ankara to secure a deal to stop former Egyptian president Mohammad Morsi death sentence are denied by Egyptians ...

Abubakr al-Shamahi

Mass death sentences the norm in Sisi's Egypt

Hundreds of people have been sentenced to death in Egypt often following sham trials, including the country's first democratically elected ...

Egypt executes first anti-coup prisoner

Al-Araby al-Jadeed/Agencies

Egypt executes first anti-coup prisoner

Mahmoud Abdel-Nabi was found guilty of throwing people off a roof in Alexandria during clashes that followed coup against former Egyptian ...

Ahmed Azab

New Sisi leaks shed light on Libya intrigue

Leaked recordings from 2013 appear to show Sisi discussing Libya and Ahmed Gaddaf al-Dam, Colonel Gaddafi's cousin.

Mohamed Fahmy: when a journalist becomes the story

Abubakr al-Shamahi

Mohamed Fahmy: when a journalist becomes the story

The recently released Al-Jazeera journalist talks about the dangers facing journalists and reflects on what is like to be at the centre of a ...

Al-Jazeera journalists released pending Egypt retrial

Al-Araby al-Jadeed/Agencies

Al-Jazeera journalists released pending Egypt retrial

Jailed Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed have been released from jail after more than 400 days, pending their retrial.

Rights abuses 'fuelled' rise of militants

Abubakr al-Shamahi

Rights abuses 'fuelled' rise of militants

Human Rights Watch criticises the west for turning a blind eye to sectarian policies on the part of the Iraqi and Syrian governments, which have ...

Cairo bomb blast follows death of female protester

Al-Araby al-Jadeed/Agencies

Cairo bomb blast follows death of female protester

A bomb blast wounded a policeman on the anniversary of the January 25th Egyptian revolution, after the death of two female protesters in two ...

Abubakr al-Shamahi

Egypt court reduces protester sentences to 2 years

Human rights defenders and secular prominent activists including Sanaa Seif and Yara Sallam, have their jail sentences for demonstrating against a controversial protest law reduced from three to two years.

Abubakr al-Shamahi

Qatar-Egypt reconciliation overtures ripple through region

Muslim Brotherhood feels the pressure, while al-Jazeera's decision to suspend the operations of its Egyptian channel seen as first consequence ...

Abubakr al-Shamahi

Revolutionary camp reacts to Mubarak verdict with rage, resignation

Prominent groups and figures have reacted angrily to a Cairo court's decision to throw out the case against former president Hosni Mubarak for ...

Ibrahim Yehia

Egypt’s new political alliance

New political coalition of independents is formed in Egypt aiming to represent the "revolution's youth"

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