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The death of Egyptian Owais al-Rawi has drawn comparisons to the killing of George Floyd and sparked calls for protests.

Demonstration have occurred across Egypt this week, which marks one year since corruption allegations sparked a renewed protest movement.

Egypt plans pro-Sisi demonstration to counter anti-regime protests

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Egypt plans pro-Sisi demonstration to counter anti-regime protests

Opponents of authoritarian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi have called for large-scale demonstrations on Friday.

New protests in Egypt as security forces 'detain hundreds'

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New protests in Egypt as security forces 'detain hundreds'

Protests against President Sisi broke out in several suburban and rural areas of Egypt on Monday night, while security forces detained nearly ...

WATCH: Egyptian protesters overturn police truck on '<em>Palacegate</em>' anniversary

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WATCH: Egyptian protesters overturn police truck on 'Palacegate' anniversary

Egyptian protesters angry at the potential demolition of unlicensed buildings in their village have overturned a police truck on the first ...

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Anti-Sisi protests erupt in Egypt's Suez

Footage that emerged online showed protesters chanting against Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Friday, a days ahead of planned September 20 demonstrations.

Sam Hamad

Sisi bulldozes homes with renewed disdain for Egypt's poor

Comment: A year after the 'Palacegate' protests that saw so many incarcerated, Egypt's streets are a grim mix of apathy, fear and ...

Florence Dixon

Egypt's Sisi mocked for prioritising new capital over coronavirus

Egyptians have taken to Twitter to mock the president's lavish spending plans for a new administrative capital city, while the regime's response ...

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Egyptian anti-Sisi whistle blower announces return to political life

Mohamed Ali, the dissident construction contractor whose videos exposing President Sisi’s corruption shocked Egypt, has announced that he will ...

Egyptian authorities to release 91 '<em>Palacegate</em>' protesters

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Egyptian authorities to release 91 'Palacegate' protesters

Egyptian authorities will release 91 people who were arrested for protesting against President Sisi’s alleged corruption in September, but ...

Florence Dixon

Nine years on, Egypt awaits conclusion of its revolution

Mohamed Ali, diaspora activism and social media: As Cairo goes into lockdown for the ninth anniversary of its revolution, what are the chances ...

Today, remembering Egypt's revolution is a form of resistance

Sam Hamad

Today, remembering Egypt's revolution is a form of resistance

Comment: Almost a decade after the January 25 revolution, the problems that fueled it have been wildly exacerbated under Sisi's tyrannical rule, ...

The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

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The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

A revolution in Sudan. A new Turkish offensive in Syria. A controversial citizenship amendment in India. These are The New Arab's top 10 stories ...

Sisi wants 'respecting others' to be taught in schools

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Sisi wants 'respecting others' to be taught in schools

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has an interesting idea for Egypt's school curriculum.

Egypt's '<em>Palacegate</em>' whistleblower gets five-year sentence in absentia

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Egypt's 'Palacegate' whistleblower gets five-year sentence in absentia

A former Egyptian military contractor who made serious allegations of corruption against Egypt's president has been sentenced to five years in ...

The New Arab

Egypt detains three journalists for publishing 'fake news'

Egypt has arrested three journalists on charges of 'spreading false news' on the same day that Amnesty published a report detailing the Supreme State Security Prosecution’s abuse of anti-terror legislation.

Amr Salahi

Egyptian contractor Ali reveals his plan to topple Sisi

Egyptian contractor Mohamed Ali, who has previously published videos detailing corruption by the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, ...

The New Arab

Sisi mocked for claiming he isn't interested in power

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has delivered a speech saying he never lies and is not interested in power, exposing himself to more ...

The New Arab

Egypt’s Tahrir Square to close for ‘renovation’ following protests

Cairo’s iconic Tahrir Square will be closed for two months, officially for “renovation and beautification”, following protests against Egyptian ...

Prominent Egyptian activist 'abducted' by security forces: reports

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Prominent Egyptian activist 'abducted' by security forces: reports

Esraa Abdel Fattah's whereabouts is currently unknown, a local watchdog group said, after the Egyptian activist was arrested by security forces.

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Egyptian pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel Fattah 'beaten' in jail

Alaa Abdel Fattah was among more than 2,900 people who were arrested since the small and rare September protests that demanded President ...

Mohamed Ali calls on Egyptians to protest Thursday

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Mohamed Ali calls on Egyptians to protest Thursday

Exiled businessman and contractor Mohamed Ali called on Egyptians to take to their rooftops in the evening on Thursday to protest against the ...

Egypt warns it won't let protests lead to 'chaos'

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Egypt warns it won't let protests lead to 'chaos'

In his first official reaction, Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly denounced the popular protests and said he would not allow 'chaos' to spread.

Egypt sacks hundreds of ‘terrorist’ teachers amid protests crackdown

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Egypt sacks hundreds of ‘terrorist’ teachers amid protests crackdown

The Egyptian minister of education has announced that 1070 teachers with 'extremist' ideas will be sacked amid a severe shortage of staff in ...

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