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Sisi's first visit to Sudan since the 2019 revolution aims to revive the two countries' relations, and address tensions with Ethiopia over its Nile dam.

Sudan has long been torn by multiple conflicts between the central government and rebels from various ethnic groups.

Egypt regime informants 'are on Clubhouse', warns analyst

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Egypt regime informants 'are on Clubhouse', warns analyst

An analyst has taken to Twitter to share his mixed experiences with the new audio-sharing app, Clubhouse.

Egypt, Sudan sign military cooperation deal amid Ethiopia tensions

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Egypt, Sudan sign military cooperation deal amid Ethiopia tensions

Egypt and Sudan have held high-level talks and signed a military cooperation agreement amid continued tensions with Ethiopia over the Nile and ...

Egypt, Sudan back DR Congo to mediate dam deadlock

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Egypt, Sudan back DR Congo to mediate dam deadlock

Egypt and Sudan proposed the Democratic Republic of Congo should lead efforts to restart talks over Ethiopia's Blue Nile mega-dam.

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Egyptian journalist detained upon return to Cairo

Exiled writer Jamal al-Jaml disappeared upon his return to Cairo late last month and resurfaced on Saturday before the State Security prosecution.

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For Egyptian activists abroad, a growing fear

Family members of Egyptian activists now living abroad are being targeted by security forces and arrested on vague charges, as an effort by ...

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Repression fails to stamp out Arab activism: Amnesty

Despite the challenges, human rights defenders across the Middle East and North Africa are continuing their battle for civil rights in the face ...

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Egypt detainees languish in jail

In a practice dubbed by the country's legal and activist community as "recycling" or "rotation", inmates can end up in detention indefinitely - ...

Egypt's political prisoners 'denied fruit, bread' during family visits

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Egypt's political prisoners 'denied fruit, bread' during family visits

Political prisoners in Egypt have been prohibited from receiving specific food, including fruits and bread, from their visiting families, ...

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Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

In-depth: A $200 million arms deal with Cairo has led many to question the seriousness of Biden's vow to take a tougher stance on human rights ...

Germany begins trial of alleged Egyptian spy

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Germany begins trial of alleged Egyptian spy

The Egyptian-born German's alleged activities are said to be part of wider efforts by Cairo to spy on dissidents abroad.

Egypt pro-regime figures take aim at Clubhouse

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Egypt pro-regime figures take aim at Clubhouse

Early signs of a witch hunt have emerged against Egyptian users of the invite-only audio-chat app Clubhouse.

US stops Trump's aid freeze to Ethiopia

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US stops Trump's aid freeze to Ethiopia

The US lifted a Trump-era block on aid to Ethiopia over its controversial mega-dam.

Ethiopia-Sudan tensions rise amid regional mediation offers

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Ethiopia-Sudan tensions rise amid regional mediation offers

Turkey and the African Union have stepped up efforts to calm tensions between Addis Abada and Khartoum.

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Egypt pledges support to Libya's new interim prime minister

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi expressed support for Libya in talks with the neighbouring country's interim prime minister.

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Libya's new interim leader meets with Egyptian president

Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah has met with Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to discuss ending the war in Libya.

Sofia Nitti

Why activists are still sceptical of Iraq's political elites

In-depth: With elections on the horizon, activists and mainstream parties have been discussing possible alliances. But many in Iraq's protest ...

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Sudanese official hints at reneging on Israel normalisation deal

Mohamed al-Faki Suleiman, a member of Sudan’s ruling council, said normalisation with Israel needed to be discussed again in the ...

<em>Sisi</em> warns Egyptians against having more than two children

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Sisi warns Egyptians against having more than two children

The Egyptian dictator has advised people to hold back on having more children due to pressure on the country's budget.

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Prominent Islamist scandalizes Tunisia by dancing with scantily-clad actress

Abdel Fattah Mourou, a co-founder and former deputy leader of the Islamist Ennahdha party, has shocked Tunisian society by ...

US sells $200m in weapons to Egypt despite abuses

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US sells $200m in weapons to Egypt despite abuses

The missile sale comes despite hopes of a tougher stance on Egyptian President Sisi from the Biden administration.

Egypt to reopen embassy in Libyan capital

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Egypt to reopen embassy in Libyan capital

Egypt has announced that it will reopen its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli following the formation of a new transitional government.

AIPAC wants to decide who runs in Palestinian elections

Mitchell Plitnick

AIPAC wants to decide who runs in Palestinian elections

Comment: America's Israel lobby has no right to dictate who is or is not eligible and legitimate to run in Palestinian elections. Doing so is ...

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