Hosni Mubarak

Egypt Court Orders Re-Trial in NGO Foreign Funding Case

Egypt’s top appeal court overturned the jail sentences of 16 NGO workers and ordered their re-trial in a case that has been a point of tension in …

Human Rights

Unsurprising second term for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was reelected for a second term in a landslide victory. In a widely expected result, Sisi, who ran against …

Muslim Brotherhood

Shooting Protesters in Cold Blood: How Israel Became a Typical Middle Eastern Dictatorship

The Israeli army snipers who were ordered to shoot unarmed Palestinian protesters last Friday at the Gaza border, killing 17 outright and wounding …

Liberal View

El-Sissi: the new Egyptian strongman

Despite coming to power on a wave of popular support, President el-Sissi appears to have the same aspirations as his autocratic predecessors. DW …

Muslim Brotherhood

With Trump’s Help, Egypt Holds a Farcical Election

From modern downtown bookstores to dusty street-corner bookstands where venders peddle Xeroxed copies of international best-sellers, one new release has proved popular this winter in Cairo: translated copies of Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.” Ahmed, a …

Council on Foreign Relations

Do Egyptians Regret Hosni Mubarak Today?

<b>Mahmoud Salem</b> | Writer, analyst, author of the Sandmonkey blog<p>The short answer has to be a resounding “yes,” but not for the conventional reasons of …

Human Rights

International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos -ABC News - ABC News

Massive wedding card to royals on display in Los Angeles<p>Crowds gather at Windsor Castle ahead of the royal wedding<p>Late passenger attempts to break …

Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt election 2018: Sisi won, but he should be worried - Vox

There are rumblings of dissent in the Arab world’s most populous country.<p>Over the past four years, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has presided over a security crackdown that’s left thousands dead, imprisoned tens of thousands more, and made the use of torture routine. He’s repressed free …

Armed Forces

Go Forth and Vote, Egyptians Told, as Apathy Fears Stalk Ballot

Outside one Cairo polling station on Monday, a group of young men wore identical white T-shirts emblazoned with the slogan, “Egypt First: Go and …

Suez Canal

Why Neoconservatism Was and Is Right

George W. Bush left office with a public approval rating of just over one-third, tied with Jimmy Carter as the most unpopular president since Richard …

Political Science

Russia, China and Silicon Valley have censorship in common

Russia's recent declaration that it is prepared to operate its own internet should the West cut off access has struck some observers as more Putinesque bellicosity, which indeed it might be. But Moscow's desire to build a web it can control is the dream of authoritarians everywhere. And not all the …

Silicon Valley

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Culture<p>Salman Khan was found guilty Thursday of killing endangered Indian wildlife nearly two decades ago, a prosecutor said, a charge that could …

Muslim Brotherhood

Almost Every Egyptian Woman Is Subjected to Sexual Harassment - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Part 1<p>Violence Against Women<p><b>"As an Egyptian woman, you spend your entire life dealing with sexual violence."</b><p>Sexual harassment is part of everyday …

Tahrir Square

In Egypt the British trade millions of dollars for human rights

In 2011 residents of the fishing town of Idku close to Egypt’s northern city of Alexandria gathered to oppose British Petroleum’s (BP) plans to pump …

Suez Canal

Egypt’s choice: President Sisi, or a man who adores him

THE election in Egypt, which begins on March 26th, will have two candidates. One is Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, the president, an ex-military man who …

The Failed State of Egypt? by Barak Barfi

CAIRO – The aggrieved supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and the jubilant protesters who pushed the military to remove him have …

Mohamed Morsi

A profligate potpourri of antisemitic problems

The Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism, which met this week in Jerusalem, needs more focus.<p>><br>• ><p>Battling antisemitism with 21st century technology. …

Israel

Egypt’s sham election features two candidates, but no choice

SINCE one in four Egyptian voters cannot read, political candidates pick symbols to identify themselves on the ballot. Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, the …

Suez Canal

VENT: Cairo is coming

It's about lunchtime in Cairo, and we're trying to escape the gridlock. Asem, our driver, has spotted a promising-looking slip road, beyond several …

Tahrir Square

In Mideast, Democracy Struggles to Strike Root

Egyptians go to the polls next week in what is essentially a one-candidate election considered by critics to be a return of sorts to authoritarian …

Saudi Arabia

Egypt 2018 Presidential Elections: Top 10 Facts

<b>Egyptians go to the polls on March 26 and for three days, they will cast their votes to elect the country’s president, in a race pitting the incumbent president Abdel Fattah el Sisi against little known El Ghad party chairperson Moussa Mostafa Moussa.</b><p>Although the process has been criticised for its …

World News

The Middle East's age of innocence is over

The Middle East is the graveyard of American foreign-policy idealism. For the last generation, the United States has deployed every weapon in its armamentarium in fond hopes of reshaping a recalcitrant, and terribly important, region: regime change, democracy promotion, counterinsurgency, …

Middle East

Putin's Succession Conundrum

On Sunday, Vladimir Putin was elected to his second consecutive term as Russia’s president. Under current constitutional law, he has six years to …

Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt Prepares for Presidential Election

Egypt’s incumbent President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi is seeking a new mandate in a contest that is generating little suspense. To most observers, it …

Vietnam

Understanding Egypt's presidential election

Egyptians will be going to the polls to vote for their next president on 26, 27, and 28 March. But with only two candidates, one being incumbent …

Middle East

Egyptians who took part in Arab Spring say voting useless

As banners supporting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi's bid for a second term fill Cairo's streets, some who participated in the 2011 …

Tahrir Square

Putin's Succession Conundrum

Putin and authoritarian leaders in his position have three primary options for succession.

Muslim Brotherhood

Presidential Elections In Egypt – Part I: The Al-Sisi Regime's Brutal Crackdown On Potential Presidential Candidates

<b>Introduction</b><p>Egypt's presidential elections are scheduled for March 26-28, 2018. Only two months ahead of the elections, incumbent President 'Abd …

Muslim Brotherhood

Putin’s diplomacy in the Middle East, ‘a winning strategy’

Russia’s Vladimir Putin, set to be re-elected for yet another presidential term on Sunday, has spent much of his latest six-year mandate trying to increase Moscow’s influence in the Middle East. Experts call it a winning diplomatic strategy.<p>Immensely popular at home, Putin is all but guaranteed …

European News

Egyptians flock to embassy to cast vote - ARAB TIMES - KUWAIT NEWS

<b>High turnout expected at polls: ambassador</b><p>KUWAIT CITY, March 17: Members of the Egyptian community in Kuwait flocked to the Egyptian Embassy in …

Government