Alaa Abdel Fattah's arrest came two days after Egyptian authorities stifled calls for fresh protests against President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's rule, deploying security forces and closing many of Cairo's main thoroughfares.
Tunisia's toppled former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was buried in the holy Muslim city of Medina after he died in exile in Saudi Arabia.
One airline after another has expressed concerns about the ‘situation in Cairo’ without anyone being able to specify what they are talking about, putting Egypt-bound tourists in a fix.
With the death of the former president, friends and colleagues say Egypt has lost a visionary who wanted to change the country’s authoritarian political framework.
Egypt's first and only democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi died in a courtroom amid allegations that he was banned from receiving medicine or visits. However, the United States and European countries have remained mum on his death.
After rising from obscurity to become Egypt’s first and only democratically elected president, Morsi spent his final years jailed in poor conditions.
Mohamed Morsi embodied the Egyptian establishment's worst fears: a democratic path for the country. He could not be openly executed and was instead ushered to a slow death.
Egypt's first democratically elected president has died in the custody of a government that repeatedly ignored his deteriorating health and kept him in constant solitary confinement.
Egypt's President Sisi asked President Trump to make the designation, which Egypt has already done, in a private meeting during a visit to Washington on April 9, The New York Times reported on Tuesday.
National Election Authority head Lashin Ibrahim says 88.83 percent voted "yes" for changes that could keep President Abdel Fattah el Sisi in power until 2030, with 11.17 percent voting "no".
Dates for April announced after parliament approved amendments to the constitution that could keep President Abdel Fattah el Sisi in power until 2030.
Abdel Fatah el-Sisi’s new round of constitutional amendments will help him stay in power through to 2030. However, history shows such attempts to secure power often backfire.
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