A courageous Egyptian dissident finds a Turkish human rights lawyer to sue his country’s military rulers over crimes against humanity.
The man was shot during clashes with the police who were dispersing anti-government demonstration in a village in Giza. A security source said an investigation was launched into the killing.
Muslim Brotherhood's acting leader Mahmoud Ezzat was believed to have fled the country but after seven years of speculation on his whereabouts, he has been arrested in Cairo.
Three members of the bloc led by Saudi Arabia continue to enforce an economic and political blockade of Doha.
King Abdullah issues a decree to hold parliamentary elections at a time of severe economic contraction due to Covid-19 and tensions with Israel.
In keeping with a regional crackdown, Jordan has been tightening restrictions on the Brotherhood over the last few years, forbidding their public rallies, arresting vocal government dissenters and shutting down offices.
A German intelligence report said unspecified measures had been taken against the member of staff in December, on orders from federal prosecutors.
Seven years of Sisi has rendered Egypt a client state that has abandoned all previous constants of its foreign policy.
After the coup, Egyptian social and political life has been occupied by a military-style existence, leaving people desperate — say some prominent exiles.
The country's transition to democracy ended in widespread political polarisation - and the media added fuel to the fire.
Inspired by the Tunisian revolt, the 2011 movement in Egypt started as a revolution, eventually triggering a crisis that makes experts question if the state has failed. We trace the protests, political turnovers and waves of repression since 2011:
We spoke to a Doha-based Egyptian-American academic, who shed some light on the political discourse that led to a violent military coup in 2012.
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