Revolution a distant memory as Egypt escalates repression
If you want to know what became of the revolution of 2011, which electrified Egypt and swept then-President Hosni Mubarak from power, you could talk to its leaders. Or try to. Some are in exile, and others in jail. The award-winning liberal activist ...
Without a leader, Egypt's revolution was doomed to fail
Is the Special Relationship Between the US and Egypt Over?
Mubarak's former prime minister to compete in upcoming elections
2400-Year-Old Coffin's 'Odd' Art Hints at Ancient Egypt's Brain Drain
TORONTO — An ancient Egyptian coffin with strange and amateurish decorations has been revealed, shedding light on a tumultuous period in Egyptian history when the Persian Empire was in control of the region. In 525 B.C., Persian King Cambyses ...
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Egypt Cautiously Accepts Reconciliation With Qatar
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CAIRO — Egypt declared acceptance of a Gulf initiative, spearheaded by Saudi Arabia, for reconciliation with Qatar. However, certain signs indicate that the agreement has not gone past its formal appearance. A case in point of this is the new ...
Qatar voices support for Egypt government
Qatar voices 'full support' for Egypt's Sisi
Qatar Supports Sisi's Egypt Despite Crackdown on Brotherhood
Egypt's Rights Groups View Report on CIA Torture With Weary Familiarity
For rights advocates in Egypt, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report released Tuesday detailing years of CIA torture was a reminder not only of the country's past role as a destination for “outsourcing” U.S. torture, but also of a present ...
US senate report on CIA reveals widespread use of torture
Living in fear: Egypt's gay community The challenges of being gay in Egypt
But within days, their celebration has turned to shock and sadness: after a video of the "gay wedding" spread across Egyptian social media, the men were arrested and eventually sentenced to three years in prison for distributing pornographic material.
Egypt Cracks Down On Gays
Egyptian TV crew criticised over police raid on Cairo bath house
Egypt Arrests 25 Men in Bath House Raid
Spider-Man Comes To Egypt's Streets In A Viral Photo Series
ISTANBUL -- Spider-Man smokes hookah, rides the subway and does laundry with a cigarette hanging out of his mouth -- at least he does in Egypt, according to photographer Hossam Atef. The superhero has taken to Cairo's streets in a new project meant to ...
Egypt: 'Spider-Man' photos aim to show daily struggles
Photographs capture reactions as 'Spiderman' comes to Egypt
After British, Canadian Embassy in Egypt Closes
The Canadian Embassy in the Egyptian capital closed on Monday over unspecified security concerns, a day after the British Embassy also suspended its services over safety worries. The two Western embassies, located next door to one another in the ...
Egypt: British embassy suspends services for security reasons
Egypt: UK embassy in Cairo remains closed over security
Canada closes its Cairo embassy over threats from ISIS-aligned terrorists in ...
Restrictive Government Makes Fighting Sexual Assault Hard In Egypt
In the midst of the turmoil that Egypt has faced in the past few years there have been shocking acts of public sexual violence against women. We're going to meet a woman who's been trying to respond to that problem. NPR's Michele Kelemen has her story.
If homosexuality isn't illegal, why is there a gay crackdown in Egypt?
Raiding bath houses does not, of course, stop people having sex, and there are more effective ways to reduce the spread of HIV – such as sex education of the sort people usually lack in Egypt – but they don't necessarily make for sensational TV. During ...
Egypt tackles embezzlement
62 of 1975 on Illicit Earnings, which is to be submitted to the legislative reform committee for approval, has stirred debate across Egypt. The amendment allows for amicable settlement between the government and the public figures who embezzled public ...