Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
Anti-government protests in Egypt mark anniversary of landmark agitation

Hundreds of protesters came out in different cities of Egypt denouncing president Sisi’s regime despite a pre-emptive crackdown by the government. These come a year after similar massive protests

Egyptian troops may be deployed in Libya Egyptian parliament approves armed forces’ deployment in Libya

Last month, Egypt had threatened “direct intervention” in Libya if the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord did not back off from its mission to take back the eastern city of Sirte from Khalifa Haftar’s forces

Nora Younis arrested in Egypt Egyptian authorities arrest journalist Nora Younis

Founder and editor-in-chief of al-Manassa news agency, Nora Younis, has been a critic of the Egyptian government’s track record on human rights. She is the third woman journalist to be arrested by the Egyptian authorities in recent weeks

Shaima-Sami arrested Egypt Journalist Shaima Sami arrested in Egypt

Sami’s whereabouts and the reason for her arrest are still unknown. She is the second female journalist to be arrested by the Egyptian police within a week after editor-in-chief of Mada Masr Lina Attalah

Egypt COVID update Egypt struggles with COVID-19 after highest daily rise in cases

The government has decided to extend the 10-hour night curfew and partial lockdown imposed in the country, amid complaints of inadequate relief measures. Egypt recorded 168 new infections on Thursday

Egypt activists arrested Egyptian author Ahdaf Souief and three other activists released after global outcry

The activists were arrested following a protest demanding that prison authorities in Egypt take serious steps to prevent the possible spread of the Coronavirus disease and protect jail inmates

Egypt Gaza border wall Following in Israel’s footsteps, Egypt too builds a wall on its border with Gaza

The under construction border wall will complete the encirclement of the Gaza strip. Israeli already has built a concrete wall on its 37-mile-long border with Gaza

Release Patrick George Zaki Egypt arrests human rights activist Patrick George Zaki

Zaki’s lawyers claimed that during those 24 hours of disappearance he was brutally beaten and tortured in the police custody.

Egypt coup Protests continue against president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Egypt

The protests were sparked by videos by Mohammad Ali, an exiled businessman, highlighting president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s corruption. The protests are rooted in the common people’s rising economic hardships, along with the widespread oppression

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