Egypt and the “Emperor with no clothes”

News that former president Hosni Mubarak has been released from jail demonstrated that the regime has removed its final fig leaf, the emperor revealed...

Sheikh Ali Gomaa “cancels London visit” for fear of prosecution

Sources from the Egyptian community in Britain have claimed that Sheikh Ali Gomaa, the former mufti of Egypt, cancelled a visit to London for...

The Muslim Brotherhood is not finished

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UAE and Saudi Arabia provide new Egyptian government with $20bn

The United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will provide Egypt with nearly $20 billion in a fresh aid package to be...

The lesson from Egypt: don’t compromise on your politics

A re-run of the protests which ousted Hosni Mubarak back in 2011? This is what commentators have dubbed the fresh protests in Egypt, where...

Military coup forces have killed 7,000 in Egypt

A senior Egyptian judge claimed on Sunday that more than 7,000 civilians have been killed in the country since the coup which overthrew President...

Egyptian lawmakers draft bill to ban the niqab in public places

The Egyptian parliament is currently drafting a bill which will outlaw women from wearing the niqab in public places. The ban will apply to...

Amnesty: Egypt police must be reined in to prevent further bloodshed

Evidence that the Egyptian security forces have once again used unwarranted live fire and other excessive force underlines the crucial need for police reform,...

EgyptAir flight MS804 with 66 people on board crashed in Mediterranean Sea

French President Francois Hollande has confirmed that the EgyptAir flight which went missing last night between Paris and Cairo has crashed. The Airbus A320 disappeared...

Egyptian MP calls for women’s “virginity tests” before being admitted to university

A controversial Egyptian MP has called for women to undergo mandatory "virginity tests" before being admitted to university. Parliamentary member Elhamy Agina called on the...
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