Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi is likely to run unopposed — a far cry from the democracy so many protesters fought for
Saadawi is the author of 56 books and has been imprisoned for her writing, which condemns how women have and continue to be treated in the Middle East. We talked religion, capitalism, and the state of Egyptian politics.
The dismissal of the Egyptian ex-dictator's conviction for the killing of protesters sparked mass protest in Cairo earlier this year. Now, the country's highest court has ruled he will face a retrial.
The long-time dictator has spent almost four years languishing in prison or in a secure military hospital. Now a judge has acquitted him of corruption and ordered a retrial.
Seven suspects between the ages of 15 and 49 have now been arrested for sexual assault, the Ministry of Interior said.
His presidency begins as the country works to recover from the economic crisis after 2011's Arab Spring and the ouster of two presidents.
Three years after the revolution broke out, little has changed for the majority of normal Egyptians. If you want to see some evidence of that, where the train tracks cross the dusty road into Cairo’s Ard el Lewa neighborhood isn’t a bad place to start.
Three years after the revolution broke out, little has changed for the majority of normal Egyptians.
But they want to get rid of President Morsi in the most peaceful way possible, rather than fighting all the time.
A somewhat nebulous demonstration, now in its third day, has been staged on Mohamed Mahmoud Street in Cairo to mark the anniversary of the battles that took place there last November, when more than 40 people were killed and scores seriously injured.