Egypt has been brewing beer for 3,000 years, but the highly religious country still has an under-the-table relationship with alcohol. Even some members of the Muslim Brotherhood buy booze on the down-low.
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John Calvin believes he'd be killed if he were sent back to Palestine because he's come out as gay, converted to Christianity, and renounced the militant organization that his grandfather co-founded.
Spiritual leader Mohammed Badie and 35 others were found guilty for their alleged involvement in violent clashes that took place after the ouster of former President Mohammed Morsi in 2013.
Egypt's government is facing an insurgency that has killed hundreds of soldiers and policemen, mostly in northern Sinai, since mid-2013, when President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took power.
Six people, including the two Al Jazeera journalists, were sentenced for allegedly leaking classified information to Qatar.
Egyptian security forces have conducted raids, clamped down on social media, and blocked roads to Tahrir Square ahead of the fifth anniversary of the revolution on January 25.
After a bomb blast ripped apart an apartment building in Giza outside of Cairo, the government was quick to blame the Muslim Brotherhood, but both the Islamic State and a militant group called Revolutionary Punishment claimed responsibility.
Police said they would be unable to move the defendants, who are among thousands rounded up at a protest site in August 2013, from prison to the courthouse because cage expansion works had stalled.
Plagued by unemployment and hoping to leave a stagnant Egypt to work abroad, young people couldn't care less about an election where only one eligible Egyptian in four voted.