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.
British-Egyptian Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour has been released without charge in Berlin after he was detained for two nights, accused by Cairo of a series of crimes.
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.
Ottawa has stepped up its support for the Egyptian military regime by openly endorsing a crackdown on political opponents and increasing security ties to the forces carrying it out.
At least 15 people — including a 10-year-old boy — were killed during anti-government protests on the anniversary of the first day of the 2011 Egyptian revolution.
Social media is never going to replace the old-fashioned meatspace methods of activism.
A judge used a technicality to drop charges against former president Hosni Mubarak for the murders of hundreds of protesters killed during the country's 2011 revolution.
Female Police Candidates in Indonesia are Forced to Undergo Virginity Exams, but Authorities Deny Discrimination
Human Rights Watch is calling for an end to the "two finger" virginity tests women must undergo during health exams for prospective officers in the country.
At least 47 people were killed and 75 wounded on Thursday after a suicide bomber detonated himself at a rally in Tahrir Square in Yemen's capital city of Sanaa.
Suicide bombings in Sanaa and the port city of Mukalla on Thursday left at least 63 people dead, signaling renewed violence between Houthi rebels and Sunni extremists.