Egyptians Keep Sharing These Videos About Government Corruption and There's Nothing Sisi Can Do About It
Millions of Egyptians are enthralled by daily videos uploaded by a former military contractor who accuses President Sisi of large-scale corruption.
Egyptians are turning to a hashtag to protest Sisi’s violent crackdown on dissent
“It could be the beginning of a social media movement.”
Egypt Sentences Muslim Brotherhood Leader to Life in Prison and Eight Others to Death
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.
An Egyptian Court Just Sentenced Two Al Jazeera Journalists to Death on Espionage Charges
Six people, including the two Al Jazeera journalists, were sentenced for allegedly leaking classified information to Qatar.
Egypt's Journalists Have Launched a Fightback Against Government Repression
The arrest of two journalists has prompted an anti-government backlash amongst Egyptian press, in perhaps the most striking of a number of recent challenges to President Sisi's hold on power.
Egyptians Shun Long-Awaited Parliamentary Election
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi hailed this parliamentary election as a milestone on the road to democracy. But turnout has been dismal, suggesting Sisi is losing his appeal.
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defense & security
If the US Won't Sell You Weapons, France Might Still Hook You Up
More than simply an economic boon, major French arms deals with Middle Eastern countries make for complex international politics — full of nationalism, opportunism, and moral compromise.
Torie Rose DeGhett
Egypt Reacts to Insurgency by Threatening to Jail Journalists
The cabinet drafted a new terrorism law on Sunday that said reporters who published casualty figures and other information that differs from that released by the state could be imprisoned for at least two years.
Egyptian Police Lieutenant Sentenced to 15 Years for Shooting Peaceful Protester
The death of Shaimaa al-Sabbagh, captured on video, shocked Egypt. She is one of hundreds of protesters that have been killed since Mohamed Morsi was ousted in a coup in July 2013.
Selling Weapons: It's Good for Business (Excerpt from 'Rearming Iraq')
In this excerpt, VICE News speaks with representatives from arms manufacturers as well as a US military general overseeing foreign military sales about current business in the Middle East.
"Terrorists" Take Over the Stage (Extra Scene from 'Rearming Iraq')
In this extra scene, we catch a glimpse of the opening ceremony at IDEX and speak with a CEO from Saudi Automotive Development Company about the arms race in the Middle East.
Rearming Iraq: The New Arms Race
The United States remains the largest exporter of weapons to the Middle East. VICE News travels to Abu Dhabi to examine the competition between arms manufacturers wanting a bigger part of the lucrative market.