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Egypt rights groups demand release of leading dissident

18 October, 2017

Rights groups have urged Egyptian authorities to free leading activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah, jailed for an illegal protest, ahead of a court appearance on Thursday.

A Fatah-Hamas agreement in the shadow of Egypt

18 October, 2017

Comment: The latest agreement between Fatah and Hamas might have a better chance of uniting Palestinians through compromise, but significant obstacles remain ahead, write Leila Seurat and Mohamed Younis.

Calls for exiled Egyptian footballer to join World Cup

17 October, 2017

An online campaign led by thousands calls on blacklisted veteran midfielder Mohamed Aboutrika to play for Egypt at the World Cup in Russia next year.

Egypt extends state of emergency by three months

13 October, 2017

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extends state of emergency that grants his regime extraordinary powers to monitor, detain suspects and curb freedom of expression.

US demands Egypt sever ties with North Korea

11 October, 2017

US President Donald Trump's administration has demanded that Egypt cut all ties with North Korea or face further punitive action, diplomatic sources have said.

Jeremy Corbyn's silence on Syria is hypocritical

10 October, 2017

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn believes one cannot be selective on human rights issues - which makes his position on Syria all the more troubling, writes Sam Hamad.

For the love of the game

10 October, 2017

Comment: Unlike Mubarak before him, Sisi can't use football as a PR tool, but the regime can still exploit it to rally blinding patriotism, writes Gehad Quisay.

Civil rights groups urge UNESCO to reject Egypt's nominee

07 October, 2017

Rights groups are urging UNESCO to reject the candidacy of Egypt's nominee to head the agency, alleging she is complicit in state attacks on the values which it promotes.

Rights group slams Egypt’s media blackout on homosexuals

06 October, 2017

An international rights group has slammed an Egyptian media regulatory body’s order prohibiting homosexuals or their slogans from appearing on any outlet amid a mass arrest campaign against them

UAE 'bankrolling' lobbying campaign to whitewash Egypt's Sisi

05 October, 2017

The UAE has been bankrolling efforts to improve the image of Egypt's oppressive government in the US, according to leaked emails of the UAE's ambassador to Washington.

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