Muslim Brotherhood a movement that was founded in Egypt in 1928 by a schoolteacher named Hassan al-Banna, who preached that an Islamic religious revival would help Muslim nations improve their situation and defeat their colonial masters.
Saturday was the first of three days of voting in an Egyptian referendum on a series of constitutional amendments that, if passed as expected, will effectively extend President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s hold on power eight years beyond his current term, until 2030.
Egypt holds a three-day referendum from Saturday on constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030. What are these amendments? Who is behind them?
Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi's election brought to an end the one-year chairmanship of Rwanda's President Paul Kagame. African Union chairmen set agendas of issues to be addressed during their one-year tenure.
Khaled El-Enany, the minister of antiquities, said in the presentation that the tomb belonged to a family, most likely from the elite middle class, and contained the bodies of more than 40 men, women and children.
In a statement on Thursday, the London-based rights group said those who dared criticise the government in 2018 were sent to prison, often held in solitary confinement or subjected to forced disappearances.
Pompeo is touring the region to try to explain U.S. strategy after Trump's surprise announcement last month of an abrupt withdrawal of all 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria, which rattled allies, shocked top U.S. officials and prompted US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis's resignation.
The ministry did not say whether the suspected militants were connected to Friday's attack, but said its forces killed 30 people during raids on their hideouts in Giza where it said "terrorist elements" were planning a series of attacks targeting state institutions and the tourism industry.
Egyptian teenager Islam stands shirtless in an upscale Cairo neighbourhood wondering what to wear, a turquoise shirt or a black sweater. But this is not a regular fashion shoot. Over the past four years, many teens like Islam have become part of a growing circle of “Famous People” groups on social media, some looking to […]
Thursday was the fifth anniversary of Egypt’s “spring revolution”, but the spirit on the streets seemed to be one of resignation, not the fervour of the new. The promise of the end of the Mubarak era in 2011 has given way to disillusion, and yet the revolution appears to have stirred something of a political […]
Voter apathy and low turnout have marked day two of Egypt’s parliamentary election. Pic of a lone #Egyptian soldier guarding empty election station speaks volumes to dismal voter turn out #Egypt pic.twitter.com/VFBeaNxjfM— Asma (@LibyanBentBladi) October 19, 2015. The lack of a credible opposition to the rule of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has prompted many Egyptians […]