Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
Mahmoud Abu Zeid, more commonly known as 'Shawkan', wrote in December 2014, after having been detained arbitrarily and in
Is the UK government doing enough over the terrible case of Giulio Regeni? By "enough" I mean: is the governent putting any real time and effort into supporting the campaign to find out what really happened to this Cambridge University student who was abducted and tortured to death during his PhD research in Egypt?
David Cameron should think further ahead than the short-term "benefits" that arms deals and power stations bring, and press for countries we do business with (whether trade or security) to create stable and peaceful societies; the kind only possible where young people like Israa and Mahmoud are able to peacefully express their views without fear of imprisonment and torture.
Now, it is more necessary that ever for a courageous member of the international community to stand up, defend its convictions, overcome the fear and loudly cry "but he is wearing clothes made of atrocities", as that innocent little child did on the tale.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi is facing mounting pressure to pardon Morsi or at least to commute the death sentence to a term of imprisonment to save Egypt from a long period of instability and bloodshed, and avoid a gigantic PR disaster.
An Egyptian court on Saturday dismissed criminal charges against former president Hosni Mubarak for the killing of protesters
The landslide election victory of Egypt's new president, former army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, has been heralded with great enthusiasm by the Egyptian masses and mainstream media, with many hoping that Al-Sisi will be able to solve Egypt's current crisis.
The five things you need to know on Thursday 3 July 2014... 1) PAEDOS IN WESTMINSTER? Say it ain't so! From the Mail splash
It would be funny if it wasn't so utterly tragic. Prosecutors in Egypt used bizarre clips from pop videos, a journalist's
The Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt, including former BBC correspondent Peter Greste, have been sentenced to seven