What does al-Sisi want from the Renaissance Dam negotiations?

Less than two months before Ethiopia will start filling the reservoir of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia have shown willingness to return to negotiations again,...

Al-Sisi prepares for war: Direct military intervention in Libya has become legitimate

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi considered that the crossing of Sirte and al-Jafra in Libya by the Government of National Accord (GNA) forces is a red line...

McCarthyism thrives in Egypt: Reporting opponents through Whatsapp

The Egyptian government announced the allocation of a phone number on WhatsApp called "WhatsApp Egypt" through which any citizen can report any person broadcasting "inflammatory messages" or...

Coronavirus raises panic in Egypt’s prisons over regime inaction

Egyptian authorities have transferred three detainees suspected of being infected with coronavirus from Giza Central Prison to hospital after they showed clear symptoms of the virus. Egyptian...

Al-Sisi uses the pandemic to gain new repressive powers

General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi never misses a chance to promote the oppressive regime he built since assuming power six years ago. In the middle of the coronavirus...

Egypt’s authorities are chasing Reuters

After a long list of Egyptian and foreign media being targeted by the regime of General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, it appears that the regime's fire this time...

Egypt’s failure to calm the Israel-Gaza conflict created a vacuum for Qatar’s influence

Recent months have witnessed the loss of Egyptian regional influence concerning the Palestinian cause, especially its role in bridging the rift between Israel and the Gaza Strip’s...

A crisis within the journalists’ syndicate

The crisis sparked by the resignation of the treasurer of the Journalists Syndicate Council, Hesham Younis, has returned to grab headlines after the release this week of...

Coronavirus disrupts privatisation of Cairo Bank

Egypt has postponed its plans to sell a stake in the state-owned Cairo Bank in an initial public offering that was scheduled for mid-April, due to the...

Will the Egyptian army fight in Libya?

Expanding the Libyan war into all-out war looms on the horizon as General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's regime uses actors, singers, and the media to mobilise the Egyptian people in...