The West’s normalisation of Sisi is a huge pillar of the stranglehold he has over the lives of every Egyptian.
With Sisi at the helm, the Egyptian military has tightened its grip over the economy and politics, but the president’s hold over the country is still a matter of debate.
The armed forces have permeated every sector - from selling eggs to making cement and building highway megaprojects.
Inspired by the Tunisian revolt, the 2011 movement in Egypt started as a revolution, eventually triggering a crisis that makes experts question if the state has failed. We trace the protests, political turnovers and waves of repression since 2011:
The late Mohamed Morsi's rise to power represented an end to Egypt's kleptocratic free-for-all.
Imprisoned in the notorious Tora prison, Yasser Albaz's family says he might be suffering from the coronavirus.
The London-based rights group documented 37 cases of journalists detained in the government’s escalating crackdown on press freedoms, many charged with “spreading false news” or “misusing social media” under a broad 2015 counterterrorism law.
Egypt has been fighting the Sinai affiliate of the Daesh extremist movement for years and struggling to re-establish control over the restive border region.
The pro-Sisi judiciary in Egypt continues to pursue the family members of the former president Mohammed Morsi.
Egyptian authorities halt access to TRT Arabi's website in an unannounced move following death of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in captivity.
Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, was a reluctant leader from humble beginnings, his stratospheric rise and fall from power underlines the tragic state of Egypt today.
Egypt's first democratically elected president has died in the custody of a government that repeatedly ignored his deteriorating health and kept him in constant solitary confinement.
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