King Abdullah issues a decree to hold parliamentary elections at a time of severe economic contraction due to Covid-19 and tensions with Israel.
In keeping with a regional crackdown, Jordan has been tightening restrictions on the Brotherhood over the last few years, forbidding their public rallies, arresting vocal government dissenters and shutting down offices.
A German intelligence report said unspecified measures had been taken against the member of staff in December, on orders from federal prosecutors.
Seven years of Sisi has rendered Egypt a client state that has abandoned all previous constants of its foreign policy.
After the coup, Egyptian social and political life has been occupied by a military-style existence, leaving people desperate — say some prominent exiles.
The country's transition to democracy ended in widespread political polarisation - and the media added fuel to the fire.
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:
We spoke to a Doha-based Egyptian-American academic, who shed some light on the political discourse that led to a violent military coup in 2012.
The late Mohamed Morsi's rise to power represented an end to Egypt's kleptocratic free-for-all.
Morsi endured an institutional onslaught and propaganda campaign that undermined him at every turn – and ultimately buried Egypt’s short-lived democratic experiment.
The arrest of Mohamed Monir comes as Egypt steps up a press crackdown that it has been waging since Abdel Fattah el Sisi became president in 2014.
Cairo has been reduced to a mere observer in the Libyan conflict as Turkish drones in the service of the UN-recognised Tripoli government alter the battleground equation.
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