Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood rejects ‘struggle for power’, exiled leader says

Leader of the Muslim Brotherhood Ibrahim Munir on July 14, 2013 in Istanbul [OZAN KOSE/AFP via…

Why Nasser’s legacy still preoccupies the Egyptian psyche by Omar Khalifah

In his book Nasser in the Egyptian Imaginary, author Omar Khalifah explores how the former president…

State of terror: How the West helps Middle East dictators crush dissent Peter Oborne

In an exclusive extract from his new book, Peter Oborne explains how the opponents of repressive…

Ancient Egypt–

A Lebanon in the makingunder Dictator Al Sisi?

By Latheef Farook Early this month around 200 frontline European lawmakers called on the United Nations…

THE ANGRY ARAB: Arafat, Nasrallah & Nasser

They are incomparable in many ways, writes As`ad AbuKhalil. But each, within the era that he shaped,…

‘Egypt is the republic of fear:’ New videos show torture of prisoners inside Katameya Prison

In one of the videos an inmate is blindfolded and lies face down on the floor…

The signs suggest that another uprising looms in Egypt

An Egyptian protester is arrested by Egyptian riot police after taking part in a protest in…

Leave, Sisi!

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in Abidjan, on April 11 2021 [ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP via Getty Images]…

Egypt: Former MP dies in Scorpion prison after five years of ban on family visits

Hamdi Hassan, elected as an MP three times between 2000 and 2012, died in his cell…

City of a thousand booksellers: Eight of the oldest places to buy books in Cairo By Bahira Amin in Cairo

A search for the city’s oldest bookshops makes for quite the urban adventure (MEE/Bahira Amin) Whether…