Coptic Christian place of worship shuttered in Minya after Muslim residents protest

An angry mob of Muslim residents surrounded the building and protested its presence in the…

Sudan anti-government protests spread to Darfur amid extensive security crackdown

President Omar al-Bashir’s speech and the protests in Darfur have shifted attention to a new…

Waiting for Shady

Witnessing the burial of incarcerated video blogger Shady Abu Zeid’s late father

Infertile Crescent

Since the beginning of the 19th century, the Middle East has witnessed crucial geopolitical changes…

Lawyers: State Security Prosecution will stop receiving remand detention appeals until February

Detainees that want to appeal their remand detention will have to wait until February 1

Families of detained Egyptian-German nationals deny Islamic State affiliations

The parents of two German-Egyptians recently detained in Egypt have denied any links to militants

Egypt: 6 people killed by security forces near Assiut-Sohag road

Six people were killed on Saturday by National Security forces in a mountainous area near…

Hamas put on the spot after Palestinian Authority withdraws staff from Rafah crossing

The PA's punitive measures suggest that the Egypt-brokered reconciliation efforts are failing.

Badie, 8 other Muslim Brotherhood members acquitted in Istiqama Mosque case

Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie and eight other Muslim Brotherhood members were acquitted on…

Exclusion, intimidation and suppression at Egypt’s 2018 student union elections

At almost all universities, students were barred from union elections to "protect public interest"