Egyptian authorities have planted informants among the volunteers of presidential hopeful Ahmed Tantawi, a well-placed source told The New Arab, while campaign venues nationwide will be under strict surveillance ahead of a presidential election unlikely to be neither fair nor free and likely to produce a new term for President …
An Egyptian man has been “forcibly disappeared” after posting a video on Facebook in which he criticised the economic situation under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi just months ahead of the presidential election, a rights group has confirmed.
At the end of last week, several prospective opposition candidates took the plunge into the presidential election pool after months of behind-the-scenes deliberations around what running for Egypt’s highest political office in the current political climate would mean.
US military assistance to Egypt is facing increased scrutiny following allegations that Sen. Bob Menendez used his influence in Congress to secretly aid the government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
No substantial progress has been achieved during the latest round of negotiations held over the weekend between Egypt and Sudan on the one hand and Ethiopia on the other in Addis Ababa about the long contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
The top lawmaker on the US Senate’s powerful Foreign Relations Committee on Monday brushed aside calls from members of his own party to resign as he faces federal corruption charges involving alleged favors for the government of Egypt.
The Egyptian presidential elections will be held outside Egypt on December 1-3 and inside Egypt on December 10-12, the head of the National Elections Authority Walid Hamza announced during the National Elections Authority’s press conference on Monday.
An opposition Egyptian presidential candidate was targeted with spyware a number of times in recent months, with Egyptian authorities likely behind the hacking attempts, security researchers say.
In the sandy courtyard of a school-turned-shelter in northern Sudan, two children idly pass a football back and forth. Around them, dozens of adults wait, trapped between a war and a border.
At the G20 conference — the premier forum for international economic cooperation — U.S. President Joe Biden declared that Israel, France, Germany, Italy, the United States, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will establish the “India-Middle East-Europe Corridor” (IMEC): a multimode transit corridor spanning over 3,000 miles.