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Trump lauds Sisi, says he is ‘not concerned’ with demonstrations in Egypt

As protesters across Egypt face a brutal crackdown by security forces, who have arrested hundreds of demonstrators over the past few days, Donald Trump heaped praise on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, calling him a “real leader”.

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Rights groups: 650 detained in latest anti-Sisi protests

Over 650 Egyptians were arrested from across arrested across Egypt in the latest wave of demonstrations against Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, local rights sources reported yesterday.  The sources told Arabi21 that that 300 of the detainees were standing trial at the Supreme State Court, adding that 60 others were transferred for imprisonment …

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Anti-Corruption Protests Roiling Egypt Add to Regional Insecurity

Chaotic protests across Egypt this weekend — prompted by videos exposing corruption in President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s military-backed government — underscore the population’s weariness with economic hardship due in part to government austerity measures.

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MEE: Egyptian authorities use Interpol to target dissidents abroad

A Middle East Eye investigation can reveal that Egyptian authorities are using the international policing body Interpol to target political opponents of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi abroad.

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Lawyer Mahienour al-Massry arrested and Karama Party leader appears before Supreme State Security Prosecution after forced disappearance

Police arrested activist and lawyer Mahienour al-Massry on Sunday afternoon outside the Supreme State Security Prosecution headquarters in Cairo’s Fifth Settlement neighborhood, according to a Facebook post by Massry’s friend Noha Kamal.

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