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An Egyptian man protests against IS; his flag reads “execute terrorism”. EPA/Khaled Elfiqi

General Sisi fights on all fronts to secure Egypt’s borders

On February 16, Egypt bombed Islamic State (IS) targets in the militant-controlled Libyan city of Derna, in response to the beheading of 21 Egyptian workers. The speed with which this unprecedented military…
Al-Sisi won an election – but can he win his people’s confidence? EPA/Mahmoud Taha

Egypt’s counter-revolution won out in a year of epochal change

It was a year of huge transition for Egypt. Gone was the Muslim Brotherhood, in both word and deed, while the military regime of Abdel Fatah al-Sisi strengthened its control across the state. Despite facing…
Extra security has appeared at Cairo University. Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Violent crackdown on students engulfs Egyptian universities

Egypt’s new academic year started in early October amid unprecedented repressive measures by the state against students. On October 11, the morning of the first day of university, police carried out a…
Overwhelming support for al-Sisi from less than half of Egypt’s voters. EPA/Mahmoud Abdel Ghany/Almasry Alyoum

Al-Sisi wins landslide victory as flawed election returns battered Egypt to military rule

As supporters of Egypt’s former military chief turned president-elect, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, took to the streets of Cairo to celebrate his overwhelming election victory, lighting fireworks in the iconic…

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