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    Filmmaker Who Mocked Egypt’s President Dies in Prison

    Shady Habash had been held without trial at a maximum-security prison for two years. His lawyer...

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    American Held in Egypt Prison Dies After a Hunger Strike

    Moustafa Kassem, detained in Cairo in 2013 and suffering from serious medical problems, had protested his...

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    Egypt Escalates Pressure on Last Major Independent News Site

    Security forces raided the publication’s office, detaining three editors, the day after arresting another editor.

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    Egypt Arrests Senior Editor of Independent News Outlet

    The arrest was the latest step in a crackdown on press freedom over the past six...

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    The Man Trying to Stir a Long-Distance Revolt in Egypt

    Since he started posting videos denouncing corruption in Egypt, Mohamed Ali has set off protests against...

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    Egypt’s Harsh Crackdown Quashes Protest Movement

    One of the largest waves of arrests in decades has overcrowded Egyptian jails and put President...

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    Rare Protests Against Egypt’s Leader Erupt in Cairo and Elsewhere

    Hundreds of young people, responding to online calls for demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, chanted...

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    In Egypt, Scattered Protests Break Out for Second Week

    The protests against President el-Sisi’s authoritarian rule were smaller than last week’s, but given the risks...

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    Egypt Is on Edge as Security Tightens Over Protests

    Nearly 2,000 Egyptians have been arrested since surprise protests against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi erupted last...

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    The United Nations General Assembly: Live Updates

    Presidents and prime ministers have converged at the world’s most prominent diplomatic stage, amid crises ranging...

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    Egypt Protests Came as a Total Shock. The Man Behind Them Is Just as Surprising.

    The videos of a potty-mouthed millionaire, who cheerfully insults the president, spurred protests across Egypt. His...

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    As Egypt’s Population Hits 100 Million, Celebration Is Muted

    With little habitable land, deepening poverty and dwindling supplies of water, the future looks bleak. And...

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    In Mubarak’s Legacy, Egyptians See the Failings of the Arab Spring

    The death of Hosni Mubarak underscored how Egyptian hopes for democracy following his ouster in 2011...

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    On Nile Cruiser, 12 Crew Test Positive for Virus, and Egypt Fears Broader Outbreak

    The sudden surge of cases stoked growing fears among a nervous Egyptian public of a much...

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    Concerns of a Coup Stir in Sudan as Capital Braces for a Virus Lockdown

    Civilian and military leaders are jostling for power as the capital, Khartoum, begins a three-week lockdown...

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    After 301 Days in Egyptian Prison, an American Teacher Flies Home

    Under pressure from the Trump administration, Egypt released Reem Desouky, an arts teacher from Pennsylvania who...

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    Outside Egypt, Critics Speak Freely. Inside, Families Pay the Price.

    Egyptian officials have jailed the relatives of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s loudest critics in exile. It...