Stories about Egypt
7 February 2016
Egyptian doctors are threatening a nationwide strike if an investigation is not launched after colleagues in a teaching hospital were assaulted by policemen. Netizens back doctors in their demands.
3 February 2016
Social media activists face legal threats in Africa and Latin America, Malaysia blocks Medium over corruption coverage, and Saudi pulls back death sentence for Palestinian artist Ashraf Fayadh.
29 January 2016
Egyptians Call for the Release of Political Prisoners on the Fifth Anniversary of the Jan25 Revolution
Some 41,000 political prisoners remain in jail in Egypt on the fifth anniversary of the Egyptian revolution. Mira G looks at how they are being remembered.
24 January 2016
It was the beginning of the end to a 30-year rule of a tyrant regime. Five years later, here's a rundown of what's happening in Egypt today.
20 January 2016
Egyptian activists confront rising tensions approaching the 5th anniversary of the 2011 revolution, Morocco is blocking VoIP apps and China unveils a new assault on circumvention tools.
8 January 2016
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28 December 2015
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10 November 2015
In between the rising sea and encroaching desertification, North Africa finds itself in a precarious situation. Here is how three young activists are taking on climate change.
8 November 2015
Vkontakte says it merely geolocated all users with recent activity in Egypt, contacting them on behalf of the Russian government. There was “no additional targeting,” the website explains.
27 October 2015
Alaa Abd El Fattah has spent a year in prison for his activism. He has four more to serve. Netizens are making noise on his first year anniversary calling for...
14 October 2015
Egyptian Facebook user Amr Nohan has been sentenced to three years in prison by a military court for adding Mickey Mouse ears to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi's image.
8 October 2015
Lebanon arrests two over Facebook posts, Venezuela blocks Bitcoin sites in crusade against foreign currency, and the EU takes 'Safe Harbor' away from US tech companies.
14 September 2015
Eight Mexican tourists were among 12 people shot to death from a helicopter in a popular tourist spot, in the Western Desert, in Egypt. Why have they been targeted?
8 September 2015
A massive dust storm is covering countries across the Western region of the Middle East today and tomorrow. Here are some photographs of the mess.
7 September 2015
Terror mastermind and Al Qaeda leader Ayman Al Zawahiri is set to give a series of lectures on the Islamic Spring on social media, say reports.
31 August 2015
Before the war began, Thair Orfahli studied law in Lebanon and regularly visited his family in Syria. But as the violence intensified, he decided he had to leave.
13 August 2015
11 July 2015
One man was killed and several journalists were arrested after a car bomb explosion outside the Italian Centre in downtown Cairo today.
8 July 2015
"Rights groups knew Egypt using Hacking Team spyware since 2012; Sunday's hack just proved it," says Egyptian activist Ramy Raoof.
30 June 2015
Egypt top prosecutor was assassinated in a car bomb making activists fear a state crackdown on freedoms in the name of fighting terrorism.