Latest posts by Salma Essam
"He never should have been behind bars. He was arrested while doing his job as a photographer."
"His trial is an attempt to silence criticism of a judiciary that has itself become a source of human rights violations."
Did Italy give up on the quest for Giulio Regeni's killers so Egypt would help Italy block migration to Europe?
Going against popular opinion, Sisi is transferring the ownership of two Egyptian Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, and Egyptians are fighting back.
In an environment of persistent conflict, free and independent media that cover events in the public interest — not in the interests of politicians — is more important than ever.
On the chessboard of Egyptian politics, Sisi's relations with the United States is no small matter. But how are Egyptians reacting?
Jaysh Al-Islam Is Leading Peace Talks in Geneva, While Clamping Down on Speech in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
The group controlling the region has shut down a magazine and five well-known civil society organisations, according to activists.
"I have always dodged casual conversations about the Egyptian revolution from people who know little about it, fearing that words would fail me."
"The government has been working for the last two years on restructuring the legislative system to violate the constitution. Even in the time of Mubarak we didn’t see this."
Three years have passed, but we refuse to forget the Rabaa Massacre.
"The numbers are increasing to thousands and the roar is getting louder: “People demand to overthrow the regime."
"I look around and I am left with the reality of four ugly windowless walls and a never ending dream of freedom."
"Every day I become even prouder of taking part in the great January revolution that toppled a corrupt regime."
Moroccans Rally for Unity, While Sahrawis Push for Independence After Ban Ki-Moon’s ‘Occupied’ Remark
"When will you be relieved from your prolonged pain? Oh, my homeland. Peace be upon you"
"I will take the AIDS from the patient then give it to him as a skewer of Kofta to nourish him," announced army Major General Ibrahim Abdel-Atty in 2014.
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.
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.
Israeli forces have shelled the southern Lebanese town of Al-Wazzani near the border between the two countries in a retaliatory attack against the political party and paramilitary group Hezbollah.