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Prominent Egyptian Activist to Be Released

(CAIRO) — Egypt’s most prominent activist, who is facing retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law, was granted release on bail...

Egypt Votes in Anticipation of Sisi Victory

In Port Said, where riots in 2012 exposed the weakness of then-president Mohamed Morsi, many Egyptians voting in this week's election were eager for the stern...

A Tale of Two Sisis

The extraordinary rise of Abdul Fattah al-Sisi will be complete this week with his all-but-certain election to Egypt's presidency. But the story of a man who...

No Military Solution

Egyptians are about to elect their former army chief as President. That’s a huge mistake

Egypt’s Judges Flex Their Muscles

The ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi has emboldened judges to display their political independence, but some worry they're trampling rights in an...