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Moscow’s sphinx meets with Egypt’s new czar

Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in Egypt on Monday, calling on fellow strongman and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi

John Kerry: Egypt’s conviction of Al Jazeera journalists is ‘chilling, draconian’

Secretary of State John F. Kerry released a statement about the three Al Jazeera journalists who were sentenced to prison terms in Egypt.

Inside the sleepy Egyptian district where 682 residents were sentenced to death

“We are doing the best we can."

Here are the military leaders who have ruled Egypt since it became a republic

Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, who is almost certain to win the presidency, will become the sixth military man to lead Egypt.

Disturbing camera phone video shows Western journalists detained in Egypt

The Egyptian government has held them without charge for over a month.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Egypt
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  • Feb 3, 2014
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From Field Marshals Montgomery to Sissi, a history of the military’s most misleading rank

Egypt's de facto military leader, Gen. Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, follows in a long line of field marshals.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Egypt
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  • Jan 27, 2014
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Why Egypt’s new constitution may not turn out so badly after all

Constitutions are often written under authoritarianism, and many democracies that inherit these charters fare better than you may think.

  • Michael Albertus and Victor Menaldo
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  • Egypt
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  • Jan 17, 2014
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‘The Square’ is a beautiful documentary. But its politics are dangerous.

The Oscar-nominated film contributes to Egypt's poisonous atmosphere of polarization and distrust.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Egypt
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  • Jan 17, 2014
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The anecdote that perfectly explains Egypt’s self-defeating crackdowns

Security forces arrested a P.R. team in Cairo to promote the Egyptian government.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Egypt
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  • Jan 15, 2014
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Banner meant to promote Egyptian unity is mocked for strange errors

The banner had a spelling error and used stock art of people who probably weren't Egyptian at all.

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