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Human rights activists alleged that torture was used to extract confessions.

  • Feb 20, 2019

In the latest sign of the Sissi government’s growing repression, security officials denied entry to David D. Kirkpatrick, a former Times Cairo bureau chief.

  • Feb 19, 2019

ISIS forces are down to last square mile in eastern Syria; Egyptian parliament votes to lift term limit for Sissi.

  • Feb 14, 2019

The parliament, dominated by the president’s supporters overwhelmingly backed greater powers for him.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Egypt's parliament could vote as early as Wednesday on constitutional amendments that would extend Sissi's rule.

  • Feb 13, 2019

The convoy of retired Dutch general Patrick Cammaert was hit by small-arms fire in Hodeida, underscoring the UN's challenges in implementing a peace deal.

  • Jan 17, 2019

In Cairo, the U.S. secretary of state doubled down on the Trump administration’s alliances with Sunni autocrats and Israel.

  • Jan 10, 2019

A year after killing their main ally, the Houthis have consolidated their power in northern Yemen. Detentions and torture are common, victims say.

  • Dec 31, 2018

Abu al-Abbas acknowledges backing from the United Arab Emirates, a partner of Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen. That is at odds with U.S. counterterrorism goals in the country.

  • Dec 29, 2018

Boosting social media interaction through fake “likes” or “comments” on a promotion is a clear violation of honesty and, therefore, against Islam, cleric says.

  • Apr 17, 2018
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