Sacha Baron Cohen as the Dictator. President Al Sissy not in Picture. Cairo, 3rd June 2014: Egypt witnessed one of the lowest turnouts in an election where Mr. Abdul Fattah Al Sissy ran almost unchallenged and (unsurprisingly) won 96% of the total votes cast. The low turnout, despite an additional day of voting came as a shock to Al Sissy, who had hoped for a better...

Cairo 01st April 2014: Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy, and Baher Mohamed, three Al Jazeera English journalists, who have been jailed in Egypt for nearly...

Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures.Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sissy not in picture Cairo, 10th March 2014: The Chief of Egypt’s armed forces Field...

  Cairo, 7th March 2014: Reports say that Egypt is close to finalizing a massive 2 Billion dollar arms deal that includes the purchase of Mi 35 and...

Cairo 15th January 2014: People of Egypt started voting on a new constitution yesterday. It is the first ballot for Egyptians since the military deposed...

Cairo 08th January 2014: Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi will appear in court on Wednesday for the second session of his trial. The hearing will...

L-R: English bureau chief Mohamed Fahmy, award-winning Nairobi-based correspondent Peter Greste, and Cairo-based producer Baher Mohamed.  Doha 31 December...

This is November!! The best month of the year for finding cheap destinations……. Cape Town, South Africa The weather here in November is nearly perfect...

  It has been two and a half years since a wave of uprisings and demonstrations hit the Arab world calling for freedom. Rulers have been forced from...

    The Ex-President of Egypt who had been ousted from power in 2011 in one of the most significant triumphs of the Arab Spring has been released from jail after winning an appeal against his detention. Considering the recent events that are unfolding in Egypt, political analysts consider this release to be a sign that the ‘Land of the Pyramids’...

   Earlier last weekend rumours were rife in social media about a comment made by Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum’s daughter Sheikha...

Cairo 16th August 2013 : The official death toll from the crackdown on former president Mursi supporters rose to 638 this morning. At least 623 people...

Six Egyptians were killed and 11 others wounded in several attacks by militants in the Sinai peninsula near Egypt’s borders with Israel and the...

At least three people have died after clashes between loyalists and opponents of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, as tens of thousands of people...

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has called for mass protests again in a campaign to reverse the army’s overthrow of the elected Islamist president,...