Stories about Egypt
21 May 2014
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to three years in prison for embezzling state funds. Wry bloggers wonder why the sentence is so lenient.
18 April 2014
1 April 2014
24 March 2014
Egypt today [March 24] sentenced 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death for their roles in violent riots in Minya, in Upper Egypt, last August.
23 March 2014
Celebrations continue as prominent Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah is released from jail. In his first tweet after his release, the activist vows to "continue" the struggle.
20 March 2014
From Lebanon to Morocco, passing by Jordan, Israel, Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Tunis, and Algeria, it seems like the MENA region is filled with people willing to just be...
7 March 2014
Watch this video of an Egyptian woman asking US President Barak Obama to "shut up your mouse [mouth]," which is making the rounds.
Saudi Arabia has declared the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation. Netizens wonder what will happen to MB members in nearby countries, like Bahrain.
5 March 2014
Prominent Egyptian blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah completed his 100th day in prison without trial today. Watch this video to find out about his case and more.
4 March 2014
Famous US Peace activist and co-founder of Code Pink Medea Benjamin was detained and violently handcuffed without explanation by the Egyptian police, breaking her arm. She tweets her ordeal.