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Crowds return to Tahrir Square to cheer Egypt General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Three years after the start of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak, several thousand Egyptians rallied in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square calling for another military man to become their leader. The anniversary rallies took place this year against……

Egypt detains prominent secular activist again

An Egyptian prosecutor ordered Monday the detention of a prominent secular activist for taking part in an unauthorised protest, just a day after he was freed over a similar case, state media reported. Ahmed Maher, founder of the April 6 movement which was one of the main groups that spearheaded…

Egypt to free activist blogger from prison

CAIRO — Egypt’s judiciary decided on Sunday to free blogger and activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, who has spent the past two months in custody, a judicial source and his sister said. Mona Abdel Fattah told AFP a court ordered Alaa, who was remanded into custody on October 30, released, and…

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