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Since ousting Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi in 2011, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has moved to crush opponents, whether Islamists or liberals.
Rare small protests were staged overnight in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, but authorities quickly dispersed them and arrested dozens, a security source says.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passes the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely to focus on security issues than expanding the powers of the body.
Egyptian opposition parties have formed a coalition against proposed changes to the constitution that would allow President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office well beyond the end of his current term in 2022, two opposition leaders have said.
Zimbabwean leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has been angered by a televised report showing abuses by security forces in a continuing crackdown, and France's Emmanuel Macron is set to press Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on human rights.
Sudan's embattled President Omar al-Bashir has traveled to Cairo and met with his Egyptian counterpart as popular demonstrations against his 29-year rule continue to shake the country
Egypt's deposed president Hosni Mubarak has asked current President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for "permission" to disclose sensitive information in the retrial of ousted Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi.
Egyptian authorities have quietly introduced restrictions on the sale of yellow reflective vests, fearing opponents might attempt to copy French protesters during next month's anniversary of the 2011 popular uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, security officials and retailers have said.
Egypt's president says he wants a prominent militant captured in Libya this week extradited so that he can be "held accountable."
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is urging citizens to endure his austerity measures, including a recent wave of steep price hikes on fuel, electricity and drinking water.
Egyptian authorities have arrested more than 1 000 people, two rights groups say, in the wake of rare anti-government protests last week.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been elected chairperson of the African Union at the continental body's summit in Ethiopia.
Nearly six years after the African Union shut it out in the cold, Egypt will take the organisation's helm - and strengthening multilateral powers is unlikely to be on the agenda.
Egypt's parliament is debating a motion to amend the country's constitution, a move that could allow President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office beyond his designated maximum two-term limit ending in 2022
French President Emmanuel Macron has said he encouraged respect for human rights when he met with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, who is seen as a key ally in the fight against Islamic extremists but has led an unprecedented crackdown on dissent.
French President Emmanuel Macron is headed to Egypt with a large delegation on a three-day trip to reinforce ties with the Arab world's most populous country
President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is demanding Egyptians lose weight, prompting allegations of fat-shaming and elitism
Egypt's president says the 2011 Arab Spring revolt was an ill-advised attempt at change whose chaotic aftermath posed an existential threat to the nation
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a bill that could immunize selected senior military officers from future prosecution related to violence following the 2013 overthrow of an elected but divisive Islamist president.
Egypt's president Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has sworn in a new government, two weeks after being re-elected in a vote in which he faced no serious challengers.
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