The retrial of ex-president Hosni Mubarak has been adjourned after the judge declared he was "uneasy" with the process. Mubarak faces charges in connection with the deaths of protesters during the 2011 Egyptian uprising.
Despite coming to power on a wave of popular support, President el-Sissi appears to have the same aspirations as his autocratic predecessors. DW looks at his swift rise from army chief to second-term president.
Is Tunisia, the only democracy to emerge from the Arab Spring, slipping back into repression and chaos? Tim Sebastian meets Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui.
Without any real challenge, President el-Sissi has won by an overwhelming margin. His main challengers were either jailed, or complained that they had been either sabotaged or intimidated into not running.
Ahmed Maher was instrumental in using social media to bring mass protesters into the streets during the Arab Spring. He was arrested in 2013 during a protest under the regime of current President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi.
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