In Egypt's male-dominated society, women face grave dangers as they struggle for equal rights.
Five years after protests and a coup brought then-President Mohammed Morsi to his knees, Egypt is experiencing its sharpest rise in living costs. Is the country on the brink once again? Farid Farid reports from Cairo.
Prominent Egyptian journalist Wael Abbas has been removed blindfolded from his Cairo home. No reason has been stated by authorities. His presumed arrest follows recent detentions of two other bloggers.
Egypt's solitary confinement of political prisoners, some for weeks, some even years, amounts to "torture," concludes Amnesty International. The London-based group says its findings drew silence from Cairo.
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.
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