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Egypt Embarks on Second Day of Voting as Sisi Faces Little Resistance

Egypt Embarks on Second Day of Voting as Sisi Faces Little Resistance

Egypt began the second of a three-day presidential election with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi expected to coast to victory.
For as Little as $3 a Vote, Egyptians Trudge to Election Stations

For as Little as $3 a Vote, Egyptians Trudge to Election Stations

A polling station in Cairo festooned with posters of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who faces no serious opposition in this week’s election.
Saba Mahmood, 57, Dies; Traced Intersection of Feminism and Islam

Saba Mahmood, 57, Dies; Traced Intersection of Feminism and Islam

Saba Mahmood in an undated photo. A native of Pakistan, she became a leading scholar of religious and feminist issues at the University of California at Berkeley.
Sisi wins second term as Egyptian president after purge of challengers

Sisi wins second term as Egyptian president after purge of challengers

Early results show Abdel Fatah al-Sisi taking 92%, with his five main rivals barred from ballot paperEgyptian president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has been re-elected for a second term after an election
Egypt’s Early Vote Tally: Sisi, 92%, Token Opponent, 3%

Egypt’s Early Vote Tally: Sisi, 92%, Token Opponent, 3%

Election workers counting ballots in Cairo on Wednesday. Early results showed President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi heading for a landslide victory after he sidelined his main rivals.
With Freedom and Justice for Sisi

With Freedom and Justice for Sisi

The arc of Egypt’s history is flat, and it bends toward autocracy.

With Trump’s Help, Egypt Holds a Farcical Election

Lauren Bohn on the Presidential elections in Egypt this week, where President President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi effectively ran unchallenged.
Egypt's Sisi poised for second term as president with 96.9% of vote

Egypt's Sisi poised for second term as president with 96.9% of vote

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has won a second term with 96.9 percent of valid votes, state media reported on Friday, raising a previous tally from the preliminary count.
Girl, 4, dies in dad’s arms after suffering brain damage on holiday

Girl, 4, dies in dad’s arms after suffering brain damage on holiday

Little Indianna Maddison slipped in the swimming pool.
The F.B.I. and the Mystery of the Mummy’s Head

The F.B.I. and the Mystery of the Mummy’s Head

This mummified, severed head was recovered from an ancient Egyptian tomb in 1915. Scientists needed to collect DNA to figure out whom the head belonged to.
The F.B.I. and the Mystery of the Mummy’s Head

The F.B.I. and the Mystery of the Mummy’s Head

This mummified, severed head was recovered from an ancient Egyptian tomb in 1915. Scientists needed to collect DNA to figure out whom the head belonged to.

Trump congratulates Egyptian president for winning election with 97% of vote

On Monday, President Donald Trump congratulated Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi for winning a second term with 97 percent of the vote. El-Sisi’s only “opposition” in…
Sisi wins landslide victory in Egypt election

Sisi wins landslide victory in Egypt election

Sitting president takes more than 97% of vote, having silenced opponents Continue reading...
China’s Campaign Against Uighur Diaspora Ramps Up

China’s Campaign Against Uighur Diaspora Ramps Up

In its attempts to control Uighurs abroad, the Chinese government is holding families hostage.
Trump slammed for congratulating same Egyptian leader Obama congratulated

Trump slammed for congratulating same Egyptian leader Obama congratulated

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Egyptian website editor arrested for republishing article on election fraud

Egyptian website editor arrested for republishing article on election fraud

Masr al-Arabia journalists say raid on its offices prompted by decision to run New York Times piece on alleged election irregularitiesEgyptian police have raided the office of a news website and
Press NGO launches #MyPicForShawkan campaign for journalist jailed in Egypt

Press NGO launches #MyPicForShawkan campaign for journalist jailed in Egypt

Reporters Without Borders is launching a social media campaign with the hashtag #MyPicForShawkan in support of an award-winning photojournalist who has been imprisoned in Egypt for more than four