Egypt: Former diplomat arrested for calling for popular referendum against al-Sisi

The lawyer of a former Egyptian diplomat has announced that his client has been detained after he publicly called for a popular referendum on AbdelFattah al-Sisi. Khaled Ali on his facebook account has indicated that Masoum Marzouk, his client was Read more

Egypt: Five suspected militants killed in shootout north of Cairo

The Egyptian interior ministry announced Tuesday its forces killed five alleged members of militant Hasm group, in a shootout in Qalyubiya province, north of capital Cairo. The five alleged militants, according to the interior ministry, were instructed by the group Read more

Turkey-KSA: Crown Prince puts Ankara in ‘triangle of evil’ as tensions flare up

Saudi Arabia has tossed Turkey in the ‘triangle of evil’, which includes arch rival Iran and extremist Islamist groups as tensions between the two countries hype over Ankara’s support to Qatar in the diplomatic row opposing the tiny Gulf country Read more

Egypt: Opposition figures call nation to boycott ‘one-candidate’ election

A group of prominent figures in the Egyptian opposition Sunday called on the nation to stay away from March presidential election arguing that the process has lost credibility after potential challengers to AbdelFattah al-Sisi backed out. The opposition figures in Read more