Weeks after Donald Trump welcomed him to the White House and praised his good work, Egypt's Abdul Fattah al-Sisi quietly gave himself new powers that judges and rights groups say threaten whatever Egyptian court independence remains.
Two Coptic churches were bombed in Egypt on Sunday. The explosions occurred as worshipers had been celebrating Palm Sunday, one of the holiest days of the Christian calendar. Egyptian officials have denounced the attacks and Pope Francis sent his "deep condolences."
Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi met his counterpart and admirer Donald Trump in Washington Monday for a "reboot" of relations following years of tension with the American president's predecessor.
If only passports could talk, they would have stories to tell. By digging into the historical aspects, the dates and the travel stamps, passport collector Tom Topol has made some interesting discoveries.
In 2011, when hundreds of thousands took to the streets and deposed Mubarak, many involved in the protests finally thought they would get real change. Six years later, many young people say the revolution brought nothing but dashed hopes.
Tahrir Square revolutionaries compare Donald Trump to Egypt’s jailed President Mohammed Morsi, a Muslim Brotherhood leader who decreed himself unlimited powers and was toppled by the military a year into his term.