Country: Egypt

Flag bearing the likeness of Syrian dictator Assad outside the Syrian Embassy in Beirut (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The decline of humanism in the Arab world

With an iron fist

Egyptian medic and activist Ahmed Said (photo: private)

Interview with Egyptian activist Ahmed Said

The scorpion's sting

Coptic Christians take refuge in the evangelical church in Ismailia, having fled IS in El Arish (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian Copts flee the Sinai

"They're slaughtering us like chickens"

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visiting Egyptian President Al-Sisi in Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo on 02.03.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Angela Merkel′s visit to Egypt

Blinkered realpolitik

Protesters on Talaat Harb Sqaure in Cairo demonstrate against Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Young people and protests in the Arab world

So shall you reap

Chocolate squares bearing the likeness of Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in a confectionery shop in Cairo (photo: Getty Images)

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi′s ascendancy

Sweetness and light?

″Istanbul″ board game illustration (by Pegasus-Spiele)

The German board game 'Istanbul'

Good clean Oriental fun?

Bassem Youssef′s satirical show ″Al Bernameg″ (source: Al Bernameg)

Sara Taksler′s documentary ″Tickling Giants″

Running the satirical gauntlet

Mothers of inmates in Al-Aqrab prison demonstrate against visiting bans (source: Twitter)

Egypt′s hotbeds of radicalisation

From inmate to jihadist

Activists in Cairo demonstrate against the Mubarak regime (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Social media and the Arabellion

The myth of the Facebook revolution

Demonstrators in front of the Egyptian Embassy in Rome demand an official investigation into the Regeni murder (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Egypt′s repression of academics and journalists

The Regeni murder fallout

The Nile Project (photo: Peter Stanley)

Album review: "Jinja" by The Nile Project

Go with the flow

Father Filtawos stands in front of the altar of his church in Ezbeth Raflah (photo: Flemming Weiss-Andersen)

Egypt′s Coptic Church

The cost of a cornerstone

Mozn Hassan, director of the Cairo-based NGO Nazra for Feminist Studies and Right Livelihood Award winner (photo: private)

RLA winner Mozn Hassan on civil repression in Egypt

″Now′s the time to be creative″

Rebekah Maggor, editor of ″Tahrir Tales: Plays from the Egyptian Revolution″ (source: vimeo)

Book review: ″Tahrir Tales: Plays from the Egyptian Revolution″

The drama of protest

Young street vendor waiting in vain for customers in Cairo

Al-Sisi's Egyptian crisis

″Where are the youth?″

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