Courts have sentenced hundreds to death, including Morsy, after unfair trials. Mass trials mostly targeting Brotherhood members failed to establish individual guilt.
He had served as armed forced chief under Mr Morsi, and was a key figure in the interim government which took over after the ouster. Some Egyptians celebrated the possibility that Mr Sisi would bring stability to a country in upheaval since the removal of long-term leader Hosni Mubarak during the Arab Spring uprising in Others worry that he represents a return to the authoritarian security state that prevailed under Mr Mubarak.
Mr Sisi won a second four-year-term in March against a sole minor opposition candidate. Human rights lawyer Khalid Ali and former prime minister Ahmad Shafiq withdrew from the race, and the former armed forces chief of staff Sami Anan was arrested. In addition to Egypt's struggling economy, President Sisi also has to deal with an Islamist insurgency on its borders with Israel and Gaza.
Its TV and film industries supply much of the Arab-speaking world with content and its press is influential. TV is the favourite medium and there are several big hitters in the sector, including the state broadcaster.
The authorities have been increasing controls over traditional and social media to an unprecedented degree.
Reporters Without Borders says Egypt is "one of the world's biggest prisons" for journalists. Successive dynasties witness flourishing trade, prosperity and the development of great cultural traditions.
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Queen Cleopatra commits suicide after Octavian's army defeats her forces. He sets up Egypt in opposition to the conservative Arab monarchies of the Gulf and Western interests in the Middle East.Egypt denies organ theft claims after death of British tourist Authorities say heart, as well as parts of liver and kidneys of David Humphries were taken to establish cause of death Published: U.S.-EGYPT RELATIONS.
The United States established diplomatic relations with Egypt in , following its independence from protectorate status under the United Kingdom. The United States and Egypt share a strong partnership based on mutual interest in Middle East peace and stability, economic opportunity, and regional security.
Aon Risk Solutions reports that the "overall terrorism and political violence level for Egypt is very high." Also, political discontent within the government is likely to grow, "increasing the risk of sporadic, and potentially more sustained, protest activity," reports Aon Risk Solutions.
Long known for its ancient civilisation, Egypt is the largest Arab country and has played a central role in Middle Eastern politics in modern times.
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Nov 30, · Egypt’s leaders have increased their outreach to the shrinking Jewish community. Blanket repression is the wrong way to deal with political Islamists. Aug 24th