Egypt's revolutions against autocratic rule shone across the Arab region as a permeating example of civil power. Unfortunately, this light would flicker briefly. Seven years on, with Sisi still in power, are the Egyptian people really better off?
Analysis: By brokering the Gaza ceasefire, Egypt has gained diplomatic leverage and restored its role as a regional mediator, with the Biden administration willing to overlook human rights abuses to protect mutual interests.
An embodiment of the insatiable harmonies of the East mixed with the restrained structure of the West, The New Arab remembers Abdo Dagher, Egypt's violin extraordinaire. Self-taught, we pay tribute to the master of improvisation.
With systemic failings and neglect at the heart of a recent derailing of a train in Egypt that tragically left 32 dead and more than 100 injured, The New Arab finds out why Egypt's railways are in such dire condition, and which parties are at fault.