Egypt jails seven for life over Tahrir Square sexual assaultsAn Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for having sexually assaulted women during rallies and public gatherings on Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
Israel accepts Egypt's Gaza truce dealIsrael’s security cabinet on Tuesday accepted an Egyptian ceasefire proposal to end the latest hostilities in Gaza hours after Hamas’s armed wing blasted what it called “an initiat...
'Diplomatic movement' as Egypt proposes Israel-Gaza ceasefireEgypt presented a ceasefire plan on Monday to end the conflict between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza that has left at least 185 people dead. Both sides said they were seriousl...
Boutros-Ghali: 'I wanted to reform the UN'Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who was the UN’s 6th Secretary General, comments regional conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Egypt, South Sudan in the light of his experience at the head of the worl...
Wael Eskandar, Egyptian journalist and bloggerProminent Egyptian journalist and blogger Wael Eskandar tells France 24 what's gone wrong with his country's criminal justice system, and describes the situation facing h...
Video: A look at Egypt one year on from the military takeoverOne year after former Egyptian defence chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi went on live television to announce the overthrow of Mohammed Morsi, the country’s first freely elected president,...
One year after Morsi's ouster, divisions persist in EgyptIn this edition: one year on from the ouster of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt remains divided; American singer Demi Lovato sparks outrage among Russian web users; and a Lego replica of The...
Middle East Matters
MIDDLE EAST MATTERS
Iraq crisis: Baghdad residents living in fearThis week, Iraq is in turmoil as ISIS jihadists continue to make sweeping gains. They're now within 100 km of the capital Baghdad. Next, US Secretary of State John Kerry joins...
Campaign to free journalists detained in EgyptIn this edition: online campaigning for three journalists detained in Egypt; Brazilian activists denounce police brutality; and a front seat roller coaster ride.
South African miners end 5-month-long strikeSouth African union leaders say a five-month strike against the world's biggest platinum producers is over, ending a stoppage which has badly affected the country's econo...
Sudan death sentence woman allowed to go freeA Sudanese woman sentenced to death for "abandoning" her religion has been freed from prison, according to her legal team. The official news agency SUNA reported that Mer...
In The Papers
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
'Jailed, reporters pay a price for Egypt’s crackdown on dissent'INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 24.06.14: The sentencing of three Al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt draws widespread condemnation in the international press. The Guardian says "the...