25 October 2016
Britain invaded Egypt sixty years ago—a brutal response to the resistance against its decaying empire. The result was humiliation. Historian John Newsinger tells the story
22 October 2016
A spontaneous demonstration over housing costs by up to 1,000 people in the Egyptian city of Port Said this week brought growing frustrations over the country’s social crisis onto the streets.
27 September 2016
Hundreds of migrants drowned off the coast of Egypt yesterday, Wednesday. It was the bitter fruit of European Union (EU) naval operation in Libya that includes British ships.
20 September 2016
A verdict in the trial of 26 workers from Egypt’s Alexandria Shipyard has been delayed for a further month.
14 September 2016
This weekend 26 workers from Egypt’s Alexandria Shipyard are expected to find out the verdict in their military trial. They are calling for support
16 August 2016
Egyptian revolutionary socialist activists Mahienour el-Massry and Yousef Shaaban have been freed from jail after serving 15-month sentences on trumped-up charges.
25 May 2016
In clear evidence that organised resistance and solidarity have an effect, 47 of the 101 Egyptian activists recently sentenced to five years in jail have had their custodial sentences quashed.
21 May 2016
Under the dictatorship of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi socialists and the left are bearing the brunt of the crackdown on protest—mobilising international solidarity is crucial, writes Charlie Kimber
17 May 2016
Over 150 activists seized during the crackdown on the protest movement against Egypt’s sale of its Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia have been given long jail sentences and heavy fines.
26 April 2016
Demonstrations were pushed back on Monday but the regime is still in trouble
19 April 2016
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Egypt last week—and none of them were arrested.
30 March 2016
Egypt is changing and as occupations, protests and strikes grow so does confidence—the left must rise to the challenge says Revolutionary Socialist Sameh Naguib
23 February 2016
Doctors across Egypt held protests last Saturday against police brutality. Also: Chinese steel plant shut down, Morocco set for general strike
16 February 2016
Doctors in Egypt are threatening a national strike after two doctors in a Cairo hospital were beaten by police.
09 February 2016
26 January 2016
Security forces in Egypt targeted activists and critics of the military regime in the run-up to the fifth anniversary of the 2011 revolution on Monday.
18 January 2016
A doctor and socialist activist in Egypt was arrested by Egyptian security forces last week.
05 January 2016
Five years ago this month protests in Tunisia triggered revolutions, crucially in Egypt. Sameh Naguib spoke to Judith Orr about the events—and the lessons for socialists
05 January 2016
Egypt’s military-backed president Abdel Fatah el Sisi is trying to build a facade of democracy around his dictatorship with the opening of parliament due on 10 January. But his repression of all opposition continues.
05 November 2015
Hundreds protested outside Downing Street on Wednesday evening and again this morning, Thursday, against Egypt’s military-backed president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.