Egypt divided

While human rights and political freedoms remain under intense pressure, a combination of geopolitical chance and domestic economic measures have helped Abdel Fattah al-Sisi consolidate his rule and raise Egyptians’ hopes of a return to stability and the chance of prosperity

Egypt’s Morsi sentenced to 20 years in jail

First elected leader guilty of using violence against protesters

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Women, who were found guilty of obstructing traffic during a pro-Islamist protest in October, gesture during their appeal hearing at a court in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, 230 km (143 miles) north of Cairo December 7, 2013 ©Reuters
Weak parties and rift in society have led to political vacuum

US restores $1.3bn military aid to Egypt

White House looks to repair ties with authoritarian Sunni regimes

Gulf states put money on Sisi’s Egypt

Ruling families pledge investments and deposits worth $12bn

Egypt plans new administrative capital

Proposal for city of 7m people to relieve pressure on Cairo

Foreign investors return to Egypt

Bidding war starts over two food groups

Spate of Egypt blasts alarm officials

Lone wolf cells worry security forces ahead of global conference

Egypt sacks interior minister Ibrahim

Security veteran oversaw deaths of Islamist protesters in Cairo

Icon of Egypt’s revolution jailed

Alaa Abdel Fattah sentenced to five years in prison

IMF endorses Egypt’s economic reforms

Fund predicts growth will reach 3.8 per cent of GDP

Leak alleges Egypt scorn for Gulf donors

Audio purportedly chronicles Sisi discussing aid payments

Gulf countries to invest in Egypt fund

Mideast allies help finance energy and infrastructure projects

Freed Al Jazeera reporter heads home

Fate of Greste’s two colleagues jailed in Egypt still unclear

Army and Islamists clash in north Sinai

Attacks raise fresh alarm about threat posed by Egypt’s armed militants

Militants kill at least 27 in Egypt

Army and police targeted with bombs and mortars in troubled north

Egypt tries to mend economic credentials

Cairo seeks to phase out energy subsidy and cut budget deficit

Protesters killed as Egypt marks 2011 uprising

At least 16 dead as police confront demonstrations

Egypt party leader warns on repression

Huge obstacles in fielding candidates, claims former Islamist

Mubarak sons freed before anniversary

Pair released on bail pending retrial on corruption charges

Egypt lets pound hit low against dollar

Analysts see ‘managed depreciation’ as ministers woo investors

Mubarak corruption conviction overturned

Former president could soon be released from military hospital

Egypt court orders Al Jazeera case retrial

Three journalists will remain in custody

Egypt top destination for equity investors

MSCI index for Egypt has almost doubled since mid-2013

Al Jazeera unit that angered Egypt closes

Affiliate accused of Morsi bias to reopen only with Cairo’s blessing

Egypt and Qatar edge towards detente

Cairo meeting signals Riyadh’s reconciliation drive

Egypt’s biggest problem is restoration of the security state

Army ring-fences its privileges and expands its economic empire

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