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 biggest problem is restoration of the security state

Army ring-fences its privileges and expands its economic empire

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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

Court drops Egypt uprising deaths charges

Case against former Egyptian president ruled inadmissible

BG Egypt November 2007 Idku Gas Hub, Rashpetco

Egypt and Cyprus strengthen energy ties

Anti-Turkey bloc emerges in Eastern Mediterranean

Tourists return to Egypt

Visitor arrival numbers rise despite continued political tensions

Egypt issues tender against oil revenues

$2bn in funding guaranteed by sales of crude oil for five years

Egypt militants back Isis

Ansar Beit al-Maqdis group posts 10-minute recording on internet

Human rights groups fear Egypt crackdown

NGOs must register and risk penalties for taking foreign funding

Egypt steps up crackdown on militants

Vital infrastructure put under military authority after spate of attacks

Islamists kill 31 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

Cairo said to be preparing retaliation

Carter Center withdraws from Egypt

‘Narrowing of political space’ prompted decision to leave country

Investors eye Egypt energy opportunities

Sentiment improves on perception stability is returning

Sisi secures position at home and abroad

Geopolitics and domestic measures legitimise president

Blast in central Cairo kills at least two

Attack is latest targeting Egyptian security services

Egypt swelters in nationwide power cut

Problem that damaged Morsi now returns for Sisi

Islamists kill 11 Egyptian troops in Sinai

Violence by Ansar Beit al-Maqdis group follows Morsi ousting

Egypt unveils $8bn Suez Canal investment

President kicks off first phase in vast public works scheme

Egypt protest deaths come under scrutiny

Rights group attacks government response to protests

Sisi leaves Hamas to fight own Gaza battle

Cairo takes hands-off stance as Israeli assault persists

Egyptians rail against rising fuel costs

Slashing of subsidy to cut deficit proves unpopular

Egypt cuts spending on energy subsidies

Government budget for 2014-15 risks popular backlash

Sisi will not interfere in Al Jazeera case

Egypt’s president ignores calls for pardon of journalists

Egypt president kicks off austerity drive

Sisi vows to give half his salary to country

Global anger as Egypt jails journalists

Seven to 10 -year sentences raise freedom of speech fears

Egypt confirms Brotherhood death sentences

Leader and supporters convicted for violence after Morsi’s overthrow

New Egyptian government sworn in

Sisi retains more than half the ministers of outgoing government

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