Egypt

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Detained Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone
"The terrible global assault on journalists that has intensified in the past few years shows no sign of abating."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi
"The decision to release the funds despite a significant deterioration in the...
Common Dreams staff
More than two dozen children are among the dead

Further

Egypt's grotesque sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists to years in prison for doing their job is sparking well-earned outrage, with their boss declaring the decision "defies logic, sense and any semblance of justice.” Hopefully, outrage will likewise greet the news that, the day before, John Kerry was in Egypt assuring al-Sisi the U.S. will be sending Apache helicopters "very, very soon" to add to the $600 million of weaponry we've already sent, now that our two freedom-loving countries...