Egypt

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
President Donald Trump is meeting Monday with Egyptian President General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi—who's overseen a "brutal human rights crackdown"—with the U.S. president telling the autocrat: "You have a great friend and ally in the United States and in me." Trump's warm reception for Sisi follows chumminess between the two even before the real...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Criticism abounded Tuesday after the U.S. government announced a surprise ban...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The recipients of the 2016 Right Livelihood Awards —more commonly known as "...

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...