Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak looks on as he reacts inside a dock at the police academy on the outskirts of Cairo in 2014. Photograph: Reuters

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until he was ousted in a popular uprising against corruption and autocracy, died on Tu(...)

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi: he defends his crackdown as necessary for the protection of Egyptians. Photograph: Mohammed al-Shaikh/AFP/Getty

Hot on the heels of China’s president Xi Jinping’s triumphant visit to Britain last month, the procession of tyrants through the doors of 10 Downing S(...)

Egyptian soldiers stand guard in the courtyard of a school that will be used as a polling station in Port Said. Photograph: Al Youm Al Saabi Newspaper/Reuters

Egyptians began voting today in a constitutional referendum, the first ballot since the military overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and an eve(...)