TOPIC Sisi and media
This justice is not blind: New amendments to terror laws
Rana Mamdouh | Under one amendment, individuals on the terror list may see their syndicate memberships frozen.
President’s eldest son, Mahmoud al-Sisi, sidelined from powerful intelligence position to diplomatic mission in Russia
The move seeks to alleviate growing tensions within the intelligence apparatus about his role
Money and image: Framing Mohamed Ali’s face off against Sisi
Leila Arman | Ali is a child of the post-2013 world, the world of naked conflict, stripped of any symbolism.
Sources: Presidency gives Egyptian media orders not to cover CBS interview with Sisi
Sources say Egyptian media received orders to refrain from covering CBS interview with Sisi
Regulators without regulations
Rana Mamdouh | Despite the formation of three new media regulatory bodies, their roles remain legally unregulated
Egypt’s media in a state of emergency
Mai Shams El-Din | Government attempts to further restrict media post church bombings
The canal of celebration and fear
With both celebratory commentary and reporting on the staunch security plan surrounding the inauguration
Why did Sisi visit Saudi Arabia?
Omar Said | A congratulatory phone call and an unexpected three-hour visit by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday
Whose Empire? Post-revolution history in a Ramadan TV drama
Susan D. Ellis and Meir R. Walters | Embratoreyet Meen? (Whose Empire?), one of the television series screened this Ramadan, is a light and
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Mohamed Naeem
In Egypt, nothing has changed — but perhaps everything has
This repressive regime has set itself an unattainable goal: to silence everyone all the time forever
Basma Abdel Aziz
State mechanisms of manipulation and persuasion
What are the mechanisms the state has used to assume and maintain power in Egypt?
Yasmin El-Rifae
For journalists, freedom from jail is a qualified liberty
The only country with more journalists in jail than Egypt is China, and it has raced to this position
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4 journalists suspended from work, fined over a false image of Sisi’s mother
Authorities suspend Monday’s issue of Al-Bawaba newspaper
Presenter Azza Hennawy after referral to trial: Now only space for hypocrites at Maspero
Foreign Ministry slams Economist magazine for article criticizing Sisi’s policies
Sisi says 90% of prisoners are detained for criminal offenses
State TV anchor suspended for criticizing Sisi
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Hey Captain!
Andeel | Man: "Hey captain, what are you doing!?"
A question for our president
Andeel | Woman: "So what's the last book you read?"Sisi: "What is this stupid question?"