Inside Cairo's coffee houses, where Egyptian men go to meet their 'second wives'
Every man has his 'ahwa,' a place where he goes to catch up on neighborhood gossip, smoke shisha and talk with friends — and a place where women are not welcome.
The Egyptian government is holding more than 150 children in a makeshift prison
Rights groups say some of the children have been held for months without charge, and without their parents being allowed to visit.
How an argument over gasoline became a matter of national security in Egypt
The gas station is owned by the Egyptian military, and Tamer Allam argued with the wrong man: an army colonel.
Egypt's deep state gets back to business
Hosni Mubarak's acquittal is the crowning moment of 18 months in which the military regime regrouped and took back Egypt.
Alexandria's streets were flooded and some residents decided to break out the jet ski
Men charged with 'debauchery' after bathhouse raid are acquitted in Egypt
The 26 men were arrested in a raid on a bathhouse in Cairo that was broadcast on television.
Egypt's crackdown on LGBT community sees return of medical exam that dates back to the 1840s
Mass arrests at a bathhouse in Cairo are the latest sign that Egypt's persecution of LGBT people is getting worse.
Al-Jazeera journalists face more jail time, eye deportation
Journalists' family members say they have been advised that a retrial could start within 45 days.
Cautious optimism on New Year's Day for detained Al Jazeera journalists
Egypt’s highest court on Thursday ordered a retrial for the jailed journalists.
Turmoil in Egypt takes its toll on mental health
Doctors have raised concerns about an increase in the number of cases of PTSD and other mental health issues over the past four years.
Egyptian women rise to the top in karate
In a country where women’s rights are under constant attack, karate is a rare bright spot.
Egypt's Jon Stewart slapped with $6.5 million fine
Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef has been fined over a dispute with a television channel which suspended his show after it lampooned military leaders.
The churches burned after Egypt’s coup last year are still in ruins (PHOTOS)
The army promised it would help rebuild the churches destroyed and damaged by angry mobs, but parishioners are still waiting.
Egypt’s ‘deep state’ proves victorious
Analysis: By stifling dissent and restoring strong ties with the US, Egypt's military government is as strong as ever.
Spiderman swoops in to save Cairo from the daily grind
Two residents of the city set out to highlight the daily difficulties faced by residents of the bustling metropolis.
Egyptians take to the streets after Hosni Mubarak acquitted for 2011 protester deaths
Protesters flock to Tahrir Square three years after a revolution removed the president from power.
Egyptian court drops case against Mubarak over 2011 protest deaths
His supporters erupted into celebration when the verdicts of a retrial were read out.
Egypt closes schools in Sinai towns as area inches toward open war
With neighboring Libya in chaos and Islamic State trying to establish a cross border 'caliphate' in Iraq and Syria, Egypt is determined to regain full control of Sinai.
An Egyptian court just dealt a blow to the fight against female genital mutilation
The acquittal of a doctor in the country's first prosecution against female genital mutilation may encourage the practice.
Extremist group that killed hundreds in Egypt pledges allegiance to the Islamic State
The 'caliphate' is growing.
Some say the Egyptian revolution is dead. Try telling that to the students
University campuses across Egypt have become hubs of dissent, but the government is cracking down.
Egypt demolishes homes along its Gaza border to create a security buffer (PHOTOS)
Each displaced family is due to receive $125 to help pay for three months rent elsewhere, General Abdel Fattah Harhour said, while compensation for lost property is being calculated.
Attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill at least 28 security personnel
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for either attack.
Obama urged Egypt's leader to release jailed Al-Jazeera journalists
Australian Peter Greste, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed were convicted in June of aiding the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood and spreading false news that portrayed Egypt as being in a 'civil war.'
Wary of US-led bombings, Syrians in Egypt say Assad is the real threat
'The crimes of Bashar are worse than the crimes of the Islamic State. They’re more merciful than the regime.'
Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to life in jail
Egyptian authorities have since arrested thousands of Brotherhood supporters, sentencing hundreds to death or long prison sentences.
Israel strike kills Gaza family as Egypt readies new talks
Since violence resumed after a nine-day lull, 84 Palestinians and a 4-year-old Israeli boy have died.
Israel and Hamas agree to another Gaza ceasefire
But will it hold long enough for peace talks?
Israel says it won't talk Gaza truce while under fire
And the Palestinian delegation in Cairo says it will leave unless Israeli negotiators come.
Egypt isn't doing much to help Gaza
Cairo has backed away from its relationship with the Palestinians, but the two sides need each other now for any chance of brokering peace between Israel and Gazan leaders.
Outlook is bleak in Israel and Gaza, but shifting
Everything you need to know about what's going on in the world's most contentious conflict right now.