Known for his sense of humor, Iraq-born senior Labor Party politician was first Israeli minister to meet with PLO chairman Yasser Arafat, and served as a minister in Israeli governments throughout the '90s and '00s. His later life was marred by a corruption scandal.
Are the changes in way Israel is portrayed indicative of a new spirit wafting from President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi?
The run-up to the Monday anniversary has seen stepped-up security measures and a new wave of arrests in downtown Cairo.
Women may play increasingly serious roles in Arab film and TV during Ramadan, but this is not reflected in their actual societal status – especially in Egypt.
In a new TV series in which he plays a leftist professor, Egyptian actor Adel Imam has raised ire on all sides. Maybe Israel should acquire broadcasting rights?
A judge accepts the public prosecution's appeal against an earlier court ruling that dropped the case against the former Egyptian president.
Under Egypt's current president, Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, criticism of the security forces is simply not allowed.
Former president and two sons jailed without parole in retrial of corruption case; they may not serve any jail time because of time already spent in prison.
Egyptian judicial official: No legal grounds to detain Mubarak after retrial ordered; French parliament extends military intervention in Iraq.
Earlier verdict sentenced Mubarak to three years for corruption. It's the only case keeping deposed leader behind bars.