Egypt allowed a movie mocking religious figures to be aired, mainly to serve as ammunition in the president's ongoing battle against the Muslim Brotherhood.
Will President Donald Trump include the Muslim Brotherhood on the U.S. list of terrorist groups? If so, how would that affect relations between Egypt and Turkey?
If the White House goes forward with the move, it would constitute a drastic change in U.S. policy and some Muslim-American organizations are concerned.
Ismail Haniyeh arrived in Egypt on his way back from Qatar, where head of Hamas Khaled Meshal resides. It was the highest-level visit from the organization since Egyptian President Morsi was overthrown.
The chairman of the newspapers denies ties to the outlawed group.
Despite his mass purge of supposed rivals, supporters say the Turkish leader – whose AKP party just launched a reform that would leave him in office until 2029 – has done much for human rights and economic development.
Former president will be given a new trial. Five other leaders of now-banned Muslim Brotherhood also had their death sentences quashed.
Security sources believe the killing of Brig. Gen. Adel Rajaei outside his home in a suburb of the Cairo may be revenge for his military role.
The sentence has been handed down for charges of killing protesters during demonstrations in 2012.
Mohamed Kamal, head of group's 'armed wing,' and Yasser Shehata, another leader, fatally shot in a raid on a Cairo apartment used by the leaders as headquarters.