In the three years he has been president, Sissi has proved he outdoes his teacher Mubarak when it comes to limiting freedom of expression
Mubarak heads to home in Heliopolis after court cleared him on charges of killing protesters in 2011.
Mubarak was cleared of murder charges this month in his final trial, having faced various charges ranging from corruption to ordering the killing of protesters who ended his 30-year-rule.
The court also rejected demands by lawyers of the victims to reopen civil suits, leaving no remaining option for appeal or retrial.
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.