Authorities have confiscated thousands of tons of sugar while they assess whether or not companies are overstocking the commodity.
January 25 marks 2011 revolt that ousted Hosni Mubarak, but activists say a counterrevolution has happened, while tired Egyptians see no options.
The emperor is naked: Sisi shows feet of clay, as Egypt cash shortage bites and Cairo talks tough on terror
Recently, there have been rare attacks on Sisi from mainstream media, something almost unthinkable last year when he was elected with a 97% margin.
A picture taken from the Rafah border of the southern Gaza Strip with Egypt shows an Egyptian armored vehicle patroling the area on July 2, 2015
Egypt destroys Mubarak party Hq, symbol of old regime, but repression lives on with 1,400 killed and 40,000 detained
"Despite his flaws, we could negotiate with Mubarak," says a professor. Today, Egypt is in an even more repressive chapter under Sisi, say activists.
The North African country's parliament has been shut for three years, leaving almost all power concentrated in the former general.
His daughter suspended him from the party, and his granddaughter is running against him in his constituency - can an African strongman stomach that?
A reporter screamed that El-Sisi was a “murderer”. A group of Egyptian reporters responded by shouting her down.
Ousted president is charged along with several secularists, in what has been seen as a major crackdown on dissent.
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Former president spent just six months under house arrest; some have done nearly 20 years.
If he can match the regard Nasser had further south, the former general will have pulled off a feat close to that of building the Pyramid of Giza.
The former dictator had been convicted last year him of embezzling money earmarked for the maintenance of presidential palaces.