Leila Fadel appears in the following:
Sunday, October 04, 2015
When H&M put a Muslim girl in a headscarf in an online ad this summer, it prompted celebration among Hijabi fashionistas. Is it a sign that the public is more open to Muslim culture?
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Activists say the government has stepped up prosecutions for alleged morality offenses. Hundreds of gay and transgender people have been targeted, and now the campaign has moved on to dancers.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Public opinion against the European Union is fueled by the region's debt and refugee crises and trade negotiations with the U.S. A referendum is planned for 2017, and many Britons say they want out.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned some 100 political prisoners, including two journalists at Al-Jazeera's English-language network. For more, Renee Montagne talks with Leila Fadel.
Sunday, September 20, 2015
A government report — and a video leaked with it — gave a rosy impression of conditions inside a notorious prison, even as accounts of torture stream from Egypt's swelling prison population.
Monday, September 14, 2015
Egyptian security forces shot dead 12 people, including eight Mexican tourists, Sunday in Egypt's Western Desert. Authorities say security forces mistook the victims for Islamist militants.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Grime and gaudy shop signs obscure much of downtown Cairo's ornate and varied architecture. The city is undergoing a major wash to uncover that beauty, but at the cost of some residents' livelihoods.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
There isn't much public space to be creative. Artists Arwa Alneami and Ahmed Mater are trying to change that. They host a salon where creative people gather and exchange ideas.
Monday, September 07, 2015
A Egyptian businessman wants to buy an island from Greece or Italy to serve as home for 100,000 refugees. He plans to name it after the drowned Syrian boy, whose body washed ashore in Turkey.
Monday, August 31, 2015
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced the Al-Jazeera journalists to prison after being retried on charges of broadcasting false news. More than 20 journalists are incarcerated in Egypt.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Three Al-Jazeera English journalists and several student activists were sentenced to up to three years and six months in prison in Cairo on Saturday.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Three Al Jazeera English journalists, Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste were sentenced to up to 3 years and 6 months in prison in a controversial case that's dragged on for nearly 2 years.
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry visits Egypt on Sunday as the two countries intensify ties, despite the concerns of human rights advocates.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
An Egyptian-American and her husband have been held in Cairo prisons for more than a year. They're accused of abusing street children in the shelter they ran, but the government has shown little evidence and may be after them because of suspected political activity.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Egypt has intensified its military response against insurgents who've pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State. But some warn that the government's crackdown is creating more extremists.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid has been behind bars for 705 days without charge. He was arrested in 2013 while taking photos at a protest in Cairo.
Monday, July 13, 2015
The international film star, best known for Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence Of Arabia, represented a bygone era for many Egyptians — though not many could get to his funeral on Sunday.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
It's not easy being a journalist in Egypt. The government sometimes tries to control the words reporters use, and new legislation could carry fines or jail time for contradicting the state.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
A split has sharpened in the Muslim Brotherhood. Some members are calling for violence against the state after Egyptian security forces killed nine people in the outlawed group.
Friday, June 26, 2015
The soap opera features an Egyptian Muslim army officer in love with an Egyptian Jewish woman. It's airing daily during Ramadan and is proving both popular and controversial.