With all legitimate candidates arrested or suppressed, and his one challenger vocally supporting him, it's a forgone conclusion that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be returned to office in next week's election.
With the Arab Spring and the attention of the international media now in the past, Egypt is still struggling with repressive governmental control and increasingly volatile attacks on human rights, writes freelance journalist Salma Islam.
We will all know less about the world and hear only more Western-centric news if Al Jazeera is forced to close, writes journalist and media-watcher Christopher Warren.
Egypt is in dire financial straits and needs a loan from the IMF. But that never comes without strings, writes freelance journalist Salma Islam.
Five years after Mubarak was ousted, has anything really changed in Egypt? Cairo-based journalist Walt Curnow reports.
What now for Peter Greste and his Al Jazeera colleagues?
Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is on trial in absentia in Egypt. The problem is that by not turning up for his trial in person, he could automatically be found guilty.
Al Jazeera is playing nice with the regime these days. Is the Marriot cell now old news in Egypt?
Foreign nationals could be deported instead of held in Egyptian prison under a new law passed in Egypt last week. Does that mean Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste will be sent home? Crikey intern Andrey Rodionov investigates.