It would seem that Mohamed Morsy is on a roll. Less than a week after sacking several major security chiefs, the first elected President in Egypt’s history has moved on to tackle the big guns. On Sunday, Morsy fired Field Marshal …
While the military mounts a largely symbolic show of force, the elected President starts a slow and deliberate campaign to assert executive authority
The Egyptian dictatorship’s spy chief leaves behind a subterranean legacy of fear and brutality, as well as questions over what state secrets he takes to the grave
While secular activists worry the U.S. may be supporting an Islamist rise, the only thing certain is that Washington is losing influence over Cairo
Despite electoral victories in Egypt and Tunisia, the Islamists concede they have not won the parliamentary polls in Libya. Here’s why
His decree reinstating parliament sounds confrontational, but it can serve the purposes of both the Muslim Brotherhood and the military
The situation appears to be deteriorating even as the junta constricts the powers of the newly elected president
Egypt’s most powerful Islamist organization has pulled off a once unthinkable feat, propelling itself from the niche of a banned opposition group to the seat of power. But some say that throwing a wider lens on this twist …
Almost immediately after polls closed, the junta announced directives on the constitution, lawmaking and, it seemed, the nature of the presidency. Activists are furious, but no one is likely to change the status quo
Close friends of Ahmed Shafik are confident that he’ll win the presidency, and prevent any revival of the Tahrir Square protest movement.
After dissolving Egypt’s democratically-elected parliament, the country’s military government looks set to consolidate power, no matter the result of this weekend’s presidential election
Farmers and laborers have waited for hours in a long line outside the polling station in the impoverished village of Kirdasah, on Cairo’s western outskirts, but their spirits are high.
Most are here to vote for the same …
Egypt has banned at least six Americans, including the son of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, from leaving the country. It’s the latest in a series of embarrassing blows dealt to the Obama Administration, which is also …