A horrific train-and-bus accident underlined the Mubarak-era infrastructure and corruption that Egypt’s new leader must attend to — even as a foreign crisis demands attention
The Egyptian president has denounced the Israeli attack and recalled Cairo’s ambassador to Tel Aviv. But Mubarak did as much in the past. Will the Muslim Brotherhood do more?
The 117th successor of Saint Mark is not expected to rock relations with the government. But he may have to
Secularists warn that Islamists have hijacked the drafting process and may give the country over to religious authorities who will determine how Shari‘a affects the law of the land
TIME’s reporter ponders hysteria and the madness of crowds after helping to save a colleague during another groping incident in Cairo
French prosecutors announce the indefinite detention of seven suspected Islamist extremists arrested on Oct. 6, after raids unearthed guns, bombmaking equipment and evidence of recruiting French radicals to join militias in Syria
Last week’s U.N. General Assembly session served up reminders that the next White House may have little option but to deal with a number of crises previously deferred
In what was likely his last appearance before the U.N. General Assembly, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad bowed out with a whimper
He wants his father freed and Shari‘a imposed unquestioningly on Egypt. Other than that, Mohammed Abdel-Rahman doesn’t want to cause trouble
The response to the Salafi-led Sept. 11 demonstration was as amateurish as the incendiary movie itself. It exposes the inexperience of the Muslim Brotherhood rulers – and how speedy they are (or aren’t) at damage control
The furor over a provocative video has obscured the deep anger at U.S. foreign policy that has long existed in the Middle East.
This week’s U.S. embassy attacks are the product of intense jockeying for power in an Arab political landscape riven with both new and familiar challenges. Here are five key lessons to take away from an ugly week
The deadly attacks on U.S. diplomatic outposts in Egypt and Libya raise the question, Did the Arab Spring make the Middle East more dangerous?