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?
Two attacks on American diplomatic buildings in Cairo and Benghazi, Libya, illustrate the ugly bigotry of two sets of religious fundamentalists in different ends of the world
Egyptian protesters stormed the walls of the American embassy in Cairo, tore down the U.S. flag and ripped it to shreds. The protesters, mostly conservative Salafists, were angered by reports of a film made in the U.S. that …
The secularists and liberals who helped oust the Mubarak dictatorship have been marginalized by the Muslim Brotherhood. Can Egypt’s secularists win back power?
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy took Iran to task on Thursday for its role in the Syrian crisis
Syria’s foreign minister speaks, this week’s controversial visits by the Egyptian president and Colombia’s leader confirms peace talks with leftist rebels.
Mohamed Morsy’s appointments and restrictions have led to howls of protests from Egyptian journalists. Has the Muslim Brotherhood taken a repressive turn?
Report in le Monde detailing declassified intelligence reports suggest Toulouse killer Mohammed Merah had far more contacts with presumed radical allies than previously known–but security officials contend it doesn’t undermine …
Today’s choices: coup rumors in Egypt, the waning allure of the E.U. to its neighbors and fresh reports of unrest and arrests in Tibet.