The new status quo in the Middle East is one of porous borders, growing radicalization and the fragmentation of once stable nation-states
After a brazen militant attack on an Egyptian base led to the deaths of 16 soldiers, questions are growing over whether Egypt’s fragile government can control Islamist extremism on its Israeli border
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
A great deal of business was done during Clinton’s Monday in Jerusalem, ranging from Egypt to Iran and, quietly, to Florida.
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
His decree reinstating parliament sounds confrontational, but it can serve the purposes of both the Muslim Brotherhood and the military
Once above the fray, the military is now the target of criticism in Egypt. But SCAF seems to know how to talk to Washington
Today’s global media stories look at the conviction of a prominent journalist in Ethiopia, the possibility of peace talks being revived in the Middle East, and the debate over Egypt’s new first lady.
The situation appears to be deteriorating even as the junta constricts the powers of the newly elected president
The extradition from Tunisia to Libya of Al-Baghdadi Ali al-Mahmoudi, former deputy to the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, may be cheered in Tripoli. But it has exposed the growing power struggle between Islamists and …
Mohamed Morsy’s election as President marked a watershed moment for Egypt, but unless he can repair the rifts with other opposition groups, the military will be calling the shots
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 …
The long-banned Muslim Brotherhood makes a stunning turnaround as its candidate is declared President after a historic runoff with a Mubarak veteran. But how will the Brotherhood work with the all-powerful military?