President Mohamed Morsy’s recent actions in Egypt is telling of the country’s state of affairs — and the continuing struggle among its power players
Egypt’s president makes his move against the military, Germany mulls a referendum on the E.U. and Australia’s expert panel on asylum policy reports.
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 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