Regions / Egypt
The Egyptian Minister of Religious Affairs claims that “the Muslim Brotherhood movement is a terrorist organization and was worse than Mubarak.”
Eritrean refugees face human trafficking, exploitation, and hostility throughout North Africa and the Sahel.
Though handed down by a local court, the verdict reflects poorly on Egypt’s interim government.
In a society in upheaval, just who are "the People"?
Lack of unequivocal Western support seems to have given the Egyptian military license to exert its will over Egypt.
The Egyptian Revolution is a perfect case study for both the power and the limits of nonviolent mass movements.
Egypt's U.S.-backed regime now claims that the progressive, anti-authoritarian activists that brought down Mubarak are simply U.S. agents.
Sunni Hamas and Shiite Hezbollah have apparently agreed to disagree on Syria while maintaining a strategic partnership against Israel.
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country's democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?
When the losing party in an election resorts to extra-legal measures, democracy is threatened and secession may follow.