Once again extremists -- both the U.S.-based creators of the video, "Innocence of Muslims" and extremists in Cairo and Benghazi, and subsequently from the Arab world to Southeast Asia -- are the agents behind the latest flash point in a tragic death and destruction.
Romney leaps. Romney misses. (Or, "How Not to Exploit a Tragedy") ...
The shell shock to the West of the widespread demonstrations of rage against the United States, including the murder of an Ambassador, will taper off ...
In our two hour meeting with President Morsi, he made it clear that he wished to do everything possible to ensure that tourists returning to Egypt felt safe and welcome.
Romney could have been a statesman about the events in North Africa and appeared dignified -- perhaps qualified -- in the process, but instead he decided to be a braying crackpot. Anyone with a lapel pin and a pulse can do that.
The relationship between the Muslim fanatics who whip up into violent frenzy and the Islamophobes who incite them is very similar to the relationship between a violent and emotionally troubled school kid and the schoolyard bully who taunts him.
For as much as I've hailed the Internet as a powerful platform to connect like-minded individuals and groups in the Arab world fighting for their right to self-determination, today we are reminded of another powerful, if tragic reality.
Regrettably, Christian evangelicals have a reputation of standing on the side of exceptionalism and even bigotry. It's high time that we evangelicals listen to the command of Jesus to love our neighbors, even our enemies.
Egyptian artist Amal Kenawy, one of Africa's really compelling contemporary artists, and a leading voice in the thriving Cairo art scene, died August 19 of leukemia. She was 38.
If you have never been, now is the time to go. Tourism -- and prices -- fell dramatically following the Arab Spring, but tourist have begun to return.
Tunisian reformers, activists, bloggers, journalists and others who suffered under Ben Ali are eager to see radical changes in record time, which may not be realistic, as the dust has yet to settle on their country's revolution.
The conflicting agendas of the military, the Brotherhood, and the street will continue to set the stage for the next period of transition. It's not over yet.
In Stefano Savona's Tahrir: Liberation Square, Egypt's 18-days-long world changing uprising in Tahrir Square becomes an intimate gathering,
One thing is clear from the incredible events that have taken place in Cairo in recent days: Egypt's popular revolution has been abducted by unelected military officers.
Bassem had been a fan of The Daily Show since he first saw it while on a visit to the United States a few years earlier. He longed for an Egyptian version of the show, but that would have been impossible prior to the revolution.
Depressed, disillusioned and detracted from the political debates, many Egyptians are disappointed that they are left with a choice to pick between "the lesser of two evils."