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Hakam Al Baba | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics
Hakam Al Baba

Everything is different; politics and morality, education and parenting, religion and values, and tactics and strategies. Even geographical boundaries are in constant flux. Some countries perish, others are formed. Maps blend together, and boundaries disappear.

Why Iran Matters to South Korea -- and Why South Korea's Middle East Posture Should Matter to the United States

Joseph Braude | Posted 06.18.2015 | World
Joseph Braude

n 2009, North Korea declared that it had developed a nuclear weapon. As the country most gravely threatened is the democratic Republic of Korea to Pyongyang's south, I sat down this week with Oh Joon, the country's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, and asked for his perspective on Lausanne.

Huffington Issue 85: Egypt's Reset, Outrage Haters And More

Posted 01.25.2014 | World

In this week's issue of Huffington magazine, we look at Egypt three years after the revolution that ended the rule of Mubarak and seemingly launched a...

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Police To 17-Year-Old: 'You Will Never See Life Again' | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Ahmed Ammar figures it is only a matter of time before the Egyptian government comes looking for him. Three weeks ago, soldiers arrested h...

Has The Arab Spring Failed?

AP | DAN PERRY | Posted 10.05.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — "For too long, many nations, including my own, tolerated, even excused, oppression in the Middle East in the name of stability...

PHOTOS: How Newspapers Covered Morsi Ouster

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.04.2013 | Media

News of the Egyptian military ousting President Mohammed Morsi led newspaper front pages across the country on Thursday. On Wednesday, crowds in C...

Cairo Protester: 'There's A Huge Backlash Towards America Right Now'

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.05.2012 | World

As more than 100,000 Egyptians marched on the presidential palace in Cairo on Tuesday over President Mohammed Morsi's recent seizure of nearly unrestr...

The Reason for Morsi's Power-Grab (and Retreat)

Feisal G. Mohamed | Posted 01.27.2013 | World
Feisal G. Mohamed

Morsi's authoritarian declaration may have prevented even more authoritarian measures that would slow down the transition and frustrate democracy.

Brotherhood: Progress Of Revolution 'Wiped Out And Overturned'

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood pinned its hopes Friday on weekend elections to salvage its waning political fortunes, responding to a court ...

'No One Can Now Take This Right Away'

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

CAIRO — The Muslim Brotherhood quickly staked a claim Thursday for its candidate to advance to a runoff vote, saying its exit polls showed him l...

Vote Won't Erase Mubarak Memories

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | World

By Shaimaa Fayed CAIRO, May 22 (Reuters) - Egypt holds its first genuinely contested presidential election this week, but Amr Adel bel...

Was The Arab Spring A Conspiracy? | Posted 04.28.2012 | Weird News

After many of years chaffing under the yoke of an oppressive regime, the downtrodden people of a backwards nation were empowered by social media and W...

'The Army, The People...'

Posted 01.25.2012 | World

By Charles M. Sennott, GlobalPost One year into Egypt's unfinished revolution, fateful questions loom here in the most populous nation in the...

Egypt's Economic Crisis: Where Are the Promised Billions and What Will It Take for Investors to Return?

Carina Kamel | Posted 03.25.2012 | World
Carina Kamel

Alarm bells are ringing inside Egypt and outside as the country faces an economic crisis nearly one year after the revolution.

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Egyptians March Toward Tahrir

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

CAIRO — Several thousand Egyptians marched to Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday ahead of the one-year anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hos...

Muslim Brotherhood Stays Quiet On Calls For Transfer Of Power

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's ruling military escalated its tone against pro-democracy activists Wednesday, warning of an attempt to "topple the state," as go...

Jailed Egyptian Blogger's Case Transferred

AP | By AYA BATRAWY | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Egyptian authorities on Monday transferred the case of a prominent blogger from state security prosecutors to investigative judges, a move th...

Muslim Brotherhood Will Boycott Military Council

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.07.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist group set to dominate the new parliament, accused the country's military rulers Thursday of try...

Egypt's Military Ruler Says Army Has No Interest In Staying In Power

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

CAIRO — The leader of Egypt's ruling generals said Wednesday the army has no interest in staying in power for a long time, but insisted the mili...