Perhaps Morsi believes that his apparently cordial relationship with U.S. President Barack Obama will keep the aid money flowing and his regime afloat. The U.S. needs ask hard questions about whether Morsi is worth the price.
I just flew from Seattle to Cairo. After being here for just a day, it seems like a week. Of course, I swung by the pyramids, got my mug shot with the Sphinx, and rode a camel. But the real fun has been feeling the pulse of post-revolutionary Egypt in the chaotic streets.
Does the United States or Israel really need Turkey's help with Syria or Hamas, which controls Gaza, or are we simply offering Ankara a path back to relevance and responsibility?
One of the worst assaults on Coptic Christians since the fall of Egypt's strongman Hosni Mubarak left several people dead on Friday, most of them Copts.
Figures like Bassem Youssef are instrumental in moving government officials into a forced sense of awareness of the most urgent social concerns. Cornering Youssef into legal troubles is a cop-out, and only portrays weakness, not strength.
Do you know what a jasmine flower looks like? If you close your eyes, can you see it? Can you smell it? It is the ancient smell of calm. The cool beauty of the night.
Donor countries, like the U.S., the UK and Canada have noticed the social entrepreneurship potential. Each are revamping their donor agencies to partner with institutions that focus on working with social entrepreneurs.
Bassem Youssef, the famous host of an Egyptian satire news show, is being sued. Bassem is no hero of mine, and there are countless others who share my...
. Nonetheless, as the Syrian crisis continues to threaten the security of all the Levantine states and the Iranian issue continues its slow boil, greater cooperation should be expected between the two. The rapprochement is real; the question is, does it matter?
It would be easy to blame the economic woes that now threaten to engulf Egypt on political uncertainty, corruption and bad policies, but in truth, Egypt's troubles have been a long time in the making.
These protests -- together with the prosecution of Youssef and now also of another comedian, Ali Qandil, on charges of "insulting religion" -- are a steepening slippery slope that the Egyptian government would be wise to pull back from.
One can't keep track of multiple events on the dizzying Egyptian media landscape. But Bassem Youssef and his run-ins with authorities over charges o...
Egyptian Women's Rights vs. Rape and Violence Against Women Egypt's withdrawal of police from the streets has resulted in an explosion of sexual assa...
Breaking through the clichés is what writer/director Sally El Hosaini is all about. Her debut feature, My Brother the Devil, is about Egyptians living in London, and there isn't a terrorist among them. There are, however, artists, students, drug dealers, petty thieves, and in the middle of it, two brothers.
On his recent tour of the Middle East, Secretary of State John Kerry announced $250 million in economic aid for Egypt, my home country. Though Congres...
Here are three possible motives which may decipher who aspired to cut off Egypt's communications.