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Egypt's President Spells Out Terms For U.S.-Arab Ties

The New York Times | DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and STEVEN ERLANGER | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

CAIRO — On the eve of his first trip to the United States as Egypt’s new Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi said the United States needed to fundam...

A Field Guide to the Middle East Mess, Part I

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 11.19.2012 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

The latest cycle of anti-American outrage is symptomatic of a broader problem facing Arabs -- that these revolutions have brought neither jobs nor bread.

When I First Visited Egypt

Sherin Nassar | Posted 10.03.2012 | Teen
Sherin Nassar

Since my whole family is from Egypt, I was able to view a layer of the country beyond the tourist views, a layer very few visitors get to see: the layer of poverty that underlies its rich beauty.

WATCH: Stewart Mocks Egyptian Protestors

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 09.17.2012 | Comedy

Back in June, Egypt held its first democratic election and named Mohamed Morsi their new president. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stopped by this...

Protesters In Egypt Pelt Hillary Clinton's Motorcade With Tomatoes

Reuters | Arshad Mohammed and Marwa Awad | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

By Arshad Mohammed and Marwa Awad CAIRO, July 15 (Reuters) - Protesters threw tomatoes and shoes at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's motor...

Egypt's Top Court Overrules President's Parliament Recall

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

(Adds details of the ruling) CAIRO, July 10 (Reuters) - Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court said on Tuesday it had overruled Presiden...

Egypt Continues to Make History: Continued Engaged Citizenship to Carry Her Revolution

Lamees El-sadek | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Lamees El-sadek

The 48.3 percent of Egyptians who voted for Ahmed Shafiq are certainly disappointed with Shafiq's election loss, but 100 percent of Egyptians should have fierce pride for what the world witnessed on June 24, 2012.

What You Need To Know About Egypt's New Government

Posted 06.28.2012 | World

In the wake of Egypt's historic presidential elections, the distribution of power in the country remains up in the air. Just who does what, exactly? ...

Morsi To Sue Iranian News Agency Over Fabricated Interview

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

CAIRO, June 27 (Reuters) - The office of Egyptian president-elect Mohamed Mursi will file a lawsuit against the Iranian news agency Fars for making ...

Hell in a Reed Basket

Nina Burleigh | Posted 08.26.2012 | World
Nina Burleigh

This latest chapter of the Arab Spring opens beneath the searing sky of an Egyptian late June, in the sort of incapacitating heat that makes even the most efficient lose track of time, abandon goals and dispense with logic.

Egypt's New President To Pick Woman, Christian VPs

CNN | Posted 06.26.2012 | World

Cairo (CNN) -- Egypt's first ever democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, will make history in another way: by appointing a woman as vice pre...

Egypt, Year Zero

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 08.26.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Revolutions are not events but processes. These processes are long, conflictual, fraught with sudden leaps forward and discouraging retreats. But nothing says that things will not happen in Egypt at this dawn of the 21st century as they have in other great countries.

Survey Reveals Arab Womens' Views On Islamic Law After Revolutions

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.25.2012 | Religion

As Islamist political parties have gained influence across the Middle East since the Arab uprisings, activists and pundits have questioned the role re...

Allen West Rails Against 'Radical Islamic Nightmare'

Politico | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

Tea party favorite Rep. Allen West decried the Egyptian presidential election results as proof that the Arab Spring is a “radical Islamic nightmare....

Morsi Announced New Egyptian President

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

After days of delay for the results of its presidential runoff, Egypt has announced Mohammed Morsi as the winner of the election and the country's new...

Egypt Waits For President

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

By Tamim Elyan and Alastair Macdonald CAIRO, June 23 (Reuters) - Egyptians were waiting for a president on Saturday, the first they ha...

Max J. Rosenthal

Egypt's Military Rulers Face Festive Demonstrators Vowing To Return | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Islamist and revolutionary groups packed Tahrir Square on Tuesday in protest of constitutional changes by Egypt's military government, presen...

Egyptian Military Seizes Power: Is This Democracy?

John L. Esposito | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
John L. Esposito

One can hope that the Brotherhood is learning quickly that political coalitions are important when governing, and not only when revolting against authoritarianism, but one thing is clear: This can only be tested once the military goes back to its barracks.

Max J. Rosenthal

Constitutional Chaos Overshadows Egypt Election | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Before the sun rose over Cairo on Monday morning, Mohamed Morsi declared victory. In an early-morning press conference, representatives of th...

Max J. Rosenthal

Voters Express Disappointment In Egypt Election | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 06.16.2012 | World

CAIRO -- As Egyptians went to the polls on Saturday morning to complete the first democratic presidential election in the country's history, none of t...

Max J. Rosenthal

Hopes Fade For Egyptian Revolution | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

CAIRO -- As Egyptians prepared to go to the polls on Saturday in what was supposed to be the triumphant culmination of their year and a half old revol...

Before You Vote in the Second Round

Alaa Al Aswany | Posted 08.14.2012 | World
Alaa Al Aswany

What legitimacy will the president have if the number of invalid votes is greater than the number of votes in his favor? The revolution will continue until we force the Military Council to hold the proper and fair elections that Egypt deserves after the revolution.

Max J. Rosenthal

Egypt Elections Force Voters To Make Difficult Choices | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 06.14.2012 | World

CAIRO -- With only two days before the final vote in Egypt's first-ever presidential election, the former revolutionaries who helped make this moment ...

Time Bomb on the Nile

Eric Margolis | Posted 08.01.2012 | World
Eric Margolis

The second, decisive round of Egypt's presidential election will be held June 16 and 17. If former general and Mubarak regime stalwart Ahmad Shafiq somehow wins, it's almost certain the vote was manipulated.

Egypt's Election Need Not Be So Confusing

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 07.25.2012 | World
Mohamed A. El-Erian

Many Egyptians may feel confused about what the presidential election means for them and for their country. But there is a time when every revolution reaches the critical pivot point when it should transition from dismantling the past to building a better future. This is that time.