As the new season of his show premieres, Bassem Youssef tries to find humor in military rule.
Want to topple an autocrat? Street demonstrations are just one tool among many.
Smugglers, shipwrecks, and the harrowing, tragic journey of Syrian refugees trying to get to Sweden.
Is the Egyptian military's scorched-earth campaign in Sinai just creating a new generation of terrorists?
Forget the single-minded focus on election day. What Azerbaijan needs is support for its civil society.
For 50 years, Mahmoud Labib has cut the hair of Egypt's rulers, from Sadat to Mubarak.
Technology is changing the way we fight war. But it's also changing the way we make peace.
While Washington focuses on Syria and Iran, Egypt looks headed for a dangerous and destabilizing insurgency.
Will Egypt’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood fan the embers of Islamic insurgency?
As Egypt's military government cracks down on the Muslim Brotherhood with unprecedented force, the defiant are going underground.
Eastern Europe's lesson for the countries of the Arab Spring: economic reform is best served quickly.
Egypt's foremost novelist on revolution, dentistry, democracy, and why the Muslim Brotherhood is a "terroristic, underground, armed group."
As Syria shows, the Responsibility to Protect hasn't delivered. Time to try something new?
Obama’s “limited” strikes are just the prelude to massive intervention in the Middle East. And Congress shouldn’t fall for it.
The hidden power of Egypt's drug-running cops.
From Cairo to Wall Street to the West Bank, plotting a world of upheaval.
And lost its leverage everywhere.
Did Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi just set Cairo on the path to its own "black decade"?
As the body count rises in Cairo, the Muslim Brotherhood insists it will stick to non-violent resistance. But even its members admit that they can't convince everyone to go along with the plan.