Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and President Mohamed Morsi have shrugged off protests and decided to bring Egypt's constitution standoff to a head, tomorrow morning.
Egypt's transition from dictatorship is chaotic and murky. President Mohamed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood's showdown with protesters are dimming the chances of a positive outcome.
Despite hopes for a brief cease-fire while Egyptian Prime Minister Kandil visited the Gaza Strip, Israeli and Palestinian forces launched rockets and airstrikes Friday.
The newly chosen Coptic pope finds his people in a perilous situation.
This week's good reads include words of wisdom from Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, using the Internet and applied mathematics to find the long road home, and a profile of Egyptian courage.
Speaking at Tufts University, female Egyptian activist Dalia Ziada accused the Muslim Brotherhood of pursuing anti-democratic policies and said that women needed to be given more power.
If the makers of the film 'Innocence of Muslims' – a clip of which sparked violent protests across the region – were Egyptian, they could be imprisoned.
The amplification of extreme voices is one consequence of budding democracies in the Middle East, but citizens insist that those voices remain on the fringe.