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.
One soldier from the Israel Defense Forces was killed and another wounded in an attack on the Sinai border today, while three militants were killed.
Protests and riots broke out across the Middle East and Asia over the past week, rejecting an anti-Muslim video's portrayal of the prophet Muhammad. What does Islamic theory condone?
No. Turn off the television news (or put down your copy of Newsweek) if you think otherwise.
An attack on the US consulate in Libya has drawn widespread attention to an anti-Islam film that enraged rioters. But can – and should – the circulation of this type of material be stopped?
Some interesting and convincing points are made.
There is no online profile for 'Sam Bacile,' who has told reporters he's an Israeli who wrote and produced the movie that sparked protests in Libya and Egypt. But there is information about one of his collaborators, Steve Klein, who has ties to evangelical militia groups.
The murder of the US Ambassador to Libya yesterday and a raucous protest in Cairo, all over a movie deemed offensive, recall the widespread violence during the Danish cartoon controversy.
A timeline of recent moves by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt's President Morsi moved to consolidate his power this weekend. Here's what Morsi and the new Islamist politicians in Tunisia and Libya want to do.
Islamists seek to blend Islam and politics, but their movement is a very big tent.
The new heads of Egypt's military branches come from within the system, and the outgoing old guard retains both influence and great wealth.
Egyptian President Morsi didn't just fire Tantawi today. He overturned a constitutional declaration from Tantawi's military council that sought to tie the hands of the civilian president.
The Aug. 5 attack on a border post in the Sinai has spurred an Egyptian military crackdown on the growing militant activity in the Sinai peninsula, which poses a challenge to Egypt's new leader.