Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is expected to name Mohamed Badie as its new Supreme Guide on Saturday – a move that could alienate reformists and stymie their efforts to challenge President Mubarak.
Hamas kills an Egyptian soldier on the Gaza border Wednesday. But public anger isn't directed toward the Palestinians. Many Egyptians see it as the latest event to rile Arabs over Egypt’s role in the embargo of Gaza.
A violent war of words after two Egypt-Algeria World Cup qualifiers is being used by the regime of Hosni Mubarak to rally support and distract from Egypt's domestic woes, critics say.
A lead Palestinian peace negotiator says the demand for a full settlement freeze – not a partial one – is a precondition to resuming peace talks. But a meeting between Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Abbas is still possible in September.
The Egyptian president hopes Obama will back away from Bush's push for reform, which caused a rift between the two nations.
Formed as a cold-war forum for developing countries that didn’t want to take sides, the movement has struggled to find its way since the USSR collapsed.
After stamping out election protests, Iran may see its "resistance" brand weaken. The first big test: The Non-Aligned Movement summit, which opens Wednesday in Egypt.
If the mass protests in Iran succeed in bringing about change, it could produce a better neighbor – but also set a dangerous precedent for oppressive regimes.
While they expect action, many warmed to words that bespoke a knowledge and appreciation of Islamic culture.
Many see his decision to deliver a major speech in Egypt as a nod of tacit support for the regime's authoritarian rule.