Essam el-Erian became just the latest Muslim Brotherhood to be arrested since the military overthrow the group's president in July. A court showdown is looming for next week.
The courage, poise, and wisdom of Malala Yousafzai, the girl who was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls' education in Pakistan, has captured the hearts and minds of Westerners. While Western girls may take their education for granted, in the Muslim world, girls must cross cultural and religious barriers to attend school. Here are five snapshots of girls' education in the Muslim world. [Editor's note: The original headline and text incorrectly said "Arab world" instead of the Muslim world.]
The White House shot down a bombshell for Egypt watchers – that the US is cutting off all aid to Egypt. But something is probably afoot.
Both sides in Egypt's violent struggle to restart democracy have evoked Islamic edicts. Yet a democracy based on liberty of conscience requires a separation of mosque and state.
With much of the Middle East and North Africa in a static state of upheaval, Iran could be the unlikely winner of the post-Arab Spring energy prize, Graeber writes.