A sea of protesters angry at a draft constitution championed by Egypt's President Morsi surrounded the presidential palace. But whether they'll force Morsi to back down remains to be seen.
The West just blew its latest chance to rein in Iran's nuclear enrichment program. Though Iran expressed willingness to compromise on key demands, by refusing to ease sanctions, the P5+1 nations offered no meaningful reciprocity, derailing the possibility of a deal with Tehran.
At least 24 have been killed in fresh Tahrir Square protests against the military junta. The cabinet resigned today, but many say the standoff can be ended only by significant concessions from the military.
A group of Egyptian activists are struggling to translate their online influence into real political action by taking the "tweets to the streets."