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Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has accused the military of a "massacre" after more than 50 of its supporters were shot dead during a sit-in in Cairo. Read more»

A small rally heading to Tahrir square to joint the 30 June protests against MB and President Morsi of Egypt

Egypt has picked economist Hazem el-Biblawi to be its interim prime minister, a government spokesperson said. Mohamed ElBaradei is expected to be interim vice president. Read more»

An anti Obama sign following the Obama speech to the Arab world in 2011.

As the keystone state in the region, the fate of the Egyptian revolution will have a decisive impact on other countries whose stability and future is hanging in the balance. Read more»

Interviews with Mark B. Evans, administrator of tucsoncitizen.com, GOP state House candidate John Christopher Ackerley, and Middle East expert Dr. Stephen Zunes. Read more»

U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, says those who criticize his call for an investigation of the influence of Muslim groups on the U.S. government are turning a blind eye to threats in the name of political correctness.

U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, this week defended his call for an investigation into the influence of Muslim groups on government organizations, even as the proposal came under more fire. Read more»

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak with President George W. Bush in 2002.

Egypt's state media reported on Tuesday that Hosni Mubarak, the country's deposed president, is on life support after suffering a stroke. Read more»

A man in Cairo reads about former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's conviction and sentencing.

For the largely secular, liberal activists in Egypt who spearheaded the anti-Mubarak uprising, the country's presidential election it is a difficult and some say demoralizing predicament. Read more»

Hosni Mubarak

Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president ousted in last year's Arab Spring uprisings, has been convicted of involvement in the murder of nearly 1,000 protesters and sentenced to life in prison. Read more»

A man casts his vote in al-Mahalla, Egypt, on Wednesday.

As final election returns are tallied in Egypt, the people have spoken and the resounding message is clear: “Don’t underestimate the Muslim Brotherhood!” Read more»

Women protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Feb. 6, 2011.

If not for a group of Egyptian women leading the way to Tahrir Square last Jan. 25, the revolution might never have begun. Read more»

Egyptian Football Association officials, along with officials in Port Said, have been fired following the riots after Wednesday’s soccer match between Al Masry and Al Ahly, in which 74 people died. Read more»

Protesters march in the streets of Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, on Thursday.

Of the 162 demonstrators killed since the protests began in Yemen three months ago, the vast majority have been young men in their early 20s, some in their teens. Read more»

Protesters raise the Palestinian flag in defiance of Syrians leaving Palestinian areas and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday.

Military stationed around Damascus and other cities failed to deter thousands of demonstrators from rallying to demand the ouster President Bashar al-Assad. Read more»

An April 14 demonstration in Benghazi, Libya.

An overview of the Libyan opposition and the roles of extremism and tribalism in Libya’s transition. Read more»


Deep Throat’s advice worked for Woodward and Bernstein, and it remains useful today. Take a look at the major stories of the day. Most often, they are portrayed in the media as clashes of personality first and ideology second. But almost always, they are, at bottom, about money. Read more»

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