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As evidence of possible chemical weapons use in Syria mounts, so do the calls for a military intervention in the now two-year-long conflict that has cost roughly 70,000 lives.
On the freewheeling net, extremists of all stripes are looking to radicalize, recruit, and disseminate propaganda among an infinitely wider audience.
Egypt has a long history of using humor to survive tough times, but Bassem Youssef drew criticism for his more direct, "American format" of satire.
As Egypt's state apparatus teeters on the edge of chaos, citizen mobs exact justice on suspected lawbreakers in sometimes brutal ways.
Shielded in secrecy, the Algerian military wields enormous influence in politics and the economy — and it wouldn't be the first time it staged a coup.
As Egypt continues its descent into chaos, a major financial backer appears to be bowing out.
As Egypt’s police force continues to strike in much of the country, the government considers a controversial option.
A series of reforms convinced Algerians to end their protests during the Arab Spring, but economic hardship and corruption are prompting people onto the streets again.
With 2 top militants reported dead, AQIM suffers double blow — though far from a fatal one.
After riots killed tens of protesters in Port Said, residents say their new campaign of civil disobedience is putting new pressure on the government.
The governments that rose to power in Egypt and Tunisia in the wake of the Arab Spring are increasingly relying on the oppressive security apparatuses crafted by their predecessors.
Some worry the assassination of a prominent opposition activist in Tunisia is a harbinger of things to come for Egypt.
The city of Tanta erupts with anger after one of its own, the prominent activist Mohamed Al Guindy, died, allegedly at the hands of police.
As violence spirals out of control, here's why the Egyptian military isn't revolting.
Egypt's protesters, hardened by a series of broken promises and violent crackdowns, have dropped almost entirely the pretense of a peaceful revolution.
The Islamist movements blossoming after the Arab Spring are becoming a key part of the political landscape.
With talk of Pepsi boycotts and gender segregation, Hazem Salah Abu Ismail tries to channel his personal magnetism into party-wide success at the polls.
The Muslim Brotherhood, say many Copts, pays lip service to religious freedom while engaging in its own sectarian rhetoric.
Egypt President Mohamed Morsi might be the most enigmatic man in the Middle East.
GlobalPost tried to find happy people in Cairo. We failed.