Egypt

Jon Queally, staff writer
Egyptians enraged by Saturday's court decision to drop murder charges against Hosni Mubarak took to the streets of Cairo on Saturday where they were met by tanks, barbed wire fences, tear gas and army units ready to repel any effort to gain access to Tahrir Square, the birthplace of the 2011 revolution that led to the former president's overthrow...
Jon Queally, staff writer
In yet another blow to the Egyptian revolutionaries whose hopes have been...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The Erez crossing to northern Gaza is one of the terminals closed off by Israel. (Photo: Zero0000/WIkimedia/cc)
Despite widespread calls for increased humanitarian aid and economic activity,...

Further

Egypt's grotesque sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists to years in prison for doing their job is sparking well-earned outrage, with their boss declaring the decision "defies logic, sense and any semblance of justice.” Hopefully, outrage will likewise greet the news that, the day before, John Kerry was in Egypt assuring al-Sisi the U.S. will be sending Apache helicopters "very, very soon" to add to the $600 million of weaponry we've already sent, now that our two freedom-loving countries...