Egypt

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Criticism abounded Tuesday after the U.S. government announced a surprise ban on any electronics "larger than a cell phone" on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries—Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The U.K. is reportedly set to announce the same move Tuesday. "From a technological...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The recipients of the 2016 Right Livelihood Awards —more commonly known as "...
Nika Knight, staff writer
As the dust settles in the wake of Friday's attempted military coup in Turkey,...

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...