The year 2012 saw the triumph of cold reality over pie-in-the-sky dreams.
Egyptian prosecutors launched an investigation on Tuesday against a popular television satirist for allegedly insulting the president in the latest case raised by Islamist lawyers against outspoken media personalities.
Egyptian prosecutors launched an investigation Tuesday against a popular television satirist accused of insulting the president in the latest case raised by Islamist lawyers against outspoken media personalities.
Pakistan released eight members of the Afghan Taliban from prison on Monday, including the former justice minister under the Taliban, in a bid to boost the peace process in neighboring Afghanistan, the government said.
Egypt's Islamist president warned against any unrest that could harm the drive to repair the country's battered economy in his first address before the newly convened upper house of parliament on Saturday, urging the opposition to work with his government.
Egypt's chief prosecutor ordered an investigation Thursday into allegations that opposition leaders committed treason by inciting supporters to overthrow Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
At Egypt's Pyramids, the desperation of vendors to sell can be a little frightening for some tourists.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's claimed victory Saturday on a new Islamist-backed constitution will be pyrrhic if his economy continues to languish.
Egypt's government asked parliament Wednesday to prioritize legislation to organize parliamentary elections, regulate the media and fight corruption as the upper chamber held its first session with temporary new powers granted by the constitution.