If indigenous activists manage to block the building of an oil line they consider a threat to ancestral lands, their success will be one small measure of justice in a line of injustices going back to the founding of this nation.
Women played a significant role in the 2011-2013 revolutions that shook the heart of the Arab world, as well as in the succeeding turmoil.
On the June 30 anniversary of the determined masses gathered in their millions at Tahrir Square and in city centers throughout Egypt, demanding a recall election for then Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamad Morsi, Tahrir Square in Cairo was blocked off and deserted.
The thwarted rebellions of the past three years were led by 20-somethings who have decades left to come into their own. Don’t count them out yet. They have only begun the work of transforming the region.
The world's dispossessed have always made sense of their troubles and eased their sorrows through music. The Internet lets them do it across borders and cultures.
The Egyptian filmmaker says what happened in Tahrir forever changed the consciousness of the country.
Hundreds of thousands of Egyptian Islamists and others who support Mohamed Morsi, the president who was deposed and arrested by the military last week, swelled the streets of Cairo and other cities Friday in an intensifying campaign aimed at returning the country's first freely elected president to power.
Adli Mansour, the chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in on television Thursday as Egypt's new president while his deposed predecessor, Mohamed Morsi, and dozens of Morsi's top lieutenants were taken into custody.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi begat the misrule currently gripping his country by ignoring the needs of too many of his fellow citizens, says Egyptian writer and activist Ahdaf Soueif.