Mohammed Morsi, one of the leaders of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and the country’s first democratically elected president — is in prison and facing the death penalty. What does that say about Egypt’s future?
Shukri Alassouli, a 33-year-old man from Gaza, was trying to find a better life for his young family in Europe. But their journey across the Mediterranean in smugglers' boats turned into what the UN called the deadliest accident of its kind, killing hundreds and losing Shukri's wife, daughter and young son at sea.
Another chapter In Egypt's fitful path to democracy played out in Cairo as Mohammed Morsi went to trial. The ousted former president insisted that the court had no jurisdiction over him and that he remained the legitimate president of Egypt.
The situation in Gaza is open-ended, with only the Israelis knowing when they will have achieved their objectives and end their ground invasion. But, regardless, the current situation presents the best opportunity in years for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to assert himself.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood was outlawed for nearly a half century. Now it could be part of the next Egyptian government. It officially advocates sharia law but members have their differences. The World's Ben Gilbert has the story.