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?
The revolt in Syria began almost three years ago, in the early, hopeful days of the Arab Spring. Back then, more or less peaceful protests ousted long-time dictators in Tunisia and Egypt. But since then, those two nations have taken very different paths.
When Shyima Hall was little, dinner was often a piece of bread split with three of her siblings. But she says she was happy. All that changed when her mom left her with a rich family, gave her up, to pay off a debt.
Earlier this month, ISIS released a video in which it showed the beheading of 21 Egyptian men. Not surprisingly, reactions have been of anger, grief and hate. But one Egyptian singer wants to change that.