What Egypt’s elections mean to the region
But the Egyptian military has other ideas
Plus the Iran talks are stalled, and more in the news
Upheaval in Egypt and Libya has led to widespread looting—and the plunder is being sold on the Israeli market
Plus African immigrants attacked in Tel Aviv, and more in the news
13 candidates, four frontrunners, (probably) two finalists
Plus Bibi delays vote on West Bank outposts, and more in the news
The first free presidential election in Egypt begins today. No matter the winner, liberal democracy has lost.
Plus Bibi reiterates demand for no enrichment, and more in the news
Plus Egypt’s presidential flavor of the week, and more in the news
Aboul Fotouh reaps benefit of Brotherhood fatigue, opponent’s Mubarak link
Plus battlefield is set for replacing Tal Law, and more in the news
Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus yet another new government in Jordan, and more in the news
Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news
Salafists, Christians could defeat Muslim Brotherhood for presidency
Plus Egyptian Islamists flailing, and more in the news
Egypt’s famous comic actor was on trial this week for offending Islam. But for Israeli kids, he was a beloved face on state TV’s weekly Arab Movie.
The Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy is being smeared as an imperialist for calling out gender apartheid in the Mideast. She’s dead right.
Energy deal a pillar of Camp David Accords
Plus the Islamist who would be president, and more in the news
Plus what’s going to happen to Egypt, and more in the news
Plus Israeli Conservatives to introduce gay rabbis, and more
Plus Egypt prisoner swap in the works, and more in the news
Plus Barbara Walters talks tough, the Nazis’ lobbyist, and more
Currently disqualified, former Mubarak VP aims for Egyptian presidency
Plus Omar Suleiman enters Egypt presidential race, and more in the news
Israeli authorities will begin to deport South Sudanese refugees once Passover ends—unless the holiday’s message of freedom changes their minds
Plus the are-sanctions-working debate, and more in the news
What are the implications for the U.S. and Israel?