Qatar feud risks Gulf instability

On the surface, the tiny Persian Gulf nation of Qatar has much in common with Saudi Arabia and the other monarchies of the Arabian peninsula....

Egypt press activist jailed

The founder of an independent journalists network in Egypt was arrested by police and accused of working for the outlawed group, the Muslim...
Security personnel investigate the site of a bombing that killed Egypt’s top prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, in Cairo, Egypt, June 29, 2015.

Egypt in crisis?

It's been two years since the Egyptian military ousted democratically-elected president Mohammed Morsi, replacing him with Army Gen. Abdel Fattah...