Tag Archives: Arab and Middle East unrest

Egypt faces new threat in al-Qaida-linked group Ansar Beyt al-Maqdis

Proficiency of terror attacks, with helicopter downed, police chief killed and HQ bombed, suggests foreign fighters, say experts

An al-Qaida-inspired group has emerged as Egypt’s biggest terrorist threat in a decade, after a week in which its members claimed responsibility

Tony Blair backs Egypt’s government and criticises Brotherhood

Former British PM says Muslim Brotherhood was stealing Egypt’s revolution and army intervention has put it on right path

Tony Blair has given staunch backing to Egypt’s government following a meeting on Wednesday with its army leader, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.…

Mohamed Morsi back in court on jailbreak charges

Ousted Egyptian president accused of breaking out of jail in one of several prosecutions launched under military rule

Egypt’s Abdel Fatah al-Sisi given go ahead to run for president

Governing council endorse popular army chief who ousted Mohamed Morsi in July

Egypt is poised to return to an era of strongman leadership, almost three years after the fall of former general Hosni Mubarak, after the army’s governing council gave …

Religious difference, not ideology, will fuel this century’s epic battles | Tony Blair

We must encourage education and tolerance if we are to bring about peace in the Middle East and the rest of the world

The last weeks have seen a ghastly roll call of terror attacks in the obvious places: Syria, …