Amid heightened xenophobia in Egypt, an otherwise normal government interview is thwarted by spokesman's suspicion of foreign press.
Hamas has turned against Syria, its longtime patron. Just how important is the move?
Two foreign journalists and a Syrian reporter killed in Homs amid intensified crackdown.
It might seem silly, but the Facebook debate over policemen's beards reveals a long-held suspicion of Islamists by Egypt's security forces.
For years, Anthony Shadid called Cairo home. Egyptian activists and journalists react to his death on Twitter.