Abigail Hauslohner

Bureau chiefCairo

The latest from Abigail

A good illustration of just how anarchic — sometimes humorously so — Libya has become since the revolution.

  • Apr 14, 2014

Misurata, one of the most damaged cities in country’s 2011 revolution, has shiny new buildings — and a dark side.

  • Apr 14, 2014

Whoever controls oil could decide whether the government grows stronger or the nation fractures.

  • Apr 12, 2014

A military leader appears poised to become Egypt’s next president. But opponents have not given up.

  • Mar 27, 2014

Abdel Fatah al-Sissi will shed his uniform to run for president, and he appears certain to win.

  • Mar 26, 2014

“Our mission is to restore Egypt,” Abdel Fatah al-Sissi says in widely anticipated address.

  • Mar 26, 2014

Ruling underscores the severity of an ongoing campaign by Cairo’s military-backed leaders to silence opposition.

  • Mar 24, 2014

Libya’s fledgling government had strongly opposed the sale of oil by a militia in eastern Libya last week.

  • Mar 17, 2014

The armed forces, long a dominant economic player, is taking on massive infrastructure and other projects.

  • Mar 16, 2014

Libya ousts Prime Minister Ali Zeidan after North Korea-flagged tanker leaves rebel-held port with illegal oil.

  • Mar 11, 2014

Court orders release of Mubarak crony, while jailed democracy activists allege torture.

  • Mar 10, 2014

The conflict isn’t just about Islamism — it’s also about systems of governance and democracy.

  • Mar 8, 2014

Prosecutors present evidence against Al Jazeera English journalists in contentious court case.

  • Mar 5, 2014

Housing Minister Ibrahim Mahlab is picked as new prime minister a day after Egyptian cabinet resigned.

  • Feb 25, 2014

The mass resignation could allow the military chief, Field Marshal Sissi, to run for president in spring elections.

  • Feb 24, 2014

Man accused of being al-Qaeda operative says he is happy to talk to — and advise — American officials.

  • Feb 16, 2014

Critics say the attacks, which have killed civilians, often target people who could be arrested instead.

  • Feb 8, 2014

The two reporters are accused of conspiring with “terrorists” to fabricate news for Al Jazeera’s English service.

  • Feb 3, 2014

Sissi seems likely to win the election, as the military entrenches its political power.

  • Jan 27, 2014

In Cairo, crowds rally in support of the military-led government; at least 29 killed as protesters, police clash.

  • Jan 25, 2014
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About Abigail

Abigail Hauslohner is the Post’s Cairo bureau chief. Before joining the Post, she was a Middle East correspondent for Time magazine. She has been based in Cairo since 2009, and she has covered the revolutions in Egypt and Libya; politics and civil strife in Tunisia, Yemen and Gaza; and the war in Afghanistan.