A good illustration of just how anarchic — sometimes humorously so — Libya has become since the revolution.
Misurata, one of the most damaged cities in country’s 2011 revolution, has shiny new buildings — and a dark side.
Whoever controls oil could decide whether the government grows stronger or the nation fractures.
A military leader appears poised to become Egypt’s next president. But opponents have not given up.
Abdel Fatah al-Sissi will shed his uniform to run for president, and he appears certain to win.
“Our mission is to restore Egypt,” Abdel Fatah al-Sissi says in widely anticipated address.
Ruling underscores the severity of an ongoing campaign by Cairo’s military-backed leaders to silence opposition.
Libya’s fledgling government had strongly opposed the sale of oil by a militia in eastern Libya last week.
The armed forces, long a dominant economic player, is taking on massive infrastructure and other projects.
Libya ousts Prime Minister Ali Zeidan after North Korea-flagged tanker leaves rebel-held port with illegal oil.
Court orders release of Mubarak crony, while jailed democracy activists allege torture.
The conflict isn’t just about Islamism — it’s also about systems of governance and democracy.
Prosecutors present evidence against Al Jazeera English journalists in contentious court case.
Housing Minister Ibrahim Mahlab is picked as new prime minister a day after Egyptian cabinet resigned.
The mass resignation could allow the military chief, Field Marshal Sissi, to run for president in spring elections.
Man accused of being al-Qaeda operative says he is happy to talk to — and advise — American officials.
Critics say the attacks, which have killed civilians, often target people who could be arrested instead.
The two reporters are accused of conspiring with “terrorists” to fabricate news for Al Jazeera’s English service.
Sissi seems likely to win the election, as the military entrenches its political power.
In Cairo, crowds rally in support of the military-led government; at least 29 killed as protesters, police clash.
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.