The city’s embassies have come to form a kind of timeline in bricks and mortar for ‘who’s hot’ and ‘who’s not’ in the Arab World.
When foreign troops packed up and left the Sahara after World War II, they left behind a diabolical maze of landmines.
King Farouk, deposed in 1952, may have gone down in history as a lousy ruler. But these days Egyptians are inclined to say, ‘Compared to what?’
In Sudan, a yellow fever vaccine costs $25. But for $8, you can get a phony certificate that says you’ve been vaccinated.
As the country’s travails drag on, more and more Egyptians are turning to tramadol to dull the pain of a stalled economy.
Divided and drained by war, Syrian Christians are determined to celebrate for the first time in four years.
The jihadists’ advance has prompted a murder spree so massive that some groups have stopped publishing their death counts for fear of misleading the public.
A journey to both side of the Holy City’s ‘racist abyss.’
Reeling from regional developments and disillusioned with the West, some Iraqi Christians are looking to Russia for support.
On the porous desert border with Egypt, guns, cash and other illicit goods flow from Libya’s lawless frontier toward buyers in the Middle East.