Al Jazeera Journalists Found Guilty

With the world watching, Egypt’s court system decided to assert itself by finding three journalists guilty, including one represented by celebrity human-rights lawyer Amal Clooney.

Pyramid Scheme

Egypt Prepares to Anoint a Dictator

General Sisi has put on a business suit, but there’s no question who’s in charge as he imprisons critics, kills protestors, and prepares to assume the mantle of president.

Choo Choo

The Golden Age of the Orient Express

To mark the 130th anniversary of the line connecting Paris to Istanbul—and forever changing the way we travel—the Arab World Institute has gone back in time with a new exhibit.