August 17, 2013 The Islamist group has been banned or repressed for much of its history. But it has operated in the gaps that successive Egyptian regimes have permitted, serving as a social, religious and political organization.
August 16, 2013 The Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters are back in the streets. The government has said it will use live ammunition to protect public buildings and security forces. After Wednesday's crackdown left more than 600 people dead and nearly 4,000 wounded, the country is is shedding more blood.
August 15, 2013 Analysts are no longer talking about how to build democracy in Egypt. Instead, they are wondering whether the country can avert a protracted, full-scale confrontation between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood.