Michael Georgy

Morsi goes on trial as Egypt struggles for democracy

Deposed Egypt president Mohamed Morsi is due in court on Monday along with 14 other senior Muslim Brotherhood figures on charges of inciting violence.

Egyptian army prepares crackdown on pro-Morsi protests

Egyptian police are expected to start taking action early on Monday, a move which could trigger more bloodshed.

US freezes $700m in aid to Pakistan as distrust grows

The US says it will freeze $700-million in aid to Pakistan until it moves to fight the spread of fertiliser-based explosives to Afghanistan.

Pakistan rails against Nato after cross-border attack

Pakistan is up in arms over the cross-border air attack by Nato that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, saying it was a deliberate act of aggression.

Rebels tighten noose around Tripoli

Rebels to the west and east of Libya's capital fought forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi for control of oil facilities vital to winning the war.

Libya rebels enter strategic town near Tripoli

Rebels have hoisted their flag in a strategic town near Tripoli after the most dramatic advance in months, cutting off important routes.

The complexities of Libya’s conflict

Rebels who seized the government-held town of Ghazaia describe themselves as "liberators", but there were no cheers when they rolled in.

Libyan rebels attack Gaddafi stronghold

Rebels have encircled Muammar Gaddafi's last stronghold in Libya's Western Mountains region and hope to seize it soon.

Libya’s rebels say commander has been killed

Libya's rebels say their military chief was shot dead in an incident that remains shrouded in mystery and may point to divisions within the movement.

‘No way Gaddafi can stay in Libya’

Rebels fighting in Libya's western mountains prepared on Thursday for a new offensive against Muammar Gaddafi's troops.

Key al-Qaeda operative killed by US drone

Senior al-Qaeda operative Ilyas Kashmiri, regarded as one of the most dangerous militants in the world, was killed by a US drone.

Libya rebels straighten up, vow to fight right

Libya's rebel army has replaced ragtag volunteers with polished officers as it seeks to bolster its image as a credible adversary of Muammar Gaddafi.

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