• U.S. and wealthy Gulf nation allies can be expected to resist increased influence of Tehran in young Islamist democracy.

    Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, leaves a press conference in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday Feb. 7, 2013.
    LAST UPDATE : Feb 07, 2013, 3:45 PM EST
  • Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi smiles as he listens to his Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr.

    Blasted President Morsi's Islamist regime for failing to rebuke ultraconservative clerics calling for death of those protesting in the streets.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 06, 2013, 4:31 PM EST
  • Stakeholders from across the political spectrum agreed to do everything possible to prevent violence as protests against President Morsi and his Islamist government continue.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 31, 2013, 3:37 PM EST
  • Egyptian riot police march during clashes with protesters, not seen, near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Jan. 30.

    Morsi faces criticism from Egypt's venerable military and even some of his ultraconservative Islamist backers, giving opposition liberals hope he'll change ways.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 30, 2013, 5:01 PM EST