• Egypt's leading opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei speaks to a small group of journalists including The Associated Press at his house in the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

    Leading opposition figure believes the embattled Islamist president will eventually be compelled to reach out to his enemies for lack of support.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 30, 2013, 8:58 PM EDT
  • U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, is welcomed by Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Salman bin Abdulaziz , center, during a meeting at his residence in Riyadh, on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

    Latest stop on U.S. defense secretary's Middle East tour intended to bolster ties with the military in a shaky Islamic republic.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 24, 2013, 4:51 AM EDT
  • Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi speaks to the media with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (not pictured) following talks at the Chancellery on January 30, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.

    Natasha Ghoneim -- on the ground for Blouin News in Cairo -- takes a look at the economic fallout caused by Egypt's persistent political unreast.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 23, 2013, 11:12 AM EDT