There are countless funeral traditions around the world, and ancient Egyptian burial customs are among the most intriguing.
With the army's backing, Adli Mansour and Hazem el-Beblawi are now in charge for Egypt. These persons and their decisions have divided Egypt over politics.
News arise daily on the state of Egypt. Although the army deposed Mursi, his supporters flooded the streets in a counter-protest, and the future is uncertain.
The price of oil is now over $100.
Graffiti as political expression is widespread in the Middle East as well - even in the wake of the Arab Spring, dictators couldn't escape public criticism.
Egypt's comeback in the recent political landscape of the region represents a change from its isolation. Yet, the moral voice echoing like the region's living conscience may just as well put the country at odds with its similarly ambitious fellow states of the region.