Wolfensohn: West Shouldn’t Starve Palestinians Into Submission

At a news conference with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Australian-born Mr. Wolfensohn announced his resignation after a year as envoy of the Middle East "quartet": the US, UN,

Bush turns a blind eye to repression in Egypt

By extending emergency laws that were put in place after Anwar Sadat was assassinated in 1981 by Islamist extremists, President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt has brought the curtain down on

Egypt: Investigate Election Fraud, Not Judges

 Egyptian authorities should drop threats to dismiss two senior judges protesting election fraud and investigate the violence and fraud that plagued elections last year, Human Rights Watch said today. The