Common ground means lasting solutions, not weakness

WASHINGTON DC: US President Barack Obama is currently being attacked by friend and foe alike for his willingness to seek common ground on issues ranging from healthcare to North Korea.

Prisons in Egypt

Sadly human rights violations by Egyptian police and security forces are today all too common and have beginnings well beyond the time of Nasser. This long sordid history of abuse

Syrian president urges solid Turkey-Israel relations

Turkey cannot play a significant role in the Middle East peace process if the country does not maintain calm relations with Israel, says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, in an exclusive

Syrian president addresses topics revealing his thoughts

syrian President Bashar al-Assad in an exclusive interview with theTurkish daily Hurriyet revealed his thoughts on various topics, including the Muslim Brotherhood, Israel's occupation, Iran and Syrian and Turkish relations.

Extended detentions for Abdul Monem Abul Fotouh and 3 others, 15 days.

Aboul Fotouh, Secretary General of the Arab Doctors Union and a member of the Brotherhood's Executive Bureau was arrested earlier this year and charged with a host of fabricated accusations

Karem Radwan remains detained and denied release

Karem Radwan remains detained and denied release and defied orders continue as State Security implements a law of their own.

Cairo 2050: public parks, a little green and some controversy

One of the government’s most ambitious projects to date is already receiving controversy over the treatment of citizens in impoverished areas across Cairo. The project, Cairo 2050, aims to have

Egypt Beyonce concert gets condemnation from Islamists, but not all

American pop-star Beyonce sparked outrageous statements from a member of Egypt’s largest and most powerful opposition Muslim Brotherhood group over the weekend after performing in the North African nation for

Hamas: No legitimacy for occupation on our lands

Hamas has rejected the renewed Israeli plan proposing the establishment of a Palestinian state with "temporary" borders, describing it as "malicious".

Bahr: Abbas’s attempt to incite Arabs against Hamas is a shameful attitude

Dr. Ahmad Bahr, the first deputy speaker of the Palestinian legislative council (PLC), stated Sunday that Mahmoud Abbas’s attempts to incite Arab countries to boycott Hamas are a shameful political