Steve York talks “Bringing down the Dictator”

Steve York is the director of the documentary “Bringing Down a Dictator”, which focuses on the fall of Solbodan Milosevic, beginning with his stepping up of violence in Kosovo in

Headlines from the region

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $162 million loan to bolster a Moroccan program aimed at widening access to financial services, the bank said on Friday.

Jordan gets new government, worries remain

Despite the formation of a new Jordanian government on Monday, analysts and Islamists worry that the status quo will remain.

Israeli rabbi describes Islam as “ugly”

Israel’s former top Rabbi, Shas party spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, harshly criticized Islam as a religion and described it as an “ugly” faith during a speech he delivered on

Egypt Swine flu deaths rise to 59

Egypt’s health ministry reported on Monday three more deaths from the H1N1 virus, or Swine flu, bringing the death toll in the country to 59.

Headlines from the region

On Monday, Mr. Kamel Morjane, the Minister of Defense, inaugurated the works of the 12th Military Medicine Congress in Gammarth north of Tunis.

Egypt: 1.2 million suffer depression

Said Abdel-Azim, a Professor of Psychiatry at Cairo University, revealed that the number of people living with depression in Egypt has reached 1.2 million persons from the 140 million people

Egypt Swine flu deaths at 64

The Egyptian ministry of health on Wednesday reported a further three deaths as a result of the H1N1 virus, or Swine flu, bring the official total of dead in the

The President and his Generals

One of the best things that has happened since Barack Obama took over from George W. Bush is that 'the most powerful man in the world' no longer sounds like

A Swiss minaret ban echoes in Belgium, but why?

A Flemish municipality, named Beringen, applied for installing speakers on the minarets of their Fatih mosque, a Turkish-Ottoman styled mosque and one of the biggest of Belgium.