Headlines from the region

Morocco to help peace process: US Ambassador Morocco can help the US in its effort to find a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, U.S. ambassador to Rabat Samuel Kaplan said

Egypt rights groups call on government to address current problems.

CAIRO: The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies called on the government to address Egypts current problems. A follow up plan is imperative for Egypt to sustain some sort of

Egypt: ElBaradei more popular than President Mubarak

CAIRO: Mohamed El Baradei has won a popularity context in a recent referendum on the most popular figures in the world,

1st time: Israeli minister at Abu Dhabi renewable energy conference

For the first time ever, an Israeli Minister participated on last week in an official international conference in Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates,

Former US Sergeant: Major countries help Israel, Egypt in Gaza blockade

CAIRO: An American peace activist and former U.S. Army Sergeant, said that Israel and Egypt have tightened the siege on the Gaza Strip largely with the assistance of the United

HRW world report reveals Egypt continues to ignore rights

New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) lashed out at the Egyptian government at a press conference Sunday at Cairo’s Journalists Syndicate,

Headlines from the region

Substitute Hameur Bouazza scored in extra time to give Algeria a 3-2 win over its fellow World Cup qualifier Ivory Coast and a spot in the semifinals of the African

Police Day: Egypt family tortured, beaten: blogger

*Commemorating Egypt’s Police Day, Bikya Masr is republishing a series of articles that highlight police abuse in the country. This article was originally published December 13, 2009.

National Police Day in Egypt a troubling holiday

When the police day in Egypt was first brought to attention, it was a stunning reminder of the arrogance of the Egyptian government. Shocking to say the least, that a

Activists, journalists and distinguished individuals converge in protest against police brutality.

Activists and members of numerous trends and movements including the Kefaya, and April 6 movement will rally expressing their condemnation of police violence on Monday, during a protest held to