HRW to Libya: Stop blocking websites

Libya’s moves in late January, 2010, to block access to at least seven independent and opposition Libyan web sites based abroad and to YouTube is a disturbing step away from

In Egypt, female taxi drivers for women only

The Committee of Fatwas of al-Azhar, which is responsible for issuing Islamic fatwas, or decisions, said it would allow women to work as taxi drivers in the country, but only

Upholding the Imprisonment Sentence of Blogger Wael Abbas, Six Months In Jail

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information demanded the Egyptian government to discontinue persecuting Abbas and to stop devising methods to inhibit him from exposing the Egyptian government scandals. ANHRI

IOF escalates aggression on Gaza, launches 7 air raids

GAZA, (PIC)-- Israeli occupation forces (IOF) launched seven aerial raids on the Gaza Strip before midnight Tuesday on the Egyptian-Palestinian borders and Gaza airport wounding three Palestinians.

Grandi urges the world community to lift the siege on Gaza

GAZA, (PIC)-- Filippo Grandi, the new commissioner-general of UNRWA, has urged the world community to end the Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip, adding that the undignified life of the

IOF troops storm home of MP, threaten to demolish six homes in Al-Khalil

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)-- Israeli occupation forces (IOF) stormed the home of MP Hatem Qufaisha in Al-Khalil city in a pre dawn raid on Wednesday and told him to report for interrogation

IOF soldiers arrest American activist, demolish home in Negev & tent in OJ

Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested an American activist and two Palestinian citizens in Bilin village, Ramallah district, at dawn Wednesday.

PRCS: We were the target of 455 Israeli attacks in 2009

The Palestinian red crescent society (PRCS) announced on Tuesday that its medical teams were the targets of 455 Israeli attacks in 2009 including shooting and physical assaults.

Abu Marzouk denies involvement of Arab countries in assassination of Mabhouh

AMMAN, (PIC)-- Dr. Mousa Abu Marzouk, the deputy political bureau chairman of Hamas, has denied Hebrew press reports that Arab countries were involved in the assassination of Qassam commander Mahmoud

Ihsanoglu: We are looking forward to visiting Gaza

Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the secretary general of the organization of Islamic conference, has said that he was looking forward to visiting the Gaza Strip and championed an early end to the