Cancer – USA’s legacy to Iraq

Cancer is spreading like wildfire in Iraq. Thousands of infants are being born with deformities. Doctors say they are struggling to cope with the rise of cancer and birth defects,

Afghanistan and the Outsourcing of War

A worrying two-thirds of the Pentagon’s personnel in Afghanistan are private military contractors, unaccountable to military law or ethics, swaggeringly overbearing, and not in any hurry to help improve the

Jerusalem’s Battle of the Graves

The battle over Jerusalem’s Mamilla Cemetery -- a Muslim cemetery (Ma’man Allah) estimated to be over 800 years old and in continuous use until 1948 -- encapsulates many aspects of

Ideological Detox and the Muslim Community

Every single attempt at terrorism by Muslims pointed to an anger sparked by geopolitical actions taken by Western governments. Whether it is the atrocities committed in the Gaza Strip or

UN Rights Council Adopts Recommendations on Egypt: Government must ensure prompt implementation and reconsider rejected

Following the adoption of the UN Human Rights Council’s recommendations to on Egypt, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) welcomed the fact that the government decided to accept the

Egypt Claims To Have Uncovered Secret ‘Muslim Sisterhood’

Egypt's State Security Prosecution has uncovered what it claims to be a special women's unit within the banned Muslim Brotherhood movement.

Not your average crackdown

At first glance, the crackdown by the Egyptian authorities on the Muslim Brotherhood closely resembles earlier security campaigns.

Elections: why bother?

The presidential elections campaign has started, albeit unofficially. As President Hosni Mubarak toured various projects in the south and north of the country, he called on other parties to get