The terrorism conundrum

In the wake of 9/11, almost anything the US government did was accepted uncritically by the public. The Patriot Act was quickly passed, abridging the freedoms that Americans had enjoyed

Impediments in the path of Muslim unity

Two laments are common among Muslims: lack of unity and negative projection of Muslims in the Western media. Most Muslims believe cooperation between Muslim rulers and governments constitutes unity.

Dweik calls for urgent PLC session to discuss Israeli attacks

Dr. Aziz Al-Dweik, the speaker of the Palestinian legislative council (PLC), has called for an emergency session for the PLC to discuss the Israeli attacks on Islamic holy shrines.

Bahar announces adjournment of PLC session

Dr. Ahmed Bahar, the first deputy speaker of the Palestinian legislative council (PLC), announced on Monday the postponement of the PLC emergency session till Wednesday after Abbas's militias blocked entry

Zahhar: Mediators in prisoners exchange deal annoyed by IOA conduct

Political bureau member of Hamas Dr. Mahmoud Al-Zahhar has said that the mediators in the prisoners exchange deal between his movement and the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) were annoyed by

Egypt’s Shehata says he would have dropped England’s Terry

Cairo:Egyptian national football coach Hassan Shehata told England manager Fabio Capello that John Terry would have been out on his ear if he had been his manager.

Military trial for Egyptian blogger

An Egyptian blogger referred to a military court for a ruling had his verdict postponed until Tuesday, lawyers from the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said. Ahmed Mostafa,

Sleepless in Gaza … and Jerusalem: Video diary of 4 Palestinian women

The “Sleepless” YouTube site was launched on Sunday afternoon and already the hits are pouring in from across the region and the globe. As of noon Monday, over 1,000 viewers

Khodeiry: MB represents moderation

Chancellor Mahmoud Khodeiry issued a statement to Ikhwanweb revealing his true feelings towards the MB's senior leaders who were recently arrested on February 8, in a wave of new animosity

Abdullah and Abbas urge protection of holy sites

Jordan's King Abdullah II and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday February 28, called on the international community to protect holy shrines in East Jerusalem, which they said were threatened