Egypt: Brotherhood accuses gov’t of corruption, ruling party dismisses investigation

Egypt’s largest and most active opposition group the Muslim Brotherhood has revealed its dismay at the government’s refusal for an investigation into corrupt practices of government officials and legislators.

Retrial for Egyptian mogul in Lebanese pop singer murder

An Egyptian appeals court has ordered a retrial in the murder of a Lebanese pop singer to businessman Hisham Talaat Mustafa, much to the anger and frustration of Egyptians.

Talking to Iran has helped the US

Critics argue that the recent International Atomic Energy Agency report proves that the Obama administration's policy of engagement has been a waste of time, allowing Iran to make progress toward

No Change In Election Law, Cairo Says Change

Mohamed ElBaradei, the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, suggested he would challenge President Hosni Mubarak in the 2011 race if the election system were free and fair.

Magdy Mehana: Pushing the envelope

Mehana addresses several leading political figures in his articles, including President Hosni Mubarak himself; son Gamal; Parliamentary Speaker Fathi Sorour; National Democratic Party (NDP) Secretary-General Safwat el-Sherif; and Parliamentary Affairs

Press Release: Syrian Intelligence arrrest minor.

The Arab Organisation for Human Rights in Syria revealed the arrest of Tal Dawser al-Mallouhi a young Arab girl whose only crime was her love for her country.

Syria’s human rights calls investigation for dead torture victim

Despite Syria's constitution which bans torture, detainees still face torture and sometimes death as investigations reveal.

Why ElBaradei?

The return of Mohammed ElBaradei,the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), to Egypt has created political controversy centred around the likelihood of his running as a presidential

Is there a tyranny-terror link in the Middle East?

There is a trend in progressive circles toward separating support for democracy abroad from any explicit national security rationale.

Sunnis vote to retain voice in Iraq

The turnout delivered Sunnis their most articulated voice yet on the national stage, seven years after the American-led invasion ended their dominance.