Poets and political activists: the case of Liu Xiaobo

Paul J. Balles considers the Norwegian Nobel Committee’s decision to award Chinese dissident and poet Liu Xiaobo the Nobel Peace Prize by looking at the qualities that are common to

Pentagon author exposes Zelikow’s key role in 9/11 cover-up

Maidhc ? Cathail views recent evidence provided by a former US intelligence official indicating that Philip Zelikov, executive director of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States,

Muslim Brotherhood say 154 members arrested in pre-election sweep

The Muslim Brotherhood said Sunday that 154 of its members had been detained in sweeps around Egypt, but security sources told the German Press Agency dpa the figure was much

Independent papers follow closely MB issues

With elections approaching independent newspapers are primarily interested in bringing across the facts relaying Egypt 's electoral atmosphere with the standoff between the NDP and the Muslim Brotherhood occupying the

Erdogan: US is backing Israel’s state terrorism

-- Turkish premier Recep Erdogan has lashed out at the US administration for not denouncing the Israeli "terrorism" against Turkish citizens.

Aid Convoy crosses Morocco to Algeria in historic precedent en route to Gaza

The European aid convoy to Gaza "Road to Hope" crossed the Moroccan borders to Algeria en route to the besieged Gaza Strip in a historic precedent on Saturday.

Palestinian prisoners gearing to go on hunger strike

Palestinian Prisoners Movement leaders called on all concerned parties to gear to join forces with Palestinian prisoners in their next battle with the Israeli prison administration.

Tensions mount in Silwan as Israel detains child, threatens to take down tent

-- Israeli forces arrested Sunday morning the child Imran Mansur, 11, while in poor medical condition in his Wadi Hilwa home in Jerusalem’s Silwan district.

Muslims need to counter growing Israeli Nazism, West won’t do the job for them

There should be very little doubt as to the direction toward which Israel is moving.

Why Israel will never show a map of its borders

Better late than never! A very senior Palestinian official in Ramallah, Yasser Abed Rabbo, has found the right way to challenge Israel and the US.