NDP Official Confirms Mubarak Will Run in 2011

According to a recent article posted in the Egyptian newspaper Alyoum elsabaa Ali Eddin Helal, the National Democratic Party's ’ information secretary, confirmed that President Hosni Mubarak will be seeking

“Zionism and peace are incompatible”

At last somebody has said it in the most explicit way possible. The somebody also said: “The problem is Zionism and the solution is dismantling the Zionist framework and instituting

Committing perjury is all in a day’s work for Israel’s chief military advocate-general

Richard Lightbown considers the obfuscations and downright lies of Israeli Chief Military Advocate-General Avichai Mandelblit, one of the main witnesses before the Turkel Commission, set up by the Israeli government


"Oblique threats and backroom deals that are not visibly linked to the government have started silencing some of Egypt's most critical independent voices," says Mohamed Abdel Dayem, Middle East and

Killed by Israel Policy: Delayed Exit of a Toddler from Gaza Results in Death

Saturday, a child the same age as my daughter was killed in Gaza. She was not killed by a missile, or a suicide bomber, or any of the other dramatic

Election roadmap takes shape

With the issuing of two presidential decrees the battle of parliamentary elections is in full swing, reports Gamal Essam El-Din.

Watchdogs Condemn Clampdown on NileSat Broadcaster

As parliamentary elections near Egypt has witnessed more and more control by the ruling regime over state media.

Egypt: Student held in secret detention more than a year

Alkarama today submitted the case of Mr Mohamed Aouda to the Special Rapporteur on Torture and the Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances.

Syria: Syrian Human Rights Defender Reappears in Adra Prison 40 Days after Arrest

On 23 August 2010, on his way back to Germany from Syrian with his wife and three of his children, Ismail Abdi, a human rights defender of both Syrian and

HRW Calls on Jordanian Government to Protect Political Freedoms

A rally organised by the youth office of the Popular Unity Party was not met with lightly following a decision by Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood offshoot the Islamic Action Front to