Can the BBC be trusted to handle its own complaints?

Richard Lightbown describes how his complaint to the BBC about the Panorama documentary "Death on the Med" had been "fobbed off with a variety of excuses and imaginative distortions of

State Security Officers Beat Kareem Amer before releasing him

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, said today that the Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer has been subjected to beatings by an officer of SSI ,

Forces abduct 6 MBs including 3 candidates

Amid promises and vows concerning the parliamentary elections State security forces abducted three candidates from the Muslim Brotherhood group from the Ismailia governorate, Wednesday.

Mubarak assures integrity in elections amid doubts

Despite skeptism by human rights groups, Egypt’s president, Hosni Mubarak, assured the nation that the parliamentary elections in November will be free, fair and transparent.

Obama and Jihad and how not to fight terrorism

In Mumbai President Obama was asked by an Indian student for his “take or opinion on jihad”. He began his answer with the observation that “the phrase jihad has a

Opposition unites in bid to thwart poll rigging

Delegates from Egypt’s Opposition parties and groups held a conference on Tuesday at the Muslim Brotherhood parliamentary bloc’s headquarters, where they drafted ten steps to monitor fraudulent practices in the

Human rights groups say Egypt’s poll will be based on legislative and constitutional corruption

A report submitted by The Forum of Independent Human Rights NGOs on Egypt’s elections highlighted that it expected Egypt's parliamentary election later this month will be rigged because of severe

Rabbis’ edict bars renting to Arabs

The tranquility of Safed, a small Israeli city nestled high in the hills of the Upper Galilee close to the Lebanese border, is not usually disturbed except by the occasional

How to anger the pro-Israel lobby

To their eternal shame, Western churchmen seem to care little about the plight of their brothers and sisters in the Holy Land or the fate of the holy places where

A Recipe for Fascism

American politics, as the midterm elections demonstrated, have descended into the irrational. On one side stands a corrupt liberal class, bereft of ideas and unable to respond coherently to the