President Mubarak Calls Elections ‘Legal’ Despite Proof of Fraud

President Mubarak boldly declared that Egypt ’s recent parliamentary election was legal even though he acknowledged that certain minor violations had occurred in some areas.

ElBaradei, MB and Opposition Vow No More Khaled Saeeds

In a historical union delegates from all political opposition forces met in the Egyptian governorate of Minya. Differences in ideology were set aside as forces from the Muslim Brotherhood, the

PCND in Yemen to hold press conference highlighting latest decisions

The Preparatory Committee for National Dialogue (PCND) and the Supreme Council of the Joint Meeting Parties (JMP) in Yemen held an urgent meeting on Saturday to discuss what has unilaterally

Egypt’s FM Argues Egypt Undaunted by Disclosed Cables

Egypt's foreign minister Ahmed Abul Gheit maintained that the U.S. diplomatic cables leaked on the WikiLeaks site about Egypt proved nothing and that what Egyptian officials say in closed meetings

Former Opposition MPs Unite and Call on Mubarak to Nullify Newly ‘Elected’ Parliament

Former MPs from all walks and trends in Egypt disregarded ideological differences and have united and vowed to stage a protest on Sunday and a sit-in on Monday, which has

The Obama administration’s quiet approach to Arab reform

While the last two years have witnessed a few modest advances in political reform in Arab countries--importantly, women appear to be participating politically in larger numbers--the general trend has been

WikiLeaks Reveals Nothing Unforeseen in Egypt’s Tough Grip

Despite there being nothing unforeseen in the WikiLeaks revelations or in the reports about the Middle Eastern regimes' conduct in their election campaigns; they do however highlight the struggle between

The privatization of fraud

Egypt’s recently concluded legislative elections did not only end with a landslide victory for the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), having secured 93 percent of the seats in parliament, but

A loss for all

A mere cursory numerical scan of the parliamentary election results could be misleading when it comes to determining the winners or losers and to identifying the contours of political life

WikiLeaks reveals Vatican has Islamophobic tendencies

The WikiLeaks cables are getting more interesting by the minute exposing and highlighting what has already been brewing in many intellects minds of the attitude of some in the West