Egypt – Pawn in a Losing Game?

The Middle East is turbulent. In the midst of war, threats of war and oppression, the Egyptian election took place and it was marred by voter intimidation, fraud, and a

Rights Groups challenge Egypt’s 30 year Emergency Law

Egypt's emergency law has been imposed for nearly three decades by President Mubarak following his coming into power after President Sadat's assassination in 1981

Israel’s war on Jerusalem children: 1,200 arrested in one year

Jonathan Cook reports on the brutality meted out by Israeli police to Palestinian minors, some as young as seven years old, including arrests, interrogation without the presence of a lawyer

Two Palestinians wounded in IOF artillery shelling

Two Palestinian citizens were wounded west of Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza Strip, on Monday afternoon after Israeli occupation forces (IOF) fired tank shells at the area, medical sources said.

Israel passes law denying prisoners lawyer visits for one year after arrest

Israel's legislative commission approved Monday a new draft law that would deny Palestinian prisoners the right to lawyer visits for one year upon arrest in an attempt to tighten restrictions

Gaza Health Ministry: 137 of required medicines out of stock

The ministry of health in Gaza warned Monday that 137 types of medicine and 150 of essential medical supplies are out of stock in Gaza, among those supplies are drugs

Haaretz: Active illegal construction in all settlements since freeze ended

Haaretz newspaper said Monday that since the end of the alleged settlement freeze in the occupied Palestinian territories and the resumption of settlement activities last September, there has been active

MB chairman congratulates Salah on his release from prison

Muslim Brotherhood chairman Dr. Mohamed Badie sent a letter to Sheikh Raed Salah, President of the northern wing of the Islamic Movement congratulating him on the occasion of his recent

Opposition MPs Pledge to Egyptians to Overthrow Fraud Parliament

Ousted MPs and opposition figures, in a privileged popular scene, have made a vow to the Egyptian people to move forward and end the legitimacy of the new Parliament