Israel’s right-wing future

Lawrence Davidson analyses the growth of fascism in Israel, arguing that this process “did not begin ... with 1967 and the taking of the occupied territories. It did not even

Arab Democracy Now!

The campaign against dictatorship in the Arab world has brought together some strange bedfellows.

Egypt’s Copt crisis is one of democracy

Its are the origin of this country … we treat the guests who came and lived here nicely … but we are ready to die as martyrs if anyone touches

Tunisia – the people’s revolution

Yvonne Ridley comments on the British media’s lopsided coverage of the uprising in Tunisia – devoting airtime to the inconvenience caused to UK tourists and focusing on the role of

FM Minister: Arab Economic Summit Urged Tackling of Intervention in Arab Affairs

"Arab foreign ministers will discuss at the preparatory meetings for the 2nd Economic and Social Arab Summit at Sharm El-Sheikh, a proposal submitted by Egypt and Arab League chief Amr

Egypt’s Regime Orders Ministers to Avoid Giving Provocative Statements on Subsidizing

The fall of the Tunisian authoritarian regime tends to come as a surprise - a miscalculation by those in power of the scale of popular outrage as it put the

Shura Council: The Unified Law on Places of Worship Will not Be Applied for Procedural

Dr. Mostafa Al-Feqi, Head of the Foreign Relations Committee in the Shura Council and member of the NDP stated that the unified law on places of worship will not be

Over 37,500 Egyptians to Take Part on January 25th Uprising

About 37,500 people announced they will take part with the "Khaled Said" Facebook group on January 25th street protests entitled "A Day of Change," and to date number is on

Lebanese Hezbollah leader Nasrallah could be right

Alan Hart explains why we should not dismiss lightly Lebanese Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah’s assertion that the tribunal investigating the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri as “an American

What Tunisia Means to the Arab World

The grievances that the Tunisian demonstrators have articulated in recent weeks - and in other forms in recent decades - are also widely shared across the entire Arab world, notes