Severe Sentences against Four Political Activists

The Syrian Human Rights Committee (SHRC) has condemned the sentence issued by the repressive State Supreme Security Court SSSC today (23/1/2011) against citizens Abbas Abbas (7.5 years in prison), Ahmed

Politicians: January 25 Demonstration Is not a Prelude to National Uprising

Thousands of Egyptians are scheduled to take to the streets on January 25 Day of Rage demonstration at the invitation of the "6 April Youth" group.

Message from Tunisia

In the dramatic events happening in Tunisia and the Arab world, the role of media technology in political mobilization should not be underestimated. But nor should the prophetic voices of

Arab Regimes Fear Bread Intifadah

The popular uprising that sent Tunisia’s president packing was not a political movement, but a spontaneous economic revolt by citizens unable to make ends meet

In Tunisia, An Unfinished Revolt

Seemingly half of the Tunisian business community can claim a Ben Ali connection through marriage, and many of these relations are reported to have made the most of their lineage.

Morning In Tunisia

Last week's mass protests in Tunisia were less a symptom of economic malaise than of a society fed up with its broken dictatorship. Should the other autocratic regimes in the

MB Leaders: The Problem Lies not With the Building of Churches but the Tyranny of

During a press conference held on the sidelines of a meeting with the Grand Sheikh of al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayeb, Mustafa El Fiqi, head of the foreign relations committee in the

Appeal for MB Deputy Chairman Al-Shater Postponed to February 8

The Administrative Court has decided to postpone the lawsuit filed by the Muslim Brotherhood against President Hosni Mubarak's decree on prisoners who have been granted presidential pardons on the occasion

MP Issues Statement Rejecting Foreign Intervention in Egypt’s Affairs

MP member Ahmed Heta issued an urgent statement to PA Speaker Dr. Fathi Sorour stressing the parliament’s distaste with the US congress’ attempts to impose on Egypt’s affairs referring to