Political leaders


Egyptians’ Raised Standards May Be Stumbling Block

Nathan J. Brown, professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University in the United States, cites his optimism concerning Egypt’s future.

Foreign Office minister promotes democracy; meets with Egypt’s MB

Alistair Burt the British foreign office minister for the Middle East is visiting Egypt for a two day visit where he is expected to discuss the direction of the Israeli-Palestinian

The US national image and its contradictions

Lawrence Davidson analyses the reasons behind the widening gulf between the US national self-image as “the world’s prime purveyor of good government, stability and progress” and the reality of imperial

Israel’s Persecution of Ameer Makhoul

At any time, from 7,000 - 12,000 or more Palestinians are politically persecuted and imprisoned, including young children.

Human rights coverage spreads, despite government pushback

The media in the Middle East loved the Intifada. Every detail of Israel’s violations of human rights in the late 1980s in the West Bank and Gaza appeared in the

Where the Haj Takes Us

How is it that under such trying circumstances, strangers from the far reaches of the planet, belonging to different ethnicities,