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Shin Bet agent makes attempted hit on Eshel prisoner

A Shin Bet agent inside the Eshel Prison in Beersheba made an obvious attempt to assassinate another prisoner in the facility, the Gaza prisoners ministry said Tuesday. The prisoner's name

MB leader ascertains group will voice dissent over poll peacefully, legally and constitutionally

Following the farcical parliamentary poll held in Egypt opposition groups have highlighted that it may take its political struggle to the streets in an attempt to expose the ruling regime

Nakhala: New Gaza-bound aid convoy from Asia will expose Israel

-- Chief Islamic Jihad Movement official Ziad Nakhala warmly welcomed a new convoy from Asia set to deliever humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, and called on the Palestinians to

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

Rights Groups: Less than 5% of Egyptians Vote in Runoff Elections

Turnout for Sunday's parliamentary election runoffs did not exceed 5 percent, local and international human rights organizations said on Monday.

Mubarak’s party poised for Egypt poll triumph

Egypt awaited the final results on Tuesday of a parliamentary election that is set to deliver sweeping gains for President Hosni Mubarak's ruling party and all but shut out the

Egypt: Two police officers go on trial for Khaled Said torture case

Two policemen accused in the death of 28 year old Khaled Said are expected to go on trial for torture late July in the case that has drawn worldwide attention

Egypt protests against police brutality

Human rights groups state that torture by police including sexual abuse is systematic in Egypt despite government's denial.

Opposition slams extended ’emergency law’

Opposition criticised the decision announced by the government to extend the 'emergency law' for 2 more years.

Arab Society and Men with Guns

Why it is that every time civil society and NGO activists launch a new initiative or organization, they must first get permission to do so from the men with guns