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Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters from across the United States rallied on Saturday in front of the White House to call for an end to the ongoing Israeli attack on Gaza and protest the US government support of Israel. The Israeli attack on...
More than 100 Palestinians were killed on Sunday by Israeli shells fired at the densely populated Gazan neighborhood of Shajaia, according to medical sources in Gaza, raising the Palestinian death toll to over 500 Palestinians since the two-week...
NBC News is sending veteran war correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin back to Gaza this weekend, the US network said in a statement Friday evening.   The decision came after news of his pull-out triggered a wave of heavy criticism against what critics...
A three-judge court in Cairo has sentenced on Wednesday the deposed president Hosni Mubarak to three years in jail as he and his sons, who received four-year terms, were convicted of embezzling millions of pounds of public money to build and...
Algerians for the first time in the country, let alone the whole region’s history, is ruled by a sick, wheelchair-bound president whose stroke last year left his speech and mobility impaired.    After 15 years in power, 77 year old...
The Simpsons was well known as a source of entertainment for generations worldwide, but in Egypt, a TV station has now claimed that a scene in the sitcom animation is showing that the Arab Spring is an American conspiracy.    The Tahrir TV...
On Monday, Judge Saeed Youssef sentenced 683 pro-Morsy defendants, including Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Leader Mohamed Badie to death, referring the verdict to the grand Mufti, a senior Islamic scholar, for his rubber stamp of approval.  ...
Egypt’s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has decided to ban the recently-premiered movie “Halawet Roh”, or “Sweetness of Rouh”, from public screening in the first direct intervention from the Cabinet in film industry,...
Omar Abul Maged, a 31-year-old farmer, never imagined he would one day be in prison for naming his donkey after the defense minister.   However, the Qena Misdemeanor Court has now sentenced him to a year over charges of “humiliating the...
In this time of political transition, police has stepped up its arrests of political dissidents and people the state has deemed dangerous, but should carrying a slingshot ever be enough to get you behind bars?   Abdul Raof Yosri, 18, nicknamed...