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5 September 2014
A Former Parliament Member Says His Plan Will Heal Egypt's Political Wounds, But Critics Aren't So Sure
Muhammed ElOmda proposed his plan days after being released from prison, where he has been since his arrest during a brutal crackdown on supporters of ousted President Morsi.
2 September 2014
Imagine taking a chunk of rotting corpse from a stagnant sewer, placing it in a blender and spraying the filthy liquid in your face. [...] This is 'skunk.'
28 August 2014
A barrel bomb destroyed little Ghina's home and killed her mother. She survived, despite being buried in rubble herself.
27 August 2014
Fearing that lawmakers will once again extend their term without elections, Lebanese are saying #NotoExtension in protests on and offline.
22 August 2014
Al Wefaq says native Bahrainis could become a minority. Bahrain's Sunni Muslim monarchy has been accused of naturalising foreigners to prop up their own rule of the Shia Muslim-majority country.
20 August 2014
“I Don’t Love You Death, But I’m Not Afraid of You”: Palestinian Resistance Poet Samih Al-Qasim Loses Battle to Cancer
Given his importance, it seems only fitting that upon hearing news of his death, Palestinians immediately took to social media to mourn their “resistance poet.”
If Syria bears responsibility for the rise of ISIS, the country has also borne the initial brunt of the group's aggressions, writes Marcell Shehwaro.
Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah has entered an open-ended hunger strike until he is released from prison, his family said in a statement posted on Facebook today.
19 August 2014
Armed Egyptian Group Hilwan Brigades Blasts State Violence and Muslim Brotherhood's ‘Pacifism’ in YouTube Debut
It's been one year since security forces opened fire on peaceful protesters opposed to the ousting of Egypt's first democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi, killing hundreds.
“Beat his face and head,” says a voice off-camera. “No,” pleads the boy, a nine-year-old Syrian refugee. The video has sparked intense public debate about discrimination against Syrians in Lebanon.