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21 April 2015
Saudi Arabia announced today that it is ending its airstrikes on Yemen after “achieving its military goals.” Netizens have started a countdown and bombs continue to fall
Egypt Sentences Former President Morsi to 20 Years in Prison for “Intimidation and Violence” towards Protestors
Egypt sentenced its first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison today, found “guilty of intimidation and violence” towards protestors in 2012.
Threatened online by different Syrian factions, Global Voices author Asaad Hanna was last night stabbed four times in his home in Istanbul, Turkey. He is now recovering.
14 April 2015
Pakistan could pay a high cost for its "contradictory and ambiguous" stance towards the Saudi-led war on Yemen, warns a UAE minister on Twitter.
12 April 2015
While Egyptian men could pass on their nationality to their wives, Egyptian women don't have the same right. One Twitter user, Salma El-Daly, vows to fight this law.
7 April 2015
After almost two years of starving them to death, both Assad and ISIS forces are competing on killing those left alive in the Yarmouk Camp for Palestinians refugees in Damascus.
With government forces shelling the camp and both ISIS and Nusra invading it, the humanitarian situation in Yarmouk refugee has reached catastrophic levels.
5 April 2015
Egyptian forces fighting in Yemen evokes memories of the 1960s North Yemen Civil War. But in that war, Egypt backed the side fighting against Saudi Arabia.
2 April 2015
Leading Bahraini human rigts activist Nabeel Rajab was arrested from his home today, allegedly over tweets he shared on the microblogging site regarding the situation of prisoners in Jaw Prison.
True art doesn't need a caption nor an explanation. Check out those six selected cartoons by brave Syrian cartoonists who dare mock Assad.