A prominent Egyptian opposition leader was detained on Tuesday for offending public decency
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Chiefs of a magazine to 22 years in jail after they were found guilty of provoking an armed rebellion
There is a very good reason Trump didn’t see “a single hint of a protester” in Saudi Arabia
Rouhani back to office to continue with his snail-pace transformation of the Islamic republic
Demonstrators took to the streets of Yemen’s capital to protest Trump’s visit to the Saudi Kingdom
Efforts to produce a new parliamentary electoral law before end of the term of the parliament
When Donald Trump visits Saudi Arabia he will arrive amid an unprecedented wave of executions
An Istanbul court issued on Friday arrest warrants for four journalists at a daily newspaper
Yet another crucial turning point in the history of the beleaguered theocracy ruling regime
Only a fool would predict, so here goes: Lebanon’s war lasted 15 years, but Syria’s will last longer because the foreign backers are in it for the long haul: for global, not regional, victory.