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By Johannes Amin Makar “For a century and a half the Arab world has been following a negative policy. It has known what it wanted to do away with, but it has not known what it wanted to build. […] Democracy was only a veil for dictatorship. Constitutions framed in the interest of the people of …
By Rasheed Hammouda and Mohamed Ibrahim This article is the second of a three part series. The aim of this series is to dispel the increasingly widespread belief held by both supporters and detractors of Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi that the circumstances he faces and the actions he takes are similar to those of his predecessors, …
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar shared his thoughts on revolutions in the Middle East, west and east relations, student violence and the tribal crisis in Aswan
New arrivals this month dive into love in post-conflict Iraq and the life of the famed author Taha Hussein
By Marwan Muasher When the Arab awakening began in 2011, its primary goal should have been to advance pluralism and democracy – causes that were neglected in the Arab world’s first, anti-colonial awakening in the 20th century. But, after three years of struggle, the process has only just begun. Will the second Arab awakening finally …
Group inspired by Al-Qaeda
Egypt’s permanent representative to UN demands permanent seat in Security Council for Africa
The head of the Syrian National Coalition, Ahmed Jarba, repeated calls on the international community to supply rebels with “sophisticated weapons”.
The dispute which broke out in the runup to the summit pits Qatar against Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates.
The following is the first of a two part article by the Arab Reform Initiative, an independent research network, concerning the 2014 constitution’s treatment of human rights and the separation of powers in the government. The first part, below, addresses the constitution’s articles concerning the military and security apparatus. The second part, dealing with the …
The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has reported a series of attacks on villages in the region this month, but the Khor Abeche camp in South Darfur, assaulted on Saturday, was an unusual target.
The pan-Arab bloc was created in Cairo on 22 March 1945.
Sunday’s violence mostly targeting security forces in Sunni-majority areas killed six people, security and medical officials said.
Although some Arabs are fantasising about it, a major alliance with Russia is unwise both morally and practically
Arab League notifies all member states of Egypt’s decision to designate MB “terrorist organisation”
Egypt’s foreign ministry addresses Arab League countries to implement the Arab Convention on Suppression of Terrorism
ARC.HIVE aims to promote discourse on performance from the region
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has expanded its mandate in the past few years to invest in Jordan, Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt after uprisings
The Saudi government rejected the seat one day after it was elected into the UN body
Arabic cuisines play a role in depicting and representing its culture and history.
An exhibition in London portrays the feel and art of modern Middle East
Ministry meets with diplomats from Arab, Asian countries as well as Security Council members to advocate the state’s account of the latest violence
Vacation planners serving Gulf tourists can enjoy incentives including discounts on EgyptAir flights as well as at some facilities, with the aim of luring larger numbers of Arab tourists to the country.
Arabic Manuscript Day seeks to connect the medieval to the modern, with workshops and exhibitions for the public
‘Crowds on the Borders’ convoy hold a press conference in solidarity with the Palestinians
By Hernando De Soto The protests that toppled governments were fueled by anger over the lack of a basic element in market economies Al Qaeda is resurgent in Mali, Algeria and beyond. Violent turmoil and anti-Western hostility are rising in the Middle East and North Africa. Two years after the Arab Spring, it would be easy …
D-CAF presents an Algerian play that discusses the concept of self-immolation, corruption and the human spirit
Hellyer said Egypt’s NSF had not provided leadership or a plan to help the Egyptians move forward
Investment minister Osama Salih set to review opportunities during Turkish-Arab Economic Forum
The pair, who had been abducted on Friday, were released thanks to the “efforts” of Bedouin tribesmen