Torture in Bahrain “intensifying”

Bahraini human rights activists say that torture in the country is getting worse despite the international spotlight on the nation. In a meeting at the...

Arab Idol won’t liberate Palestine

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Arabs are right to celebrate Arab Idol win

Like tens of millions of other Arabs, Amani Ali watched Mohammad Assef from Gaza winning the Arab Idol competition on TV last night. And...

Sectarian tensions increase across the Muslim world

Sectarian tensions have increased sharply across the Muslim world following Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah's intervention in Syria and the reaction of Sunni politicians and clerics...

For and against: Should Hezbollah be in Syria?

The Muslim world has been polarized by the destructive conflict in Syria which has left up to 100,000 dead, created millions of refugees and...

Opinion: Erdogan has betrayed Turkey’s Muslims

The excessive force and sheer brutality with which the Turkish police and plain clothes thugs surrounded unarmed and peaceful protesters in Taksim Gezi park, Istanbul,...

British doctor killed in Syria

A British doctor has been killed in Syria after a bomb hit a makeshift surgery where he was treating injured civilians. Dr Isa Abdur Rahman, 26,...

The boycott of Israel must be total

Palestinian American journalist Ramzy Baroud argues that the boycott of Israel must be expanded to be truly effective. Can we truly limit our boycott to...

Bahrain: Torture intensifies as West supplies more arms

The opposition Bahrain Freedom Movement says that the human rights situation in the Gulf country is worsening... Disturbing news from Dry Dock prison in Manama has confirmed...

Why I predict a flaming June for the Arab world

Veteran Arab journalist Abdel Bari Atwan predicts a major escalation in Syria this summer... Sources close to Arab and Gulf decision-makers suggest that serious –...
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