US Yemen drones strengthening Al Qaeda

As Arab and Western capitals follow developments in Egypt after the ouster of elected president Mohammed Morsi, south of the Arabian Peninsula, Yemen is...

Saudi prince blasts royal family in defection statement

Below is the translation of a statement by Saudi prince Khaled Farhan Al-‪Saud who recently defected from the royal family after saying that the regime...

Syrian rebel leaders in their own words

Abdul Salam Abul-Ezz from Palestine who is a contributor for the Revolution Observer analyses the recent interviews by Al-Jazeera with the leaders of the...

Muslim women leaving the West to fight jihad in Syria

Women involved in political or religious violence is not a new phenomena writes Dr Ilyas Mohammed. For example, women have been part of groups such...

Kenyans infuriated over Britain’s banning of khat

Despite their majority Muslim population, Somalis and Arabs provide the largest market for khat in the world, writes Mohammed Kahiye from Nairobi. My friend Hussein...

Abu Qatada to be deported on Sunday

A date has been set for the deportation of Muslim cleric Abu Qatada after a drawn-out legal battle between the British and Jordanian government. A...

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...
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