Egypt – this is a battle between Islam and secularism

Ian Nisbet, who was imprisoned in Egypt for four years for being a member of Hizb ut Tahrir, argues that life is about to...

The Muslim Brotherhood are authors of their own downfall

When the Muslim Brotherhood was elected to power in Egypt a year ago I predicted their demise, writes lawyer Osama Daneshyar who recently returned...

The lesson from Egypt: don’t compromise on your politics

A re-run of the protests which ousted Hosni Mubarak back in 2011? This is what commentators have dubbed the fresh protests in Egypt, where...

Kenya’s Somalia quagmire

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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...

Thank you Obama for not visiting Kenya!

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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...

Somali refugees in Kenya look forward to going home

In December last year the Kenyan government issued a directive to return all Somali refugees living in urban centers back to refugee camps. There...

American imam to sue NYPD over spying

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