Added on 08/08/2013
Africa , Algeria , Arab Spring , Arab world , Army , Egypt , Hosni Mubarak , Islamism , Member states of the African Union , Member states of the Arab League , Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation , Member states of the Union for the Mediterranean , Member states of the United Nations , Politics , Tunisia , War/Conflict
RAMZY BAROUD: The parallels between the two countries are uncannily similar. What route will the Egyptian people choose?
Added on 15/07/2013
Africa , Arab Spring , Army , democratically-elected president , Dostour Party , Egypt , Egyptian military , Egyptian presidential election , Egyptian revolution , Hosni Mubarak , Islam in Egypt , Middle East , Mohamed elBaradei , Mohammed Morsi , Muslim Brotherhood , Politics , Politics of Egypt , President , Protests in Egypt
RAMZY BAROUD: It’s a dismal, depressing conclusion to make following events over the past two weeks. But it’s clear what ‘democracy’ means for Egyptians
Added on 05/07/2013
Common Ground News Service
Ahmad Al-Assir , Ancient cities , Army , Asia , Beirut , Fertile Crescent , Hezbollah , Islamic Unification Movement , Israeli–Lebanese conflict , Lebanese Armed Forces , Lebanese army , Lebanese Civil War , Lebanon , Roman colonies , Sidon , Tourism in Lebanon , TWITTER INC. , War/Conflict
NADA AKL, CGNEWS: There have been consistent attempts by some individuals to drive wedges through Lebanese society. But we are resisting the sectarian clarion call
Added on 08/01/2013
Ameer Makhoul , Amnon Lipkin-Shahak , Army , Barak , Benjamin Netanyahu , Bibi Netanyahu , Democracy , Ehud Olmert , Gaza Strip , Hamas , IDF , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Lebanon , Mahmoud Abbas , Meir Dagan , Menachem Begin , Middle East , Military Intelligence , Mossad , Netanyahu government , Oscars , Palestine , President , Prime Minister , Rabin , security systems , Sharon , Shin Bet , Syria , West Bank , Yuval Diskin
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: When in office they’re ramrod straight security hawks but once they leave they suddenly become ‘seers’. But the criticism is unusual in its vehemence
Added on 26/12/2012
Alexandria , Amr Moussa , Army , Cairo , Constituent Assembly , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Freedom and Justice Party , Iran , Islam , Mohammed Morsi , Mubarak , Muslim Brotherhood , President , Supreme Council of the Armed Forces
JUAN COLE: A deeply polarized country must face the reality that Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood cadre have scored an overwhelming victory.
Added on 23/12/2012
James M. Dorsey
Activist , Army , Baghdad , Bashar al-Assad , Damascus , East Africa , Facebook , Football , head of security. , Homs , Iraq , Joshua Landis , Kuwait , Lebanon , mechanic , Middle East , national team player , North Africa , President , Saudi Arabia , Soccer , South Korea , Syria
JAMES M. DORSEY: This weekend’s Syrian victory over Iraq in a soccer match is being seized by the regime as ‘a great national achievement’.
Added on 21/11/2012
Activist , Ahmed Jabari , Army , Barack Obama , Binyamin Netanyahu , CNN , Egypt , Ehud Barak , Ehud Olmert , Football , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Gilad Shalit , Haaretz , Hamas , IDF , Independence Party , Internet connection , Iran , Israel , Israeli army , Israeli navy , Israeli parliament , Israel’s army , Jeep , Lebanon , Military hardware , military leader , Oslo , Prime Minister , Shimon Peres , Skype , Tzipi Livni , United States , US President , Washington , West Bank , White House
JONATHAN COOK: CNN was determined to follow the script of ‘equivelance’ when broadcasting an interview with a Gazan and an Israeli. Events took over, though.
Added on 10/11/2012
Afghanistan , Army , Baghdad , Central Intelligence Agency , David Petraeus , Europe , Hamid Karzai , Iraq , Mahdi Army , Nouri al-Maliki , Obama , President , Prime Minister , United States
JUAN COLE: It was David Petraeus’s conduct of counter insurgency in Afghanistan rather than his evening activities that I was interested in
Added on 16/10/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Al Qaeda , Army , Christopher Stevens , Islam , Mingora , Pakistan , Pakistan government , Prime Minister , Saudi Arabia , Swat Valley , Taliban , United States , US embassy
ROB L. WAGNER: Whether it’s American Christian fundamentalists or the Taliban in Pakistan everyone seems to have a view of the ‘true Islam’.
Added on 01/10/2012
Army , Bashar al-Assad , BBC , Damascus , High Commissioner , HIV , Homs , Human rights , Human Rights Watch , Idlib , International Criminal Court , Latakia , New York , President , Rape , Sarah Leah Whitson , security official , Syria , Syrian government , United Nations , United Nations Human Rights Council , Women , Women's issues
MICH CAFE: The catalogue of brutal rapes and sexual assaults of women, men and children grows by the day. A new documentary makes grim viewing
Added on 24/09/2012
Aleppo , Army , Bashar al-Assad , Bloggers , Journalism , Lebanon , Paris , President , Reporters Without Borders , Syria , Syrian Observatory , U.S. government , United States , YouTube
MICH CAFE: Abdelkareem al-Oqda was a Syrian blogger and citizen journalist who exposed the horrors of the Syrian revolution and for that he has been killed.
Added on 15/08/2012
Arab Spring , Army , Haaretz , IDF , Iran , Israel , J14 , Lebanon , Mossad , Netanyahu , Shin Bet
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: The treasury is proposing $12-billion, while Defense $15-billion. According to Haaretz, Netanyahu is expected to go with the Defense Ministry
Added on 08/08/2012
Aleppo , Army , Assad , Free Syrian Army , State media , Syria , Turkey , Videos
VIDEO: In the last few hours, Syrian state media said the military had retaken the area, killing dozens of rebel fighters. But the rebels deny this.
Added on 08/08/2012
Al Qaeda , Amira Hass , Ariel Sharon , Army , Avigdor Lieberman , Ben Gurion University , Benedict XVI , Benjamin Netanyahu , Bethlehem , central Israel , Christmas , Civil Administration , councillor , David Ben Gurion , Easter , Electricity , Ethiopia , first prime minister , Foreign media , Gaza , geographer , George W. Bush , Germany , God , Haifa , Haifa University , High Court , Housing Minister , Human Rights Association , Israel , Israeli army , Israeli government , Israeli parliament , Israeli police , Israel’s military , Jaffa , Jerusalem , Jesus , Jewish National Fund , Jews , Jordan , Journalist , Lebanon , London , Media coverage , military governor , Nazareth , Negev , Oslo , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , Rabbi , Rabin , Rubber bullets , Russia , Sea of Galilee , Security services , Shimon Gapso , Shin Bet , Somalia , Soviet Union , Syria , Tel Aviv , United Nations , United States , West Bank
JONATHAN COOK: … Expropriations would become a staple of life over the next three decades as more than 70 per cent of the land belonging to Palestinians was nationalized
Added on 31/07/2012
Aleppo , Army , Bashar al-Assad , Damascus , Golan Heights , Lebanon , Maher al-Assad , Milwaukee , President , Syria , Syrian army , Syrian Observatory
FRANCIS MATTHEW: This question is working deep into your mind, and leaving you sleepless at night with worry. Can you refuse to fire on fellow Syrians?
Added on 25/07/2012
Syria News Wire
Aleppo , Army , BBC , Damascus , Syria
NEWS FROM SYRIA: Every day seems to bring yet another desperate move by the regime – now they’ve brought in jets to pound their people.
Added on 20/07/2012
Army , Bashar al-Assad , Damascus , Moscow , Operation Damascus Volcano , President , Russia , Saleh , Saudi Arabia , Security Council , Syria , Syrian army , Syrian government , Turkey , United Nations , Yemen
DAVID ROBERTS: The tactical masterstroke that the Free Syrian Army unleashed on Assad’s regime marks a spiral downwards for the regime
Added on 08/07/2012
James M. Dorsey
2014 World Cup , Abdullah , Ali Bin Al Hussein , Army , Asian Football Confederation , Asian Football Federation , Australia , Cairo , Champion’s League , East Africa , Egypt , FIFA , Football , Hosni Mubarak , International Football Association Board , International Olympic Committee , Iraq , Jordan , Jordanian Football Association , Libya , Middle East , Mohammed Morsi , Muslim Brotherhood , North Africa , President , Rushdi Malhas , Saddam Hussein , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Olympic Committee , Soccer , Tahrir Square , the Champions League , WAFF
JAMES M. DORSEY: The success of the Jordanian Football Association is causing other sporting bodies to sit up and take notice.
Added on 05/07/2012
Army , Facebook , IDF , Israel , Israel Defense Forces , Israeli army , Ruth Eglash , Sergeant , Social Media , Social networking , The Jerusalem Post , Twitter
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Those who are really addicted to social media or are especially dedicated to spreading the views of the IDF can even reach the rank of Lieutenant-General.
Added on 21/06/2012
Army , Democracy , Egypt , President , SCAF , Video , Videos
VIDEO, AL JAZEERA: Egypt’s army, the SCAF, has amended the constitution to retain control and make the President’s largely ceremonial…