Added on 09/09/2012
Afghanistan , Asia , British government , Bush , Central Intelligence Agency , Colonel , Food and Drink , Gaddafi , Guantanamo Bay , Human Rights Watch , Iraq , Libya , Malaysia , Mali , Middle East , Morocco , Security services , Tripoli , United Kingdom , United States
ALICE ROSS, INFORMED COMMENT: A new report from Human Rights Watch reveals the true extent of Libya’s involvement as a CIA facilitator
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 17/07/2012
Jordan , police officer , Prime Minister , Rule of law , Security services , Syria
NASEEM TARAWNAH: It’s clear that the absence of proper rule of law in Jordan is having a de-stabilising effect as evidenced by recent troubles
Added on 29/05/2012
Egypt , IDF , Iran , Israel , Israeli intelligence , Israeli police , Middle East , Mossad , Palestinian Territories , Russia , Security services , Shin Bet , United Nations , United States
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Zionism decrees Israel should be a “light unto nations.” Israel’s cyberwarriors are making the country a “flame” unto the nations.
Added on 29/03/2012
James M. Dorsey
Africa , Al Ahly , Al Zamalek , Atlantic coast , Bloomberg , Cairo , CEO , East Africa , Egypt , Etisalat , European parliament , Facebook , Football , Hosni Mubarak , Media , Middle East , North Africa , PR , President , Press , Saudi Arabia , Security services , Soccer , Tahrir Square , Telecommunications , Twitter , United Arab Emirates
JAMES M. DORSEY: It’s been a bad year for Vodafone in Egypt. Are the problems of their own making?
Added on 15/01/2012
The View From Fez
Abdelilah Benkirane , Independence Party , Interior Ministry , Islamist party , Justice and Development Party (PJD) , Morocco , Mustafa Ramid , Prime Minister , Salaheddine Mezouar , Security services , United States , Women , Women's issues
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: Concerns among liberals that Morocco would take a sharp turn in a socially conservative direction look unfounded.
Added on 13/01/2012
Al Qaeda , America , Iran , Israel , Middle East , Nuclear technology , Pakistan , Saudi Arabia , Security services , United States
DAVID ROBERTS: The Saudi authorities clearly have a vested interest in the failure of the Iranian nuclear programme. So could they have been involved in the recent assassination?
Added on 13/06/2011
Assad , Bahrain , Blogging , Damascus , Edinburgh , Gay Girl , Iran , Libya , Media , Official spokesperson , Security services , Twitter
DAVID ROBERTS: While blogging is good and all, it doen’t come remotely close to the rigour of a good newspaper…
Added on 25/05/2011
Assad , Damascus , Egypt , Homs , Security services , Syria , Yemen
KHALED AKBIK: The notion that stability and security only comes if oppression is practiced is a notion I deeply disagree with.
Added on 21/05/2011
Michael J. Totten
activist and journalist , Aleppo , Bashar al-Assad , Beirut , Damascus , guard , Iran , Israel , Jerusalem , Lebanon , Libya , Mahmoud Ahmadinejad , Middle East , Prime Minister , Rafik Hariri , Security services , Syria
MICHAEL TOTTEN: There have, according to Bashar Assad, been some ‘mistakes’. The only real mistake by Western powers however is to believe what the President tells them.
Added on 27/04/2011
Arab League , Bashar al-Assad , Damascus , Iran , Israel , Middle East , President , Saudi Arabia , Security services , Syria , Turkey , UN Human Rights Council
OMAR AL-ISSAWI: The Syrian authorities have made their decision – it’s to be full-scale repression. The choice threatens to tear the country apart.
Added on 31/03/2011
Syria News Wire
Bashar al-Assad , Ben Ali , Colonel , Damascus , David Lesch , Democracy , Hafez Al Assad , Iraq , Israel , Josh Landis , Libya , Muammar el-Qaddafi , Mubarak , Obama administration , Patrick Seale , President , Security services , Syria
NEWS FROM SYRIA: Expectation was high in advance of the speech delivered by President Assad yesterday. By the time he had finished speaking I was left with a sense of confusion, anger, depression but most of all disappointment.
Added on 26/03/2011
Ariel Sharon , Asma , Bashar al-Assad , Ben Ali , Central Intelligence Agency , Colonel , Damascus , Egypt , Envoy , Hafez Al Assad , Hizballah , Israel , Lebanon , Libya , Menachem Begin , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , Security services , Syria , Tunisia , United States , Yemen
OMAR AL-ISSAWI: He has support among sections of society in Syria but Assad needs to show resolute leadership if he is to avoid his country spinning into turmoil.
Added on 18/02/2011
The Moor Next Door
Algeria , America , Camp David , Civil society , Department of State , Egypt , European Union , France , Ministry of Agriculture , Ministry of Higher Education , Security services , Tunisia , United States , US Federal Reserve
TMND: With a divided leadership and worries among the populace regarding their motives the protest movement in Algeria faces considerable challenges.
Added on 15/01/2011
The Moor Next Door
Algeria , Algerian League for the Defence of Human Rights , Algiers , Army , Europe , Food prices , National Assembly , Security services , Tunisia
TMND: Many Algerians today feel just as their parents and siblings did in 1988: there are two castes in the country, the official and the unofficial.
Added on 30/11/2010
Army , Bahrain , Cablegate , Damascus , Deputy Secretary , Doha , Dubai , Egypt , Emir , Hamas , Iran , Israel , Kuwait , Prime Minister , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , Security services , United States , USG , Wikileaks
DAVID ROBERTS: Qatar maintains a close relationship with Iran to safeguard its “trillions of dollars of potential wealth”. Nevertheless, the Head of the Army noted that “we’re neighbours, we’re not friends…”
Added on 29/11/2010
Al Qaeda , Saudi Arabia , Security services , Tariq Alhomayed
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Reports from within Saudi reveal the strength of the struggle to win the hearts of minds of its citizens; between modernists and those seeking a return to a great age in the past.