Added on 27/12/2012
Al Aqsa Mosque , Christmas , Food and Drink , Gaza , Hana Shalabi , Israel , Israeli government , Israeli military , Israeli Military Strength , Israeli police , Jerusalem , Khader Adnan , Nazareth , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Tel Aviv , UN Court , West Bank
MONDOWEISS: He has been on hunger strike for more than 150 days. Still his story is not heard
Added on 04/12/2012
Food and Drink , Gulf News , Jeddah , Manama , SAR , Saudi Arabia , UN Court , waitress , Women , Women's issues
CROSSROADS ARABIA: The obstacles facing women in the workplace in Saudi Arabia are exemplified by a row which has broken out via social media.
Added on 17/11/2012
America , Dar Al-Hekma College , David Cameron , Education , Hillary Clinton , Jeddah , King Abdulaziz University , London , Nasser al-Omar , Prime Minister , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , Saudi government , Secretary of State , Social networking , Twitter , UN Court , United Kingdom , United States , US embassy , Women , Women's issues
AHMED AL OMRAN: It seems to have become a regular stop for foreign dignitaries visiting the Kingdom. But that hasn’t stopped conservatives offence-ometer going off the scale
Added on 09/11/2012
Ashoura , Bahrain , Battle of the Boyne , Democracy , east coast , Economy , emergency services , Healthcare , Interior Ministry , Muharram , New Jersey , New York , Northern Ireland , political solutions , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , UN Court , United States
STEVE ROYSTON: The problems facing Bahrain are formidable and the tension is increasing as Ashoura approaches. Some thoughts on how to deal with these issues.
Added on 26/09/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Charlie Hebdo , East Asia , France , Innocence of Muslims , Islam , Media outlets , Middle East , President , Salman Rushdie , South Asia , The New York Times , UN Court , United States
ROB L. WAGNER: In France they have laws to deal with hate speech but they’re applied inconsistently. In many ways France is a good example to other countries
Added on 16/09/2012
James M. Dorsey
Al Ahly , Al Ahram , Al Zamalek , Cairo , Court of Arbitration of Sport , Democracy , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Egyptian Football Association , Facebook , FIFA , Football , Hani Abou-Reida , Hosni Mubarak , National Democratic Party , Port Said , President , Switzerland , UN Court , United States , US embassy in Cairo
JAMES M. DORSEY: The opposing fans of Cairo soccer clubs Al Zamalek and Al Ahly are engaged in a separate but parallel struggle with the authorities
Added on 29/08/2012
Rob L. Wagner
America , Arab American Institute , Arizona , California , Cartoonist , Colorado , Florida , Islam , Kansas , Lincoln , Mexico , Newt Gingrich , President , Republican Party , Ronald Reagan , Secretary of State , Sharia Law , Tampa , UN Court , United States , US government
ROB L. WAGNER: The level of detachment between the imagined world of Republican delegates and the real America seems to widen by the day.
Added on 30/07/2012
Africa , America , Arab Spring , Arabian Peninsula , Arabs , Congo , Gandhi , Gulf Arab , Gulf council , India , Indonesia , Kansas , Middle East , Oil wealth , Palestinian Territories , South Africa , Supreme Court , UAE , UN Court , United States
‘In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.’ Thurgood Marshall A recent article on the Al Jazeera News website by Sudha G. Tilak titled Whitening Cream: Fair deal for India’s Women? —took me back to the days growing up black in the US; years before the hay days of […]
Added on 29/07/2012
James M. Dorsey
2022 World Cup , Asian Football Confederation , Caribbean , Court of Arbitration of Sport , FIFA , Germany , Hans-Joachim Eckert , Kuala Lumpur , Michael J. Garcia , Mohammed bin Hammam , Mr. Bin , President , PricewaterhouseCoopers , Qatar , Russia , Sepp Blatter , Singapore , Soccer , Switzerland , Television network , UN Court , World Sport Group
JAMES M. DORSEY: FIFA’s investigation of Mr. Bin Hammam is likely to be just the tip of the iceberg, and will inevitably broaden to the Qatari World Cup bid itself.
Added on 17/07/2012
Economy , Education , Saudi Arabia , Saudi government , UN Court , United States
ABU MOHAMMED: The way in which Saudi university students is taught simply does not encourage independent, critical thought. Maybe not a problem.
Added on 21/06/2012
Ahmad Shafiq , Algeria , Baseball , Egypt , Hosni Mubarak , Muhammad Mursi , Muslim Brotherhood , President , SCAF , Supreme Council of the Armed Forces , Tahrir Square , UN Court
JUAN COLE: You find it hard to escape the conclusion that the SCAF aren’t being very bright, and are unaware of how perilous their path is.
Added on 18/06/2012
Al Qaeda , Al-Ahram Center , Cairo , Democracy , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Freedom and Justice Party , Hosni Mubarak , Mubarak government , Muhammad Mursi , Muslim Brotherhood , Omar Suleiman , President , Qatar , Qatari Government , Russia , SCAF , Supreme Council of the Armed Forces , Tahrir Square , UN Court , United States , Washington
JUAN COLE: There seems to be no rational explanation why SCAF has moved now against parliament. That leaves only the irrational.
Added on 07/06/2012
mai abdul rahman
Al Quds , Anti-Defamation League , Egypt , Gaza , Golan Heights , IDF , Israel , Jerusalem , Ministry of Housing , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Sinai , Syrian Golan Heights , The Anti-Defamation League , UN Court , United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization , West Bank
Palestinians whether Muslim or Christian believe they are witnesses of an unwritten Israeli agenda: Erase all traces of non-Jewish heritage.
Added on 07/05/2012
Ben Gurion University , geographer , Getty Images , ILS , Israel , Jerusalem , Jewish National Fund , Michael Sfard , Negev , Sinai , Supreme Court , UN Court
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Not content with dispossessing 1 million Israeli Palestinians, Israel is repeating the original sin against the Negev Bedouin.
Added on 03/05/2012
Common Ground News Service
Al Azhar , Civil society , Coptic Church , Democracy , Egypt , Egypt Protests , freelance writer , International Atomic Energy Agency , Middle East , Mohamed El-Baradei , Muslim Brotherhood , Saudi Arabia , Supreme Council of the Armed Forces , UN Court
NOUR BAKR, CGNEWS: If Egypt is to succeed in creating a true democratic environment the Muslim Brotherhood must engage fully with opponents
Added on 02/05/2012
Civil society , Jordan , Professor of Sociology , Rape , UN Court , University of Jordan , Women
NASEEM TARAWNAH: What is going on with young male Jordanians? When did this level of brutality come about? Has it always been there?
Added on 14/04/2012
Rania Al Malky
ABC , Christiane Amanpour , Egypt , Farid El-Deeb , Freedom and Justice Party , Journalist , Khairat Al-Shater , Mohammed Morsi , Mubarak , Muslim Brotherhood , Omar Suleiman , President , SCAF , Supreme Council of the Armed Forces , The New Yorker , UN Court , Youth Movement
RANIA AL MALKY: The stakes today with Omar Suleiman perhaps within days of succeeding Mubarak, are just as high as they were on January 25, 2011.
Added on 28/03/2012
Susan Al Shahri
Oman , UN Court , United Nations , Women , Women's issues
SUSAN AL SHAHRI: The ‘To Do’ list as far as women’s rights in Oman is concerned is, unfortunately, long.
Added on 19/03/2012
The View From Fez
al-Massae , Associated Press , Food and Drink , Justice and Development Party , Justice Minister , Mainstream media , Ministry of Justice , Moroccan government , Morocco , Mustafa Ramid , President , Rabat , Social Media , Tangier , Twitter , UN Court , Women , Women's issues
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: The rape and suicide of Amina El Filali has shaken Moroccan society to the core.
Added on 13/03/2012
Crime , Dubai Chief , Dubai Crime , Dubai Laws , Dubai police , Facebook , Gulf News , Social Media , Twitter , UN Court , United Arab Emirates
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Give people technology and they find all sorts of interesting and different ways to use it, no?