Morocco was lauded for its response to last year’s democracy protests, but there have been regular accusations of abuse from detained protesters. Two weeks ago, the justice minister admitted it.
With much of the Arab world in a do-or-die stampede toward greater democracy, Saudi Arabia is looking to consolidate the old way of doing things.
Twin suicide bombings Monday in the restive city of Idlib in northwest Syria left at least eight people dead.
How Tunisians handle the debate over religion – particularly in the writing of a new constitution now under way – could offer lessons for other Arab countries such as Egypt and Libya.
The Muslim Brotherhood has nominated its deputy leader as a candidate in Egypt’s presidential elections.
A quarter of the 100-member constituent assembly did not attend the first session today, including about 20 mostly liberals and leftist figures who resigned from the body in protest.
Syria’s divided opposition is cautiously welcoming envoy Kofi Annan’s cease-fire plan, accepted by Syria’s government today.
Both the regime and the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) claimed as a victory the battle that eyewitnesses said began around 11 p.m. and lasted into the early hours Monday morning.
Fierce fighting in the Syrian capital of Damascus today signals that that the year-old rebellion will persist despite recent tactical gains by the Syrian military.
Eastern Libyans who chanted “no east, no west, Libya is one” during the revolution are backing a nascent eastern political movement that is moving to break away from Tripoli.
State oil revenues have been slashed under crippling international sanctions. Tourism is nonexistent, and confidence in the economy is at an all-time low.
As the Syrian revolt approaches the 12-month mark, divisions between Syrians over whether or not to support foreign military intervention are becoming more pronounced.
A military court today acquitted an Egyptian Army doctor accused of performing forced “virginity tests” on at least seven female protesters last year.
American and Jordanian military are planning to secure a suspected Syrian stockpile of nerve and mustard gas weapons.
Refugees newly arrived in Lebanon recount horror stories of Army troops and pro-regime Shabiha militiamen chasing fleeing Syrians through the orchards and executing them on the spot.
Forces from both sides of the Libyan uprising are guilty of war crimes, breaches of international human rights laws and crimes against humanity, according to a UN report.
Egypt’s apparent decision to lift a travel ban on seven Americans charged in the prosecution of US pro-democracy organizations could ease the worst US-Egypt diplomatic crisis in three decades.
At least 28 people were killed in Syria on Saturday, including nine in Homs, Syria’s third city, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Yemen’s out-going president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, has formally handed over power to his vice-president after 33 years in power.
Yemenis will go to the polls Tuesday to officially bring to a close more than three decades of President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s rule.