The ‘deal of the century’ presents an existential crisis for the Palestinian Authority.
Cairo wants to amend a terrorism law that snares newspapers and channels in a fresh attack on dissent.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE and other Arab states are facing criticism for disregarding Palestinian aspirations and allowing the US to draft a partisan deal on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Earlier this week, Egyptian police raided the Cairo office of Anadolu Agency, detained four employees.
Hilmi Balci, one of the four Anadolu Agency employees detained, has been released, Anadolu Agency's director-general said.
Student unions were banned in the country in the 1980s but now Imran Khan's government is at a crossroads between lifting the curbs or facing fresh opposition in the form of campus activism.
Is it Turkey’s model as a ‘Muslim democracy’ that threatens Gulf monarchies?
Experts say the sudden release of Sami Annan, Sisi's political rival, indicates Egyptian military generals are not so sure whether the country is heading toward the right direction.
The row between US-allied Arab states saw Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic and trade links with Qatar in June 2017 over allegations that it backs terrorism. Doha denies the charge.
The recent wave of uprisings across the Middle East represents a continuation of the revolutionary process that began in 2011, and while they all have regional and local contexts, they do share a common thread.
The 60-page report by the London-based rights group details how Egypt’s Supreme State Security Prosecution, or SSSP, has become increasingly central to Abdel Fattah el Sisi’s sweeping crackdown on dissent.
The rights group says the operation targeting relatives of dissidents living abroad appears "to be widespread, organised, and increasing" and that security forces did not show any arrest or search warrants.
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