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The SNC was due to give its delayed response on Saturday to proposals for a new broader-based body
“Today our revolution enters its toughest stages and the cruelty of the regime against our people is proven limitless.” For all the issues that the Egyptian revolution has yet to resolve, Egyptians did not pen the above words. Representatives of the Local Coordination Committees in Syria did, and even as Egyptians have continued to be …
The Arab world was taken by surprise when 150,000 or so Kuwaitis took the small country’s streets in protest on 21 October. The protest was mobilised against a new electoral law designed to reduce opposition, which was passed by the emir without parliamentary approval (as parliament was dissolved). The Kuwaiti political experience is regionally exceptional …
Opposition leaders insist they have no desire to undermine the Al-Sabah ruling family and on Friday pledged their loyalty to the emir while renewing their demand for the new electoral law to be repealed.
Republic Day is a national holiday in Turkey but it has in recent years become a platform for opposition groups worried that the current regime is expunging the country’s secular tradition
Opposition calls for consensual constitution representing the 25 January revolution
Riot police earlier prevented protesters from gathering at three sites set by organisers, using tear gas and batons to disperse them and arresting several people including former Islamist MP Waleed al-Tabtabai.
Meeting to plan pressure on Constituent Assembly and president
Qatar’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem al-Thani told reporters that any such force must be “well-armed.”
Classified reports voice frustration as there is no apparent effective way of vetting groups receiving weapons
Essam El-Erian and Saad El-Katatny compete for party’s presidency after Sabah Saqary withdraws
Morsy’s administration and the Muslim Brotherhood’s blatant domination, vulgar exclusion of other forces and sheer propaganda will end up facing the Brotherhood militias that were mobilised last Friday.
Statement released by 20 parties and movements demands dissolution of Constituent Assembly
Asyut University holds graffiti workshop
Former employees of the old Al-Shaab newspaper are demanding the government uphold an agreement made under Mubarak’s reign
Prominent activist has eight charges pending and three more trials in progress
Shinzo Abe might secure PM position in the next general elections
Most arrested for political opinions and religious beliefs
Faezeh Rafsanjani sentenced to six months in prison
Supreme Court lawyer shouted for the prime minister to “roll back” the liberalisation measures at an international legal conference
New online media laws to increase censorship in Jordan
Shots fired between Syrian army and opposition wound civilian in Turkey
Georgia’s president vows to eradicate torture after videos depicting rape and torture in a Georgian prison spark anger and protest
Opportunity or status quo?
Meanwhile Syrian army reported to have tested chemical weapons
Kidnappings and attacks on civilians: PKK hardliners gaining upper hand
Aung San Suu Kyi arrives to the US, with hopes of easing the import ban on her country
Thousands of Russians take to the streets in a “Russia without Putin” demonstration
Over 60 now detained in government crackdown
“We don’t want police mentality in our newspaper”