Egyptian author Youssef Ziedan has won the second International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) for his novel â€˜Azazeelâ€™ (Beelzebub). Ziedan will receive USD 60,000 prize money.
Dr Naguib Gilbraeel: ''the legal process of converting to Christianity is much harder than for those wishing to convert to Islam''
Supreme Administrative Court Upholds Right to Identification Documents without Discrimination
Hannah Shah had been raped by her father and faced a forced marriage. She fled, became a Christian and now fears for her life
Tantawi Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Mohamed Sayed Tantawi has issued a fatwa (religious opinion) allowing the organs transplant of the ten criminals who were sentenced to death after raping a woman in Kafr el-Sheikh governorate.
Cairo has criticized the US Senate's decision ratifying the former US president George Bush's recommendation to reduce the U.S. economic aid to Egypt from $415 million to $200 million. It has also renewed its refusal to have the aid linked to any conditions.
A consensus has emerged in the Middle East to support Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, seen as a victim of Western malice, regardless of his innocence or guilt for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
We are not advocating violence, but we are opening our wounds in search for dressings.
Egyptian expats living in the United States are filing a petition against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his Interior Minister Habib Al-â€˜Adli, demanding they be indicted by the International Criminal Court. Around 200 activists say the two officials should face legal action over what they are calling crimes against humanity because of their torture of political prisoners, a report in the London-based Al-Quds Al-â€˜Arabi said.
In its editorial yesterday, The Washington Post advised President Obama to find allies for progressive change in the Middle East, but from outside the rulers' palaces.