Revelations that the Egyptian army administered â€œvirginity checksâ€ on detained female protestors have triggered outrage since a senior general admitted the procedure in a televised interview.
Month: May 2011
Egyptian security forces are still engaged in pursuit of over 400 Al-Qaeda terrorists in the northern Sinai desert, suspected of attacking security facilities in Rafah and El-Arish, say Egyptian newspapers Al-Aharam and Al-Yum Al-Saba.
A 13-year-old boy has become the new symbol of the grassroots Syrian Revolution that threatens the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
Finance Minister Samir Radwan said on Monday that Egypt has agreed in principle on a $3 billion, 12-month loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that he hoped would be signed by Sunday.
Hamas is moving its headquarters from Damascus to Egypt, and the terror group is strengthening itself in the Sinai, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Security Committee Monday.
Dissident Yemeni generals on Sunday accused the embattled president of surrendering Abyan province to "terrorists" after suspected Al Qaeda militants took its capital, and called for others to defect.
Syrian security forces shot dead five people and wounded more than 100 others in Talbisa and Rastan on Sunday after tanks encircled the towns near the central city of Homs, an activist told Agence-France Presse.
On Wednesday, Israel will mark Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day), the 44th anniversary of Israelâ€™s liberation of the Holy City during the 1967 Six Day War.
At first, the responses to the questionnaire about the trauma of the war in Libya were predictable, if tragic: 10,000 people suffering post-traumatic stress, 4,000 children with psychological problems.
The Arab League has snubbed U.S. President Barack Obama and officially abandoned the path of â€œnegotiationsâ€ with Israel for creating a Palestinian Authority state and will ask the United Nations to do so.