Category Archives: Arab Spring

Arab Spring hope fades in Tunisia

By Staff Reporter A rift in the ruling party may be the least of Tunisia’s problems  Tunisia confronts corruption, the economy and Islami [...]

Egypt expands Suez Canal

By Staff Reporter President Sisi unveils project to add 45-mile parallel lane to allow more ships to use the freight thoroughfare each day T [...]

SA condemns escalating violence between Israel and Hamas

By Staff Reporter Palestinian rockets caused their first serious injury in Israel on Friday, hitting a fuel tanker at a petrol station.(REUT [...]

Egyptian Junta leader Sisi serenades the West by hiring Tony Blair as economic advisor

By Staff Reporter Former PM criticised over link to United Arab Emirates-funded programme that promises lucrative ‘business opportunit [...]

Salwa Bugaighis, Libyan human rights activist, shot dead in Benghazi

By Staff Reporter Lawyer who took part in revolution that overthrew Gaddafi is killed on the same day she voted in country’s general e [...]

Shock as Al-Jazeera journalists are convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison by Egyptian court

By Staff Reporter  The three – including Australian Peter Greste – faced charges of ‘helping terrorists’ Three jour [...]

Obama is forced to bring “boots” back to Iraq as ISIS rampage deepens

By Staff Reporter Iraq is back in the headlines again Obama authorises 275 personnel ‘equipped for combat’ White House considers [...]

From dictator to democrat? Sisi is sworn in as Egypt President

By Staff Reporter Abdul Fattah al-Sisi pledged to ”fully care about the interests of the people” Ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-S [...]

Sexual harassment is now a crime in Egypt for first time ever

By Staff Reporter Volunteers form a safe zone between men and women to prevent sexual harassment during a protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo, [...]

4,000 African and Middle East migrants rescued by Italy in last 48 hours

By Staff Reporter Boats from Africa and Middle East are arriving at the fastest rate since a naval operation to handle influx began last yea [...]

Breaking News-Egypt government resigns as Junta attempts to turn democratic

By Staff Reporter   Egyptian Army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrives for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin [...]
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