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Children and Clowns violently attacked in the West Bank

June 29, 2011

0 Colorful day in Nabi Saleh Published Friday 24/06/2011 (updated) 25/06/2011 17:33 [MaanImages/HO/Diana Al-Zeer] Click for more images BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The children of An-Nabi Saleh set off with kites and painted faces to the village’s hill shortly after noon on Friday.An hour later, they were sheltering in a village house, while five Israeli military […]

The Copts of today: Escaping the Church’s patronage

May 20, 2011


Lina Attalah Thu, 19/05/2011 – 18:05 Photographed by AFP The Egyptian television building at Maspero on the Nile corniche has looked nothing short of a street-based church for the past 12 days. Posters of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary are hung on ropes from one end of the street to the other. Christian […]

Five socialist parties unite to impact Egyptian politics

May 12, 2011

0 In a bid to gain political ground, five of Egypt’s socialist movements unite under the new Coalition of Socialist Forces banner  Mohamed El Hebeishy, Wednesday 11 May 2011 Unite- Photo by Mohamed El Hebeishy Five Egyptian political parties and movements unite to form the Coalition of Socialist Forces, they announced in a meeting on […]

Torture ‘business as usual’ in Egypt amid revolt

February 6, 2011


By Charles Onians Agence France-Presse CAIRO – Egypt’s feared state security services are using torture as much as they ever did, rights activists say, with no sign that their horrifying tactics are about to change despite the regime’s promise of reform. Rights groups say that anger against routine police abuse and torture has been a […]

Egyptians Speaking Out Like Never Before!

January 28, 2011


Created by tshaaban88. Another Egyptian who’s had enough. Description —————- Violent clashes between police and demonstrators as over ten thousand gather on the streets of Cairo. The Egyptian population has endured a tyrants rule for far too long, millions struggle each day to find where their next meal is coming from. January 25th, 2011 marks […]

8-year-old Saudi girl divorces 50-year-old husband AP

April 30, 2009


By HADEEL AL-SHALCHI, Associated Press Writer Hadeel Al-shalchi, Associated Press Writer – Thu Apr 30, 9:18 pm ET CAIRO – An 8-year-old Saudi girl has divorced her middle-aged husband after her father forced her to marry him last year in exchange for about $13,000, her lawyer said Thursday. Saudi Arabia has come under increasing criticism […]

Gaza Strip academics & journalists call for BBC to get out of Gaza

January 29, 2009


Gaza – Ma’an – Date: 29 / 01 / 2009  Time:  21:31 Palestinian academics and media personnel, as well as international activists, demanded the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) leave the Gaza Strip over its refusal to air an appeal for aid on the network. Academics organized a sit-in near the entrance to the BBC’s office in Gaza, […]