September 23, 2012
The powerful Islamist militia Washington blames for an attack on its Benghazi consulate was swept from its heavily fortified bases in Libya's second city in a mass popular uprising in support of the government early on Saturday.
A mysterious wave of assaults on nightclubs and other alcohol-serving venues in Iraq are shrouded in mystery as it remains unclear where the orders came from.
September 22, 2012
After years of sectarian strife in the oil-rich nation, Iraq is to get a new flag and national anthem, with the aim to put decades of conflict behind them.
September 20, 2012
With a movie in the works, the Muslim Brotherhood of Egypt are re-working history to claim victory, say critics.
As New York gives go-ahead to anti-Islam posters in the subway, will sensitivities flare in the wake of the anti-Islam film that caused anti-US unrest in the Arab world last week?
One woman recalls growing up on a hashish farm where cannabis was so prevalent that the leaves were used for firewood.
September 19, 2012
In a newly-released video from a private speech back in May, the Republican candidate prescribes a 'no state' solution to the Palestinian question
Growing reports of rising disputes with Assad's Alawite sect surface as his sister flees the country.
Despite warnings from government, one French satirical weekly is planning to publish Prophet Mohammed cartoons saying they will "shock those who will want to be shocked."
September 18, 2012
Former British PM Tony Blair took his cue on Monday to let it be known that after last week's anti-American protests, it is up to the West to educate newly-democratic countries in the Middle East,
A Saudi scholar has played down an Islamic fatwa (ruling) that forbids women from surfing the web without an escort.
After the riots against the film, now global corporation Google, owner of YouTube, has decided who can and cannot view the offensive movie.
September 17, 2012
While an amateurish film attacking the Prophet Muhammad has sparked outrage, the horrors continue in Syrian unabated.
30 years on from Sabra and Shatila, and Palestinian and other Levant refugees are still a very real, very harrowing issue for the region. By 2012 we have witnessed Arab refugees spilling out of Syria, Iraq, Palestine, Libya, with the spotlight today squarely on Syrian refugees (who often include all the above).
The first picture of Nakoula Basseley Nakoula - also known as Sam Bacile - the producer behind the controversial 'Innocence of Muslims' film that caused chaos in the Arab world.