Behind The News
April 11, 2013
The Middle East is a hotbed of war and executions. The top 6 death penalty operating countries include Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Almost 99 per cent of executions in the region were in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Yemen.
April 9, 2013
Remembering the Iron Lady from an Arab point of view: What Thatcher did for Kuwaitis and the oil rich region.
April 8, 2013
Leila Trabelsi the former First Lady of Tunisia remembered less fondly as power mongering Lady Macbeth apparently threatened to kill her son in cold blood if her husband divorced her as per his resignation speech in original draft.
April 6, 2013
According to sources in Fatah, President Abbas is looking to axe his PM without him knowing about it.
April 4, 2013
Over two years since the revolution in Egypt, protests continue in the post-Mubarak era. Now, some commentators are arguing that the countdown to the fall of Muslim Brotherhood is speeding up.
April 2, 2013
Ali Abdullah Saleh has reportedly left Yemen for Saudi Arabia for medical treatment but this could be the former Preisdent's final farewell to the country he ruled for three decades
March 30, 2013
According to opposition sources, the boat is carrying 8,500 tons of weapons and ground missiles heading for the Syrian regime's army.
March 28, 2013
Tunisian girls are going on a naughty sexual adventure because a man with a beard told them it was permissible in the name of Islam. Tunisian teens are taking up a new form of Jihad - with a sexual twist- in the holy war to liberate Syria from the Assads.
Anonymous will unite on April 7 to launch the next #OpIsrael web attack
March 26, 2013
Oman has granted the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s widow and her family asylum on humanitarian grounds, an official at the foreign ministry was quoted as saying in Omani media.
March 25, 2013
According to reports in the Israeli media, the Jewish state is preparing to deal with the fallout in Lebanon.
March 23, 2013
With the U.S. president on his first tour of the region since taking office, hopes are high but expectations are low.
March 20, 2013
After offending everyone from regional prime ministers to his own people in a candid interview, the Kingdom's monarch works on damage control.
March 18, 2013
Bashar Al Assad's other half took their kids to a fundraising event held in Damascus
March 16, 2013
According to reports by the LA Times, the CIA is collecting information on Islamic radicals fighting for the opposition in Syria.