Behind The News
July 10, 2012
The Lebanon refugee committee says it can no longer pay for desperate Syrians due to a lack of funding.
July 8, 2012
The mysterious Shabiha have committed atrocities across Syria but are they really the Iranian thugs that eye-witnesses claim they are?
July 5, 2012
Worried about the rise in Islamist politics, the Copts of Egypt have decided to start their own rival political party.
July 2, 2012
She was the most hated woman in Tunisia before the revolution but what does she have to say for herself now?
July 1, 2012
A UK law firm defending alleged terrorists caught by Middle East governments are making big bucks.
June 28, 2012
It would seem according to a picture and some words that while her people are desperately worrying about surviving the expected blazing hot and warring summer ahead, Asma Assad is thinking about the sporting fate of her national badminton team.
June 26, 2012
Najla Mahmoud calls herself the ‘First Servant of Egypt’, her husband calls her a ‘Brotherhood activist’, critics say she’s a dowdy Suzanne Mubarak: so who is the new first lady of Egypt?
June 24, 2012
Opposition supporters are outraged as regime favorite, Ahmad Hassoun, is invited to Washington to talk about 'coexistence and dialogue'
June 21, 2012
When a Russian ship carrying arms for Syria was stopped off the coast of Scotland, questions emerged as to how far British intelligence services were involved.
June 19, 2012
Settlers are running summer camps for children as young as five to practice shooting "terrorists" in the occupied West Bank.
Syria's crisis manifested in a death toll of over 15, 000 includes over a thousand children reports a human rights monitor, logged since March, 2011.
June 17, 2012
With Crown Prince Naif's untimely death, questions are being asked as to who the next heir to the throne will be.
June 15, 2012
Transitional Egypt still remains in incompetent hands as its free fate seems to hang in the balance with 'democratic' decisions undermined in a shambolic show of delays, reversals and uncertainty. The military council carries on fumbling from one arbitrary constitutional decision to the next.
June 13, 2012
Are the Shabiha militia really 'ghosts' or just a figment of the FSA's imagination? Al Bawaba investigates.
June 12, 2012
Israeli military warns that Syria has world's biggest stockpile of biological weapons and will attack the Jewish state.