Behind The News
April 27, 2012
Suicide has become a troubling phenomenon in Saudi Arabia, particularly among young people. Is this due to societal or economical root causes?
April 25, 2012
Peace, not gas: The provision of under-priced natural gas to Israel under the Mubarak government has long been fuel for public anger, but critics predict that the new powers will not permanently sever the old deals. Could this be SCAF's way of making a good-will exit with regard to the people?
April 24, 2012
A new wave of deportations of Lebanese nationals living in the UAE is underway, following the collective expulsion of a number of families in 2009. Is this a collaboration between the Emiratis and 'Lebanon' against Hezbollah?
April 22, 2012
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki on Friday branded Turkey a "hostile state" with a sectarian agenda, the latest in bitter exchanges between the regional neighbors.
April 18, 2012
More than 40 pro-Palestinian activists reached Tel Aviv's international airport yesterday as part of an attempted "fly-in", only to be detained as Israel denied them entry and scrambled to stop other campaigners boarding flights in Europe.
April 17, 2012
According to Israeli press, Omar Suleiman is the best bet for Israel.
April 12, 2012
An equally dangerous mind to that of the Al Qaeda mastermind OBL is now the most wanted man. No 'childish' mind, this fully bearded adult is wanted for child pornography production.
April 11, 2012
"France is the worst place in Europe to be a Muslim, because the government is so against us. And if Nicolas Sarkozy is re-elected, it can only get worse.”
April 8, 2012
During a tour in the Golan Heights on Wednesday, Israeli President Shimon Peres said that “if Egyptians ban bikinis, they won’t have tourism,” Ynetnews website reported.
April 5, 2012
As the case of who killed Rafic al Harriri lives on in the form of the Special Tribunal, a new revelation emerges, giving us a new name to point fingers at or to expose the real culprits.
April 4, 2012
Could this Niqab-donning conservative wife, mother and grandma be the next 'face' of Egypt's First Lady? With her husband Khairat al-Shater claiming his position in the presidential race, anything is possible.
April 2, 2012
It’s a love story like no other, daring to confront many taboos: homosexuality, AIDS, Islam.
March 28, 2012
The Daily Mail Newspaper revealed this week that the Jordanian Islamist militant, known variously as ‘hate cleric’ Omar Mahmoud Othman, and Abu Qatada al-Filistini, has upgraded to a bigger house in London, paid for by British tax payers.
March 26, 2012
Kuwait, the proud outlier nation to the Arabian peninsula, apologizes to save face. Kuwait has issued a public apology to Kazakhstan on its disgraceful anthem gaffe that gave credence to the 'Borat' Kazakh long-running entertainment slander.
March 21, 2012
What if the mystery sexy photographed woman appearing in Bashar al-Assad's private emails is his wife Asma?