Behind The News

February 22, 2012

A mother's joy in son's lifetime act of murder, Mrs. Al-Islambouli comes out to speak about Sadat's assassination.
13:48 GMT

"I am very proud that my son killed Anwar Al-Sadat," said Mrs Qadriya, the mother of Anwar Sadat's killer, Khaled Al-Islambouli. In an interview with Iran's state-run Fars news agency, his mother expresses pride in the assassination that changed the course of history.

February 20, 2012

The British pound sterling. Egypt's 'pound' or Guinea is more than a few degrees weaker.
17:44 GMT

England discloses the truth behind an investigation of 10 million British pounds deposited into Suzanne Mubarak’s bank account for a book-deal. She has pocketed an advance for her memoirs due for completion by September 2012. The book deal and a table of contents are exposed.

February 19, 2012

Hala Misrati
07:29 GMT

Some media reported over the weekend said Libyan journalist Hala Misrati died in prison.

February 9, 2012

Qatari leader
14:41 GMT

The Arab anger following the Russian veto in the UN Security Council on the Syrian crisis resolution still makes the headlines.

January 15, 2012

Asma and President Assad
13:55 GMT

Asma al-Assad, the wife of Syrian President, reappeared during a public speech of her husband Wednesday, January 11.

December 20, 2011

Assad and wife
15:11 GMT

The revolution, which is now taking place in Syria, is not just a political revolution.

November 29, 2011

Muammar Gaddafi
13:03 GMT

Aisha, the daughter of late Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, has urged the Libyan people to revenge for her "martyr father".

November 10, 2011

Golan Heights
08:13 GMT

Dr. Mahmoud Jame', a close friend to late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat has recently raised an interesting issue when he said that Sadat was briefed on the secret

October 15, 2011

Egypt garbage
08:46 GMT

The former government tried to solve it by recruiting foreign companies but didn’t work.

September 26, 2011

15:24 GMT

A confidential report, supervised by the US Central Intelligence Agency, warned of violent actions by potential sympathizers with the ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak.

September 6, 2011

11:19 GMT

Syrian musician Asala Nasri has written a new song fiercely criticizing Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and his regime.

August 30, 2011

14:46 GMT

Colonel Gaddafi's daughter Aisha has given birth to a baby girl just hours after fleeing to Algeria, a source was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

August 16, 2011

Amr Moussa
14:13 GMT

Saudi Ambassador Ahmed Al Qattan announced that former Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa received a $5 million bonus at the end of his service at the organization.

July 28, 2011

Gamal Mubarak
07:21 GMT

Safwat El Sherif, the former leader of the pro-Mubarak National Democratic Party, is said to have a sex tape of Gamal Mubarak, the son of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

July 24, 2011

16:04 GMT

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the American foundation founded by billionaire Bill Gates, launched an initiative to reinvent toilets.