Alaa al-Siddiq: Rights groups call on UK to probe UAE activist’s death for ‘foul play’

Authorities urged to investigate death of ‘at risk’ dissident and rule out anything untoward, campaigners say…

Explained: Who is Ebrahim Raisi, the hard-line cleric set to be Iran’s next president?

Ebrahim Raisi, a candidate in Iran’s presidential elections waves to the media after casting his vote…

Field Marshal el-Sisi’s Egypt two years after President Morsi’s death in Cairo Court cage by Abdus Sattar Ghazali

nesty International report of 2021 said: The authorities continued to punish any public or perceived dissent,…

Hardliner Raisi wins Iran’s presidential election

Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi gestures after he votes during presidential elections at a polling station in…

Prominent former Sisi supporter predicts fresh Egyptian revolution By David Hearst

Mamdouh Hamza led demonstrations against Mohamed Morsi in 2013. Today he believes Sisi has lost the…

US, UN and European Union urged to intervene in planned executions in Egypt

Exiled politicians and activists said the international community could prevent the imminent executions of 12 Muslim…

Egypt continues execution spree, with impunity by Amelia Smith

On 15 July 2013 four men left the Rabaa sit-in, got into a car and drove…

A Western-backed war couldn’t destroy Syria, now sanctions are starving its people BY Eva Bartlett

A little over a decade ago, Syrians lived in safety and financial security. After ten years…

Saudi Arabia executes 26-year-old man for protesting against the government when he was a teen, human rights groups say

Saudi Arabia executed a 26-year-old for protesting against the government, Reprieve said. Mustafa al-Darwish was arrested…

Normalisation has never benefited the Palestinians by Khaled-Al-Qadoumi

Only something which is not normal needs to be “normalised”; taboos becoming permissible, for example. This…