In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

Home » Posts tagged with » Arab dictators (Page 4)
Ensuring 50, 000 homeless children parading the streets of Cairo are not left behind

The recent revolution must not leave Cairo’s estimated 50,000 street children behind. For the children who eke out an existence on the streets of Cairo, forgotten by the system and ignored by large sections of society, change cannot come soon enough.

Continue reading …
Fox News isn’t just `negative’ about Islam, the network tells non-stop lies about it

The problem isn’t that Fox News viewers hear a lot of negative things about Islam, it’s they hear a lot of false things about Islam. Then, as the poll suggests, Republican viewers of Fox News come away thinking they’re genuinely informed about Islam, when the opposite is the case.

Continue reading …
Egyptian ex-ministers trialled and jailed for corruption

Egypt arrested three ex-ministers and former top party member for corruption, on charges of diverting public funds known to be in the billions. Their accounts had been frozen and they were initially barred from leaving Egypt.

Continue reading …
Libyans in fiery clash with government officials

Clashes have been reported across the country, as security forces and government supporters confront demonstrators. Chants of “No God but Allah, Muammar is the enemy of Allah,” could be heard. Police stations were burnt down as the protests heated up.

Continue reading …
Egypt’s leaders may have cost their nation tens of billions

Corruption, tax evasion and crime have cost Egypt approximately $6 billion (Dh22.03 billion) annually and a total of $57.2 billion from 2000 to 2008 in illicit financial activities and government corruption. Privately held wealth is enough to cover $32b foreign debt.

Continue reading …
Algerian protesters make progress

Foreign minister says 19-year-old emergency will end “within days” amid calls for more protests against government. The decision also comes after demonstrations across the country, calling for a change of government.

Continue reading …
Egyptian media revolt: cleaning out the bias

With Hosni Mubarak out as president of Egypt, the staff of the state-owned Al-Gomhuria newspaper have launched a revolt of their own. Chief editors were barred from their own offices, the Egyptian Ministry of (mis)Information has been described as an anachronism in this age.

Continue reading …
The Muslim Brotherhood dilemma

For a number of prominent politicians and commentators, especially those closely associated with the so-called “Israel lobby”, the Brotherhood’s possible pathway to power in Cairo constitutes the nightmare scenario which Washington should do everything it can to prevent.

Continue reading …
Avoiding a new Pharaoh

So Hosni Mubarak is out.But the game isn’t over, and now a word of caution. I worry that senior generals may want to keep (with some changes) a Mubarak-style government without Mubarak. In essence the regime may have decided that Mubarak had become a liability and thrown him overboard — without any intention of instituting the kind of broad, meaningful democracy that the public wants.

Continue reading …
Change is in the air: building a legacy and reviving a dormant nation

If you have been searching for good news from Egypt, know this. It has been near 800 years, during the time of Saladin the Great, since the Muslims witnessed a massive victory. Yet change is in the air and a legacy is in the making.

Continue reading …

Your Support of is currently needed. Please sign up with any amount you can to support us through membership.