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Al Wasat

Free Abou Elela Mady!

Muqtedar Khan | Posted 10.08.2013 | World
Muqtedar Khan

Abou Elela Mady is a friend of mine and he is in jail. He is the chairman of the centrist party Al-Wasat of Egypt. The new government of Egypt arrested him, on charges that I am convinced are not true. I call on the government of Egypt to free him now.

The Lessons of Tahrir Square

Eric Margolis | Posted 02.11.2012 | World
Eric Margolis

Tahrir Square, epicenter of the earthquake that ousted Egypt's western-backed dictator, Hosni Mubarak, is quiet -- for the moment.

Time to Talk to Egypt's Islamists

Mohamed Elmenshawy | Posted 07.17.2011 | World
Mohamed Elmenshawy

The Egyptian right wing forces should work toward proving the compatibility of Islam and democracy and the concept of citizenship' rights in order to foster a positive image inside and outside Egypt.

Bahrain's King Declares Martial Law

Reuters | Lin Noueihed and Frederik Richter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

March 15, 2011 10:44:00 PM By Lin Noueihed and Frederik Richter MANAMA, March 15 (Reuters) - Bahrain's king declared martial law on Tuesday ...