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The Court of Cassation Tuesday set a landmark legal precedent by stiffening the sentence against two men who had murdered their sister in the name of “family honour”. The two brothers had been sentenced by the criminal court to prison terms ranging from s ...
By Michael Jansen - Mar 22, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 22, 2017 23:14
Syria’s once most populous city, and trade and industrial hub, Aleppo, has been deeply wounded by the war. After rebels took control of ...
By Moha Ennaji - Mar 22, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 22, 2017 23:14
Last November, while much of the world was trying to unpack Donald Trump’s election as US president, the United Nations Climate Change Confe ...
By Daoud Kuttab - Mar 22, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 22, 2017 23:13
For centuries, historic Christian churches have been unable to agree on a way to refurbish and restore the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in J ...
By Slawomir Sierakowski - Mar 21, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 21, 2017 23:10
Until his recent bungled attempt to block Donald Tusk’s reelection as European Council president, Poland’s de facto leader, Jaroslaw Kaczyns ...
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Mar 21, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 21, 2017 23:08
The resignation last Friday of the Executive Secretary of the Economic Social Commission for Western Asia  (ESCWA) Rima Khalaf is not g ...
By Mohamed A. El-Erian - Mar 21, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 21, 2017 23:08
The retreat of the advanced economies from the global economy — and, in the case of the United Kingdom, from regional trading arrangements — ...
By Osama Al Sharif - Mar 21, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 21, 2017 23:07
The withdrawal last week of a UN agency report accusing Israel of being an apartheid state will not change the stark findings and harsh conc ...
By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 21, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 21, 2017 23:07
When Terry Holdbrooks Jr converted to Islam in 2003, he was inundated with death threats and labelled a “race traitor”.If a religious conver ...
By James J. Zogby - Mar 20, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 20, 2017 23:06
It looks like the Trump administration has come to agree with the conclusion reached by every US president and central command chief since t ...

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