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Daily News Analysis

Islamophobia: The Art of Scapegoating Dissidents in Arab Regimes

Iqbal Jassat

Rajab 27, 14402019-04-03

It ought not to surprise anyone that autocratic Arabian regimes, rightwing groups in Europe, Israeli propagandists and a host of right-leaning think tanks, all have a common interest in fueling Islamophobia.

Daily News Analysis

Is Lebanon’s Economy About to Collapse?

Khalil Umar

Jumada' al-Ula' 26, 14402019-02-01

In case of government debt, politics usually plays an important role in the decision to open and close the debt tap and in Lebanon everything is political. It seems that debt lenders—international financial institutions—have a vested interest in keeping the debt cycle going.


When threatened with a great injustice, one accepts the smaller one as a favor!

Abu Dharr

Ramadan 26, 14372016-07-01

Has Hamas leadership realized the errors of its policy in aligning itself with oppressive Arabian regimes and abandoning the Islamic Republic, the one true friend of the Palestinian people? Recent statements by Hamas officials gives cause for guarded optimism.

Daily News Analysis

Basketcase Egypt to receive $12 billion from Arabian potentates

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Ula' 22, 14362015-03-13

Egypt under the pharaoh General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is a basket case but regional potentates are going to pump another $12 billion into its economy to shore it up. They are wasting their money. The thugs in uniform are professional thieves. Besides, Egypt has been pushed, unfortunately beyond recovery. The tyrants are clinging to each other in hopes of saving their own skins.


Growing wariness of false peace

Azzam Tamimi

Ramadan 11, 14302009-09-01

Can Israel ever be repentant, and in what way? by Azzam Tamimi. FOUR years ago when the PLO and Arab governments were racing to make peace with the Zionist entity, millions of Muslims - Arabs as well as others - despaired of ever being able to liberate Palestine and dismantle the Jewish state...

Occupied Arab World

Arab governments trying desperately to contain popular anger at US/UK war

Crescent International

Muharram 29, 14242003-04-01

While Iraqis are being killed by American and British bombs in Baghdad, Basra and other Iraqi towns, Arabs and Muslims across the world have stepped up their protests against the war.

Occupied Arab World

OIC fiasco exposes Arab rulers’ divisions and impotence yet again

Waseem Shehzad

Muharram 13, 14242003-03-16

The tragedy of the Iraqi people is turning into a farce in the Arab rulers’ hands. As if the insults traded between colonel Mu’ammar Qaddafi of Libya and crown prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia at the Arab League summit on March 1 were not enough, the OIC also got in on the act on March 5 in Doha.

Occupied Arab World

Cheney’s Middle East tour defined by Arab rulers’ fear that regime change in Iraq would set a bad precedent

Abul Fadl

Muharram 18, 14232002-04-01

During his recent gruelling 10-day, 12-country tour of the Middle East and Britain, US vice president Dick Cheney hoped to build a case for an Afghan-style war against Iraq...

Occupied Arab World

Arabs fall in with US plans with hardly a murmur of protest

Abul Fadl

Rajab 29, 14222001-10-16

Despite Washington’s recent diplomatic scramble to get support for its “war on terrorism,” getting key Arab countries on board remains an unfinished task. This became clear during US defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld’s tour earlier this month of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Oman, Uzbekistan and Turkey. Rumsfeld’s efforts were received tepidly by Washington’s Arab allies.

Occupied Arab World

Mubarak’s balancing act getting wobbly

Crescent International

Dhu al-Qa'dah 22, 14212001-02-16

Throughout his long rule, Egypt’s president, Husni Mubarak, has paid lip-service to ‘traditional Islam’ and to ‘freedom of expression’, while in practice repressing Islamic activists. Even the Ikhwan al-Muslimeen, who cannot possibly be accused of being Islamic revolutionaries, are banned as a political party.

Occupied Arab World

Arab governments refuse to help Iraq rehabilitate itself

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Akhirah 21, 14201999-10-01

Arab governments and their media claimed last month to have helped Iraq on the road to international rehabilitation by allowing it to chair the Arab League foreign ministers’ conference held in Cairo on September 11 - 12.

Special Reports

Arab Terrorism: Causes and Cure

Robert W. McGee

Dhu al-Hijjah 13, 14161996-04-01

Politicians are quick to condemn Arab terrorism like the 1983 attack that killed 241 U.S. servicemen in Beirut, Lebanon, the Oklahoma City bombing (which turned out not to be from Arab terrorists), the World Trade Center bombing and the Saudi Arabian bombing that killed or injured hundreds of people.

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