Controversy continued to follow Hassoun when he issued a fatwa (religious ruling) on SANA, Syrian state-owned television, ordering the military to express their rage by exterminating all Syrians in...
Russia Assumes Key Role in Syria Peace Talks
The meeting’s final statement paved the way for the Geneva talks in late February 2017, between the political opposition and the regime. The statement also stressed the countries’...
Fate of Migrants in Libya is More Uncertain
Migrants in detained centres suffer from widespread malnutrition, forced labour, illness, beatings, sexual abuse, torture, confiscation of documents and possessions, and a lack of basic health care.
Morocco Still Without a Government
Morocco is still without a government. The reason is that formation of a coalition is much more difficult than expected . As a result, Morocco is currently experiencing a...
Blasphemy Cases Highlights Islamic Nature of Egypt
Egypt has seen a number of notorious blasphemy cases over the past years under Article 98 of the Penal Code, known as the religious contempt law. The Islamic nature...
UAE's Media Landscape: An Overview
The present-day media environment in the UAE counts numerous local Emirati media outlets and major international news providers, which operate alongside each other in a cosmopolitan environment. Yet the...
Government primary school in Amman, Jordan - Young girls reading. Photo UNESCO - CC BY-SA.