Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi will meet senior judges on Monday to try to ease a crisis over his seizure of new powers which has set off violent protests reminiscent of last year’s revolution which brought him to power.
March 14 General Secretariat Coordinator Fares Soueid attacked during an interview with An-Nahar newspaper the defense strategy proposed by President Michel Suleiman during the last national dialogue session calling it ” unconstitutional”. “When it comes to the national defense strategy, the only reference should be the constitution and the Taif Accord
France will recognize a provisional Syrian government as soon as it has been formed, President François Hollande said on Monday, urging Syria’s fractured political opposition to establish one as soon as possible.
Syrian opposition activists have drafted a political roadmap after a possible ouster of President Bashar al-Assad, drawing on examples from other states that moved to democracy such as South Africa. The working group, which brought together a broad spectrum of political organisations and religious faiths, produced a report called “The Day After Project: Supporting a […]
President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Saturday Sudan’s next constitution would be “100 percent Islamic” to set an example for neighbouring countries, some of which have seen religious parties gain power after popular uprisings.
Jordan’s king urged his country’s Islamist opposition Sunday to take part in upcoming elections, despite their dissatisfaction with reforms.
The Muslim Brotherhood suffered a political setback Tuesday when an Egyptian court suspended the assembly charged with writing the country’s new constitution amid criticism that Islamists held too much sway over the panel.
Tunisia’s president has told a local paper he is ready to offer asylum to Syria’s leader Bashar Assad as part of a negotiated solution to end the Syrian conflict, the paper’s website announced said Tuesday.
Beirut Lebanon – Syrian forces have killed more than 7,500 civilians since a revolt against President Bashar al-Assad began, a U.N. official said on Tuesday, and Hilary Clinton, the top U.S. diplomat, suggested the Syrian leader may be a war criminal.
Beirut, Lebanon – Syria pounded the besieged city of Homs for a 26th day Tuesday as the bodies of 64 men found dumped outside the city awaited identification, activists said. The men, taken to the Homs National Hospital, were believed to have been with an undetermined number of women and children who are missing, the […]