Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Arab world


‘What have we done with democracy?’ A decade on, Arab spring gains wither

October 11, 2021 12:33 pm

The decade that followed, during which Tunisians adopted a new constitution, gained freedom of speech and voted in free and fair elections, brought Bousselmi its own rewards.

Worst may be over for biggest Arab economies as businesses adapt

June 03, 2020 12:54 pm

Following a pandemic-driven plunge, non-oil private sector activity improved in Saudi, Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, according to Purchasing Managers’ Index surveys compiled by IHS Markit.

Rebels hold Yemen's president 'captive' at his house

January 21, 2015 8:25 pm

President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi "cannot leave his house" after Houthi rebels removed his guards.

Limits of people power

September 16, 2013 1:28 am

The outcome of the struggle in Egypt will resonate in the Arab world

Femen women held in Arab world's first topless protest

May 29, 2013 10:18 pm

The police swiftly arrested them and took them inside the building.

The clash within

April 12, 2013 2:24 am

The Arab world is entering a long period of intra-state and intra-regional instability

Morsi sets terms for US-Arab ties

September 24, 2012 2:41 am

On the eve of his first trip to the US as Egypt’s new Islamist president,Mohamed Morsi said the US needed to fundamentally change its approach to the Arab world

US pulls embassy staff from Tunisia,Sudan

September 17, 2012 12:51 am

After al-Qaeda threat,non-essential staff told to leave countries

TV depiction of revered Islamic figure causes stir in Arab world

July 23, 2012 1:48 pm

The TV series is at the centre of a controversy pitting Islamic conservatives against reformists.