Monthly Archives: November 2011
The Arab League has approved sweeping sanctions against the Syrian government in a bid to pressure it to put an end to the ongoing crackdown against protests.
A Bahraini court has adjourned until January the hearing in the trial of 20 medics held for their role during anti-government protests that rocked the kingdom earlier this year, a rights activist
Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem has dismissed the Arab League’s economic sanctions against his country, saying the decision to halt dealings with the Syria’s central bank was a “declaration of economic war”.
The queues formed early and quickly at polling stations across Egypt on Monday, as voters cast their ballots in the first parliamentary elections since the fall of former president Hosni Mubarak in
Syrian activists say that army defectors have attacked an intelligence complex in the Damascus suburbs in what appears to be one of their boldest assaults so far against government security forces.