Topic: Middle East Centre
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought to bolster America's largely symbolic sanctions. But while Syrian allies such as Russia have lobbied hard for reforms, few appear eager to apply sanctions.
08/12/2011 10:43 am
Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa, who as former intelligence chief is intimately familiar with Qaddafi's most notorious operations, defected from the Libyan regime yesterday.
03/31/2011 09:48 am
The Middle East has been riveted by the success of the grass-roots revolution that ended Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year reign.
02/11/2011 06:51 pm
Arabs are on the brink of a democratic wave similar to the one that swept through Eastern Europe 20 years ago. The Arabs’ democratic journey may well be rocky, but there is no turning back.
02/07/2011 12:03 pm
In a move that seemed to embolden the opposition's 'million man march' on Tahrir Square, the Egyptian Army recognized 'the legitimacy of the people's demands.'
02/01/2011 08:19 am
With more than 100 estimated dead so far as Egyptian protests resume for a fifth day, Egypt's 'zero tolerance' policy is reminiscent of Iran's force to quash unrest after Ahmadinejad's reelection.
01/29/2011 10:12 am