# arab-spring - Friday 17 May, 2013
The US President and Turkish Prime Minister met in Washington to discuss Syria’s ongoing, bloody conflict.
# arab-spring - Thursday 25 April, 2013
Tens of thousands have died in the ongoing, bloody conflict in Syria to date – and those who remain live under constant threat of violence. Midwife Cathy Janssens writes about trying to bring new life into the world in such unstable circumstances.
# arab-spring - Saturday 13 April, 2013
The head judge told the court he would send the case to the Court of Appeal, which will then refer the trial to a new circuit, sending the case back to square one.
# arab-spring - Thursday 4 April, 2013
Researchers in London found that between 2,000 and 5,500 people from other countries have joined the rebel forces to fight against the Assad regime.
# arab-spring - Wednesday 3 April, 2013
Al-Waleed bin Talal also said that ending a ban on women driving in the country was a matter of time.
# arab-spring - Sunday 24 March, 2013
But matters were confused by the Syrian National Coalition’s refusal to accept Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib’s resignation earlier today.
# arab-spring - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
The League called for the opposition National Coalition “to form an executive body to take up Syria’s seat” and attend its summit later this month.
# arab-spring - Saturday 29 December, 2012
In the midst of the conflict, death and hurt, some rare smiles and moments of joy are captured by some of the world’s bravest photographers.
# arab-spring - Wednesday 26 December, 2012
The referendum on the constitution passed earlier this week with a low turnout doing little to assuage the fears of the opposition.
# arab-spring - Sunday 16 December, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood says the Yes vote won 57-43 in yesterday’s votes, but the referendum is not finished yet.
# arab-spring - Saturday 15 December, 2012
International watchdogs have expressed reservations about the draft due to loopholes they say could be used to weaken human rights, including those of women, and the independence of the judiciary.
# arab-spring - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
The US President said Syria’s opposition is the legitimate representative of the country’s people – the most significant US intervention so far in the brutal civil war.
# arab-spring - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
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A growing crisis over President Mohamed Morsi’s decree which widened his powers continues as scenes reminiscent of the February 2011 uprising are repeated.
# arab-spring - Wednesday 28 November, 2012
Egyptian police fired tear gas at protesters camped out in the Cairo square this morning as demonstrations against a power grab by President Mohamed Morsi took place across the country.
# arab-spring - Friday 23 November, 2012
The official state news agency said that the man was the latest in a string of employees of pro-government media to be killed.
Nationwide protests are expected across the country today as Mohamed Morsi gave himself sweeping new powers yesterday.
# arab-spring - Tuesday 20 November, 2012
Members say they will be a security shield over the ‘sons of the revolution’ – but will hunt down abusers on either side.
# arab-spring - Wednesday 14 November, 2012
Francois Hollande said France will only recognise the opposition government as part of a series of steps to end the Bashar al-Assad regime.
# arab-spring - Thursday 18 October, 2012
Wael Ghonim tells Irish audience how he applied digital marketing strategies to Facebook campaign that helped spark uprising in Egypt last year.
# arab-spring - Wednesday 17 October, 2012
A new Human Rights Watch report suggests opposition militias summarily executed at least 66 captured members of Gaddafi’s convoy in the late dictator’s hometown of Sirte.
# arab-spring - Wednesday 3 October, 2012
A number of explosions have rocked a central district in the northern city of Aleppo – with some reports of casualties.
# arab-spring - Monday 1 October, 2012
The highest court in Bahrain has rejected the final appeal by nine medics against their convictions linked to anti-regime protests last year.
# arab-spring - Monday 24 September, 2012
Syria, Palestine, Iran’s nuclear program and protests generated by an anti-Islamic film will top the agenda.
# arab-spring - Thursday 20 September, 2012
Clashes across the country have continued today as some estimates now put the death toll from the civil war at over 29,000 since early last year.
# arab-spring - Thursday 6 September, 2012
Tim Berners-Lee says there’s no single way to kill the internet – unless governments around the world acted in unison.
# arab-spring - Monday 27 August, 2012
Butchers, barbers and students are now getting used to guns, tanks and warfare.
# arab-spring - Tuesday 21 August, 2012
President Obama says the issue of Syrian WMDs is two-fold, raising fears that chemical or biological weapons may fall into the hands of anti-Israeli extremists.
# arab-spring - Thursday 16 August, 2012
“We believe that all people have a fundamental freedom to participate in civil acts of peaceful disobedience,” said State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.
Nabeel Rajab was found guilty of taking part in illegal gatherings.
# arab-spring - Wednesday 15 August, 2012
# arab-spring - Sunday 22 July, 2012
Rebels have launched an operation to ‘liberate’ Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. Both sides are claiming territorial gains.
# arab-spring - Wednesday 18 July, 2012
A suicide bombing targeted the national security headquarters in central Damascus with Syrian state TV reporting that Defence Minister General Daoud Rajha was also killed.
The structure of the new interim parliament means that the result is still uncertain as a broadly liberal coalition secured more seats than the Islamist parties.
# arab-spring - Saturday 14 July, 2012
More people have died in further violence a day after a massacre in the village of Treimsa left at least 118 people dead.
# arab-spring - Saturday 7 July, 2012
The elections are the first to be held since the ousting of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi but there are fears that violence could disrupt the voting.
# arab-spring - Saturday 30 June, 2012
The former UN chief has convened a meeting of foreign ministers to try and broker a deal on Syria – but it’s looking unlikely.
# arab-spring - Thursday 21 June, 2012
Political tensions have been sent soaring in Egypt as officials postpone declaring the winner of the country’s first new presidential elections in three decades.
# arab-spring - Tuesday 19 June, 2012
The State-run MENA says the 84-year-old former President’s heart has “stopped beating” and will not respond to defibrillation.
# arab-spring - Saturday 16 June, 2012
The doctors and nurses were sentenced after being found guilty of aiding an uprising against the Gulf kingdom’s regime.
# arab-spring - Thursday 14 June, 2012
Activists accused the military of a ‘soft coup’ after a court decision also paved the way for a former ally of the deposed president Hosni Mubarak to run in the presidential run-off this weekend.