ARAB COUNTRIES

  • Bahrain: Indian man, daughter forced to live out in the open May 13, 2013

    Dubai: An expatriate Indian man and his threeyearold daughter in Bahrain have been forced to rough it out in the open for the last six months after a business deal went sour. A desperate Mohammad Sikandar Samrat and his daughter Sara have been living in a park, mosque and car since...
  • AntiUS protests: Has the Arab revolution unleashed Islamic radicals? September 15, 2012

    A video clip said to be 'antiIslamic' has been facing protests against the US in the Arab world. US ambassador to Libya died in an attack. The protests have raised many big questions. ...
  • Google doodles Arab Mother's Day March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The day Arab countries welcome spring is also celebrated as Mother's Day in western Asia and Egypt. To commemorate the Arab Mother's Day, Google has put up a Mother's Day doodle on its home pages in Arab countries including Egypt, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Libya, Kuwait, Lebanon,...
  • Arabs back Syria Oppn; Homs bombardment resumes February 13, 2012

    Cairo: Syrian forces resumed their bombardment of the city of Homs on Monday after Arab countries called for UN peacekeepers and pledged their firm support for the opposition battling President Bashar alAssad. Opposition campaigners said tank fire was concentrated on two large Sunni Muslim neighbourhoods that have been at the forefront...
  • Al Jazeera's website blocked in Libya February 19, 2011

    Dubai: The Qatarbased news channel Al Jazeera said on Friday its signal was being jammed on several frequencies and its website had been blocked in Libya. Al Jazeera, whose coverage of the political unrest in the Middle East and North Africa is widely watched in the Arab world, reported the jamming...
  • Israeli forces invade Gaza, civilians suffer January 4, 2009

    Gaza City, Gaza Strip: Israeli ground troops and tanks cut swaths through the Gaza Strip on early Sunday, cutting the coastal territory into two and surrounding its biggest city as the new phase of a devastating offensive against Hamas militants gained momentum. The Israeli military used overwhelming firepower from tanks, artillery...