Arab Countries

  • Bahrain: Indian man, daughter forced to live out in the open 13-05-2013 07:38 PM

    Dubai: An expatriate Indian man and his three-year-old 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...
  • Al Jazeera's website blocked in Libya 19-02-2011 11:04 AM

    Dubai: The Qatar-based 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...
  • Israeli forces invade Gaza, civilians suffer 04-01-2009 11:45 PM

    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,...