Arab Uprisings

  • Palestinian protesters shout slogans in protest of John Kerry's visit 04-01-2014 10:51 AM

    Ramallah: Palestinian protesters on Friday condemned the latest efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to advance peace talks with Israel, using chants evoking the Arab uprisings and telling him to go home. Hours before Kerry was due to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, a raucous crowd of several...
  • New al Qaeda head hails Arab uprisings 14-09-2011 01:54 AM

    Dubai: New al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri voiced support in an Internet video for popular revolts shaking the Middle East, saying Arabs no longer feared the United States 10 years after the country was targeted by the militant network. "Ten years have passed since the blessed attacks on New York...
  • Bahrain sentences 8 Shiite activists to life 22-06-2011 05:40 PM

    Manama, Bahrain: A security court sentenced eight Shiite activists to life in prison on Wednesday and issued long jail terms for 13 others in the latest blow by authorities waging a crackdown against protesters seeking greater rights in the Gulf kingdom. Shiite crowds blocked roads with sand piles and called...