Dahlia Kholaif


Saudis urge Egypt to end row with Qatar

Egypt welcomes idea of reconciliation following agreement reached among Gulf Arab states to end diplomatic rift.


Egypt activist's suicide grips social media

Fellow activists suggest security measures targeting youth is a factor in her depression and suicide.


'Alienating Sinai no answer to terrorism'

As Egypt moves to demolish homes on the Gaza border, questions are raised on the effectiveness of the 'war on terror'.

Human Rights

Egypt delays trial of 240-day hunger striker

Court ignores plea from lawyer of Mohamed Soltan, a dual US-Egyptian citizen, whose health remains critical.


Kuwait activists decry social media curbs

Human rights activists allege that a law restricting social media networks will limit free speech in Kuwait.


Kuwait strips dissidents' citizenship

Owner of opposition media platform and ex-MP's Kuwaiti nationality rescinded in government crackdown.


Kuwaiti opposition hold rally as leader freed

Musallam al-Barrak joined protesters hours after his release on bail, vowing to continue to press for political reform.


Kuwait opposition demands end to corruption

Thousands take to the streets of Kuwait City to demand end to corrupt transactions involving government officials.


Egypt begins voting in presidential election

More than 53 million people are eligible to vote in the poll, amid opposition calls for nationwide boycott.


Egypt's working class hit hard by turmoil

As the election nears, candidates are being tested on how they plan to fix the hardships faced by the labour movement.

Middle East

Arab League leaders agree not to agree

The summit was the first since Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar.


Egyptian activist's trial suspended

Alaa Abdel Fattah, accused of breaching anti-protest law, raised a complaint about the presiding judge.