Register for our free newsletter

 
 
Latest News

islamist

arrested UAE lawyer

UAE arrests 10 more threat suspects

Relatives and activists said most of those arrested have links to the local al-Islah (Reform) Islamist group, which has been the target of a crackdown in the UAE

July 29, 2012 8:10
 
Kuwait markets steady after Islamist election win

Kuwait markets steady after Islamist election win

Kuwaiti financial markets were steady on Sunday after the Islamist-led opposition won control of parliament in an election, a victory which could worsen political tensions but conceivably also lead to fresh government spending measures.

February 5, 2012 1:07
 
Egypt’s Christians seek to be heard in election

Egypt’s Christians seek to be heard in election

Coptic Christians are trying to make their voices heard in Muslim-majority Egypt's parliamentary election, fearing Islamists could sweep in and deepen their sense of marginalisation.

November 30, 2011 3:09