Jul 15, 2012
Regional editorials comment on the Tremseh massacre, possible Israeli aggressions and the demise of the Arabic language. Read Article More massacres for Syria as regime falls victim to its own delusions
Jul 13, 2012
Mohammed Morsi did well to bow to the concept of the rule of law, an Arabic-language newspaper says. Other topics today: Egyptian-Saudi relations and what Libya needs. Read Article Tensions ease and stability wins
Jun 24, 2012
Editorials comment on defected Syrian pilot, political uncertainty in Egypt and chaos in Libya. Read Article Syrian pilot who flew fighter to Jordan deals blow to Syrian regime
Jun 03, 2012
An Emirati columnist says the other option, Mohammed Morsi, is representative of a group that will never deliver on promises for a civil and democratic Egypt. Other Arab commentators discussed the military option in Syria and the remains of 91 Palestinians handed over by Israel. Read Article 'If I were Egyptian, I'd vote for Shafiq'
May 29, 2012
Rejecting the results of the polls in Egypt, as some youthful revolutionaries are threatening, runs counter to the very concept of democracy that the youth revolted to instill, an Arabic language columnist writes. Other topics in today's roundup: the innevitable fall of Assad, and the misguided trade in arms. Read Article Egypt youth fear the outcome of democratic process
May 27, 2012
Egypt's army council must stay away from the run-off polls, even if an Islamist is elected, writes an Arabic language columnist. Other topics in today's Arabic news roundup: even in its absence Israel dominates Iran talks, and President Carter on Palestine.
Read Article Egypt's army council must stay away from the run-off polls
May 15, 2012
The Egyptian presidential debate, far from historic, revealed how political consent can be manufactured, an Arabic language columnist writes. Other topics in today's Arabic news digest: Islamist democracy in Tunisia, and Annan's failure in Syria. Read Article Egyptian presidential debate reveals how consent can be 'manufactured'
May 13, 2012
Arabic News Digest features a satirical article by an Emirati columnist saying he is not ashamed he hates Shakespeare. Other topics include Egypt's presidential debate and a fatwa on "halal bribery". Read Article I hate Shakespeare
May 09, 2012
Even Iraq's domineering leader wouldn't try to convert the whole country to the Shia faith, an Arabic-language commentator says. Other topics: hunger strikes, and "popular" vs. "populist". Read Article Not even Al Maliki …
May 08, 2012
Editorials in regional newspapers comment on the political situation in Egypt, the Algerian elections and the fall of Sarkozy. Read Article A dramatic shift from epic enthusiasm to tragic disappointment