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Bahrain sets up fact-finding team for recent unrest

Bahrain's king ordered the formation of an independent fact-finding team to investigate weeks of protests that rocked the Gulf island nation earlier...

Egypt court orders damages for injured protester

An Egyptian court ordered the Interior Ministry to compensate a man who police shot in the eye during protests that toppled President...

Dozens march for freedom in Saudi Arabia – YouTube

Dozens of people wearing white shrouds have staged a peaceful march in the oil-producing region of eastern Saudi Arabia, demanding basic rights...

Morocco softens line against pro-democracy protests

Anti-government protests in Morrocco''s two main cities ended without any violence after authorities appeared to soften their line against an increasingly defiant...

Syria sends tanks into Deraa, where uprising began

Syrian troops and tanks poured into Deraa today, seeking to crush resistance in the city where a month-long uprising against the autocratic...

Ivorian troops kill, wound protesters

Troops opened fire on protesters in the west of the Ivory Coast yesterday, killing two, as Burkina Faso's president met Ivorian leaders...

Nigerians to demand end to political uncertainty

Nigerian religious leaders, politicians and educators will lead a mass rally today in the capital Abuja to demand the government put an...


Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...