Egypt: Opposition figures call nation to boycott ‘one-candidate’ election

A group of prominent figures in the Egyptian opposition Sunday called on the nation to stay away from March presidential election arguing that the process has lost credibility after potential challengers to AbdelFattah al-Sisi backed out. The opposition figures in Read more

Kuwait: MPs, opposition leader handed harsh jail sentences for breaking into parliament in 2011

The Kuwaiti appeal court Monday handed opposition figures, including leader Musallam al-Barrak, jail terms ranging from one to nine years for storming the National Assembly six years ago. Barrak, a former MP, just completed in April a two-year prison term Read more