• Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi smiles as he listens to his Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr.

    Blasted President Morsi's Islamist regime for failing to rebuke ultraconservative clerics calling for death of those protesting in the streets.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 06, 2013, 4:31 PM EST
  • In this Thursday, June 14, 2012 file photo, a Yemeni tribesman loyal to the army stands guard at the local authority compound damaged in the city of Zinjibar, Yemen after the army retook the city from al-Qaida militants.

    Al-Qaida committed "horrific" rights abuses during its 16 months in power in southern Yemen, Amnesty International charged in a report released Tuesday.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 14, 2012, 1:30 AM EST
  • Bahraini Justice Minister Sheik Khaled bin Ali Al Khalifa speaks during a press conference about the government efforts on Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) recommendations in Manama, Bahrain, Nov. 21, 2012.

    Amnesty Int'l claims that Bahrain's rulers have made no serious effort to open the political system and have turned to hard-line measures to crush the opposition

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 7:30 AM EST