Comment: Freedom of the press is one of the pillars of American democracy. In casting criticism as fake news, Trump is playing a very dangerous game, writes Tamara Kharroub.
Egyptian activist Ahmed Maher details the grim routine of police observation following his release after serving three years in prison for breaking the anti-protest law.
Comment: Rejecting the two-state solution and failing to offer equal citizenship to Palestinians would see Israel become an ethnocracy. The two-state solution must prevail, writes Otman Aitlkaboud.
Russia has asked the Syrian regime to halt bombings during peace talks this week in Geneva, the United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday.
Bahrain's MPs voted on Tuesday to change the constitution to allow civilians to be tried in military courts amid a crackdown on dissent.
Comment: There is a moment before a person commits to a radical course of action during which a would-be 'terrorist' needs guidance and support, writes Anthony Cornish.
While Press Syndicate leaders await a verdict in their appeal against imprisonment, and a new media law threatens further government control, Egypt sees its worst days for press freedom.
At least 20 people died Sunday when a car bomb exploded in the Somali capital, as Shabaab Islamists threatened to escalate attacks in a "vicious war" against the new government.
Journalists, diplomats, academics, human rights advocates, and opponents of Trump have all taken to Twitter to decry the controversial president's latest slur against the media
Comment: Did Trump just kill off the two-state solution? The time has come for a single-state, with equal rights for all, before Israel creates one without Palestinians, writes Sophia Akram.