Last Updated: Thursday, May 31, 2012, 22:34
Egypt did away with a three decade old state of emergency, with the ruling military council stating that it would not be further extended.
Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 21:02
A mass uprising had in February overthrown the 30 year rule of former president Hosni Mubarak.
Last Updated: Monday, September 12, 2011, 21:29
Emergency law would now apply in cases such as blocking of roads, publishing false information and weapons possession.
Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2011, 11:16
Egypt`s government said Friday it plans
to lift the country`s hated emergency law before democratic parliamentary elections later this year.
Last Updated: Friday, July 22, 2011, 09:49
A new Cabinet was sworn in under pressure from protesters demanding faster change.
Last Updated: Monday, May 09, 2011, 01:09
Bahrain state TV said the state of emergency will end on June 1.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 17, 2011, 00:42
Assad says there will no longer be an excuse for organising protests after lifting of emergency laws.
Last Updated: Friday, April 01, 2011, 00:37
Syria has set up a committee to implement anti-terrorism legislation.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 00:44
Syrian Prez Bashar al-Assad defied expectations that he would lift Syria`s decades-old emergency law.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 24, 2011, 08:39
The United States hopes Yemeni President would not be forced from office.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 00:47
Egypt`s parliament voted on Tuesday to
extend a decades-old state of emergency for a further two
years, the official MENA news agency reported.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 08, 2010, 11:59
Voicing deep concern over the arrests of Egyptians under the emergency law, United States has said that Cairo must uphold the rights of all people to express their political views peacefully.
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