Daily Middle East news – May 2nd, 2012

Abdel Imam, the Egyptian actor threatened with imprisonment for ‘Insulting Islam’

Three articles of interest concerning Middle East events:

Eleven people were killed today during protests regarding Egypt’s upcoming elections. The assailants are unknown, but it sheds doubt on the legitimacy of the upcoming elections.

Egyptian movie star put in jail for ‘insulting Islam’ in old pre-revolution movies

Israeli political scene in turmoil as high up officials argue about how to deal with Iran

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