Arab Spring

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Saudi security forces fired live ammunition on unarmed Shia protesters in the kingdom's oil-rich east at dawn on Friday killing one person and...
Friday, January 13, 2012
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Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters marched in Sanaa, Yemen on Friday, as the opposition rejected negotiations with President Ali Abdullah...
Friday, November 18, 2011
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Adam al-Sabiri
The Algerian government has managed to overcome the opposition's call to hold a demonstration on Tuesday with the least possible damage. The...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Noureddine Baltayeb
No Tunisian could have imagined that this old man, Beji Caid Essebsi, who had been forgotten with the ministers of former President Habib Bourguiba,...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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Ghassan Bin-Khalifa
For the first time in their history, the Tunisians will have to stay up very late tomorrow night before they can learn the name of their new...
Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Hiyam Kossayfi
There have been repeated assurances that the first dialogue session between Hezbollah and the Future Movement will be held before the end of the year...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Firas Abou-Mosleh
The middle class is the largest segment in Arab social hierarchy, according to a “first attempt” by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Noureddine Baltayeb
On Monday, December 8, Tunisian media reported that a special security unit arrested a Libyan leader from the Fajr Libya group which controls the...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
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Lebanese investment in Dubai is not new. Since "the rise of the emirate" years ago, the Lebanese private sector has had a marked presence in several...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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