Arab Spring

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Rasha Hilwi
A second album is out by the young Tunisian singer whose work has come to express the nascent revolutionary culture of her home country. Acre – At a...
Monday, February 6, 2012
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Ahmad Mohsen
A conference held earlier this week in Beirut on women and the Arab uprisings was marred by controversy over its attendance and sexist remarks by an...
Friday, February 3, 2012
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Opposition parties that include hard-line Islamists have made significant gains in Kuwait's latest elections, but no female candidates are expected...
Friday, February 3, 2012
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Basilius Zeinu
Syrian Islamists have been engaged in “extortion” against protesters who often do not share the religious beliefs of such groups. The Catholic Church...
Thursday, February 2, 2012
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Elie Chalhoub
Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Akbar Salehi seems optimistic that the region will avoid sliding into war, despite Western-Iranian tensions...
Thursday, February 2, 2012
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Fidaa Itani
Muslim Brotherhood affiliates in Lebanon seem poised to follow in the footsteps of other MB chapters who merged with the international brotherhood...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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Rita Faraj
In his new book, Fawwaz Traboulsi concludes that what is happening is “tantamount to revolution and not just transient movements.” Fawwaz Traboulsi’s...
Monday, January 30, 2012
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Imad Estito
Morocco’s musical legends, Mohamed Sousdi and Mohamed Rouicha passed away on January 17. Al-Akhbar celebrates their contributions to North African...
Sunday, January 29, 2012
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Gilbert Achcar
In a manner infused with the spirit of Western Orientalism, as defined by Edward Said, some Arabs have held that a despotic mentality has taken root...
Friday, January 27, 2012
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