Arab Spring

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused President Barack Obama on Thursday of seeking to exploit the Arab uprisings for personal political gain, as...
Thursday, September 27, 2012
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Amal Saad-Ghorayeb
In March 2011, a commentator for al-Jazeera wrote: “Events in Egypt and Tunisia have revealed that Arab unity against internal repression is stronger...
Thursday, July 12, 2012
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Joe Dyke
On Friday June 8, thousands of Bahrainis gathered on the outskirts of the capital Manama in what was expected to be another huge protest against...
Friday, July 6, 2012
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An Egyptian court on Tuesday overturned a government decree allowing the army to arrest civilians, a setback for military rulers preparing to hand...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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Mohammad Khawly
After years spent singing in political events and protests, Ahmad Ismail Al-Sayyed took his oud to Tahrir Square. “Who’s he?” the young men asked...
Friday, June 15, 2012
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The wife of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri praised Muslim women for their role in the Arab Spring uprisings and said the unrest would soon lead to...
Friday, June 8, 2012
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Qatar's ruler says Israel is more isolated by the Arab uprisings and will face increasing pressures over issues such as its nuclear arsenal. Sheikh...
Sunday, May 20, 2012
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A mass sit-in in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott arranged by a number of opposition parties was brutally dispersed by government forces on...
Friday, May 4, 2012
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Nahed Hattar
The Arab Left will have no serious value in the regional and international arenas if it remains incapable of building an organized ideological,...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
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