Arab Spring

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A pro-democracy activist in the United Arab Emirates was arrested after criticizing the country's security services for interfering in the lives of...
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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The United Arab Emirates has ordered the expulsion of dozens of Syrians who held a protest in Dubai over their home government's violent crackdown on...
Friday, March 2, 2012
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Hareth Hassan
In the beginning, there was Al Jazeera...then there was Qatar. Does anyone recall anything about Qatari politics before Al Jazeera was established in...
Friday, February 24, 2012
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Said Khatibi
Sudanese novelist Amir Taj al-Sir’s experiences with “ordinary people” are a driving force behind his narratives and help create characters his...
Friday, February 24, 2012
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Jamal Jubran
Moments before the arrival of the soldiers of Imam Yahya Bin Hamidaddin, ruler of Yemen (1869-1948), eight-year-old Zayd Mutee Dammaj managed to hide...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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Badr al-Ibrahim
With the coming of the Arab Spring, an important change took place in Saudi intellectual and cultural discourse. Highly aware young people came to...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
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Mariam Abdallah
One of the leaders of the uprising in Bahrain has been active against the country’s monarchy since a young age. Now he is joined by a new generation...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
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Bisan Kassab
Despite scare-mongering attempts to paint a strike as an irreligious act, Egyptian Student Unions, backed by allies in the labor force, have not...
Friday, February 10, 2012
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Elie Chalhoub
Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s Joint Armed Forces Masoud Jazayeri says Tehran’s support for Syria is the same as its support for Palestine and...
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
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