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Kuwait's cabinet resigned on Monday to resolve a dispute with the opposition, lawmaker Khaled al-Sultan said. The resignation is a bid to address...
Monday, November 28, 2011
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Tens of thousands of protesters are gathering for another mass rally in Tahrir Square on Friday to demand the end of military rule, just days ahead...
Friday, November 25, 2011
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Moroccans are voting in the first parliamentary elections since reforms were passed earlier in the year granting more powers to the parliament and...
Friday, November 25, 2011
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More than 1,000 Jordanians protested in the capital Amman on Friday, after calls by opposition Islamists and leftists to push for political reform...
Friday, November 18, 2011
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Muhammad al-Khodayri
From the early days of the protests in Morocco, rapper al-Haked’s anti-regime songs echoed in the streets, until he was arrested on dubious grounds....
Thursday, November 17, 2011
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Update (17:48): Kuwait's emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah ordered the national guard on Thursday to take all “necessary” measures to maintain...
Thursday, November 17, 2011
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The Arab League has been flexing its muscles as of late. It authorized NATO bombings in Libya and it has denied that it has invited NATO to serve as...
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Nicolas Nassif
Druze leader Walid Jumblatt’s latest fallout with Damascus comes amid his conviction that the Assad regime will fall and his declared decision to...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
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Samia Ben Charqui
Close to 5 months have passed since a much touted constitutional referendum was carried out in Morocco. The move was hailed by various world leaders...
Monday, October 31, 2011
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