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“In the Last Days of the City” Depicts Egypt on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Genre: Docu-Drama 118 minutes Director: Tamer El Said Writers: Tamer El Said, Rash Sulti Actors: Khalid Abdalla, Laila Samy, Hanan Youssof From Egypt: In Arabic with subtitles Release Date:  March,...

Why Brexit will hurt the prospects for peace in the Middle East | Ranj Alaaldin

Leaving the EU will isolate Britain internationally and squander its historic influence – just when this region in conflict needs it most Described by some as the UK’s Arab spring, the vote for Brexit has been celebrated by its supporters as the anti-establishment, anti-status quo act that will reinvigorate the fortunes of the nation. Show More Summary

Arab Spring In Chicago

"AT SOME POINT WE DECIDED TO STOP BEING SILENT AND OUR REVOLUTION STARTED." - Hussein Ghrer, human rights activist, Syria December 17, 2010 Tunisia: Street trader Mohamed Bouazizi sets himself on fire in protest against police harassment. Show More Summary

Moroccans vote Friday, but neither main party will really win

On Friday, Morocco will hold its second parliamentary elections since the constitutional changes that followed the Arab Spring protests led by the Feb. 20 movement in 2011. The Party of Justice and Development (PJD), a moderate Islamist-oriented party which has led a coalition government since then, seeks to defend its lead against its chief rival, the […]

I Hate You: Peace Building in Lebanon

"I Hate You." A powerful statement and title of a 385-page study on hate speech and sectarianism in "Arab Spring" media. I Hate You (Abu-Fadil) It's also a reflection of countless Arab world afflictions that was published in 2014 byShow More Summary

Riad Sattouf interview: ‘I didn’t want to be the guy of Arab origin who makes comics about Arab people’

The graphic novelist on his dual French and Syrian indentity and why he hates nationalism In spring 2011, when pro-democracy protests in Bashar al-Assad’s Syria were met with the crushing violence that would shape five years of conflict, a young French cartoonist in Paris decided to help some of his Syrian relatives get out. Show More Summary

Arab Spring Aftermath: Libya

The fall of Gaddafi destroyed the fragile post-colonial state which his iron-fisted rule had held together. The post Arab Spring Aftermath: Libya appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

‘Government abuse’ of the Internet makes some people more equal than others, study finds

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When the Arab Spring spread across the Middle East and North Africa, the Internet was considered to have been one of the main facilitators of the revolutions, and while the Arab Spring has since become a source of frustration to many of those who fought for it, the assumption that the Internet will facilitate future uprisings […]

DNC Leaks Email: Hillary Clinton Took Credit for the Arab Spring ShtShow

The Arab Spring were a series of Middle Eastern protest movements supported by the Obama regime that resulted in the... The post DNC Leaks Email: Hillary Clinton Took Credit for the Arab Spring ShtShow appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Political inequality leads to digital inequality

During the Arab Spring, the internet was frequently seen as a 'liberation technology.' According to this view, it fosters political transparency, political rights and democracy. New research now questions this assumption. A study shows that politically excluded ethnic groups have far less access to the internet than included groups in the same country.

Gabon Is Suffering the 'Worst Communications Suppression Since the Arab Spring'

Nightly 'internet curfews' are the latest tool in the oppressive government toolbox.

A Growing Trend: Brave Muslim Zionists

Muslims and Arabs who openly identify as Zionists are growing in number – powered by the freer flow of information and ideas made possible by social media and the search for answers in the wake of the Arab Spring and Islamist terror...

No 'Arab Spring' in Zimbabwe, Mugabe warns protesters

HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe warned protesters on Friday that there would be no "Arab Spring" in Zimbabwe after anti-government demonstrations descended it to some of the worst violence seen in the southern African nation for two decades.

Middle East chaos leads to drop in life expectancy in some Arab countries, study says

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Life expectancy in a number of countries gripped by political instability in the wake of the 2011 "Arab Spring" has slumped, according to a new report. In Syria, which has been torn apart by a hideous civil war, the average life expectancy for men dropped from 75 to 69 between 2010 and 2013. For Syrian women, that […]

Middle East, North Africa conflicts threaten two decades of health gains: research

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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Arab Spring uprising and subsequent conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa have lowered life expectancy in countries such as Syria, Yemen, Tunisia and Egypt, jeopardizing two decades of health gains, experts said on Wednesday.

OPEC Is Now in the “Danger Zone” – Just as Arab Spring II Is Coming…

As OPEC divides itself into "haves" and "have-nots," the cartel is opening the door for global chaos. The post OPEC Is Now in the “Danger Zone” – Just as Arab Spring II Is Coming… was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!

Clinton Foundation’s ‘good friend’ Bahrain quashed Arab spring without protest from Sec’y Clinton

The Clinton Foundation got millions from the royal family of Bahrain and the Crown Prince arranged a meeting with then secretary of state Clinton through the Foundation. The investment seems to have paid off when Clinton did not criticize the Bahrain government's crackdown on democracy protesters in the Arab Spring of 2011.

Post-Arab Spring writing

In The National Tarek Ghanem has a brief look at How the Arab Spring has altered the direction of regional literature.

In 'Uproot,' Jace Clayton takes a worldwide tour of the digital underground

In the spring of 1932, King Fuad I convened the Cairo Congress of Arab Music. The stated goal: “reviving and systematizing Arab music so that it will rise upon an artistic foundation, as did Western music earlier.” The advent of phonographs and radios meant that foreign music had begun to circulate...

Use of Iran's Airbase 'Prevents Moscow From Being Dragged Into Ground Operation'

Over the past five years, since the beginning of the so-called Arab Spring, the situation in the Middle East has become even more complicated. Some dramatic changes have happened to the regional balance of power, including Russia’s comeback as one of the key players.

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