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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

2 days agoNews : BlogPost

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

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.

All Of The Abuse On Twitter Isn’t Accidental – It’s Built In

“Despite its integral role in popular culture and in social justice initiatives from the Arab Spring to Black Lives Matter, Twitter is as infamous today for being as toxic as it is famous for being revolutionary. And unless you’re a celebrity — or, as it turns out, the president of the United States of America […]

Storyful in the Age of Democratized Storytelling

2 weeks agoNews : Storyful

For six years, Storyful has defined the way publishers and marketers tell powerful stories with social media by finding the moments that matter to audiences everywhere. We cut our teeth during the Arab Spring by mapping the daily conversations, identifying … Continue reading ?

Pentagon Tapping In to Social Science to Target Activist Movements

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

Protesters in Egypt during the 2011 Arab Spring demonstrations. (Alisdare Hickson / CC 2.0) A June 12 report published by The Guardian exposes what many Americans have long feared: United States military strategists are setting their sights on social movements. Show More Summary

Forget playing Terrorist No. 3. Middle Eastern actors seek roles beyond Hollywood stereotypes.

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

When revolution swept Egypt in 2011, Ayman Samman, who had moved to America and hired a manager, fretted in the tranquil hills of Burbank about his acting career. “After the Arab Spring actually Hollywood stopped writing roles for terrorists and that was really scary for me,” Samman, a Cairo native...

Forget playing Terrorist No. 3. Middle Eastern actors seek roles beyond Hollywood stereotypes.

When revolution swept Egypt in 2011, Ayman Samman, who had moved to America and hired a manager, fretted in the tranquil hills of Burbank about his acting career. “After the Arab Spring actually Hollywood stopped writing roles for terrorists and that was really scary for me,” Samman, a Cairo native...

New chemical-free desalination tech helps bring water surplus to Israel

Between 1998 and 2012, the Eastern Mediterranean region suffered through the worst drought in at least 900 years. This drought contributed to the rapid rise of the Arab Spring and fueled civil war in Syria. Facing the prospect of running out of water, Israel implemented a program of water conservation and recycling. Show More Summary

“Who is to blame for Syria’s nightmare?” By Ehsani2

Who is to blame for Syria’s nightmare? By Ehsani2 For Syria Comment, July 31 Once the popular demonstrations of the Arab spring brought down the leaders of Tunisia and Egypt, many Syrians assumed that they could bring down President Assad just as quickly. Show More Summary

TUNISIA FIRES ITS PRIME MINISTER: He has failed to spur economic growth. Tunisia is Arab Spring 2011…

TUNISIA FIRES ITS PRIME MINISTER: He has failed to spur economic growth. Tunisia is Arab Spring 2011’s slow success. The article mentions the political party Nidaa Tounes (Call of Tunisia). It’s the country’s largest party and it is secularist.

British Spies Used a URL Shortener to Honeypot Arab Spring Dissidents

A shadowy GCHQ unit used several Twitter accounts to try to influence protests in Iran and across the region since 2009.

How Middle Eastern monarchies survived the Arab Spring

The term “community” connotes positive outcomes in global affairs. An international community opposes war crimes and supports humanitarian goals; epistemic communities share information and ideas for common causes like climate change;...Show More Summary

What do ordinary citizens in the Arab world really think about the Islamic State?

What do ordinary Arabs think about the Islamic State? This spring, we added several questions to the standard battery of Arab Barometer surveys to find out. We asked a scientific sample of respondents in Tunisia, Jordan, Palestine, Algeria and Morocco the following questions: To what extent do you agree with the goals of the Islamic […]

Smartphones at Risk Under Draft EU Controls Over Surveillance Devices

The European Union is considering putting further controls on so-called dual-use electronic products that can be used as weapons or used to track people and their data by the authorities - as happened during the Arab Spring.

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