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Arab Spring News of the day : Nov. 30, 2011

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Arab Spring Takes Surprising Toll on Expats’ Quality of Life
The Media Line
Tunisia was the birthplace of the Arab Spring, but the mass protests that led to the ousting of long-time president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali lasted last than a month, after which the country settled into relative quiet and held elections in October. 

 

Arab Spring: Signs are still positive
Pakistan Observer
THE Arab Spring was fast and dramatic: Nonviolent revolutions in the streets removed dictators in Tunisia and Egypt in a matter of weeks, and similar revolutions got underway in Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen. The Arab Autumn is a much slower and 

 

Israel must bolster PA in wake of Arab Spring, NY Times column says
Ha’aretz
By Haaretz Tags: Benjamin Netanyahu Palestinian Authority PalestiniansArab Spring Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to withhold Palestinian tax money is dangerous to Israel, leading New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman said in a new 

 

Arab Spring leaders recognized as ‘top global thinkers’
Ahram Online
Foreign Policy magazine named 14 “brave” individuals who helped bring the pro-democracy Arab Spring movements to the Middle East and North Africa as the top global thinkers of 2011. Alaa al-Aswany, the dentist turned blacklisted novelist who rose to 

 

Livni to Abbas: Arab Spring may threaten peace process
Jerusalem Post
COM STAFF Opposition leader Tzipi Livni told Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Amman that political developments resulting from the so-calledArab Spring are turning the “Arab street” against peace with Israel. ..

 

Malaysia’s government accuses opposition of fomenting ‘Arab spring
The Guardian
Malaysia’s ruling party has accused the opposition of trying to topple the government by manufacturing its own version of an Arab spring uprising through street protests. The criticism comes a day after the parliament’s lower house passed a law banning 

 

euronews focus – Arab Spring and euro crisis spark debate at Forum Lib鲡tion
euronews
http://www.euronews.net/ There has been plenty on the agenda at the Forum Lib鲡tion at Lyon in France – everything from the Arab Spring, the euro crisis, social upheavals and technological advances. The debates, exchanges and arguments have centred on 

 

Arab Spring stumbles in Kuwait
Pravda
“Kuwait has been moving towards the “Arab spring” according to the Egyptian scenario. I think that the resignation of the government was a warning and a preventive measure. The government that the people were unhappy with has resigned to prevent a 

 

Surging wages are risk, reward of Arab Spring
Daily News Egypt
The Arab Spring has unleashed a barrage of wage demands. In Egypt, analysts estimate the frequency of strikes may have doubled since president Hosni Mubarak was ousted in February; in Jordan, the Phenix Center for Economics and Informatics Studies says …

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