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Arab Spring News: September 10, 2012

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‘Muslim Brothers co-opting Arab Spring to make caliphate’

Religion’s role in Arab Spring is promoting dignity, official says

Saudis stage rare protest over security detentions without trial

BONNIE ERBE: Despite Arab Spring, repression continues

West Bank city hit by violent price protests

Why Hasn’t There Been Another Palestinian Intifada?

Oman jails six men for internet slander: activist

Meridor: Arabs questioning congruence between West, Islam

 

‘Muslim Brothers co-opting Arab Spring to make caliphate’

Jerusalem Post

Minister Avi Dichter warns revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt, Syria could threaten Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Gulf states; notes Palestinians notably absent from Arab Spring, but says Brotherhood already has outpost in Hamas. Avi Dichter at Herzliya conference …

 

Religion’s role in Arab Spring is promoting dignity, official says

Catholic News Service

The 2011 Arab Spring movements led to democratic elections in Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt where Islam-inspired political parties won the most votes. The risk with democracy, Father Ayuso said, is that it “potentially could be used to legitimate …

 

Saudis stage rare protest over security detentions without trial

Reuters

RIYADH (Reuters) – Dozens of Saudis staged a rare protest on Monday against the detention of relatives held without trial for security offences in a country that escaped last year’s Arab Spring unrest but has faced criticism for its human rights record …

 

BONNIE ERBE: Despite Arab Spring, repression continues

San Angelo Standard Times

But I had it right when I speculated what last year’s Arab Spring would bring. Following Iran’s example (I know Iranians are Persians, not Arabs, but they both seem to enjoy installing extremely conservative theocratic governments after revolutions ..

 

West Bank city hit by violent price protests

Reuters

Taxi drivers blocked a road in front of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad’s Ramallah office, while dozens of youths urged him to “leave, leave,” echoing a slogan made popular in the Arab Spring uprisings that have unseated several Middle East governments.

 

Why Hasn’t There Been Another Palestinian Intifada?

Algemeiner

Much like the beginnings of the Arab Spring in Tunisia, the rebellion spread quickly in the pre-internet days across the Palestinian territories and Gaza and captured the world’s attention. Within a few short years, however, it was usurped by the PLO …

 

Oman jails six men for internet slander: activist

Chicago Tribune

The verdict, issued on Sunday, was a further move by Oman to deter unrest inspired byArab Spring revolts last year. Protests this year in Oman, which fronts the Gulf sea lane through which much of the world’s oil trade is shipped, have highlighted .

 

Meridor: Arabs questioning congruence between West, Islam

Jerusalem Post

Intelligence Minister Dan Meridor said Monday that the Arab Spring is forcing populations across the Middle East to answer difficult questions about the congruence between Western and Islamic values. “What happens when the majority does not want..

 

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