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 …
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 …
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 …
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 ..
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.
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 …
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 .
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..