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Arab Spring News: September 6, 2012

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CNN International’s Response to the Guardian

The Arab Spring is keeping oil prices high

Arab Spring: Winter at Brazil’s foreign ministry

PA ‘Arab Spring’ Protests Target Fayyad, Abbas

Moroccan royal dominance: Is it out of step?

Arab Spring ‘opens new avenues for oil firms’

The future of Arab cinema lies in facing up to real life, not censoring it

Syria Turmoil Exposes Rifts Among Arab Intellectuals

Arab spring, Salafi winter? Israel and the new Middle East

 

 

CNN International’s Response to the Guardian

CNN (blog)

Here is CNN International’s response to Glenn Greenwald’s story in the Guardian about Amber Lyon’s documentary, iRevolution: Online Warriors of the Arab Spring. 1. False: CNN International did not air “its own documentary”. The Truth: It was never …

 

The Arab Spring is keeping oil prices high

Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

Thanks to the Arab Spring, the Saudi government does not dare reduce these subsidies. They have become an untouchable way of buying off discontent. As the kingdom consumes more and more of its own oil, it will have less and less to export onto the ..

 

Arab Spring: Winter at Brazil’s foreign ministry

Aljazeera.com‎

‪The Arab Spring happened and Brazil’s foreign ministry noticed. Our diplomats were unable to handle the situation, did not support democratic

 

PA ‘Arab Spring’ Protests Target Fayyad, Abbas

Arutz Sheva‎

‪On Thursday morning, hundreds of PA Arabs blocked roads and burned tires in the Ramallah area, protesting the high price of products in the …

 

Moroccan royal dominance: Is it out of step?

Huffington Post

The violent behavior of security forces was in stark contrast to most other protests in Morocco during the past year of Arab Spring, which were allowed to proceed, suggesting that criticism of the king remains a red line. One needs look no further than…

 

Arab Spring ‘opens new avenues for oil firms’

Trade Arabia

The change in landscape initiated by the Arab Spring has provided several opportunities and challenges for international oil companies (IOCs) that operate in North Africa, said a senior industry expert. Dr David Latin, senior vice president of Austrian .

 

The future of Arab cinema lies in facing up to real life, not censoring it

features.rr.com

There is a kind of finality in rolling news footage: a moment caught within a certain political context encourages pundits and casual observers .

 

Syria Turmoil Exposes Rifts Among Arab Intellectuals

New York Times

By AIDA ALAMI. Published: September 5, 2012. AMMAN, JORDAN — When the Arab Spring reached Jordan last year, a newspaper columnist, Muwafaq Mahadin, was one of the first to march with pro-democracy protestors demanding reforms in his country.

 

Arab spring, Salafi winter? Israel and the new Middle East

The Conversation

The election of Mohamed Morsi in Egypt and the possibility of a radical regime in post-Assad Syria have become part of the same narrative: an Arab Spring equates to a Salafi winter. It seems a bit premature to associate post-revolutionary transitions …

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