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Presidential candidate Kais Saied speaks after the announcement of results of presidential election

Tunisian president sacks prime minister, freezes parliament

Crowds of people quickly flooded the capital and other cities, cheering and honking car horns.

By REUTERS
26/07/2021

The importance of monarchies for regional stability - comment

Let us start with Algeria – a republic controlled by the army – an oil rich country where the population is suffering economically.

By AMINE AYOUB
15/07/2021
Protest in Cairo in 2011.

‘Palestinian Spring’ not such a good deal - opinion

The Palestinian uprising, if that’s what it turns out to be, started with the brutal murder of activist Nizar Banat, who openly criticized the Abbas regime for its abuses and corruption

By MARK LAVIE / THE MEDIA LINE
14/07/2021

Tunisia, Arab Spring’s sole success story, plagued by police brutality

Citizens demand an end to the long-standing use of excessive force.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
01/07/2021
Israeli model May Tager, holding an Israeli flag, poses with Dubai-resident model Anastasia, holding

Arab initiatives are seeding a new collective consciousness

The Arab Spring’s revolutionary fervor has finally yielded new energies which can invigorate each Arab nation, the Muslim world as a whole and inspire other nations.

23/02/2021

Splintered coalition reflects fate of Egypt’s uprising a decade on

Some former leading members of the coalition are in prison, some are in exile. One is a pro-Sisi member of parliament. Here are some of their stories.

By REUTERS
25/01/2021

Was the Arab Spring a revolution?

A decade after the Arab Spring’s eruption, the jury is still out about its effects

The Arab Spring is still playing out

It would be naive to assume governments lasting generations could be replaced seamlessly over 10 years.

By JUDAH WAXELBAUM
21/12/2020
PROTESTERS CLASH with police in Bahrain during 2011 Arab Spring protests

Has the Arab Spring led to an Arab Winter? - opinion

There have been lots of attempts at democratic revolutions in the Arab world, but the good guys keep losing.

By GWYNNE DYER
19/12/2020

Did Arab leaders learn from the mistakes before the Arab Spring?

MIDDLE ISRAEL: The upheaval that was prematurely celebrated as a democratic outburst soon gave way to political regression, religious reaction, and international tragedy.

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