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The bronze sculpture of Boadicea and Her Daughters in London, created by Thomas Thornycroft.

War coin trove linked to ancient rebellion led by Queen Boudicca found in UK

The coins date to about 40-50 CE, matching up well with the timeline of the queen's revolt in eastern England in either 60 or 61 AD against the occupying Romans.

Tunisians stage sit-ins at vital industrial sites, protest ailing economy

Government’s failure to implement reforms promised after Jasmine Revolution behind the unrest, experts say.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
04/12/2020

Which non-violent revolutions will succeed?

But all the non-violent uprisings of the 2010-2011 Arab Spring, except Tunisia’s ended up being crushed by military coups or civil wars

By GWYNNE DYER
26/09/2020
Demonstrators protest against the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus, August 2020

Could Belarus turn out to be another win for nonviolence?

Events in Belarus could go quite smoothly if Lukashenko accepts that exile is his best remaining option.

By GWYNNE DYER
25/08/2020
Lebanese riot police walk near burning fire during a protest against the fall in pound currency

'Revolutionary' lyrics censored from patriotic song in Lebanon

A choir singing "Ya Beirut" replaced the lyrics "revolution is born from the womb of sorrows" with "la la la la la."

People stop their cars in a highway to show their protest for increased gas price in Tehran, Iran No

Leadership lacking in Iran

The mullahs are worthless. They live in the Middle Ages. They murder, rape, terrorize, torture and eliminate anyone who stands in their way.

By EFRAN Q. FARD
02/12/2019
Algerirs

The ‘authority disease’ in the Middle East

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, running for a fifth term as Algeria’s president, promises reforms if he wins.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
06/03/2019
Students take part in a protest to denounce an offer by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Has the Arab Spring arrived in Algeria?

Thousands are protesting what they call a "mafia" regime.

By YASSER OKBI/MAARIV
06/03/2019

The shot at Caracas

The currently unfolding crisis in Venezuela presents another hopeful in the long series of tragic mistakes of political math.

23/02/2019
A MEMBER of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard walks past anti-US graffiti at a ceremony in 2008.

ANALYSIS: How Iran's Revolutionary Guard justifies the crackdown

The Iranians, no matter where they protested, always chanted slogans in support of monarchy.

By BABAK TAGHVAEE
27/06/2018
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