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Arab spring


Unless structural reforms are undertaken, Algeria could see a second Arab Spring

April 02, 2019 9:17 am

Now there is a strong feeling among the Algerians that even if the state is controlled by a few individuals, they have the power to bring down the government.

Trapped in The Digital Square

January 05, 2019 2:21 am

How technology is chipping away at the very fabric of socio-political exchange.

Why did the Arab Spring begin in Tunisia?

October 30, 2017 12:15 am

To this day, the question, “Why Tunisia succeeded?” is being answered in very different ways by scholars, researchers and commentators.

Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh keeps friend and foe guessing after skirmish with Houthi allies

September 06, 2017 8:44 pm

Fearing the Houthis are a proxy for their arch-foe Iran, the mostly Gulf Arab alliance seeks to help the internationally recognised government push up from a base in Yemen's south towards Sanaa. Saleh's guile has been key to resisting the push.

Arab Spring Anniversary: Five years ago a fruit-seller in Tunisia set himself on fire...

December 18, 2015 8:31 pm

Fruit-seller Mohammed Bouazizi act of setting himself on fire had sparked a ‘revolution’ and it led to imitation-attempts in neighbouring Arab countries resulting in a complex chain of events in Arab countries - what the world came to know as 'the Arab Spring'.

The illusion of spring

December 06, 2014 12:16 am

Turkey’s backsliding into religion frames the reversals in the post-Arab Spring Middle East

The new young

August 27, 2014 12:26 am

Exposure to television and digital media grew by leaps and bounds between 2005 and 2012.

430 journalists killed between 2007-12 in Syria: UNESCO

March 26, 2014 9:53 am

According to a report by UNESCO, Syria is the most dangerous place to work for journalists.

Hundreds of Syrian evacuees held for questioning by Govt: UN

February 11, 2014 8:08 pm

The Syrian government has held up hundreds of evacuees from Homs for questioning to weed out 'terrorists'.

India and the Middle East: Delhi begins a re-think

December 07, 2013 2:31 pm

The Arab countries of the Gulf are under a separate part of the ministry.