Added on 14/06/2012
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MICH CAFE: It’s an issue throughout the Arab world and beyond. Finally, it’s being addressed.
Added on 19/05/2012
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M. LYNX-QUALEY: Kuwait always features highly in lists of press freedom in the Arab world but it keeps a tight rein on literature
Added on 19/05/2012
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JUAN COLE: Facebook does not seem important in Egypt’s presidential race. You wonder if the young are interested: Most plausible candidates are rather ancient…
Added on 19/05/2012
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FRANCIS MATTHEW: It’s likely to succeed if it focuses on ways to make the existing GCC work better, rather than offer any new political structure.
Added on 15/05/2012
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JUAN COLE: The Pentagon has launched an investigation into a class on Islam which characterises all Muslims as radical, violent extremists
Added on 15/05/2012
Amman , Army , Baghdad , Bahrain , Co-Editor , Europe , Georgetown , Harvard , Iraq , Journalism , Kuwait , Literature , Mahmoud Darwish , Massachusetts , Novelist , Paris , Poet , Rome , Saddam Hussein , Sinan Antoon , Syria , travel ban , United Nations , United States , Yemen
TABSIR: A celebrated novelist, poet and filmmaker Sinan Antoon reflects on life in Iraq before and after the fall of Saddam Hussein
Added on 04/05/2012
James M. Dorsey
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JAMES DORSEY: According to the ITUC “workers are dying in Qatar as they build World Cup stadiums, suffering large scale exploitation every day.
Added on 03/05/2012
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DAVID ROBERTS: There will be fine talk and likely a positive joint statement will be issued but no firm action will be agreed.
Added on 09/04/2012
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CROSSROADS ARABIA: Looking for signs of effectiveness of the Arab League? Keep looking…
Added on 31/03/2012
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CHRISTINA HEBERT: It’s an issue that generates heated debate but what are the benefits of Gulf countries offering citizenship to foreigners?
Added on 08/03/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Abdullah , America , Arab Spring , Asia , Bahrain , Civil society , Constituent Assembly , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Essam Sharaf , Europe , Gulf Cooperation Council , Human Rights Watch , Iraq , Iraqi parliament , Islamic Ennahda Party , Islamic party , Isobel Coleman , Kosovo , Kuwait , Leila Ben Ali , Libya , Middle East , Morocco , Nasser Al-Missned , National Assembly , National Transitional Council , North America , Prime Minister , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , Shura Council , Syria , The Financial Times , Tunisia , United Arab Emirates , Women , Women's issues
ROB L. WAGNER: They played a leading role in the early stages of the Arab Spring. But have women seen concrete benefits yet?
Added on 29/02/2012
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DAVID ROBERTS: if Qatar’s role is tempered by lack of Saudi support, the region will be without a state willing to push the boundaries of regional politics.
Added on 26/02/2012
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ANALYSIS: Qatar has a ‘poor’ Gini index. The Gini index measures how well income is actually divided within a society, the lower the score the better.
Added on 15/02/2012
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DAVID ROBERTS: Until these groups can come together bitter arguments, recriminations and stalled political and economic sectors will typify Kuwait.
Added on 10/02/2012
Common Ground News Service
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RUTH EGLASH, CGNEWS: An online movement formed by Palestinians and Israelis has garnered impressive support. But will it make any difference?
Added on 26/01/2012
Rob L. Wagner
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ROB L. WAGNER: As tensions increase all parties are beginning to make calculations regarding the effect of a possible conflict in the Arabian Gulf.
Added on 29/11/2011
Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi , Ali Abdullah Saleh , Arab League , Arab Spring , Bashar al-Assad , Democracy , Egypt , Gulf Cooperation Council , Interior Ministry , International Criminal Court , Iran , Iraq , Journalist , Kuwait , Lebanon , Middle East , Morocco , Prime Minister , Saudi Arabia , Syria , Tawakkul Karman , Tunisia , Turkey , United Nations , United States , Yemen
JUAN COLE: Events are moving quickly in the region, and here are some notable developments with implications for democracy in the Middle East.
Added on 17/11/2011
Democracy , Kuwait , Kuwaiti parliament , Nasser , Prime Minister , Reuters
Following months of protests outside the Kuwaiti parliament the lid finally came off and a group of protestors stormed the gates. What does this mean?
Added on 01/11/2011
Bahrain , Darfur , Doha , Emir , GCC , Iran , Israel , Khalifah Al Thani , Kuwait , Libya , Prime Minister , Qatar , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , Shura Council
DAVID ROBERTS: Another fascinating move from a fascinating country. Qatar has again seized the mantle of leadership in the Arab world…
Added on 23/10/2011
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The World Bank report ignores uniqueness. Could you honestly say that Saudi Arabia is a more hospitable place than the UAE?