Added on 28/09/2012
Egypt , Electricity , Europe , Hosni Mubarak , Islamist , Middle East , Mohammed Morsi , Oil , Politics , President , Tunisia
FRANCIS MATTHEW: Now that they have been elected into power they are being forced to demonstrate their commitment to pluralism. This is a challenge they did not plan for.
Added on 17/09/2012
Al Qaeda , Barack Obama , Bashar al-Assad , Cairo , Chris Stevens , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Israel , Libya , Middle East , Muslim Brotherhood , Obama , Palestine , President , Sana’a , Syria , Tunisia , United States , Washington , Yemen , YouTube
JUAN COLE: ‘A collapse in tourism’, ‘improvement in Barack Obama’s election chances’ – two of the the most significant predicted outcomes of the crises enveloping the Middle East
Added on 15/09/2012
mai abdul rahman
Afghanistan , Cairo , Chris Stevens , Egypt , Hillary Clinton , India , Iran , Iraq , Islam , Israel , Jordan , Kuwait , Lebanon , Libya , Los Angeles , Malaysia , Mauritania , messenger , Morocco , Palestinian Territories , Sam Bacile , Secretary of State , Sudan , Terry Jones , Tunisia , United States , US embassy in Cairo , Yemen , YouTube
And so the violence associated with a vile, hate filled movie escalates. Why can we not fight hate with wisdom and rationality?
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: And so the violence associated with a vile, hate filled movie escalates. Why can we not fight hate with wisdom and rationality?
Added on 31/08/2012
James M. Dorsey
African Champions League , Al Zamalek , Azmy Megahed , Cairo , Cairo club Al Zamalek SC , Censorship , Champion’s League , Confederation of African Football , Democracy , Eduardo P. Archetti , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Egyptian Football Association , Egyptian police , Football , Ghana , Hosni Mubarak , Islamist , London School of Economics , Mohammed Morsi , Mohammed Morsi Government , Port Said , President , School of Oriental and African Studies , Soccer , sports minister , Suez , Suez Canal , Tunis , Tunisia
JAMES M. DORSEY: The Egyptian authorities are moving tentatively to check how radicalised football fans will react to the lifting of a ban on their attendance at matches.
Added on 25/08/2012
James M. Dorsey
Al Ahly , Al Ahly SC , Al Zamalek , Cairo , Egypt , Egyptian Football Association , Football , Ghana , guard , Hosni Mubarak , Mohammed Morsi , Mohammed Morsi Government , Port Said , Premier League , President , Soccer , Suez , Suez Canal , Tunis , Tunisia
JAMES M. DORSEY: The debate about soccer is as much about politics as it is about sports. It is a debate that is likely to be fought out politically rather than on the pitch.
Added on 17/08/2012
The View From Fez
Abdelilah Benkirane , Afghanistan , Africa , African Union , Al Qaeda , Algeria , Algiers , BBC , Burkina Faso , Canada , Captain , electricity consumption , EUR , Europe , European Union , foreign ministry official , France , interim President , Le Matin , Libya , Mali , Mauritania , Middle East , military leader , Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz , Morocco , Niger , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Northern Mali , Obama administration , Paris , political solution , President , Prime Minister , Quebec , Rabat , Sahara , Security Council , Somalia , Soviet Union , starvation , Taliban , The Maghreb , The Telegraph , Tripoli , Tunisia , UN Security Council , United Nations , United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees , United States , Washington , West Africa , Western Libya , White House , World Bank
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: While international attention is focused on Syria events in the Maghreb are threatening to spin out of control
Added on 16/08/2012
James M. Dorsey
Abdullah , Algeria , Algiers , Arab Spring , Bahrain , Cairo , East Africa , Egypt , Electricity , Energy , Europe , Hosni Mubarak , Jordan , Manama , Mediterranean , Middle East , Mohamed Bouazizi , Morocco , North Africa , Oil , oil and gas cities , policeman , President , Rabat , Sana’a , Saudi Arabia , Social Media , Syria , Tripoli , Tunis , Tunisia , Yemen , Zine El Abedine Ben Ali
JAMES M. DORSEY: The civil war in Syria dominates the news the wave of protests in the smaller cities of Arab states foretells a groundswell of mass demonstration.
Added on 09/08/2012
Afghanistan , American Enterprise Institute , Beirut , Central Intelligence Agency , CNN , Congress , Conservatives , Egypt , Eric Edelman , Hizballah , Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , Iran , Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps , Iraq , Islamic Republic of Iran , Israel , LA Times , Libya , Matt Duss , Middle East , Obama administration , Saddam Hussein , Syria , The National Interest , Tunisia , United States , Washington , Washington Institute , Washington Institute for Near East Policy , Washington Post , Yemen
RAMZY BAROUD: After a short respite, neoconservatives are back with their bizarre maps, bleak visions, and a fail-proof recipe for perpetual conflict.
Added on 03/08/2012
America , Barack Obama , Benjamin Netanyahu , Brazil , China , Egypt , Foreign Policy , Gaza , George W. Bush , Hamas , Hizballah , India , Indonesia , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Lebanon , Libya , Middle East , Mitt Romney , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , Saudi Arabia , South Africa , Syria , Tunisia , Turkey , United Nations , United States
FRANCIS MATTHEW: US Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is suggesting a dangerous return to a simplistic foreign policy in which foreigners are divided simply into friends and foes.
Added on 23/07/2012
Al Qaeda , Egypt , Hamas , Hizballah , Islam , Jordan , Lebanon , Middle East , Taliban , Tunisia , Turkey
DANIEL M. VARISCO: A recently released survey by the influential Pew Foundation has found that support among ordinary citizens for extremists is very low.
Added on 22/07/2012
Common Ground News Service
British Embassy , Civil society , Economy , Education , Egypt , Employment , Morocco , National Democratic Institute , Tunisia , World Bank
NADIA RABBAA, CGNEWS: End corruption, reform the judicial system, better access to education and better healthcare. Key demands of Moroccan youth organisations
Added on 21/07/2012
Democracy , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Facebook , Middle East , Muslim Brotherhood , Osama Bin Laden , Prime Minister , Salafists , Saudi Arabia , Social Media , Tunisia , Twitter
CROSSROADS ARABIA: A surprising convert to the idea of democracy is Sheikh Salman al-Awdah, erstwhile moral guide to Osama bin Laden
Added on 11/07/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Egypt , Europe , Haaretz , Israel , Israeli army , Lebanon , Levant , Libya , Middle East , Mohammed Morsi , Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt , North Africa , Palestine Liberation Organization , Palestinian Authority , President , Ramallah , Syria , Tunisia , United States
ROB L. WAGNER: The changes throughout the Arab world have made Israel very nervous indeed. And a nervous Israel is a dangerous Israel.
Added on 06/07/2012
Ahmad Shafiq , Al Qaeda , Ali Abdullah Saleh , Arab Spring , Bahrain , Brazil , Canada , Catholic Church , Congress , constitutional law , Egypt , Energy , France , George III , House of Representatives , Islah party , Ku Klux Klan , Libya , Massachusetts , Muhammad Mursi , Muslim Brotherhood , Oman , Poland , Prime Minister , Quebec , Red Cross , South Carolina , Syria , Tahrir Square , Thomas Jefferson , Tunisia , United States , Yemen
JUAN COLE: Americans have given up too soon on the Arab Spring. They have bought into overly large generalizations, some of them purveyed by right wing American pundits…
Added on 04/07/2012
Arab Spring , Camp David , Egypt , Fatah , Gaza , Israel , Jerusalem , Khartoum , Middle East , Muhammad Mursi , Muslim Brotherhood , Palestine , Palestine Liberation Organization , Palestinian Territories , President , Sudan , Syria , Tunisia , United Nations , United Nations Security Council , United States , West Bank
RAMZY BAROUD: The authorities in every Arab country are expected to express solidarity with the plight of the Palestinians. Is it just nice noise?
Added on 01/07/2012
Ankara , Cairo , Democracy , Egypt , Iran , Istanbul , Mohammed Morsi , Mubarak , Mubarak government , Muslim Brotherhood , Oil , President , Saudi Arabia , Singapore , Tunisia , Turkey
JUAN COLE: The economic and social challenges facing Egypt today are immense. With the right approach, however, Muhammad Mursi can make real change happen
Added on 26/06/2012
James M. Dorsey
Abdullah , As-Sunnah mosque , Crown Prince , East Africa , Egypt , Florida , Human rights , Human Rights Watch , International Olympic Committee , Kissimee , Libya , London , Manal Al Sharif , Middle East , Nayef bin Abdul Aziz , North Africa , Olympics , Salman bin Abdul Aziz , Saudi Arabia , Saudi embassy in London , Saudi Olympic Committee , Syria , Tunisia , Women's issues , Yemen
JAMES DORSEY: It’s likely excellent news for Dalma Malhas but it’s unlikely she’ll be driving to show jumping events in the Kingdom anytime soon.
Added on 24/06/2012
Africa , Arab Spring , Atlantic ocean , Bahrain , Burkina Faso , Egypt , Libya , Mali , Mauritania , Niger , Northern Mali , Sudan , Syria , Tahrir Square , Tunisia , Yemen
DANIEL M. VARISCO: It’s a crisis that seems to have evaded the world’s attention but the human disaster that Sahel is facing is vast
Added on 03/06/2012
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JUAN COLE: Mitt Romney is flip-flopping on whether ‘Muslims Are Bad’ or that the U.S should supply them with sophisticated weapons.
Added on 27/05/2012
Afghanistan , America , Baghdad , Cairo , Egypt , Europe , France , International Monetary Fund , Iraq , Kabul , Libya , Middle East , Paris , Sana’a , Somalia , Sudan , Syria , Tunisia , United Nations , West Bank , Yemen , Yemeni military
DANIEL M. VARISCO: Whether it’s Syria or Yemen the bloodshed just seems to go on. It’s always been so.