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The graphic novel is written by academics Sherine Hamdy and Coleman Nye, and illustrated by artists Sarula Bao and Caroline Brewer.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in the Tunisian capital Tunis on Sunday to demonstrate against previously announced austerity measures, commemorating, at the same time, the seventh anniversary of the country’s democratic transition of power. State security forces set up blockades in front of entrances to Habib Bourguiba Avenue, where many people in Tunis rallied at the …
Protests began last week ahead of seven-year Arab Spring anniversary
Daily News Egypt interviewed the Japanese veteran academic and expert on Egyptian social affairs to review several issues, including the role of Islamism, the leftist movements, and the current economic policies of the government
I can say with a great deal of certainty that several years after the start of the Arab Spring, it has turned out to be a bitter winter. We would wake up every day as if nothing was around us except a dreadful nightmare. I call on you to look carefully at the economic conditions …
Yallah! Underground allows independent artists in the Arab world to express their opinions, hopes, and fears
Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef was a cardiac surgeon before appearing as a satirist in a popular television show. In a talk with DW, Youssef talks about how social illnesses come in the way of liberation.
In a fractious, unstable region rife with conflict, one country appears to be unscathed. It is telling that Oman emerged not only intact from the ramifications of the Arab Spring, but also shied away from the intense polarisation that has hijacked the rest of the Middle East. Oman’s position on various regional issues is self-evidently …
Increased extrajudicial killing, curtailment of human rights activities, use of the judiciary as tool to eliminate political opposition among major violations
Child poverty represents one of highest percentages among Egypt’s whole population
Campaign aims to put internal attention on cases of detained activists in Egypt and Tunisia
In a democratic world, leaders usually get a job review after a few years then once they leave office they have to explore their options and develop different skills.
Egypt ranks 109th globally in world’s wealthiest/poorest countries list, with GDP per capita being equivalent to $6,650
By Fadi Elhusseini In the past four years, Arabs have been living an endless Sisyphean ordeal, an unexpected nightmare after rising for what they called “the Arab Spring”. A very similar scenario was cloned in most of the Arab Spring countries. Alas, a hopeful revolution turned into belligerence, then into strife followed by a war, …
Non-oil consumption imports based on individuals not the government it is still going , as traders from both import and export country take risk on their responsibility on transferring goods and products.
Despite escalating turmoil, Egyptians in Libya said they are unwilling to return to Egypt
The delegation is following up on the Arab Spring report
By Mohamed Ibrahim Education in Egypt has been further dented by the unrest that has engulfed the country since the start of the Arab Spring in January 2011. The education process has been largely disrupted since the ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak that year. Reforming the education system in the most populous Arab nation …
Essebsi won Sunday’s run-off poll in Tunisia’s first democratic presidential elections
The Islamist Ennahda Movement did not field any candidate
Timing and location were highly symbolic, as the protest took place two days before the anniversary of the Mohamed Mahmoud Street clashes of 2011
Mahfouz was kept for three hours inside the criminal investigation office at the airport until investigations could determine whether there were other lawsuits against her.
By Mohammed Nosseir What matters in the Middle East is the reality on the ground. Having good ideas and some moral values – but no power – makes you a useless entity, while possessing power but no ethical values can sustain your presence for a lengthy period and enable you to gain more ground. This …
The index used this data to rate countries across 12 social, economic, and political indicators (and over 100 sub-indicators).
AFP – A suspected Al-Qaeda suicide bomber Sunday killed 12 soldiers and a civilian in an attack on a military base in southeast Yemen, officials said, as government forces pursued jihadists in three restive provinces. The bombing came just hours after three gunmen were killed when they attacked a checkpoint close to the presidential palace …
“Pity the nation divided into fragments, each fragment deeming itself a nation”
Tunisia’s economic recovery since its 2011 “Arab Spring” revolution has been hampered by political instability, social unrest and Islamist violence.
By Fadi Elhusseini In the fractious, conflict-rife Arab world, described for a long time as immune against democratic transformation, revolts have snuck in, toppling some regimes and shaking the thrones of others. Almost three years have passed since the advent of the Arab Spring and statesmen and decision-makers have been trying to analyse these historic …