Arab spring News : May 8, 2012

No Arab Spring Please, We’re Algerian
Bloomberg
While the past year has brought the spirit of change to other parts of the Arab world, Algerians don’t seem to believe in it much. Wrote columnist Hadda Hazzam in the Algerian daily El-Fadjr: Whoever follows the electoral campaigns can see that the
European air traffic hit by debt crisis, Arab Spring
Reuters
8 (Reuters) – European air traffic fell in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year, two aviation bodies said on Tuesday, with the decline blamed on Europe’s debt crisis and the lingering effects of the Arab Spring unrest.
Voters skeptical of change in Algeria elections
Fox News
The Arab Spring pro-democracy uprisings that engulfed the region have largely bypassed Algeria, the African continent’s largest country and an OPEC member rich from its natural gas fields. But while the nation’s wealth has helped stave off unrest,
Judaic Studies lecture examines ‘Arab Spring‘ and Israel’s place in Middle East
Scranton Times-Tribune
By Rosa Todaro, University of Scranton Student Correspondent Wall Street Journal Deputy Editor Bret Stephens discussed the “Arab Spring”movement and Israel’s place in the Middle East at a lecture hosted by the Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute in
Arab Spring reveals complementary relationship between new and traditional
AME Info
Noting the phenomenal role new media has played in shaping the course of events during the Arab Spring, the future equation between social and traditional media platforms is more complementary than conflicting, according to panellists on the opening
Q&A: Algerian parliamentary elections
BBC News
Under pressure to reform after last year’s “Arab Spring” revolts in neighbouring countries, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika approved the establishment of 23 new political parties and an increase in the number of seats in parliament.

BBC News

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