Arab spring News : May 20, 2012

As Egypt holds landmark vote, a nation-by-nation look at Arab Spring’s progress
Washington Post
The winner will succeed Hosni Mubarak, one of four rulers toppled in the uprisings that began 18 months ago across the Middle East and became known as the Arab Spring. But replacing dictatorships with democracy is proving much harder.
Qatar’s ruler: Arab Spring a loss for Israel
Boston.com
DOHA, Qatar—Qatar’s ruler says Israel is more isolated by the Arab Spring and will face increasing pressures over issues such as its presumed nuclear arsenal. Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani urged Israel’s leaders to view the Middle East uprisings as
After the Arab spring
New York Post
“Feloul,” one of those memorable Egyptian-Arabic words, translates as “remnants” — like the scraps left on your dinner plate — or what Egyptians now call those connected with the despised Hosni Mubarak regime. Despite their insistence on labeling the

New York Post
Qatar emir urges Israel to choose peace
Ynetnews
Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, on Sunday urged Israel’s coalition government to opt for peace and not bet on Arab leaders against their people amid sweeping Arab Spring uprisings. “I call on Israel to take a positive step in favor of
Secular or Islamist? Egypt chooses a president
Fox News
The voting that begins Wednesday is the greatest prize won by the multitudes who took to the streets to overthrow unpopular Hosni Mubarak in the string of people-power uprisings that upended the Middle East in last year’s Arab Spring.
Eastern Europe’s neoliberal disaster provides a warning for the Arab spring
The Guardian (blog)
Judging from his recent remarks about the Arab spring and international aid, the British prime minister seems to believe that having a more “open” and “free”, ie privately owned, economy is the key to both economic development and a successful

The Guardian (blog)
Arab Spring to create opportunities for MENA private equity
CPI Financial
Renewed interest from international limited partners for compelling opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa suggests that despite short-term turbulence, the Arab Spring will result in a more vibrant and competitive landscape, according to
Israel must rethink policies after losing friends: Qatar Emir
gulfnews.com
“Israel cannot rely anymore on its friendship with rulers who were overthrown by theArab spring revolutions,” Shaikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani said. “Israel should not be betting on other rulers to be against their own people and the overall opinion,
An Islamist edge in Egypt vote
Philadelphia Inquirer
(AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File) CAIRO — In Tahrir Square, the only reminders of last year’sArab Spring are a handful of tattered tents and the hawkers who sell leftover trinkets from the revolution. Many secular Egyptians who once demanded democracy now

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