Arab spring News : May 22, 2012

 

Rappers provide anthems for Arab Spring
Tucson Citizen
It’s no different with the uprisings in the Arab world. “Arab hip-hop, especially that coming out of Tunisia and Egypt, played a major role in creating the soundtrack to the so-called Arab Spring,” said Joshua Asen, a documentary filmmaker and writer
G8 steps up plans to aid economies-US official
Reuters
Countries need to export more, attract foreign investment * Lender trying to create $4 bln fund for region By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) – Industrialized nations have stepped up plans to help countries swept up in the Arab Spring
Egypt Presidential Elections: Democratic Vote Won’t Erase Arab Spring
Huffington Post
They have little time for others such as former Foreign Minister and Arab League chief Amr Moussa, Mubarak’s last prime minister, Ahmed Shafiq or the Brotherhood’s Mohamed Mursi. Ask Egypt’s youthful revolutionaries what direction the country should
Social media and the Internet allowed young Arab women to play a central role
EurekAlert (press release)
Over the course of 2011’s momentous Arab Spring uprisings, young women in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Bahrain and Yemen used social media and cyberactivism to carve out central roles in the revolutionary struggles under way in their countries, according to
Missing links in the Arab Spring
Asia Times Online
By Monte Palmer The euphoria of the Arab Spring is giving way to despair as dreams of prosperity and justice continue to fade. The tyrants are crumbling, but their military establishments remain entrenched in positions of power.
Arab Spring‘ not working well for Egyptian Christians
OneNewsNow
AP – 5/22/2012 7:45:00 AM CAIRO – An Egyptian court has sentenced 12 Christians to life in prison and acquitted eight Muslims in a case that is likely to stoke religious tensions in the country’s south. The Christians were found guilty of sowing public
The Kingdoms United?
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Once the waves of the Arab Spring hit Bahraini shores, radical change in the domestic and foreign policies of Saudi Arabia was inevitable. Riyadh hastily embarked upon a massive public spending program, introducing cosmetic reforms in an effort to

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

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