Arab spring News : May 29, 2012

Promise of Arab Spring eluding Egypt?
By Shadi Hamid, Special to CNN Hamid: Should Shafiq have role in new Egypt? Can Brotherhood share power with runners up? Editor’s note: Shadi Hamid is director of research at the Brookings Doha Center and a fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East
Preventing Sunni-Shiite Schism from Hijacking the Arab Spring
Huffington Post (blog)
The high hopes accompanying the advent of the Arab Spring that the youth uprising would make a smooth transition to a liberal democracy are gradually fading away. After the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) in Egypt won a decisive victory in the country’s first
Arab Spring can reconcile Mideast with West: Ghannouchi
DOHA — The head of Tunisia’s ruling Islamist party, Rached Ghannouchi, said on Tuesday that the Arab Spring provided an opportunity to reconcile Arabic public opinion with the West. He spoke at the opening of a conference in Doha on relations between

The Egyptian Election and the Arab Spring
This is not how the West, nor many Egyptians, thought the Arab Spring would turn out in Egypt. Their mistake was overestimating the significance of the democratic secularists, how representative the anti-Mubarak demonstrators were of Egypt as a whole,
Is the Arab Spring creating a bunch of mini Irans?
Boualem Sasnal, the man who inspired the Arab Spring, now says it was a failure. Algerian author Boualem Sansal poses in Los Angeles, Calif. on May 15, 2010. (Gabriel Buoys/AFP/Getty Images) JERUSALEM — Six months ago, when Algerian writer Boualem
Nepali Winter In An Era Of Arab Spring – Analysis
Eurasia Review
In an era of the Arab spring, we witnessed a Nepali winter. There was much public rage for this hollow exercise expressed in social media like Facebook, Twitter and the blogosphere through demeaning cartoons and angry comments over the style of

Eurasia Review
This week on Marketplace Middle East
The UAE is experiencing a tourism boom post-Arab spring. We talk to one company reaping the rewards Beirut’s Zaitunay Bay is one of the latest development projects in the Lebanese capital. The waterfront promenade is dotted with high-end shops and
Charity to offer free art programmes to Arab Spring children
By Noorhan Barakat, Staff Reporter Lebanese singer Dana Halabi announcing in Dubai her charity foundation for children affected by theArab Spring. Dubai A new charity foundation to provide free arts programmes including photography,
Warda al-Jazairia
The Guardian
The mellifluous voice of Warda al-Jazairia provided a strong expression of the aspirations of Arab nationalism and democracy. Throughout the Arab spring that started in Tunis in January 2011 her recordings were heard constantly – not only in Cairo’s

The Guardian
Jordan cuts subsidies for the rich
Jerusalem Post
By THE MEDIA LINE The government of Jordan’s King Abdullah II is teetering, as the delicate economic and political tightrope act he’s been performing since the start of theArab Spring becomes unstable. The government announced on Sunday that it will

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