Arab spring News : June 8, 2012

Ghassan Tueni: The godfather of the Arab Spring
Washington Post (blog)
By David Ignatius Beirut — The tributes to Ghassan Tueni, the longtime editor of An-Nahar who died here Friday morning, will probably describe him as the greatest Arabjournalist of his age. He was certainly that, but he was also something more: He
Arab Spring will soon become ‘Islamic Spring:’ Qaeda leader’s wife
Since the start of the Arab Spring, there has been signs that al-Qaeda has tried to capitalize on the unrest. (Reuters) By Al Arabiya with Agencies The wife of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri praised Muslim women for their role in the Arab Spring

Al-Qaida leader’s wife praises women for Arab Spring
Times of India
DUBAI: The wife of al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri praised Muslim women for their role in the Arab Spring uprisings and said the unrest would soon lead to an “Islamic Spring”, according to a rare message posted online on Friday.
Qaeda chief’s wife congratulates Arab Spring women
SANAA — The wife of Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has congratulated Muslim women for the role they have played in the Arab Spring and urged them to raise their children for jihad. “I congratulate all Muslim women for these blessed revolutions,”

Lebanon behind Arab Spring states on electoral reform
The Daily Star
By Van Meguerditchian BEIRUT: With no agreement on the horizon about a new electoral law and parliamentary elections a year away, many Lebanese are eyeing the electoral achievements made by Tunisia and Egypt following the Arab Spring.

The Daily Star
Arab Spring states yearning for the past
In the course of the Arab Spring, hundreds of children have been killed and the number of widows and orphans has shot up, while people are still searching for bread to survive. One of the positive aspects of the development in visual media is that it
Has the Arab Spring gone sour?
New Straits Times
some cried, referring to the ousted regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled during Tunisia’s Arab Spring uprising. AFP pic TALK of the so-called Arab Spring and its contagious potential has been rife for months now, as many pundits have speculated

New Straits Times
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri’s wife predicts Muslim Spring
The wife of Ayman al-Zawahiri, the al-Qaeda leader, has praised Muslim women for their role in the Arab Spring, predicting that the unrest would soon lead to an Islamic Spring, in a rare message. The letter, signed by Omaima Hassan, singled out women
The Arab Spring on Edge
The Cutting Edge
Today, the Muslim Brotherhood is the most important international political organization in the Arabic-speaking world. It is the dominant party in Egypt’s parliament, having obtained about 47 percent of the vote there, and in the Tunisian government,

The Cutting Edge
Learning from Arab Spring (blog)
The advent of Arab Spring, starting in Yemen in December 2010 and blooming across the region in the following year, dramatized the common concerns confronting the region and the need to formulate a consensus on a collaborative strategy to address them.

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