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Posts Tagged: Arab Spring

September 4, 2023 10:01 am
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Another ‘Arab Spring’? Is the Mideast Headed for More Unrest?

Protesters in Syria, Bahrain, Libya, Iran, and Israel are dashing autocratic and authoritarian hopes of a prolonged Winter. In response, Arab autocrats are scrambling to squash...

July 13, 2023 9:48 am
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The Egyptian Counter Revolution: 10 Years Later

Islamists' rapid rise to power in the Middle East following the Arab Spring revolutions came to a halt following a popular revolution that swept Egypt...

September 26, 2022 9:23 am
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Sheikh Qaradawi, Islamist Backer of Arab Revolts, Dies at 96

Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi, a spiritual guide to the Muslim Brotherhood who championed the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings and unsettled rulers in Egypt and the Gulf...

May 14, 2022 9:04 am
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UAE’s Newly Elected Ruler Sees Iran, Islamists as Threat to Gulf Safe Haven

United Arab Emirates strongman Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, who was formally elected president on Saturday, led a realignment of the Middle East that created...

September 4, 2021 3:49 pm
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Looming Moroccan Election Reveals Parliament’s Dimming Sway

When Moroccans elect a new parliament next week, it is likely to be a body with even less influence than its recent predecessors thanks to...

March 18, 2021 11:00 am
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Middle East Reality Welcomes President Biden

JNS.org - Since the seventh century, the Middle East has been one of the most tempestuous epicenters of domestic, regional and global wars and terrorism....

January 10, 2021 7:02 am
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The Arab Spring Created a Consensus Against Middle East Interventions

JNS.org - The tenth anniversary of the beginning of the Arab Spring uprisings has given rise to a deluge of commentary noting the contrast between...

December 17, 2020 7:05 am
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Ten Years Since the Arab Spring

On December 17, 2010, in a small provincial town in Tunisia, a young man named Muhammad Bouazizi set himself on fire in protest against a...

November 23, 2020 7:06 am
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Algeria’s Referendum: Stirrings of Democracy and the Decline of Islamism

Algeria is physically distant from Israel and not uppermost in Israeli minds. The last headlines featuring Algeria in the Israeli press appeared decades ago, when...

March 9, 2020 7:22 am
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Protesters Push Arab Militaries Off Their Pedestal

Long gone are the days when protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square chanted “the military and the people are one.” In 2011, the protesters managed to...

February 25, 2020 6:18 am
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Mubarak, the ‘Pharaoh’ Toppled by the Arab Spring, Dies at 91

Hosni Mubarak, who died on Tuesday, never expected to be president. But when a very public assassination thrust the former bomber pilot into the job,...

January 7, 2020 9:30 am
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2019 Was Marked by Defiance and Dissent; 2020 Will Probably Be No Different

Last year, protests toppled the leaders of Sudan, Algeria, Lebanon, and Iraq. Only in Sudan did the protests lead to a genuine transition process, and...

October 28, 2019 6:43 am
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Lessons Learned: Arab Protesters Stay One Step Ahead of Rulers

Violent protests have accelerated across the Arab world every day since they re-erupted on October 1. And the evidence suggests that it is the protesters,...

June 30, 2019 11:51 am
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Arab, Russian, and Pakistani Protesters Learn the Lessons of 2011

The recent crackdown in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, in which some 100 people were reportedly killed and hundreds wounded, bears all the hallmarks of the...

World

The NBA’s All-Star Weekend Unexpectedly Taught Us All a Lesson in Love an...

JNS.org - Some 5 million people tuned into the NBA All-Star Weekend to see Lebron James in his 20th All-Star...

Israel

Discharged Soldiers to Receive Significant Discount On Land Purchases, Neta...

IDF soldiers leaving the war can qualify for land to build a home at a significant discount, Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Iraqi Kurdish PM Cancels Meeting With Iran Minister in Protest Over Attack

Iraqi Kurdish Prime Minister Masrour Barzani canceled a meeting with Iran's foreign minister at the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland in protest over Iranian missile strikes on the...

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