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Egypt deteriorates to 31st on Fragile State Index; worsening political climate at forefront

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The index used this data to rate countries across 12 social, economic, and political indicators (and over 100 sub-indicators).

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Suicide car bomb kills 12 soldiers, civilian in Yemen

  /  May 11, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

AFP – A suspected Al-Qaeda suicide bomber Sunday killed 12 soldiers and a civilian in an attack on a military base in southeast Yemen, officials said, as government forces pursued jihadists in three restive provinces. read the rest…

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Part I : Arab integration: A 21st century development imperative

  /  March 9, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

“Pity the nation divided into fragments, each fragment deeming itself a nation”

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Tunisia’s economic woes could become ‘catastrophic’: PM

  /  March 4, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Tunisia’s economic recovery since its 2011 “Arab Spring” revolution has been hampered by political instability, social unrest and Islamist violence.

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The Arab World: History of Revolts and Global Nexus

  /  February 1, 2014  /  Opinion  /  3 Comments

By Fadi Elhusseini In the fractious, conflict-rife Arab world, described for a long time as immune against democratic transformation, revolts have snuck in, toppling some regimes and shaking the thrones of others. Almost three years read the rest…

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Qatar signs aid deal worth $1.25bn for Morocco

  /  December 29, 2013  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Morocco is under heavy pressure from international lenders to reduce its budget deficit after spending heavily on food and energy subsidies and higher public sector salaries in 2011 and 2012 to help defuse social tensions.

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Three years on, Tunisia uprising marked by muted demos

  /  December 17, 2013  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Around 1,000 unionists and left-wing opposition activists gathered in Sidi Bouzid, the impoverished central town where Mohammed Bouazizi staged his iconic protest on 17 December 2011, for a demonstration against the lack of progress since the revolution.

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Tunisia’s PM-designate is a little-known newcomer

  /  December 15, 2013  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

The opposition accuses the current government of failing to rein in militants who have stepped up attacks, and failing to deal with an economic malaise that has led to a rise in strikes and protests.

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Arab Spring economies hit by uncertainty: IMF

  /  November 14, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  1 Comment

The economies of Arab countries rocked by the uprisings that swept the region two years ago, remain sluggish because of unfinished political transitions

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World Bank sees less global growth, more stability

  /  June 13, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  619 Comments

The MENA economies, projected to grow 2.5 percent, are still feeling the impact of political and social tensions from the Arab Spring

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EU discusses Euro-Mediterranean relations after Arab Spring

  /  June 7, 2013  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Five billion Euros to Egypt depend on holding democratic elections and national dialogue

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The Revolutionary Connection

  /  April 20, 2013  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

Unfortunately, revolutions come at a price. The whole idea of revolting is to destroy the connection with the status quo, and this connection can be broken in two main ways. You either break the connection, read the rest…

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After Arab Spring, Islamists test religion in economics

  /  April 7, 2013  /  Opinion  /  3 Comments

By Farah Halime With the rise of political Islam across North Africa in the wake of the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, Islamic finance is being touted as the solution to decades of unemployment and read the rest…

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I see a renaissance in the Arab world, not just a spring: Talal Abu Ghazaleh

  /  April 7, 2013  /  Business, Economy, interviews  /  1 Comment

Talal Abu Ghazaleh is the chairman and founder of the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation (TAG) and is known for promoting the concept of intellectual property rights in the Arab world. A Palestinian refugee, whose life is governed by “the principle of the blessing of suffering, for suffering can become the greatest blessing”, Abu Ghazaleh was granted a scholarship to study at the American University in Beirut (AUB), and he was the first student to get a scholarship from United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

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Europe and the Arab Spring

  /  March 16, 2013  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

In January 2011, those who were protesting in Tahrir Square kept a careful eye on world leaders, hoping to hear a message of support for the revolution or a message of pressure to the Mubarak read the rest…

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EMEF hosts series on Arab Spring

  /  March 6, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Euro Middle East Forum in Brussels began their lecture series ‘Arab Transitions: Two Years On’ on Tuesday

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Tunisia in crisis as president’s party rejects government plan

  /  February 11, 2013  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Congress for the Republic party demands the resignation of the interior, justice and foreign ministers

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Tunisia opposition struggles to carve identity

  /  February 10, 2013  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Tunisia’s opposition has been undermined by differences since the 2011 revolution

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Tunisia says one policeman dead, 375 arrests in unrest

  /  February 10, 2013  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

The killing of Chokri Belaid plunges Tunisia into political crisis

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Video: DNE Managing Editor Rana Allam speaks to CNN

  /  February 9, 2013  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Rana Allam, Managing Editor of Daily News Egypt, discusses the Arab Spring on CNN

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Clinton: “jury’s out” on Morsy

  /  January 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Clinton discusses Morsy and Egypt’s political transition

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Leaving Islam in the age of Islamism

  /  January 24, 2013  /  Opinion  /  20 Comments

A growing generation of skeptics and atheists is increasingly coming to the fore

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Women of the Arab Spring, beyond objects and subjects

  /  January 21, 2013  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

By Natana DeLong-Bas Boston, Massachusetts – The Arab Spring introduced us to the strength and determination of the many Arab women who took to the streets and the internet to call for change in their read the rest…

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Arab Spring 2 years on – time for a regional progressive alliance

  /  January 19, 2013  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

The region needs progressive cooperation to face its major political challenges

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Fighting for inclusion

  /  January 10, 2013  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

A few weeks ago I was invited to a UNDP-sponsored forum on “women’s participation in post-revolutionary parliamentary elections.” Policy makers, legislators and opinion leaders from Egypt, Libya and Tunisia had gathered to share their experiences read the rest…

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From the other side

  /  December 24, 2012  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

Enemies of the Arab Spring

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Brazilian trade and the Arab Spring economies

  /  November 19, 2012  /  Business, interviews  /  No Comments

The General Secretary and CEO of the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, Dr Michel Alaby, talks to Daily News Egypt about investment prospects and enhancing trade relations between Brazil and Egypt

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From Riga to Cairo

  /  November 17, 2012  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Latvia’s young Prime Minister, Valdis Dombrovskis, to the Egyptian youth: Self-organisation by forming political parties, interest groups and NGOs is the solution

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Qaradwi’s Friday speech in Al-Azhar

  /  November 16, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Yusuf Al-Qaradawi speaks from inside Al-Azhar for the first time

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Renowned scholar discusses the development of the Arab Spring

and   /  October 24, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Noam Chomsky speaks at AUC

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