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The Secret to Reviving the Arab Spring’s Promise: Property Rights

By Hernando De Soto The protests that toppled governments were fueled by anger over the lack of a basic element in market economies Al Qaeda is resurgent in Mali, Algeria and beyond. Violent turmoil and anti-Western hostility are rising in the Middle East and North Africa. Two years after the Arab Spring, it would be easy …

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Analysts say self-immolation warning sign for gov’t as 6th incident reported

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: A 35-year-old employee attempted to set himself ablaze Wednesday morning in front of the Cairo governor’s office but was prevented by security before he caught fire. Hazem Abdel Fattah, an employee at Mostorod Water Company, said during preliminary investigations that he had problems with his employer. Opposition and human rights activists said …


Two men set themselves on fire in Egypt; one dies

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: One of two men who set themselves ablaze Tuesday died in Alexandria. The other was transferred to a Cairo hospital with minimum burns. Security officials said Ahmed Hashem El-Sayed, a 25-year-old unemployed man died, in hospital after he set himself on fire on the roof of his home in the port city …


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