Posts Tagged “Democracy”

Algerian Hirak: From Algeriana to My Best Enemy

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Algerian Hirak: From Algeriana to My Best Enemy

Algerian Hirak: From Algeriana to My Best Enemy The Hirak idealists have now clashed over a systemic concept of how to approach this election and who leads what. By Abdennour Toumi  Today Algerians are caught between the regime’s ruse and its mosaic opposition’s idealism. Eleven Fridays have passed since the people of Algeria stood up…

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Will Algerian military serve people or regime?

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Will Algerian military serve people or regime?

Will Algerian military serve people or regime? By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The chief of army in Algeria has a chance of becoming the hero of the century. Will he take this opportunity? Algerians reject their newly appointed Interim President Abdelkader Bensalah. This caretaker leader was approved this week by the parliament. He is expected to…

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Waves Burst from Time to Time

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Waves Burst from Time to Time

Waves Burst from Time to Time Modern history teaches us to believe that revolutions are led by the masses, despite the good intentions of the idealist elite. By Abdennour Toumi The political Tsunami that swept the Arab lands from Manama to the shores of Tripoli, finally came to rest in Algiers’ harbor eight years ago….

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A version of Arab Spring impacts Saudis

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A version of Arab Spring impacts Saudis

A version of Arab Spring impacts Saudis By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz If Saudi Arabia is seeking “serious” political and social reform, it may be an indication that the Arab Spring is still active. For those who may have forgotten about the serial street uprisings, it is fair to say that the 2011 and 2012 events…

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Haifa peace activists protest Gaza killings

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Haifa peace activists protest Gaza killings

Haifa peace activists protest Gaza killings Despite Police brutality, the Demonstrations in Haifa continue Palestinian political youth activists in Haifa invite you to join the “From Haifa to Gaza” demonstration on Friday (June 1, 2018) at 9:00 pm in the German Colony in Haifa. This demonstration calls for the end of the Israeli siege over…

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Democracy reinforced under Turkey’s Erdogan

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Democracy reinforced under Turkey’s Erdogan

Democracy reinforced under Turkey’s Erdogan My column this week in the Arab News speaks to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, truly one of the few real Democratic leaders in the Middle East standing up to rising religious extremism from Muslims in the Arab World, Christians in the West and Jews in radical Israel. A referendum he…

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