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Forget the first anniversary of the Arab Spring   

Aljazeera.com - 08 May, 2012
Author: Jillian Schwedler

The anniversaries of Arab revolutions mark significant moments of reflection and assessment: Which dictators have fallen? What will the new systems look like? Why did some leaders fall quickly while others' conflicts are bloody and protracted? As scholars weigh the success or failure of their favourite political theories, citizens in the Arab world continue to struggle, even in the cases of relative success.
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At least 18 civilians were killed in a single regime barrel bomb attack in Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Thursday, a monitoring group said....
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Source : Kuwait News Agency  
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Kuwait supports UN human rights efforts around the globe, said Kuwaiti permanent delegate to the UN and international organization headquarters in Geneva Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghunaim here Friday....
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Source : Arab News  
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Source : The Peninsula  
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Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMUQ) hosted an 'Enhancing Teaching Arabic in Qatar' workshop for 25 primary, private and Independent school teachers to complement their language learning pedagogy....
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Source : The Peninsula  
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Source : The Peninsula  
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Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) organised a one-week training course 'Health Management in Emergencies' in Gaziantep, Turkey....
GU-Q to offer non-credit community classes
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-03-06
Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) is offering non-credit evening community classes for the first time on a wide range of topics, in English and Arabic....
New car park at Medical Commission under study
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-03-06
The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) is studying a proposal to build a multistorey parking facility at Medical Commission to address the shortage of parking space....
Ministry shuts down 2 warehouses for fraud
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-03-06
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry shut down two warehouse in Riyadh for illegally storing flour belonging to the General Organization for Grain Silos and Flour Mills allocated for bakeries....
Jeddah launches massive recycling initiative
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-03-06
Jeddah Municipality has launched a massive recycling initiative that would see it transform waste into organic fuel, fertilizer and other raw materials....
BMC pens cooperation deal with Canadian university
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-03-06
A delegation from the University of Manitoba in Canada recently visited the Kingdom to study a joint cooperation agreement with the Batterjee Medical College (BMC)....
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Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-03-06
Education Minister Dr. Azzam Al-Dakhil has directed all educational officials in different parts of the Kingdom to be vigilant in applying the best safety standards in schools....
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Source : Arab News  
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The Ministry of Education and Saudi Aramco have signed an agreement to set up a traffic education program at all Eastern Province schools....
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Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-03-06
The Riyadh General Court halted lawsuits filed by citizens against an investor accused of looting SR400 million he collected from more than 6,000 citizens and Gulf nationals....
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Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-03-06
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Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-03-06
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Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-03-06
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