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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.
 
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/02/201222774440144769.html
Iran still faces sanctions despite nuclear deal - Official
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2016-08-26
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi said Thursday that his country still faces partial international sanctions despite the nuclear deal signed with the P5+1 and...
Gargash receives head of UN's Libya mission
Source : Emirates News Agency-WAM  
Date : 2016-08-26
Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, on Thursday received Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Support Mission in...
King Hamad, President Erdogan hold talks; agreements signed
Source : Bahrain News Agency  
Date : 2016-08-26
His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a closed meeting and discussed strong bilateral relations, in addition to regional and international issues and...
UK to work for UNSC resolution on Syrian chemical weapons - FM
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2016-08-26
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday commented on the recent report of the Joint Investigative Mechanism (of the UN and Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons or OPCW)...
Sudanese Pres. hails 'fruitful' coop. with Kuwait
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2016-08-26
Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir has hailed the deep-rooted ties and "fruitful cooperation" with Kuwait in all field....
Arab League hails UAE women's achievements
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2016-08-26
The Emirati women have made their presence felt in different walks of life thanks to the relentless efforts made by Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union...
Kerry presents new plan to end Yemen war
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-26
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday presented a new plan to restart peace talks in Yemen, which he said is "fair and sensible approach" and has the backing...
We'll confront any foreign vessel in our waters, warns Iran
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2016-08-26
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Barrel bomb attack kills 11 children in Aleppo
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2016-08-26
Eleven children were killed on Thursday in a barrel bomb attack carried out by government forces on a rebel-held neighbourhood of Syria's Aleppo city, a monitor said....
Iraqi defense minister receives thumbs down from Parliament
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-26
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Washington 'committed to defending KSA'
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-26
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Dangerous move
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2016-08-25
Israel government's move to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron is a dangerous decision aimed at Judaising the Palestinian land. About 1,000 Jewish settlers are already...
Need to address Mosul displacement fears
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-08-25
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Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2016-08-25
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Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2016-08-25
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Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-08-25
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Nigeria's Boko Haram battle
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-08-25
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Toward enhancing Saudi image abroad
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-08-25
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Why is Daesh targeting the Gulf states?
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-08-25
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Our fixation with conspiracy theories
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-25
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