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Arab Revolution

I'm for the Arab Spring -- But Not in Jordan

Duha Sa’fan | Posted 01.29.2017 | World
Duha Sa’fan

AL-ZARQA, Jordan -- In the beginning, I completely believed that people should go after their freedom, even if the process involves violence. But from time to time I think to myself, is it worth all the losses and the innocent lives? Is it worth destroying a whole country and its history?

Post Arab Revolutions: TV Challenges Stereotypes, Pushes New Frontiers

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 10.29.2012 | World
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

Syrian soap operas -- though poisoned by ideology and demonization -- made Syrians proud of their history and heritage.

Arab Revolution, Social Media Hype and Al Jazeera

Nehad Ismail | Posted 12.26.2011 | Media
Nehad Ismail

The impact of the social media on the Arab Spring has been wildly exaggerated. A week or so ago we witnessed the world's first YouTube lynching of a u...

Opportunities for Youth Will Rejuvenate Society and Boost the Economy

Dag Detter | Posted 12.04.2011 | Business
Dag Detter

How do we make pathway for young to be part of and help create this brave new world? A world where merit and not age, color of your skin or connections give you the opportunity to work?

The View From Tunisia: The Sexual Revolution In Libya

Judie Fein | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Judie Fein

On my eighth and most recent trip to Tunisia, two months ago, I was fortunate to meet Libyan families who had fled the violence in their country. The men belonged to the Libyan resistance, and they were making daily runs back into their country with medicine. But it was the women I met who left the biggest impression on me.

Revolutionary Travel

Judie Fein | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Judie Fein

About a month ago, my husband Paul and I were en route to Tunisia, which was largely calm and peaceful, to see what the revolution was like on the ground. In my experience, there is media, and then there is reality.

Has The Arab Revolution Come To Spain?

TIME | Lisa Abend And Eric Karlsen | Posted 07.23.2011 | World

Two earthquakes have shaken Spanish political life in the past week. First were the massive sit-ins that had tens of thousands of citizens camping out...

The New Arab World Is Coming, With or Without the U.S.

Cynthia P. Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cynthia P. Schneider

It may take time and it may get messy, but in the words of one of the Tahrir Square organizers, "The new great awakening is unfolding across the Arab world."