Tag Archives: Arab Spring

In Effort To Rebrand: Salafi jihadi Movement, Adopts New Name: ‘Ansar Al-Shari’a’

  The upheaval in the Arab world and the change of regime in several Arab countries brought with it new opportunities for the extremist Salafi-jihadi movement. Until recently, this movement operated mostly underground, but the rise of Islamic governments in … Continue reading

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SAUDI SHIA MUSLIM

Victims of Sectarian Isolationism October 9, 2012 Washington DC– Incidents of oppression and discrimination in Saudi Arabia have directed the Shia Rights Watch’s attention to this country. The mission of Organization is to protect the rights of Shia worldwide through … Continue reading

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Q&A on: What the Jordanian youth really want

Thousands of Jordanians took to the streets on Friday to demonstrate against the lack of reform in the country. The Muslim Brotherhood remains a prominent oppositional force and was the main organiser of the event. We asked blogger Amani Al-Khatahtbeh … Continue reading

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Salamworld a voice for Muslim youth

    Dubbed the “Islamic Facebook”, the much anticipated social network Salamworld aims to become a platform for Muslim youth to maximise their potential while breaking the conservative Muslim stereotype.   With over 1.6 billion Muslims across the world, one … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda Planning Pre-Election Attacks on US

      Intelligence Report   Just five weeks before America’s presidential election, US intelligence reports signs that al Qaeda leader Ayman Zuwahiri is preparing a string of terrorist attacks as the sequel to the murders of US ambassador Chris … Continue reading

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Post-Arab Spring economies: where is the growth?

Post-Arab Spring economies: where is the growth? Nearly two years have passed since the self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi in Tunisia set off a wave of protests and revolutions throughout the Arab World. The repercussions of the Arab Spring have been … Continue reading

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How to prevent the escalation of inter cultural violence?

How to prevent the escalation of inter cultural violence? By Thomas Röhlinger The spate of protests in the Muslim world has once again demonstrated the need to re-think politics, peace building, media and finance in order to prevent the escalation … Continue reading

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Hamas and the E…

    Hamas and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood      From Intelligence Point of View   The first official meeting between Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi and Hamas historic leader Khaled Mashal in July was hailed by both parties as the prelude … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’…

    Pope Benedict’s apolitical line on the Middle East, and Christians in Syria   The National Catholic Reporter   Pope Benedict XVI will travel to Lebanon on Sept. 14-16, marking his first visit to the Middle East since the … Continue reading

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  Special report The Pope in Lebanon for the mission of Christians and the Arab Spring Diplomatic Report Benedict XVI’s announced visit to Lebanon (14-16 September 2012) has a particular urgency for the upheaval that is preying on the region. … Continue reading

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