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An old face for a new poem

My poem ‘Arab winter’ which I wrote for Seven Voices was used in an Oxford Writers’ House event celebrating writing and winter, and is now on… 30 more words

Poem

Many countries in the Middle East are in political turmoil and even civil war since the Arab Spring revolution that began in 2010. Was the Arab Spring a big political mistake?

Prescott Valley, AZ Correspondent-The Arab Spring was a major political mistake because of its ripple effect on the many countries in the region and the reluctance of America and its allies to thwart the resulting disasters. 1,005 more words

Public Articles

Five Years after the Arab Spring: A Critical Evaluation

 

Five Years after the Arab Spring: A Critical Evaluation

Bülent Aras  and Richard Falk

a Professor of International Relations, Sabancı University, Turkey bRichard Falk is… 3,533 more words

Commentary

Islamic State calls for attacks on Turkey and Turkish Embassies

Beirut (dpa) – An audio recording released in the name of the Islamic State extremist group Monday called for attacks on Turkey and on Turkish embassies and consulates worldwide. 238 more words

Diplomatic Security

Human rights: what has changed since the Arab Spring?

‘If one day the people desire to live,
Fate will surely answer their call.
Darkness will surely vanish,
And chains will surely break.’

These are the words of the 20th Century Tunisian poet al-Shabbi. 1,497 more words

Arab Spring

BBC Arabic Film Festival 2016

I was lucky to see a selection of socio-political films from this years’ BBC Arabic Film Festival, which were screened at Oxford’s St Antony’s College. 349 more words

Art

Ohio State University Students Confused About Motive After The Jihad Knife Attack

From the Why We’re Still Losing The War Department:

A few days ago a Somali Muslim refugee ran his car into a crowd of OSU students, got out of the car and began to slash at the college kids with a large edged weapon.  143 more words

Islam