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Regrettably, though, the idea of the benevolent autocrat, the just dictator, is being revived in the Arab world.We were aiming for these goals in the form of good governance, equality, and justice in the Arab world.

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ImageThe Washington Post published a column by the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday, more that two weeks after he disappeared.” He sought to promote the free exchange of ideas and information under the headline, “What the Arab world needs most is free expression.

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Updated: June 16, 2018 3:10:05 pm





A pro-Houthi police trooper stands past a patrol vehicle in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen.(Photo: Reuters)
Forces from an Arab alliance entered the airport in Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah Saturday, the coalition-backed Yemeni military said, in the biggest offensive in the war against the Iran-aligned Houthi movement.

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But Mr.“Confusion about your friend Donald Trump is VERY high,” Ambassador Yousef al-Otaiba of the United Arab Emirates emailed back when Mr.

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CreditNajeeb Almahboobi/EPA, via ShutterstockDUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates began an assault early Wednesday on the Yemeni city of Hudaydah, seeking to oust Iranian-backed Houthi rebels who control the strategic port, the Yemeni government said.Aid workers who have remained in Hudaydah said the center of the city remained mostly quiet, and fighting appeared to be concentrated along the city’s southern edge.

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Fighters loyal to the government of Yemen carrying explosives thought to have been dropped by Houthi rebels around Al Hudaydah on Friday.“We are, at the present moment, in intense consultation,” the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres said Monday.

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Updated: June 6, 2018 4:47:26 pm





Football played a significant role in the Egyptian Arab Spring but suffered in its aftermath.“Much of modern Egypt’s history – post Arab Spring – is linked to football,” Professor James Dorsey, a Singapore-based Middle East football expert, tells The Indian Express.

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Pierre Sioufi on his balcony overlooking crowds of protesters in Tahrir Square during the Arab Spring protests in 2011.”I introduced myself, and Pierre glanced up, pushing back the plastic glasses that were always sliding off his nose.

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The Arab American Civic Council organized a No Muslim Ban march and rally last year in the wake of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to select Muslim-majority countries.(Courtesy of Rashad Al-Dabbagh)
The Arab American Civic Council organized a No Muslim Ban march and rally last year in the wake of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to select Muslim-majority countries.

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Devon Akmon, the director of the Arab American National Museum, said the “American Landscape” show “challenges that small narrative that exists” about what ideas Arab-Americans will accept.Credit
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Israelis shopping for the Sabbath at the lively Mahane Yehuda market.And you feel yourself separated: You have to be with either the Israeli community or the Arab community.

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JERUSALEM — This is a tense city on a good day.There’s no difference — we’re one country — but it’s Israeli Arabs, or Palestinians, or Israeli Jews.

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BEIRUT, Lebanon — For decades, the idea of a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital served as a rare and powerful rallying cry that united the Arab world.Credit
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Palestinian leaders have learned that declarations of concrete support from their Arab brothers only sometimes materialized.

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Though I came here at the start of Saudi winter, I found the country going through its own Arab Spring, Saudi style.S.

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Though I came here at the start of Saudi winter, I found the country going through its own Arab Spring, Saudi style.S.

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Dishes at Reem’s, including, at center, man’oushe, a Lebanese flatbread.Credit
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Before she embarked on a baking career, Reem Assil grew up in a Palestinian-Syrian household and spent a decade as a community organizer.

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ORAN, Algeria — Who is still waging revolution in the Arab world?But the president of Tunisia has also become the leading figure of reformism in the Arab world by advocating equal inheritance rights for Muslim women and their right to marry non-Muslim foreigners.

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As cops watched, several brokers including some women visited them and brought the girls for “interviews”.The brokers have promised the girls’ parents if the sheikhs select their daughter for marriage they would pay Rs 1 lakh.

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Follows Netanyahu remark that ties with Arab world best ever




Minister declined to say if Israeli leader met Gulf official






A Gulf Arab political figure visited Israel last week, an Israeli cabinet minister said, reinforcing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent claim that relations with Arab states have never been better.6 remark set off chatter in both Israeli and Arab media that the prime minister had met with a high-ranking official from the Gulf.