Source : islam.ru | 22 May 2013
In his interview, Viacheslav Matuzov, the President of the Society of Friendship and Business Partnership with the Arab Countries, answers the complex question about the reasons of disunity of the Arab-Islamic world and the obstacles on the way of unification.
Source : islam.ru | 08 Apr 2013
Viacheslav Matuzov, President of the Society of Friendship and Business Partnership with the Arab Countries is interviewed by Islam.ru about the situation in the Middle East and the geopolitical consequences of the Arab Spring.
Today, we see the Arab countries turned into hot spots as if by instruction.What has really happened in the Arab world? Have the plotters of the “Arabellion” got what they wanted?
By Al Arabiya | 29 Dec 2012
A fire that Mohammed al-Bouazizi ignited two years ago continued to burn for the second year as the battle to break down the old regimes and their associates in Syria, Egypt, Libya, Yemen and Tunisia continued unabated.
*President Bashar al-Assad made his first public speech in months, vowing to quash his opponents with an iron fist and denounced the uprising as a foreign plot.
Source : Agencies | 16 Oct 2012
Switzerland has blocked nearly one billion Swiss francs ($1.07 billion) in stolen assets linked to dictators in four countries at the centre of the Arab spring - Egypt, Libya, Syria and Tunisia - the Swiss foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
Swiss authorities are cooperating with judicial authorities in Tunisia and Egypt to speed restoration of the funds, but it is expected to take years, said Valentin Zellweger, head of the international law department at the Swiss foreign ministry.
Source : Reuters | Cairo | 19 Jun 2012
The Egyptian chapter of the "Arab Spring" ended not as it was scripted by the revolutionaries of Tahrir Square.
They deposed a military dictator, secured the first free presidential race in their history, and then may have lost it to a die-hard Islamist president. Not only this. The generals who had stood behind Hosni Mubarak remain firmly entrenched.
By Saeed Kamali Dehghan and Ed Pilkington | The Guardian | New York | 27 Mar 2012
Middle Eastern countries have stepped up their use of capital punishment, executing hundreds of people as rulers across the region seek to deter the wave of uprisings sweeping the Arab countries.
Despite a significant reduction in the number of countries that used the death penalty worldwide last year, there was a sharp rise in executions in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Yemen, according to Amnesty International's annual capital punishment survey, released on Tuesday.
Source : Anadolu Agency | Ankara | 18 Mar 2012
The Hamas leader said on Sunday that the Arab Spring was a milestone in Muslim's history.
Khaled Meshal said the Arab Spring was closely concerning the Palestinians, and expressed belief that Arab Spring was a turning point in the history of the Muslims.
"Arab Spring closely concerns us. We, the Palestinians, are a part of this community, not a stranger," Meshal told an exclusive interview with A.A correspondents in Istanbul.
By Levent Baştürk | 17 Mar 2012
Is there a relationship between the Greater Middle Eastern Partnership initiative and the Arab Spring?
Is the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ a product of the ‘democracy agenda’ initiated by the Bush Administration and followed during the Obama era?
These are the questions that are frequently being asked by some sectors nowadays.
Arab Spring: a manifestation of the public anger against status quo