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Arab Spring

Why is the West against the unification of Muslims?

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.

Who needs the Pan-Arab massacre?

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?

Arab Spring 2013: Revolutionary wave enters a third year

By Sharif Nashashibi | Al Arabiya | 02 Jan 2013

Echoes of Arab Spring as Sunni Protests Spread Across Iraq

By : Jacob Chamberlain | Agencies | 31 Dec 2012

Arab Spring - 2012 Timeline

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.

January

*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.

Switzerland blocked $1 billion in 'Arab Spring'

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.

Egypt's chapter of Arab Spring ends not as scripted

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.

Arab spring leads to wave of Middle East state executions

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.

Hamas leader: Arab Spring milestone in Muslim's history

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.

What is Arab Spring?

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

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