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Whatever is happening to the Egyptians? (part two)

Whatever is happening to the Egyptians? (part two) | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
Public spaces in Cairo have evaporated in the last decade. Could this be why the social gap has evolved into alarming segregation accompanied with
ignorance, ‘othering’ and disdain?
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La coalition anti-EI en quête d'une nouvelle stratégie à Paris

La coalition anti-EI en quête d'une nouvelle stratégie à Paris | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
par Marine PennetierPARIS (Reuters) - Les membres de la coalition contre l'Etat islamique en Irak et en Syrie se retrouvent mardi à Paris pour faire le point sur la stratégie de lutte contre les djihadistes à l'heure où la perte des villes de...
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A New Role for the UN in Western Sahara

A New Role for the UN in Western Sahara | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
In the absence of open dialogue on the Western Sahara issue, the United Nations is pursuing a middle-of-the-road approach to accommodate the demands of both Morocco and the Polisario.
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Amid the ruins of Syria, is Bashar al-Assad now finally facing the end?

Amid the ruins of Syria, is Bashar al-Assad now finally facing the end? | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
As Isis surges ahead and the Syrian regime teeters on the brink of collapse, our Middle East correspondent, winner of the 2015 Orwell prize for journalism, reports on the deadly struggle for dominance in the regionOne evening at the end of March, a...
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Yemen And The Lessons Unlearned

Yemen And The Lessons Unlearned | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
Last week, U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter noted that Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has “seized the opportunity” provided by the recent collapse of the Yemeni government. Indeed, e

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Women in Yemen: a force for change | Insight on Conflict

Women in Yemen: a force for change | Insight on Conflict | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
Yemeni women have been at the forefront of peace efforts during the current violence in the country. Dan Varisco discusses the conflict and its impact.
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NOREF - A solution for Syria

NOREF - A solution for Syria | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
Syria is central to the security and future of the Middle East, but conditions for a resolution of the Syrian conflict through a political solution do not exist.
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What Lies Ahead for Algeria?

What Lies Ahead for Algeria? | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
The ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s election to a fourth term may have been widely expected, but few have a sense of what exactly will come next. How are the political elite laying the groundwork for this transition?
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How to defeat Islamic State's war machine - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

How to defeat Islamic State's war machine - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
The Islamic State has to be recognized as a lethal and effective war machine at the tactical level.
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What is sectarianism in the Middle East?

The term is heard whenever the Middle East or Syria are discussed, yet a talking head would be pressed to define what they mean by sectarianism.
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Last Hope for Democracy - Tunisia Goes to the Polls

Last Hope for Democracy - Tunisia Goes to the Polls | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
Tunisia (DW)

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Last Hope for Democracy - Tunisia Goes to the Polls | Documentaries and Reports | DW.DE | 10.10.2014
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The Arab Spring began in Tunisia in 2011.
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Why Sisis new Egypt is no laughing matter for a cartoonist

Why Sisis new Egypt is no laughing matter for a cartoonist | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
Mainstream press wont tolerate opposition to the president but there are outlets for dissent onlineThe other week one of Egypts leading political cartoonists, Mohamed Anwar, got a phone call from a patriotic reader.
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Algeria and its Own Arab Awakening

Yesterday's news from Algeria is unique, and it raises questions about whether there might just be light at the end of the tunnel.
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Tunisia's entrepreneurial spirit

Tunisia's entrepreneurial spirit | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
Tunisia's startups are not the cure-all to the country's profound economic problems, but they're a step in the right direction.
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Iran’s Stakes in Syria’s Economy

Iran’s Stakes in Syria’s Economy | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
Although political considerations are the main drivers of Iran’s policy toward Syria, economic interests are playing an ever greater role.
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Hezbollah Is ‘Stronger Than Ever’

Hezbollah Is ‘Stronger Than Ever’ | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
The Shiite Lebanese group says it’s winning the battle against the Islamic State, rallying supporters to its cause, and fighting a war on terror.

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Yemen a Battle for Regional Dominance - SecurityMiddleEast

Yemen a Battle for Regional Dominance - SecurityMiddleEast | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
Yemen a Battle for Regional Dominance. A reprint of a report on the Yemen produced by the G4S Risk Analysis team giving real insight to this conflict
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ABOLITION OF SLAVERY IN TUNISIA SOME 167 YEARS AGO.
On January 1846, A mad Bey,...

ABOLITION OF SLAVERY IN TUNISIA SOME 167 YEARS AGO.<br/>On January 1846, A mad Bey,... | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
ABOLITION OF SLAVERY IN TUNISIA SOME 167 YEARS AGO.
On January 1846, A mad Bey, the tenth usaynīd ruler (1837-1855) promulgated a decree to abolish (black) slavery in his country.
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Country Manager - Lebanon | International Alert

Based: Beirut Salary: Between £44,500 and £52,221 per annum, plus excellent benefits for expatriate staff, including accommodation, a relocation package, annual flight back home and medical insurance cover.
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An Interview on Moroccan Salafi-Jihadis

An Interview on Moroccan Salafi-Jihadis | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
Sada speaks to Mohammed Hakiki, the executive director of the Karama Human Rights Forum, about how to contain the Islamic State’s appeal.
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Algeria: Political Obstacles to Economic Reform

Algeria: Political Obstacles to Economic Reform | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
Algeria’s economic problems are also political ones. State planning and a centralized economy has hampered economic and social development.
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Yemen is being reshaped by rebellion and intrigue | Brian Whitaker

Yemen is being reshaped by rebellion and intrigue | Brian Whitaker | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
While the worlds attention is on Syria and Iraq, the pieces of the kaleidoscope have been shaken in Yemen with regional implicationsAs recently as last June, President Obama was recommending Yemen as a model of what can be achieved in the Middle...
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Isis can only be defeated in the long term by regional powers | Douglas Alexander

Isis can only be defeated in the long term by regional powers | Douglas Alexander | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
International strategy is focused on the US, but our responsibility is to learn the right lessons from history and Labour will do thatJust two weeks ago Labour supported a motion in the House of Commons authorising RAF airstrikes against Islamic...
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The Observer view on Palestine | Observer editorial

The Observer view on Palestine | Observer editorial | Middle East and North Africa: the challenges of transformation | Scoop.it
Formal British recognition would be a powerful, progressive step in the right directionMPs will be offered a rare opportunity tomorrow to further the cause of peace and justice in the Middle East, a part of the world sorely lacking in both.
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