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Cancelling F1 Would "Empower Extremists"-Bahrain Prince

Cancelling F1 Would "Empower Extremists"-Bahrain Prince

Prince says Grand Prix a force for good; Says protests not aimed at Formula One

April 22, 2012 10:12
 
Bahrain Activists Vow "Days of Rage" For Grand Prix

Bahrain Activists Vow "Days of Rage" For Grand Prix

Human rights crisis not over, says Amnesty; Dozens still held in jails; Ecclestone: Bahrain is quiet and peaceful

April 18, 2012 4:45
 
Obama proposes $800M boost for “Arab Spring” countries

Obama proposes $800M boost for “Arab Spring” countries

The White House announced plans on Monday to help countries swept by "Arab Spring" revolutions with more than $800 million in economic aid, while maintaining US military assistance to Egypt despite a crisis triggered by an Egyptian crackdown on US democracy activists.

February 14, 2012 2:26
 
Bahrain opposition launch week-long rally for reform

Bahrain opposition launch week-long rally for reform

Bahraini opposition parties, launching a week-long 'sit-in' for political reforms at a mass rally, swore on Sunday to take their campaign to the centre of last year's democracy protest in the capital Manama.

February 5, 2012 1:19
 

Egypt army says committed to democratic transition

Egypt's ruling military council reiterated on Thursday that it woulf not obstruct a transition to democracy, but did not bow to protesters demanding an immediate power transfer to civilians.

November 24, 2011 2:11
 
People, Policies and Presidents: What’s next for the Arab region?

People, Policies and Presidents: What’s next for the Arab region?

A wave of reform has washed over the Arab world. Yet, it remains to be seen whether leaders will stick to pledges and peacefully cede real power, or find ways to divide, co-opt or cow their opponents.

April 3, 2011 1:56
 
‘Empowering women is morally right and economically vital’

‘Empowering women is morally right and economically vital’

Iman Kurdi of Arab News explains why one of the Millennium Development Goals is far more important than the rest, and how the UN missed a few more.

September 28, 2010 4:16
 
We want ‘democracy’

We want ‘democracy’

Democracy is the “most important priority” for the Arab youth, according to a recent survey. But some say this marks an urge for greater self-determination, rather than a change in the political regime.

March 8, 2010 2:47
 
Global village? It sure is

Global village? It sure is

According to discussions at the WEF in Dubai, democracies and fragile states are in danger of crumbling due to the credit crisis. Some are considering becoming isolationist states. Who can blame them?

November 11, 2008 3:43