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  • JORDAN: Tribesmen slam Queen Rania, warn of revolt

     
    Three dozen members of powerful Jordanian tribes have lashed out at the country's glamorous Queen Rania and denounced what they called a "crisis of authority," calling for political change and justice against those involved in corruption in the Arab...
  • MIDDLE EAST: Ignoring Egyptians, Iran continues to hail 'Islamic awakening'

     
    Both the Egyptian foreign ministry and the opposition Muslim Brotherhood have said the popular protest movement sweeping the country has nothing to do with Iran, or Islam. But that hasn't stopped Iranian officials from continuing to try and cast the......
  • TUNISIA: First independent news channel latest milestone in uprising

     
    The first "post-revolution" satellite channel based in Tunisia was launched Saturday just weeks after a popular uprising forced former President Zine el Abidine ben Ali to flee the country, the London-based pan-Arab daily Al Quds Al Arabi reported. The...
  • TUNISIA: Paris to have either a Rue or Place Mohammad Bouazizi

     
    Against a backdrop of French Cabinet ministers under fire for accepting gifts from Arab autocrats, one Paris politician is offering a gesture of appreciation for the Tunisian man whose Dec. 17 death by self-immolation sparked political uprisings in the...
  • IRAN: Government says only regime supporters can march for Egypt

     
    Iranian authorities and the opposition continue to battle over the legacy of Tahrir Square, with both sides claiming an affinity with the popular protest movements in Egypt and around the region. The Iranian judiciary on Wednesday rejected a request by......
  • Egypt: Poetic dissent falls on deaf ears

     
    Is anyone surprised that Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak refuses to step down? Certainly not Egyptian poet and Georgetown University visiting professor Tamim al-Barghouti. He recently joined "Studio 360" to discuss art as a device for opposing tyranny in...
  • BAHRAIN: Foreign minister tweets criticism of protesters

     
    Bahrain's Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa has been using Twitter to air his views on evolving unrest in the region, eventually disputing accounts of attacks by security forces on peaceful protesters in Bahrain. "This is no peaceful...
  • SYRIA: President's cousin warns 'change or be changed'

     
    A cousin of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad living in exile has warned that the Syrian government must enact democratic reforms or face the "chaos" sweeping other Arab countries. "Change or be changed," Ribal al-Assad, head of the London-based...
  • LIBYA, YEMEN, BAHRAIN: Protests continue to erupt across region [Updated]

     
    Reports of clashes Tuesday night between protesters and police in eastern Libya were the latest spasm of unrest sweeping the Middle East and North Africa as leaders attempt to avoid the revolutionary fervor that brought down governments in Tunisia and.......
  • TUNISIA: Saudi official says Ben Ali condition 'grave'

     
    A Saudi source spoke with Al Jazeera television Thursday about the condition of exiled former Tunisian President Zine al Abidine ben Ali. Ben Ali reportedly has been in a coma since he was driven out of Tunisia by a popular......
  • TUNISIA: Polish priest slain amid rising Islamic militancy

     
    A Polish Catholic priest was found dead with his throat slit in a convent garage near Tunis, the Tunisian news agency TAP reported Friday. The agency cited a Tunisian Interior Ministry statement that blamed the killing on "fascist elements." The......