Finally, the youth have proven that they are a force to reckon with and should not just be dismissed as silly, irresponsible and rowdy idealistic aimless , impotent elements of society.
A 28 year-old opines why and what has come about from Egypt in a movement that is heavily youth-driven.
And staying with the topic of the scale of Gulf wealth, Keep your eyes on Bahrain suggests this report.
February 14th in the region is increasingly becoming an explosive date with politics rather than love.
the Bahraini King just announced that he will be injecting the national budget with 100 million bahraini dinars with money going mostly to the poor for subsidies.
This online devotee pines for home and a 'better' place to call home in the MIddle EAst: " I will hopefully be seeing a newer and better Arab world. I really wish I was in Bahrain right now but then again there is always facebook and twitter! "
When flirting turns into harassment: A returnee Jordanian finds relief for her complaints, while she acknowledges that women find it hard to speak out on this issue off the net.
" I personally say it's sexual harassment and I'm pretty sure that it's ubiquitous in the work environment in Jordan."
The opposition needs to be integrated into the heart of the state for any change to be realised. The US is backing Suleiman but should look beyond an individual to lead change and more to a sustainable representative body to effect the needed change. This piece warns of another one-man show that will lose the people's trust.