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In Middle East, Obama's 'man of the year' award questioned

almost impossible if it wasn’t for a street vendor in Tunisia named Mohammad Bouazizi who by setting ... that Bouazizi was the catalyst for the Arab Spring ,but it was, much like Obama’s America, the deep social ... deprivation, lack of freedom and hope that needed Bouazizi’s spark to set the Arab Spring in motion. ...

22/12/2012 - 12:50 - comment 1

Tunisia: cradle of Arab Spring still awaiting change

by despair to set himself on fire. In Sidi Bouzid, Mohammad Bouazizi’s one-man protest on December 17 sparked ... he did not have a permit for his street stall, Bouazizi doused himself in petrol and set himself ...

17/06/2011 - 10:36 - comment 0

Is there any more spring in the "Arab Spring"?

uprising started with Mohammad Bouazizi’s self-immolation on December 17, 2010 — the transition ...

14/01/2014 - 14:42 - comment 0

Recap: How are the Gulf's investments doing in North Africa's Arab Spring economies?

Chairman Mohammad Ali Alabbar says the company is in a “wait-and-see mode” in Egypt. “Libya needs time ... ground zero of the Arab Spring where street vendor Tarek al-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire ...

19/01/2014 - 23:35 - comment 0

Arab microfinancing missing expectations

gurus have noted, with some irony, that the Arab Spring was triggered by a microentrepreneur: Mohammad Bouazizi, the Tunisian vegetable vendor who set himself ablaze after being harassedby police. It’s being ...

06/09/2011 - 12:05 - comment 0

Remembering Tunisia 2012: The Jasmine Pioneer One Year Later

the Mediterranean, maybe even with the GCC. Remembering one man: On 17 December 20II Mohammad Bouzizi, ... to their passports and documents to avoid being sent back home. Many in Tunisia now see Al Bouazizi ...

Slideshow - 17/01/2012 - 10:58 - comment 0