Arabs react to Brexit

Published June 25th, 2016 - 08:01 GMT
In a decision that shocked the world - including the Arab World - Britain voted this week by a narrow margin to leave the European Union.  (AFP/Chris J. Ratcliffe)
In a decision that shocked the world - including the Arab World - Britain voted this week by a narrow margin to leave the European Union. (AFP/Chris J. Ratcliffe)

The Arab World reacts to Brexit 

Despite the limited affect Britain's decision to leave the European Union will have on the Middle East, many in the region have flocked to social media to voice their opinions on the historic results.

Results from the EU referendum on Friday morning showed 51.9 per cent of votes backed Britain's exit from the EU, prompting British Prime Minister David Cameron to announce his resignation.

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The ultimate guide to celebratory gunfire 

Your son just passed the Brevet? You want to express your joy and show your manhood – and his – by frantically firing your gun into the air, but you want to do it properly, according to celebration etiquette? This Ultimate Guide to Celebratory Gunfire is for you!

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The underground healthcare network saving Syria 

In the fall of 2011, I worked as a research intern for the nonprofit organization Physicians for Human Rights (PHR). Initially assigned to the Colleagues At Risk program, I was quickly doing work on the Middle East and North Africa, as the situation in the region was growing increasingly dire. The “Arab Spring” uprisings had begun about six months earlier, and PHR was doing everything it could to address the needs of those on the ground. 

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