Beirut protests (AFP File)
After few years of consternation and reassessment of its previous round, the Arab Spring seems to be returning with renewed vigor. During the eight years that separate the first round from this one, lessons must
German Chancellor Angela Merkel ponders during a joint press conference with Italy's Prime Minister within their meeting at Villa Pamphili in Rome on November 11, 2019. Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP
In the same week that Angela Merkel lectured us on the fragility of democracy, the UN released a report on what it called the "state sanctioned arbitrary killing" of Mohamed Morsi. The report describes the
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Kuwait has deported more than 18,000 expatriates from the beginning of this year until the end of September. The 12,000 men and 6,000 women sent back to their countries were deported for various reasons, including
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Israel's former justice minister and Knesset member, Ayelet Shaked, stated last week that, "there should be no situation in which the Palestinians can import goods at will, while they boycott Israeli produce. We must stop

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