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'Sorry, but gotta do the dishes': Muslims on Twitter shoot down IS chief's call to arms

Dec 29, 2015

'Sorry, but gotta do the dishes': Muslims on Twitter shoot down IS chief's call to arms

Muslims on Twitter come together to turn the tables on Islamic State's chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Boxing Day. #GoodNews #Twitter #Arab Spring #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi #Iyad El-Baghdadi
Ahead of national elections, weariness and hope divide Spain's residents

Dec 14, 2015

Ahead of national elections, weariness and hope divide Spain's residents

There are deep divisions among voters about their country and its economic fortunes as it approaches a crucial ballot that will decide whether the government will stay conservative, head toward the center or veer sharply left. #CourtsideView #Spain #Arab Spring #Socialists #Popular Party #Spain general elections #Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy #Ciudadanos #Podemos
Bus blast kills 12 in Tunisia; President Essebsi declares curfew, 30-day emergency

Nov 25, 2015

Bus blast kills 12 in Tunisia; President Essebsi declares curfew, 30-day emergency

Tunisia's president declared a 30-day state of emergency across the country and imposed an overnight curfew for the capital Tuesday after an explosion struck a bus carrying members of the presidential guard, killing at least 12 people and wounding 20 others. #NewsTracker #Nobel Peace Prize #Arab Spring #Tunis #Tunisia #John Kerry #National Dialogue Quartet #bus blast #President Beji Caid Essebsi
Azam Khan's West-baiting remarks on the Arab world being shortchanged on oil are way off the mark

Nov 17, 2015

Azam Khan's West-baiting remarks on the Arab world being shortchanged on oil are way off the mark

Azam Khan's oil market world view is dated and simplistic. Yes, the oil prices have softened lately but that is not due to any political manipulation #oil #ConnectTheDots #Muammar Gaddafi #OPEC #Arab Spring #Azam Khan #islamic-state
Iraq invasion of 2003 contributed to rise of Islamic State: Tony Blair

Oct 26, 2015

Iraq invasion of 2003 contributed to rise of Islamic State: Tony Blair

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has acknowledged that the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 was partly responsible for the emergence of the Islamic State militant group in the Middle East. But he insists that toppling Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein had been the right thing to do. #NewsTracker #Tony Blair #Saddam Hussein #islamic-state #Iraq war 2003 #Tony Blair Iraq war #Britain's involvement in Iraq war #Arab Spring 2011
Tunisian democracy group National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize for contributions to Arab Spring

Oct 09, 2015

Tunisian democracy group National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize for contributions to Arab Spring

A Tunisian democracy group won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contributions to the first and most successful Arab Spring movement. #NewsTracker #Nobel Peace Prize #Shareworthy #World #Tunisian democracy group #Arab Spring movement #National Dialogue Quartet
Hosni Mubarak still not in the clear over 2011 uprising, fresh trial awaits him

Jun 04, 2015

Hosni Mubarak still not in the clear over 2011 uprising, fresh trial awaits him

Egypt's highest appeals court on Thursday ordered the retrial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak on charges that he failed to stop the killing of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising. #Egypt #Hosni Mubarak #NewsTracker #Cairo #Arab Spring #2011 uprising #Hosni Mubarak trial
Gulf proxy war in the making: Here's all you need to know about the crisis in Yemen

Mar 27, 2015

Gulf proxy war in the making: Here's all you need to know about the crisis in Yemen

The advance of the Houthis threatens to plunge the Arab world's poorest country, Yemen, into a civil war that has already drawn in its Gulf neighbours. #Al-Qaeda #didyouknow #Middle East #UN #Yemen #Sana'a #Ali Abdullah Saleh #Iran #Aden #Arab Spring #Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi #Sunnis #Shiite rebels #Yemen President #Houthis #World