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Feb 15, 2019
FIFA president Gianni Infantino expresses joy over release of Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi from detention in ThailandHis detention sparked a worldwide outcry with international organisations including Infantino's FIFA campaigning for his release but the Asian Football Federation has been blamed for its silence
Feb 04, 2019
Detained footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi refuses voluntary extradition to Bahrain; pleads for Thailand to defend himHakeem Al-Araibi, a soccer player who has refugee status in Australia told a Thai court Monday that he refuses to be voluntarily extradited to Bahrain, which has asked for his return to serve a prison sentence for a crime he denies committing
Oct 25, 2018
JCB Prize 2018: Benyamin's Malayalam novel Jasmine Days announced winnerThe JCB Prize 2018 winner Jasmine Days is the story of a young Pakistani woman who witnesses the 2011 Arab Spring while working a radio jockey in a West Asian country
Jul 22, 2018
Benyamin on his new book Jasmine Days, writing about the Arab Spring and the beauty of MalayalamBenyamin speaks about the politics embedded in his works and how he uses writing as an outlet for the pain he experiences
May 07, 2018
Low voter turnout of 33.7% mars Tunisia's first free municipal elections, PM Youssef Chahed calls it 'negative sign'Tunisia held its first free municipal elections on Monday but only one in three eligible voters cast ballots, reflecting frustration at the slow pace of change since the 2011 revolution in the cradle of the Arab Spring.
Mar 02, 2018
Indian Muslims must heed Jordan's King Abdullah's message: Ending takfirism key to getting rid of radicalismJordan’s importance for Indian Muslims lies in an inclusivist non-takfiri (not accusing other Muslims of apostasy) interpretation of Islam which King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein championed through the Amman Message
Jan 24, 2018
Gallup survey reveals Indians optimistic on economy and govt, but personal satisfaction plummets; will politicos pay heed?Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office in 2014, a majority of Indians have been highly optimistic about the economy and expressed confidence in their government even as their rating of 'personal satisfaction' got worse every year, a Gallup survey revealed.
Jan 05, 2018
Iran protests: From Green Movement to Arab Spring, how much does current uprising draw from past?Iran's Revolutionary Guards have declared the "end of the sedition" and said that quiet has returned to the country now.
Nov 30, 2017
Former Egypt PM Ahmed Shafiq hints at running for president next year; may challenge Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for top postFormer Egyptian premier Ahmed Shafiq, who narrowly lost a 2012 election to since ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, will challenge leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at a poll next year, his aides told AFP on Wednesday
Oct 02, 2017
Fears growing as Facebook and Twitter admit that Russia used their network to spread discordJust a few years ago, Facebook and Twitter were hailed as tools for democracy activists, enabling movements like the Arab Spring to flourish.