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Arab Spring 2.0? You ain’t Seen Nothing Yet!

Almost a decade after the launch of the so-called “Arab Spring”, one of the most troubled regions in the entire world remains threatened by the prospects of facing a new wave of protests, demanding regime change

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The massacres of innocents and the attacks on the NGOs

The exhortation of Vittorio Arrigoni [Italian activist killed in Palestine], to remain human, has really become the last great and vital imperative of our time

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Novelist Ahmed Naji finally free from prison sends message

Egyptian novelist Ahmed Naji is currently free from prison, finally released on December 22

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A story by imprisoned Writer Ahmed Naji

The appeal to stay Egyptian novelist Ahmed Naji’s two-year sentence on November 26 was denied

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Today: A Motion to Stay Ahmed Naji’s Two-year Prison Sentence for His Novel ‘Using Life’

Today at Bulaq Abu Al-Aila Misdemeanour Court, supporters are gathering to attend a court session for imprisoned Egyptian novelist Ahmed Naji

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Cairo’s Merit Publishing House, Townhouse Gallery Raided; One Merit Staffer Arrested, Released

Two major Cairo cultural institutions saw attacks from the Egyptian state in the twenty-four hours

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Arabic literature: a little gold mine

Marcia Linx Qualey runs a very interesting blog. a fascinating one for many aspects. It is called “Arab literature in English” and it is an incredible source of information, reviews, suggestion

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The destructive legacy of Arab liberals

by Joseph Massad, The Electronic Intifada It has become commonplace to present Arab Islamists of all political stripes (liberals, conservatives, radicals, neoliberals, moderates, extremists, nonviolent, violent, etc.) as a most, if not the most, dangerous political force in the Arab world since

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