Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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Democracy Index: 111 protests in November | Egypt Independent.
“Ruling Yemen is like dancing on snake heads,” former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said, according to British researcher Victoria Clark. Poet Ibrahim al-Hadrani wrote, “The saddest and grouchiest people in the world are the ones who ride lions and … Continue reading
Friday, December 5, 2014 – 18:37 Protests against Mubarak acquittal fail to reach Tahrir By: Mada Masr Security forces blocked protests headed toward downtown Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday. A number of demonstrators tried to march to Tahrir in the … Continue reading
November 17, 2014—The Iraqi government’s offer of partial payment to workers in several industries who have not received salaries for months “is unjust” and should be amended to include all unpaid back pay, says the General Federation of Iraq Trade … Continue reading
Egypt’s millionaires make up 0.04% of total adult population: Report [http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/84904.aspx ] The Sawiris and Mansours top the list: “3000 Egyptian millionaires left the country during the 2012-2013 rule of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, but did not elaborate further. Six … Continue reading