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Arab Spring beacon Tunisia signs new constitution – Reuters

ReutersTUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia adopted a new constitution on Monday, a big stride towards democracy in the country that began the Arab Spring revolutions and has largely avoided the chaos and violence now plaguing the neighbors it inspired. After years under …Tunisia approves new constitution, appoints new governmentCNNTunisia signs new constitutionThe GuardianTunisia passes progressive constitutionThe […]

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Egyptian police, Muslim Brotherhood protesters clash on third anniversary of … – ABC Online

ABC OnlineEgyptian police have clashed with protesters on the third anniversary of the Arab Spring uprising that ousted former president Hosni Mubarak, with at least 29 people killed in the unrest. Cairo’s streets were a scene of violence as Muslim Brotherhood …Egyptian activists behind bars on uprising’s anniversaryCNN InternationalClashes kill 29 as Egypt marks 2011 […]

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Saudi Arabia Offers $3 Billion to Strengthen Lebanon’s Army – Businessweek

BusinessweekSaudi Arabia has offered $3 billion to strengthen Lebanon’s army to protect the country from the threat of “sectarianism and extremism,” Lebanon’s president said. “Strengthening the army is a national and popular demand of everyone” in Lebanon, Michel …Saudi prince’s firm says to file complaint vs France’s EDFReutersFeeling US snub, Saudis strengthen ties elsewhereWKEF ABC […]

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Three core, secular members of 2011 Arab Spring movement jailed in Egypt – CBS News

CBS NewsIn this Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, file photo, Ahmed Maher, with sunglasses, the leader of the April 6 youth group that had a leading role in the 2011 uprising against former president Hosni Mubarak, tries to turn himself into prosecutors over an arrest warrant …In Egypt, the ‘revolution’ is eating its youngChristian Science MonitorEgypt […]

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Pownce V. Twitter – Remembering An Old Social Media Battle

Pownce V. Twitter. What’s Pownce you ask? What’s fun about 2012 and the emergence of Social Media as both a term and an industry (remember when “New Media” was the preferred term about three years ago?) is the assumed permanence of some platforms and because so many people have entered the space that are in […]