Gambia: Jammeh tasks youth to take ownership of gov’t achievements

Gambia Friday celebrated the 17th anniversary of the July 22nd Revolution with calls by President Yahya Jammeh for Gambian youths to take full ownership of his government’s achievements over the years, to enable them to adequately prepare themselves for the challenges of future leadership. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves [...]

Did the Egyptian revolution go wrong?

The article below is a translation from the newspaper al-Masry al-Youm, of June 5th, 2011. Writer Alaa al-Aswani (photo) in it paints a dark picture of what the revolution in Egypt so far achieved and – more importantly – did not achieve. In doing so he makes a strong case for the need of the [...]

Betting on the King

The confident and fantastically positive promulgations of the government’s official spokesperson, Khalid Naciri, who seems to have forgotten his moment of ignominy, that the revolution of the people AND the king – as he termed it – is on the eve of a historical attainment, that Morocco is a democracy, but the upcoming constitutional reforms [...]

Countering Iran the major factor behind US support for Bahrain: Deepak Tripathi

Deepak Tripathi is a British historian, journalist and researcher who specializes in South and West Asia affairs, terrorism and the United States foreign policy. He was born into a political family in Unnao, the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. His grandfather, Pandit Vishwambhar Dayal Tripathi, was a prominent leader in the Indian independence movement and [...]

US warns against nationalization of industries in Egypt

Margaret Scobey, the hypocrite who was publicly praising Mubarak as an ally in the past, only to change the rhetoric and become some Nelson Mandela following the revolution, is now trying to tell us what to do and what not to do about our economy, even when she’s leaving her post. Speaking to Ahram Online: [...]

31 January: Police shooting prisoners

Guards in El-Este’naf Prison shooting live ammunition at prisoners during the revolution… The faces of most of those officers are clear even when the vid quality is bad. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share on technorati Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell [...]

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