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Spring has not yet sprung in Sidi Bouzid

Spring has not yet sprung in Sidi Bouzid

Tunis, Asharq Al-Awsat—Almost three years after the revolution, Tunisia celebrates January 14—the day Ben Ali was toppled—as its national day. But the residents of Sidi Bouzid insist that December 17 should be Tunisia’s day of celebration. On December 17, 2010,...
Opinion: Moving the spotlight back to Palestine

Opinion: Moving the spotlight back to Palestine

The Arab spring has exposed our confusion and faltering steps on the Palestinian issue. This spring, and all the seasons which have befallen us since Tunisian Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation, all work to strip away any real context from the vocabulary related to...