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Message from Tunisia

In the dramatic events happening in Tunisia and the Arab world, the role of media technology in political mobilization should not be underestimated. But nor should the prophetic voices of

Speaking out for justice and human rights: Exclusive Interview by Dr. Ashraf Abdelghaffer .

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt is one of the largest banned political opposition groups that has significant support from the masses. Ideologically diverse, the Brotherhood calls for dialogue and cooperation,

Over 100,000 suicide attempts in 2010 by desperate citizens suffering poor living conditions

According to a recent report by the Cabinet Information Centre over 100,000 suicide attemps were recorded in 2010 in Egypt alone.

MB and ElBaradei warn Egyptian Government of Possible Upheaval

Former IAEA chief Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei warned that in the event of the Egyptian regime continuing to smother peaceful change a popular upheaval will take place similar to the Tunisian

Tunisia’s Al-Nahda’s Islamist opposition Call for RCD to Dissolve

Lotfi Zeiton, a senior member of the Islamic-oriented Al-Nahda (Renaissance) Movement, called for Ben Ali's Constitutional Democratic Rally (RDC) to dissolve.

What Tunisia Means to the Arab World

The grievances that the Tunisian demonstrators have articulated in recent weeks - and in other forms in recent decades - are also widely shared across the entire Arab world, notes

Tunisia’s lost generation

Some years ago, a well-known Middle East analyst briefed a conservative audience at a private seminar in New York City. "A Palestinian state," he said, "might achieve the modest prosperity

Egyptian man sets himself ablaze in front of parliamentary building

Egypt witnessed an Egyptian man setting himself on fire outside the country's parliament, in an apparent protest imitating the self-immolation of the unemployed Tunisian who triggered the popular uprising and

MB offshoot in Jordan engages in sit in protesting to living standards

Jordanians engaged in a mass sit in where more than 3,000 Jordanian trade unionists, Islamists and leftists sat outside parliament protesting against the government's economic policies.

Ghannouchi to Al Jazeera: I Will Return to Tunisia and Call for Dissolution of Parliament

Rashid Ghannouchi, president of Tunisia's main Islamic opposition movement, accused Tunisia's ousted president Zane El Abidine Ben Ali of intimidating the West from the possibility that Islamists come to power.