Arab states of the Persian Gulf

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
May 14th, 2013
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Joseph Puder In her Washington Post column on May 5, 2013, Jennifer Rubin blasted the Obama administration, opining that “As for the Middle East, when a U.S. president is this passive and unwilling to act in accord with its words, the West and the Sunni states can take comfort in knowing that Israel ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Jun 22nd, 2012
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Samir Amin These three Middle Eastern states should normally have been found in lists of today’s ‘emerging’ states. They have each attempted, in the past, to modernise as a response to the challenge from Europe. Egypt attempted this under Pacha Mohamed Ali of the nineteenth century, as well as under ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 31st, 2012
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Samir Amin The reader will find on this site a paper entitled “The Arab revolution: a year later” (14/3/2012) in which I explained the main reasons which led to the electoral victory of the Moslem Brotherhood in the January parliamentary elections, and which reads as follows : “The success of politic...
By benim
In Egypt
Jun 14th, 2011
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Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Elaraby on Monday told Iran not to meddle in the internal affairs of Gulf Arab states, saying that Cairo considers the security of fellow Arab countries “a red line”, or no-go area. Tensions between non-Arab Iran and its Gulf Arab neighbours have risen afte...
By benim
In Middle East
Mar 16th, 2011
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Manama – Bahraini police killed three protesters and wounded dozens more on Wednesday as they assaulted a peaceful protest camp in the capital’s Pearl Square, an opposition party official said. “We now have three martyrs,” Khalil Marzouk, deputy head of the al-Wefaq movement a...
By benim
In Middle East
Mar 16th, 2011
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Military troops and security forces opened a large-scale assault Wednesday against hundreds of anti-government protesters occupying a landmark square in Bahrain’s capital, a day after emergency rule was imposed and clashes erupted in the violence-wracked Gulf kingdom. Police and military units ...
By benim
In Middle East
Mar 14th, 2011
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MANAMA, Bahrain – A Saudi-led military force crossed into Bahrain on Monday to prop up the monarchy against widening demonstrations, launching the first cross-border military operation to quell unrest since the Arab world’s rebellions began in December. Opposition groups immediately denou...
By benim
In Asia
Mar 14th, 2011
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The United Arab Emirates has sent around 500 police officers into Bahrain to calm protests by the Shi’ite Muslim majority, Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahayan said on Monday. “Other Gulf countries will also participate to get calm and order in Bahrain,” Sheikh Abdu...
By benim
In Article
Feb 5th, 2011
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Egypt’s embattled President Hosni Mubarak’s and his family’s net worth is estimated to be between U.S. dollars 40 and 70 billion, a media report said. The wealth of the Egypt’s first family was built largely from military contracts during his days as an air force officer; Mr. Mubarak eventually diver...
By benim
In Business
Dec 27th, 2010
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Egypt’s gross domestic product is expected to grow by about 5.8 to 6.0 percent in the fiscal year to end-June 2011, the ruling National Democratic Party said in a statement on Saturday. The government had been predicting growth of 6 percent during the year. Its economy grew by around 7 percent ...