Tunisian “Arab Spring” leader support the Hamas

Moncef Marzouki to make his first visit to Gaza next month. Hamas: Visit to boost Arab solidarity with Palestinians‬‬. Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki will make his first visit to the Gaza Strip on February 9, officials from the Hamas government told AFP on Sunday.  “Tunisia President Marzouki will carry out a very important visit to… Read More Tunisian “Arab Spring” leader support the Hamas

Tunisia extends state of emergency after attacks

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki on Wednesday extended the country’s state of emergency through January. Extensions of the state of emergency — which has been in place since January 2011, when a revolution ousted long-time president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali — had only been made for 30 days at a time since July. Authorities had… Read More Tunisia extends state of emergency after attacks

Arab/Muslim world boiling in rage

Recently, there have been violent riots and clashes in a diverse array of Arab states — Tunisia, Jordan, Kuwait, Egypt, and now Algeria. These protests are caused by a wide variety of factors but common reasons include a combination of economic desperation, fury over perceived corruption, and a blocked political order. Algeria’s government has already… Read More Arab/Muslim world boiling in rage