06 Jul 2012
The concept of charity and moral responsibility lies in each of the three Abrahamic religions, and is based on a simple principle of taking from those who received consistent material blessings and give those less fortunate. Thus Arab region is the cradle of one of the oldest traditions in the world
24 Jan 2011
In a previous article, I argued that the events of Sidi Bouzid are rooted in an accumulated heritage of social struggles and, in turn, will provide inspiration for social struggles throughout the Arab world. But will the Jasmine Revolution necessarily mark the beginning of an ‘Arab Spring’? Will
09 Nov 2010
As Egypt draws close to parliamentary elections, the country’s political scene is rife with activity.  Yet amid increased restrictions on political and press freedom, and widespread suspicions that some opposition parties have struck deals with the current regime, the populous has largely resigne