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  • Arab Social Media And The Arab Spring

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    According to the data from the Arab Social Media Report in 2011 by Mourtada and Salem, the amount of social media usage increased immensely during the Arab Spring period from January 1st to March 30th. The number of Facebook users in the Arab nations almost doubled, up from 14,791,972 (as of April 2010) to 27,711,503 (as of April 2011) (Mourtada and Salem 9). Similarly, in the first three months of 2011, the number of tweets increased from 55 million to 155 million a day (Mourtada and Salem 15).

  • The Arab Spring: A History Of The Arab Spring

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    authoritarian state. ( Libya was one of the countries that experienced the Arab Spring. The Arab Spring movement represents “protest and demonstration that spread across North Africa and Middle East countries” (Arab Spring: A Research & Study Guide). The movement put down the dictatorial government of many of the countries in this area (Arab Spring: A Research & Study Guide). Followers of the Arab Spring movement favored democracy and freedom hence; they turned against their authoritarian

  • The Arab Spring

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    The Arab Spring Almost 3 years ago an unemployed, desperate, yet angry man who’s in charge of earning money to his siblings had set himself in flames in front of the Tunisian municipality building. His flaming suicide attempt was the Arab world’s most literal spark. It has not only enraged the Tunisian people, but also Arab countries from east to west which then provoked the Arab spring. This incident has led to a series of protests that started in Tunisia followed by Egypt and unfortunately still

  • Arab Identity

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    Three lines of poetry plot the trajectory of Arab national consciousness. “Awake, O Arabs, and arise!” begins the famous ode of Ibrahim al-Yaziji, penned in 1868 in Lebanon. Around that time, but even today, we saw people who insisted on sovereign 'Arab states "in the Middle East. They thus seem to assume that there is one universal Arab identity, but what does this entail, and can we even speak of an Arab identity, looking at the historical perspective of the region that we call the Middle East

  • Arab League

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    nbsp;              The Arab League.      The Arab League is a regional organization that was founded on March 22, 1945. The league’s function is to promote political cooperation among it’s member states, and to deal with disputes or any breaches of peace in the region. The league’s official name is the League of Arab States. The founding members of the league are: Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan

  • Arab Nationalism

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    Arab Nationalism Arab nationalism is defined as the idea that Arabs constitute a single distinctive nation united by a history and common language of Arabic. It is the quest for a national identity and struggle for political power in the Fertile Cresent. Arab nationalism is a fairly new concept; it’s only about one hundred years old. It did not really develop until after world war one. It is basically he result of three major influenced: 1.) The breakup of the Ottoman Empire after

  • The Arab Spring

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    Hugo symbolizes the new age of human rights. Over the years, countries around the world have witnessed terrifying, yet life-changing, revolutions, but no one in history had expected for such a quick and sudden revolution to begin like the Arab Spring. The Arab Spring may be seen as a dangerous and terrifying matter, but to those that are protesting for a change, it is an unforgettable and life changing event in history. This political agitation has lead most countries in the Middle East to a more

  • The Arab Diaspora

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    To many people today, Arab immigrants are the latest group of a long list that have come to the United States since it’s’ inception. However, people of Arab origin have been immigrating to the United States since before The Declaration of Independence was penned in 1776, and haven’t really stopped since. There were not many Arab immigrants at this time, however. The first notable “wave” of immigrants was not until the late nineteenth century. Since then, there have been multiple distinct waves, but

  • Arab Music

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    Arab Music The word "music" comes from the Greek word Mousiki which means ‘the science of composing melodies’. Ilm al-musiqa was the name given by the Arabs to the Greek theory of music as to distinguish it from ilm al-ghinaa, the Arabian theory. The Arab music tradition developed in the courts of dynasties in the Islamic Empire from the seventh to the thirteenth century. It flourished during the Umayyad dynasty in the seventh and eighth centuries in Syria. Although the major writings of

  • Arabs and Israel

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    viewers towards the Palestinian side. This film focused mainly on the different points of view within the arab world. It shows the major discrepancy between the extremists and the common Palestinian people. Many of the common people who were interviewed wanted peace, dispute many of them have suffered extensive losses personal loses because of Jewish operations like cast lead. Extremists within the arab world however continue to attempt to destroy the Jewish state at any cost. One of the most dramatic