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The region’s economic crisis could trigger a new 'Arab spring'

The Arab Weekly 18 May 2022
It has increased the burden weighing on the already-collapsed purchasing power in most Arab countries, in addition to the impact on food security of those which depend on the wheat from Ukraine and Russia in a way that brings to mind the repercussions of the global economic crisis of in 2008.

CBE's governor reviews repercussions of int'l crisis on Egypt's economic conditions

Egypt Today 18 May 2022
Entitled “The Repercussions of the International Crisis and Its Impact on the Economic Conditions in the Arab Region”, the 2022 Arab Banking Conference was launched on Wednesday and will last for two days under the auspices of Tarek Amer, Governor of the Central Bank.

MENA Already had a Food Crisis; Polling Shows Majority Agree Russia Is Making it Worse

The Washington Institute 18 May 2022
While Arabs ... On the one hand, much of the public in seven Arab countries agree that Russia is at fault for rising prices ... All these factors demonstrate the weight of a regional food crisis in the Arab world, which the FAO already affected 141 million people back in November 2021.

Israel’s Perilous Moment, Then and Now

Quillette 18 May 2022
On November 29th, Israel will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UN resolution dividing British mandatory Palestine into two independent states, one Jewish and one Arab ... Significantly, Stone blames Haj Amin al-Husseini and the Arab Higher Committee for creating the Palestinian refugee crisis.

Libya's Tripoli divided into sections, each controlled by precise militia: Egyptian security expert

Egypt Today 18 May 2022
CAIRO – 18 May 2022 ...   ...   ... The security expert said that the situation is an embodiment of the depth of the crisis. He pointed out that some desire that the crisis in Libya persists, and that such calamity influences political stability and holding elections in the Arab country.   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ... .

‘Israel has forgotten how to win’: Knesset caucus wants country to again aspire to victory

Cleveland Jewish News 18 May 2022
The Knesset Israel Victory Caucus, an Israeli parliamentary group that seeks to change the public discourse on the Arab-Israeli conflict, hosted a Knesset conference on Monday in coordination with the U.S.-based Middle East Forum ... During times of crisis, there can’t be a situation where a pogrom-like atmosphere is permitted, he said.

Egypt dealt with consecutive int'l crises successfully, Union of Arab Banks head

Egypt Today 17 May 2022
Egypt’s Prime minster Mostafa Madbouly said, Tuesday that the Russian-Ukrainian crisis imposed great challenges over several countries all over the world ... "The repercussions of the international crisis & its impact on the economic situation in the Arab region.”.

How digitalization is boosting Arab female labor force participation

Arab News 17 May 2022
This has taken place at a time when many more women in the Arab world are entering the workforce thanks to new legislation designed to protect them from discrimination and harassment, and also due to burgeoning growth in new sectors of the economy ... Change at KPMG, told Arab News.

Hezbollah, allies lose parliamentary majority in Lebanon polls

Anadolu Agency 17 May 2022
The final election results announced by Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi showed that no party has secured the 64 seats necessary to form the government ... The vote was held amid a deep economic crisis that has grappled the Arab country since late 2019, including a massive currency depreciation as well as fuel and medical shortages ... .

THE ANGRY ARAB: Turkey Leaves the Arab World

Consortium News 16 May 2022
It is now almost forgotten that Turkey used to lead the Arab people, or most of them. For four centuries until WWI, Turkey was the dominant political force in the Arab world and its caliph/sultan spoke on behalf of most world Muslims ... But Atatürk’s move triggered a crisis ... Turkey did not express much interest in the Arab world at that time.

First commercial flight takes off from Sana'a, raising hopes for lasting Yemen peace

Press TV 16 May 2022
The first commercial flight in nearly six years has taken off from the Yemeni capital city of Sana’a, raising hopes that a UN-brokered two-month truce that went into effect at the beginning of the holy fasting month of Ramadan could lead to a lasting peace and would improve the lives of people in the crisis-hit Arab nation.

Lebanon’s failure is part of regional shift for the worse

The Arab Weekly 16 May 2022
In light of this fateful event at the regional level, collapse is no longer limited to Lebanon, as that country wrestles with an existential crisis. Failure has become a banner that flutters in the skies of the entire Arab Middle East.

Hezbollah allies suffer losses in Lebanon elections

Anadolu Agency 16 May 2022
Hezbollah-allied Druze politicians Wiam Wahhab and Talal Arslan lost their seats in Sunday’s elections ... The vote was held amid a deep economic crisis that has grappled the Arab country since late 2019, including a massive currency depreciation as well as fuel and medical shortages.

Selected Articles: Global COVID Summit Declaration Representing 17,000 Physicians and Medical Scientists

GlobalResearch 16 May 2022
Global COVID Summit Declaration Representing 17,000 Physicians and Medical Scientists. By Dr. Robert Malone, May 15, 2022 ... By Steven Sahiounie, May 16, 2022 ... The Removal of Imran Khan ... By Dr ... By Dr ... So the EU, already in the middle of the worst energy crisis since the Arab oil crisis and likely worse, is now pushing to eliminate imports of Russian coal.

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka lifts curfew for Buddhist holiday

Arab News 15 May 2022
Sri Lankan authorities on Sunday fully lifted a nationwide curfew to mark the Buddhist holiday of Vesak, offering the people a chance to celebrate as the nation weathers its economic and political crisis ... Udawela Kolitha Thera, deputy chief of the Walukarama Temple in Colombo, told Arab News.

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