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The Arab Spring

IWPR in-depth coverage of the revolutions and protest movements breaking out across the Middle East provides a platform for Arab journalists and activists to air their views on and analysis of the turmoil.


Dates active: 
2011 to 2012
Susanne Fischer
28 Sep 11
Protesters in Sana'a earlier this year. (Photo: Magnus Mansk/WikiCommons)
Abubakr al-Shamahi
27 Sep 11
If the opposition pursues an armed against the regime, the country might not survive.
A panoramic view of  the city of Jerusalem. (Photo: Berthold Werner/Wikicommons)
Khaled Diab
26 Sep 11
Egyptian living in Jerusalem offers an intriguing take on Israeli society and the Palestinians.
Sana’a bracing itself for further violence.(Photo:Shoestring/Wikicommons)
Afrah Nasser
23 Sep 11
President arrives at the end of a week in which scores of protesters have been reportedly killed by security forces.
Daniella Peled
21 Sep 11
Protesters outside the Bahrain embassy in London. (Photo: Dominic Kavakeb)
Daniella Peled
21 Sep 11
They may be few, but protesters outside Bahraini embassy say their presence is vital.
Demonstrators at a police rally in Tunis hold up protest banners. (Photo: Kathryn Henneberger/Flickr)
Ramy Jarboui
20 Sep 11
Officers protest over prime minister’s criticism and threat to close their unions.
Daniella Peled
19 Sep 11
Many Egyptians are calling for a revision of the Camp David agreement - but Israel is in no mood for dialogue.
In the last ten years, corruption is said to have become open. (Photo: Steven Damron/Flickr)
Ghassan Ibrahim
15 Sep 11
Exiled Syrian recalls the economic misery and corruption that prompted him to leave the country.
An activist daubs graffiti on the wall protecting the Israeli embassy in Cairo before it was torn down by protesters. (Photo: Maggie Osama/Flickr)
Ahmed Awadalla
13 Sep 11
There are fears violence will distract from aims of revolution and be used by government as excuse for crackdown.