It is not good enough to talk, as Clinton, Barack Obama, William Hague and others have done, in feeble generalities about stability.
Decades of authoritarian rule has no doubt suppressed thoughts and opinions which are perhaps now bubbling to the surface when combined with all these other issues. The Arab Spring caused the "biggest transformation of the Middle East since decolonization. World Atlas Prior to the discovery of oil, the region had been a hotbed for religious conflict and wars over other rich resources and land.
Algeria slashes food prices amid riots. Israel now has on its borders a quasi government run by people who oppose negotiations and compromise.
Iraq Crisis Last updated Wednesday, August 01, Does this hint that some elements of the protests are backed by a monarchist agenda risking the replacement one non-democratic regime for another or was it just a symbolic gesture of sorts?
We list below some conflicts which have as their base at least some degree of religious intolerance: At the time of the Iraq war build upthousands of voices were raised that enforced democracy from outside cannot work.
Crisis in Libya Posted Monday, April 04, The two witnesses will prophesy and supervise the building of the third temple, until they are killed by the armies of the beast, in the 6th Trumpet War, days after the rapture.
The two sides were very close to war, so any mis-step on either side could break the shaky cease-fire and result in something much worse. It seems more desperate in its claims and so it tried to raise fears to try and control the situation.
America cannot bankroll a Hamas government that preaches and practices terrorism, denies that Israel has any right to exist, and refuses to abide by peace agreements signed by previous Palestinian governments About two million died directly or indirectly during the war. The past drive for fossil fuel energy has led to wars, overthrow of democratically elected leaders, and puppet governments and dictatorships.
Therefore, the armed forces would be motivated to desecrate it out of hatred or revenge. The Palestinian people will blame the world for their predicament, as they have for the last 58 years, but perhaps a cutoff of some aid will be the consequence that finally teaches them the lesson that the path to statehood requires them to make a different choice — peace over violence.
It was sparked by the first protests that occurred in Tunisia on 18 December in Sidi Bouzid, following Mohamed Bouazizi 's self-immolation in protest of police corruption and ill treatment.
Following some unrest and protests in the country, Saudi Arabia recently banned all protests. These protests included rallies, sit-ins, and strikes, during which there were two fatalities, an unspecified number of wounded, and dozens of arrests.
Their intention was to demonstrate against labor discrimination, unemployment, looting of resources, and human rights abuses. A suppressed people that sees US influence as a major root cause of the current problems in the Middle East has led to a rise in Islamic militancy, acts of terrorism and anti-west sentiment, anti-US in particular.
Hamas responded by firing over rockets into Israel, from Sunday night into Tuesday, some of which evaded the iron-dome and landed in cities.
On the one hand, Egypt is a bitter enemy, but on the other, an IS takeover of Sinai could spill over into the Gaza Strip. Unfortunately, history has proven that one cannot underestimate the capacity of people to believe even the most absurd charges when they are applied to Israel. In Oman, protests to date have been non-violent.
In Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak resigned on 11 February after 18 days of massive protests, ending his year presidency.UN News produces daily news content in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, and weekly programmes in Hindi, Urdu and Bangla.
Our multimedia service, through this new integrated single platform, updates throughout the day, in text, audio and video – also making use of quality images and other media from across the UN system. The role of religion in civil unrest and war: Often, the media does not identify the precise causes of some of the conflicts around the world.
Clashes are frequently described as being ethnic in origin, even though religion may have been a main cause. The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have signed an agreement that formally ends one of one of Africa’s longest, most intractable conflicts.
Photos of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and. The Horn of Africa (HOA) has been mentioned as one of the most disputed regions of the globe.
It has been experienced with a number of armed conflicts, ethno-linguistic disputes, religious radicalism where in it catches the attention of most developed nations including US for their strategic interest over the region.
Accordingly, this paper attempted to identify and critically analyze the due. Fear among the albino population in Malawi is running high again after the killing of a young man in the Machinga district.
A priest and a police officer were among those arrested in connection. The series of protests and demonstrations across the Middle East and North Africa that commenced inbecame known as the "Arab Spring", and sometimes as the "Arab Spring and Winter", "Arab Awakening" or "Arab Uprisings" even though not all the participants in the protests were Arab.Download