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British leader David Cameron got "distracted" and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wanted to promote his country during the 2011 military intervention in Libya, US President Barack Obama said.
Bloodbath in Egypt, civil war in Syria, stalemate in Tunisia: the Arab Spring has stoked turmoil because of a lack of maturity among the region's new political class.
Yemen, the only country where an Arab Spring revolt led to a negotiated settlement, is to launch a UN-backed national dialogue on Monday aimed at drawing the state's divisive players towards a reconciliation.
Tunisians marked the second anniversary on Monday of veteran dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's flight into exile in the first of the Arab Spring uprisings but insecurity and social tensions persist.
The US administration must radically rethink ways to achieve a sustainable Israeli-Arab peace deal or risk seeing the goal of a two-state solution slip away.
Top Democrats accused Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney on Sunday of "cravenly" politicizing the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi to further his presidential ambitions.
A series of political transitions led by the Arab Spring uprisings are shifting the balance of world power with the United States set to play a less dominant role.
The Obama administration must stay the course in Arab Spring countries and help them thwart rising militancy, even as the deaths of four diplomats grimly highlighted the dangers lurking in the young democracies.
Arab cinema is witnessing a new wave of creativity in the wake of the Arab Spring revolts, said directors at the Venice film festival where some of the emerging talent from the region was on show.
Democracy is still popular in six Muslim-majority countries, over a year after the Arab Spring, and the majority in some countries favors laws based on the Koran, according to a poll published Tuesday.
I don’t see such course of events, I cannot even imagine it, because the situations in these two countries are very different: Fairfax
Young people in Kazakhstan have to be explained that there are hateful people who do not like the stable situation in the country: Nazarbayev.
Two words are buzzing in the air: freedom and justice: Nursultan Nazarbayev.
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