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94%AnimationOct 2015

Syria, who is fighting who, and why?

(5:24) How the Syrian civil war became the mess it is today.

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93%VideoJul 2013

Very smart 12-year-old kid protests Egypt's fascist theocracy

(2:50) October 19, 2012: Interview with 12-year-old Ali Ahmed by Egyptian newspaper El Wady.

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93%PictureOct 2011

Protest song


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92%VideoSep 2011

Fareed Zakaria - The most influential book since 9/11

The Arab Development Report (published in 2002) was a United Nations report written and researched by Arabs on political, economic and social state of Arab society. The frank results showed the appalling decay of the Arab world. Ten years on after 9/11, there has been barely any change.

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90%VideoFeb 2013

Remembering the 2011 Egyptian uprising

(4:27) The revolution will be televised, the iconic images that stoked the 18 days of Egypt's 2011 uprising.

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90%VideoFeb 2011

Obama's reaction to Mubarak's resignation

President Obama delivers an inspiring speech in support of the Egyptian people after they hear that Mubarak stepped down. Memorable line from a young Egyptian man: Even though I'm only one person, this is the way real democracy works.

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88%PictureJan 2011

Unrest in Egypt

One week on and there is no sign of the riots abating, in fact the opposite

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88%VideoJan 2011

Juju's message to President Mubarak

An 8-year-old Saudi girl advises President Mubarak of Egypt about the unrest in his country. Perhaps her advice should be heeded by her own country's leader, King Abdullah, the reigning monarch of Saudi Arabia, where the concept of elections has still to be understood.

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88%VideoJan 2011

Confrontation on Egyptian streets, but who's on whose side?

Raw footage from Cairo's Tahir Square following a night of massive unrest. Evidence that the tide is turning and, quite possibly for better, the Middle East is changed forever.

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88%PictureNov 2011

Egyptian protesters protect themselves

Egypt's second uprising has spawned imaginative self-defence technology in the battle against tear gas and flying projectiles. Occupiers may learn a thing or two from their Arab counterparts.

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