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Poverty a Threat to Stability in Jordan, Fueling Militancy
World  (tags: terrorism, society, desperation, unrest, extremism, Islamic extremism, Jordan, culture, world, middle-east, humanrights, children, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 1568 days ago -
Poverty, isolation, feeling left out of development drives a lot of the grievances among the youth there
Egypt Begs Gulf for Rescue
World  (tags: Egypt, economy, unrest, politics, middle-east, humanrights, government, freedoms, society, world )

- 2000 days ago -
"Subsidies from the Arab world are large and reflect Arabs' love towards the Egyptian people, but we cannot depend on that to build an economy that can compete with other countries," said economist Dr Alia el Mahdi.
UN: Williams Warns Syria Unrest May Spark Sectarian Clashes in Lebanon
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, news, government, Lebanon, unrest, sectarian violence, Syria, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, politics, war, world, interesting )

- 2863 days ago -
Political upheaval in Syria, hit by months of opposition protests, is weighing heavily on neighboring Lebanon where it risks sparking inter-religious clashes, U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Michael Williams warned
YEMEN: Children Dragged Into Dangerous Protests
World  (tags: children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, Yemen, unrest, world, violence, politics, ethics, conflict, middle-east, news )

- 2949 days ago -
Children are increasingly facing frontline risks at Yemen's anti-government protests. Parents are bringing them to demonstrations in the belief that they too are necessary for sacrifices in the revolution against President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Yemen President Says U.S., Israel Behind Unrest
World  (tags: world, conflict, middle-east, unrest, usa, politics, Yemen, news, interesting, society, government )

- 3005 days ago -
Yemen's embattled president on Tuesday accused the U.S., his closest ally, of instigating the mounting protests against him, but the gambit failed to slow the momentum for his ouster.
DEMOCRACY FOR ALL? Arab Uprising Bypasses Domestic Slaves
World  (tags: world, conflict, unrest, Arab revots, slavery, human bondage, women's rights, violence, politics, middle-east, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, freedoms, ethics )

- 3005 days ago -
The uprisings sweeping the Arab world have been provoked by long injustice, low income, police brutality, and lack of social security. While the world looks at this, the suffering of up to three million maids across the Arab world remains wrapped in silen
African Migrants Targeted in Libya
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, world, politics, Libya, unrest, violence )

- 3006 days ago -
As nations evacuate their citizens from the violence gripping Libya, many African migrant workers are being targeted because they are suspected of being mercenaries hired by Muammar Gaddafi, the Libyan leader.
PEOPLE POWER: In Search of An African Revolution
World  (tags: world, africa, middle-east, conflict, violence, unrest, people power, war, society, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, politics, government, news )

- 3010 days ago -
Egypt and Tunisia may have been the catalysts for demonstrations across the Arab world Few seemed to care that they were also part of Africa, a continent with a billion people, most of whom are living under despotic regimes and suffering economic strife a
Yemen Rallies After Demonstrator Killed in Clashes
World  (tags: world, conflict, unrest, Yemen, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, news, middle-east, violence, humans )

- 3011 days ago -
Thousands streamed into a square in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Wednesday, trying to bolster anti-government protesters after club-wielding backers of President Ali Abdullah Saleh tried to drive them out.
Opposition Protests Reportedly Spread To Libya
World  (tags: world, conflict, unrest, Arab world, politics, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, freedoms )

- 3018 days ago -
Police reportedly fired tear gas and water cannons at anti-government protesters in Libya's second-largest city on Wednesday as unrest continued to spread across the Middle East and Northern Africa, threatening yet another decades-old authoritarian regime
Iran Opposition Leader 'Ready to Pay Any Price' for Change
World  (tags: world, news, iran, politics, freedoms, unrest, civil rights, Iran, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, interesting, government, humanrights, middle-east )

- 3019 days ago -
Karroubi statement follows lawmakers' calls for his execution; Ahmadinejad acknowledges "there's a lot of hostility against the gov't," but says protest leaders "want to tarnish the Iranian nation's brilliance."
Algeria Braces for Pro-Democracy Protest
World  (tags: world, africa, middle-east, humanrights, Algeria, unrest, protests, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, ethics, politics, society )

- 3022 days ago -
Hundreds of police began taking up positions the night before a pro-democracy protest march in Algiers by militants who have vowed to defy an official ban.
Mubarak May Be Close to Stepping Down
World  (tags: middle-east, news, world, interesting, Egypt, Mubarak, unrest, government, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, violence, humans )

- 3024 days ago -
Mubarak to Speak tonight to his nation. Speculation is that he will announce that he'll be stepping down at that time.

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