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Tuesday, 22 March 2011 16:30

Arab Theatre and Contemporary Revolutions

Could Arab theatre be a form of contemporary revolution? Could Arab theatre lead the people of the region to ask for greater freedom? I definitely think so. On 21st February 2011, whilst in Kuwait, I was invited to a theatre premiére at Dar al-Athar al-Islamiya, an innovative organisation promoting arts, culture and education and led by Her Highness Shaykha Hussah al-Salem al-Sabah.On stage, actors performed Sulayman al-Bassam's Speaker's Progress, an Arab variation on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.

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EFD's Visiting Fellow Dr. Walid Phares told BBC TV Arabic: "Iran's recent threat to Western navies operating in the Gulf's international waters is by itself an escalation."

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Saudische Sicherheitsexperten gehen davon aus, dass 17.000 Internetseiten die Ideologie der al-Qaida verbreiten. In den Chatrooms finden sich junge Männer, eher neugierig als radikal, die von den Anwerbern der "Gotteskrieger" gezielt radikalisiert werden sollen. Doch es gibt auch einen Gegenpol.  

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Wednesday, 21 May 2008 00:00

Phares on Hezbollah victory in Doha

In signing an agreement in Doha, the Lebanese political leaders put a stop to the crisis which almost led the Cedar country in a new civil war. Who, from the opposition or the parliamentarian majority, has won in Qatar?

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