Arab Spring Etymology The term Arab Spring is an allusion to the Revolutions of , which are sometimes referred to as the Springtime of Nations, and the Prague Spring in In the aftermath of the Iraq War, it was used by various commentators and bloggers who anticipated a major Arab movement towards democratization The first specific use of the term Arab Spring as used to denote these Arab Spring pro democracy protests Britannica Arab Spring Arab Spring, wave of pro democracy protests and uprisings that took place in the Middle East and North Africa beginning in and , challenging some of the region s entrenched authoritarian regimes Demonstrators expressing political and economic grievances faced violent crackdowns by their Opinion Saudi Arabia s Arab Spring, at Last The New Nov , RIYADH, Saudi Arabia I never thought I d live long enough to write this sentence The most significant reform process underway anywhere in the Middle East today is in Saudi Arabia. Twitter Revolution How the Arab Spring Was Helped By It is important to understand that new platforms of social media didn t cause Arab Spring but played a role of communication that aids the revolutions in the long run. The Role of Social Media in the Arab Uprisings Pew Almost immediately after the Arab uprisings began, there was debate over the role and influence of social media in the ouster of Tunisian president Zine El Arab and Middle East unrest World The Guardian Result is blow to US, but Iran will also lose out after Iraq s protest against rule by proxy Fractured Lands How the Arab World Came Apart The New Aug , This is a story unlike any we have previously published It is much longer than the typical New York Times Magazine feature story in print, it occupies an entire issue. Arab Uprisings BBC News Arab uprising Country by country Following the fall of leaders in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen, unrest has been spreading throughout the region. The Arab Spring Five Years Later Toward Great The Arab Spring Five Years Later Toward Great Inclusiveness Hafez Ghanem on FREE shipping on qualifying offers The dilemma felt by Arab youth was captured in Tunisia by the selfimmolation in of Mohamed Bouazizi The European Union and the Arab Spring Promoting The European Union and the Arab Spring Promoting Democracy and Human Rights in the Middle East, edited by Joel Peters, analyzes the response of the European Union to recent uprisings in the Middle East.The past year has witnessed a wave of popular uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East which the Western media dubbed the Arab Spring.