Arab world

Arab youth prefer a 'slower system change from within'

While the ideals of the Arab Spring are still alive among the young generation, the Syrian war has made some Arab youth fearful of revolution, according to a Western-based Arab political scientist. The tactics have changed, says Bessma Momani, adding that they prefer ?a slower system change from within?

'Arab Spring Notebook' at Galerist

Istanbul?s Galerist is presenting ?The Arab Spring Notebook? by Ibrahim El Salahi, one of the most important living African artists and a key figure in the development of African modernism. ?The Arab Spring Notebook? is a series of 46 black, ink drawings originally made in a single sketchbook, that comprise El Salahi?s artistic response to the Arab Spring. 

UN Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Yemen as Special Adviser Resigns

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted on Thursday the gravity of the situation in Yemen and called for an immediate ceasefire by all parties to the conflict.

This comes as Jamal Benomar, the Special Adviser to the Secretary General on Yemen, announced his resignation from the position, the news centre of UN informs.

Vladimir Chukov: Free Syrian Army Will Carry Out Land Operation against Islamic State has asked Prof. Vladimir Chukov, an expert in the Middle East, the Arab world and Islam, for a wrap-up of the latest developments related to the Sunni extremist group Islamic State, including the likelihood of a Bulgarian involvement.