KUWAIT: With only one day to go till the start of Ramadan, both opposition leaders and governments in several Arab nations are asking themselves, will it bring a surge of popular protests spurred by religious fervor or pass quietly as hungry and thirsty people avoid the sweltering streets? With the Arab Spring now in its seventh month and showing signs of stalling, the Muslim month of fasting, prayer and piety could give new life to the wave of unrest or bring it to a conclusion. Most observers of Arab politics are betting, however, that the special practices of Ramadan are likely to stir the pot – but only after dark.
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Governor of the Saudi currency: moving steadily towards a single Gulf currency and Jasser expected recovery of the global economy with cautious optimism
June 7, 2011: The governor of Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (central bank) said that the current outlook for the global economy imply that the global economy continues to recover gradually from the effects of the financial crisis, which is dominated by cautious optimism, with some forecasts positive growth in most countries of the Group of Twenty .
He stressed that work is continuing for the Gulf monetary union standard, and through the schedule to it, pointing out that the project is a historic and important, and there is political commitment, social, and walking a steady pace, confirming that the project was a technical first-class, spoiled on the European currency and its consequences, as in Currently, how the commitment of European countries in the debts of a member of the currency, pointing out that the errors of European countries learn from the Gulf States .
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“Arab revolutions link to poverty and lack of democracy” - United Nations Security Council
CAIRO (Reuters): Maybe I broke two intifadas Alcapetan in Tunisia and Egypt, the Arab template to bow to corrupt dictators are not accountable is that most of them still clinging to power.
Provided the former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, after his army refused to suppress the protesters, but the country is still far from stability and democracy is not guaranteed.
The Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Vojbernh protests against him to make some concessions amazing but he did not bow to opposition demands to step down after ruling the country for 30 years.