The analyses of Rafik was Not wrong because we should not forget who is behind and who is supporting these what they call it now (arab spring} , there are some countries such as KSA and Qatar hijacked the arab spring revolutions since the beginning for purpose of emptiest it from its ideas and then to divert it to another way to serve those countries purpose . So how to explain to everybody what happens in Egypt and Tunisia and Libya? Who arrives to the power in those countries recently? The revolutions has been stolen from the seculars non religious youth who started the uprising by another well organized groups such us Brotherhood(Ekhwan) in both Egypt and in North Africa. The KSA, and Qatar are the main supporter of regime change in other arab countries and bear in mind these particular gulf states are still live in tribal custom and politically run by religions way of thinking called (Expiatory thought) not accepting the others and they consider anybody different from them regardless muslim or non muslim as infidel and must be illuminated, The arab spring must start in the gulf states firstly , otherwise it should called the arab darkness.
Man shot dead in northern Israel town of Bi'ina, police say the murder was gang related (Haaretz)
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