Sunday, 6 February 2011

Revolutions or changes : A battle for the Hearts and the Minds of people

Revolutions or changes : A battle for the Hearts and the Minds of people

Seven days has passed since the beginning of the Egyptian revolution and the ruler of Egypt still stuck to his throne. The quick changes he has done, during the last two days, were by no means positive. It is too late to do such changes which were before 25th of January acceptable by Egyptians. While we are watching the crowds in Tahrir Square asking Hosni to leave, Hosni’s colleagues in the Middle East are monitoring what the fate of Hosni will be.
The widest spread joke, nowadays in the Middle East, that the next Arabs summit will be for the introducing of the new Arab leaders to the world .


All the thrones are threatened across the Middle East by people’s revolutions. Bashar Assad of Syria said in a rare interview to the Wall Street Journal yesterday that he would apply minor reforms during 2011. Leaks form Syria say that the tension in the top of regime is at its maximum.

The widest spread joke, nowadays in the Middle East, that the next Arabs summit will be for the introducing of the new Arab leaders to the world .
A call for massive demonstrations on 5th of February across Syria has shocked the Syrian Security agents. Meetings at the top levels are hold daily in Syria to discuss how they are going to deal with this unexpected movement.
In Yemen, the revolution has started. Daily demonstrations against Saleh’s regime are hold. Saleh announced that he would not extend his rule for another term and would not be inherited by his son Ahmed. Saleh complained from Aljazeera Coverage of the protests in Yemen.
The Media are playing a historical role in the events of the Middle East . Aljazeera is at the center of this media. It has biased to the demonstrators and broadcasted their cheering against Hosni Mubarak. It has hosted tens of anti-Mubarak activists during the last week’s protests. Egyptian Authorities shut down its offices in Cairo on Sunday. It is currently depending on free lancers and New Media Tools (Bloggers , Twitters , Facebook , Youtube) in its coverage.

The Media are playing a historical role in the events of the Middle East
Rumors are spread across the Middle East that a lot of countries are going to shut down Aljazeera offices. In an interview with Assafir, the Lebanese newspaper, Ghassan Bin Jedo , director of Aljazeera office in Beirut, said that that action would not affect on Aljazeera coverage . He added that they had covered Tunis revolution without a single correspondent there.

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