Opinion: Redefining the ‘Arab Spring’: Is Chaos Overtaking Revolution? – By Ramzy Baroud
The age of revolutionary romance is over. Various Arab countries are now facing hard truths. Millions of Arabs merely want to live with a semblance of dignity, free from tyranny and continuous anxiety over the future. This unromantic reality also includes outside ‘players’, whose presence is of no positive value to genuine revolutionary movements, whether in Egypt, Syria, or anywhere else.
Al-Megrahi Laid to Rest at Janzour Ceremony
Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, 60, the only man to be convicted of the Lockerbie tragedy in 1988 that killed 270 people was laid to rest in a desert grave Monday in a private funeral attended by family members and friends in a western suburb of the Libyan capital, Tripoli. He died at his home in Tripoli Sunday.