Arab Spring Current Affairs, GK & News

Erdogan-Putin Meet

The President of Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan, met with the Russian President Vladimir Putin and agreed on a ceasefire agreement to de-escalate the Syrian situation. Syrian Civil War The Syrian Civil War is considered one of the deadliest in the 21st century. It began in 2011 as a part of the Arab Spring movement. It is ..

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Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet awarded 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet (NDQ) has been awarded prestigious 2015 Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony held in Oslo, Norway. The award was collected by Trade unionist Hassine Abassi, human rights activist Abdessatar Ben Moussa, Mohamed Fadhel Mahfoudh and Ouided Bouchamaoui. Earlier in October 2015, Norwegian Nobel Committee has selected NDQ for the prestigious award ..

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National Dialogue Quartet wins 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

National Dialogue Quartet (NDQ) in Tunisia has won prestigious 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. Norwegian Nobel Committee has selected NDQ for its decisive contribution in building pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the 2011 Jasmine Revolution. NDQ was established in 2013 as an alternative, peaceful political process at a time when Tunisia was on ..

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Tunisia Parliament approves first coalition government after Arab Spring

Tunisia Parliament has approved the first historic coalition government after the Arab spring. In this regard, 166 out of 204 Members of Parliament (MPs) voted in favor of the new cabinet proposed by the Prime Minister Habib Essid. The new coalition Government comprised of liberal Nida Tounes party, moderate Islamist Ennahda party and the Free Patriotic ..

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Beji Caid Essebsi elected as President of Tunisia

Beji Caid Essebsi had been elected as President of Tunisia. Thus he is the first democratically elected President in the country after the Arab Spring. In the recent run-off elections he got 56 percent votes and defeated the outgoing President Moncief Marzouki. About Beji Caid Essebsi He is considered as secular and anti-Islamist leader. By ..

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