In the midst of this despair, the Tunisian youth will try to look for a glimpse of hope in a country whose revolution was the only one in the MENA region to give birth to a -flawed- democracy.
Across the Middle East, people are flocking to participate in rooms covering all-manner of topics, including entrepreneurship, culture and politics. It was allegedly the most popular app in the App’s store’s social media category in Saudi Arabia, and invitations have been apparently going for sale in Iran.
Public opinion in the Arab world mostly objects to formalizing relations with Israel until a just solution to the Palestinian conflict is found. But Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv are trying to mitigate criticism through their respective ambassadors.
While the new Administration has shown more support for the Houthi movement compared to Donald Trump, there is still some skepticism as to how much a US-brokered ceasefire or peace the Houthis will welcome.