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  • "Many of the diseases that exist in the Arab world exist in Yemen, from tribalism to poverty to corruption," said Abaza, the Middle East expert.

    As protests swell from Yemen to Egypt, Middle East faces uncertainty

  • "The referendum gave a map of how power would be transferred to the people," said Hisham Abaza, a member of the newly formed Peace and Development Party, which represents former jihadis, many of whom used violence to oppose the secular state during the 1990s.

    Egypt's Islamists Rally for More Clout

  • Like many of the men who gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square, Mr. Abaza sported the long beard characteristic of Salafi Muslims, an ideology that seeks to mimic the earliest practioners of Islam.

    Egypt's Islamists Rally for More Clout

  • According to one resident and two activists, the new governor is said to be Waleed Abaza, a former head of political security in Hama who was said to be involved in the 1982 crackdown.

    Syrian Security Ends Calm in Hama

  • While the prospect of Islamist activity is cause for concern, Abaza says these developments pave the way for the potential inclusion of all political factions, including the Islamists and the communists.

    Tunisia at the crossroads

  • Without the inclusion of all these groups, Abaza says, it wouldn't be possible for them to accept "a democratic Tunisia and agree on the checks and balances to protect the democratic system."

    Tunisia at the crossroads

  • "Demonstrators defying the night curfew were allowed to sit in and spend the nights in the streets of the capital, while the police didn't use tear gas or force to stop them -- signaling to the population a break from the old ways of the old regime," Abaza tells me.

    Tunisia at the crossroads

  • Jan Abaza, a 15-year-old student of Mr. Macci's who recently turned pro, said she appreciates the feedback.

    Scary Thought: Serves Can Go Faster

  • Khairi Abaza, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies in Washington and an expert on Egypt, said in several forums, “There is a feeling inside Egyptian society that change must come, but there is also another feeling that change must not go backward.”

    The Coming Revolution

  • Not only does it have 92 stories from among those of the peoples mentioned in the title, it has an appendix with specimen texts in Kabardian East Circassian, Bzhedukh West Circassian (Adyghey), Ubykh, Abaza (Tapanta Dialect) ("Northern Abkhaz"), and Bzyb Abkhaz.

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