Arab media calls social protests ‚Israeli Spring‘

08.08.2011                      08.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Arab media calls social protests 'Israeli Spring'

Many Arabic-language papers compare local struggle to the Arab world's recent revolutions and boast that Israel is following in their footsteps.

Israel's tent protests are making headlines in Arab countries, with many Arabic-language papers comparing them to the Arab world's recent revolutions and boasting that Israel is following in their footsteps.
The London-based paper Al-Hayat termed the protests "the Israeli spring" and described them as "an unprecedented event in Israel's history, in that tens of thousands of people went out into the streets to protest the cost of living, especially housing prices."…