Arab Spring

Jordan police detain scores of activists, break up protests
Middle East

Jordan police detain scores of activists, break up protests

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordanian riot police on Wednesday broke up protests in Amman and other cities called to mark the…
EU Halts Sanctions Against Family of Egypt’s Mubarak
Egypt

EU Halts Sanctions Against Family of Egypt’s Mubarak

BRUSSELS (AFP) — The European Union announced Friday it was ending sanctions imposed in 2011 against nine Egyptians, including the…
Bahrain police beat, threaten detained children with rape, rights groups say
Middle East

Bahrain police beat, threaten detained children with rape, rights groups say

DUBAI (Reuters) – Bahraini security forces have beaten children and threatened them with rape and electric shocks after detaining them…
Libyans mark 2011 uprising with eyes on interim gov’t
Middle East

Libyans mark 2011 uprising with eyes on interim gov’t

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libyans on Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of their 2011 uprising that led to the overthrow…
Ten years on, Libyan revolutionaries live with wounds and unfulfilled dreams
Middle East

Ten years on, Libyan revolutionaries live with wounds and unfulfilled dreams

MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) – As revolution swept their region in 2011, three young Libyans joined mass protests against Muammar Gaddafi’s…
The new Sudan: A crossover into prosperity
Opinion

The new Sudan: A crossover into prosperity

The Arab Spring spawned a mixed record of success regarding liberalization, but one recent bright spot has been the revolution…
A decade after 2011 protests, Bahrain suppresses all dissent
Middle East

A decade after 2011 protests, Bahrain suppresses all dissent

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A decade after demonstrators massed in Bahrain’s capital to call for the downfall of…
Tunisia’s parliament approves Cabinet reshuffle amid protests
Middle East

Tunisia’s parliament approves Cabinet reshuffle amid protests

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s parliament on Tuesday approved a Cabinet reshuffle that deepened the conflict between the prime minister and…
Young Tunisians clash with police days after revolution anniversary
Middle East

Young Tunisians clash with police days after revolution anniversary

TUNIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of youths clashed with police in cities across Tunisia late on Monday, throwing stones and gasoline…
Nostalgia for old era challenges Tunisia’s democratic gains
Middle East

Nostalgia for old era challenges Tunisia’s democratic gains

MONASTIR, Tunisia (AP) — Flanked by columns of private security, Tunisian lawmaker Abir Moussi recently swept onto a stage to…
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