Arab Spring

US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit

Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus... Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015


After terror attacks, Tunisia erects fence on Libya border

Tunisia's army and contractors are building a barrier along part of the country's border with Libya to keep out extremists in the wake of attacks claimed by the... Read more »

July 9, 2015


Tunisia imposes state of emergency after deadly beach attack

Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency on Saturday in response to a second deadly attack on foreigners in three months, saying the country is "not safe" and... Read more »

July 4, 2015


Tunisia struggles to find balanced response to terror after attack that killed 38

Tunisia has reason to fear a terror attack. The only democracy that emerged from the turmoil of the 2011 Arab Spring has seen more of its young men join the Islamic... Read more »

June 29, 2015


Bahraini opposition leader released after 4 years

A top Bahraini opposition leader was released Friday after more than four years in prison for his role in protests calling for reform in the Gulf kingdom. Read more »

June 19, 2015


Donors pledge $3.8 billion in Syria aid, far short of what's needed

International donors committed $3.8 billion in aid for Syrians affected by the grinding civil war at a donors' conference in Kuwait on Tuesday, less than half of what... Read more »

March 31, 2015


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