Arab Spring

President Obama: US to provide loan guarantees for Tunisia

The United States is providing $500 million in new assistance to Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring movement, to help the North African nation revive its... Read more »

April 4, 2014


Voice against atrocities

Egypt has been wracked by unrest since the Arab Spring first hit there three years ago. The Obama administration and others must raise a strong voice against... Read more »

March 26, 2014


Algeria activists stage rare anti-gov't protest

About 100 Algerian activists from a new anti-government movement staged a rare protest Saturday against the ailing president and his decision to run for a fourth term. Read more »

March 15, 2014


Israel, Gulf in 'strange alliance' against Iran

When U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made another stop in the Middle East this month, he received an expected earful over Washington's outreach to Iran: Don't trust... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2013


Women losing education rights in Egypt since Arab Spring

The women in Egypt used to enjoy equal rights in education before the revolution in their country. Now they're struggling to take them back. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2013


Egypt worst for women's rights, poll says

Among 22 Arab countries, Egypt is the worst when it comes to treatment of women, according to a Thomson Reuters Foundation poll of gender experts. But some other... Read more »

Nov. 13, 2013


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