Arab Spring

Fighters who captured Gadhafi son want to hold him

The revolutionary fighters who captured Moammar Gadhafi's son and one-time heir apparent said Sunday they want to hold him in their town until a court system is... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2011


Syria's president still has bulwark against foes

As his Arab neighbors abandon him and his allies in Moscow warn of impending civil war, Syrian President Bashar Assad still has a strong bulwark to prevent his meeting... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2011


Syria faces army defectors, worldwide isolation

Syria's president faced a growing challenge to his iron rule from home and abroad Wednesday, with renegade troops launching their most daring attack yet on the... Read more »

Nov. 16, 2011


From Iran to Brooklyn: How women influence religious activity

Neda Agha-Soltan drew international attention as protesters captured her death in Tehran live and posted it on YouTube during the 2009 Iranian election protests. Her... Read more »

Nov. 13, 2011


Moroccan activists call for election boycott

Thousands of pro-democracy activists demonstrated in Morocco's largest city calling for a boycott of parliamentary elections less than two weeks away. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2011


With Mideast talks stuck, Obama adviser leaving

The Obama administration on Thursday lost a second key Mideast adviser in six months at a time when Israel and the Palestinians are making little to no progress in the... Read more »

Nov. 10, 2011


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