Arab Spring

Jordan's king pays rare visit to West Bank

Jordan's King Abdullah II paid a rare visit to the West Bank on Monday to show support for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, as the two moderate leaders try to... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2011


Egypt's Arab Spring: A revolution gone astray

Egypt's revolutionaries can point to the moment their revolution began to go astray: It was the day of their greatest victory, when protesters ecstatic with the fall... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2011

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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


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