Arab Spring

Shiite cleric slams Bahrain for 'fake democracy'

The Sunni rulers in Bahrain are practicing "fake democracy," the Gulf kingdom's leading Shiite cleric said Friday as opposition groups called for a boycott of the... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2011


Senegal ruling party cancels opposition protest

Senegal's ruling party said Thursday that it is canceling all political demonstrations, an announcement that comes a day before the nation's opposition planned to hold... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2011


UN chief urges support for Arab Spring nations

Global leaders pointed to democratic uprisings across the Arab world as a sign of hope in a world wracked by conflict, climate change and other crises as they gathered... Read more »

Sept. 21, 2011


GOP candidates assail Obama on Israel

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry on Tuesday criticized the Palestinian Authority's effort to seek formal recognition by the U.N. General Assembly and... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2011

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