Tunisian protests serve as a red flag for other Arab autocracies, such as Egypt, where protesters yesterday called for President Mubarak to get on a plane, too.
01/15/2011 04:14 pm
The overthrow of Tunisian President Zine Al-Abedine Ben Ali is a sign of political ferment both in Africa and in the Islamic world, fed by economic distress, political repression, and young people with the tools -- including mobile phones and Internet -- to make changes.
01/15/2011 08:56 am
The president of Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, flees the country amid unrest one day after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a warning to Arab states that refuse democratic reforms.
01/14/2011 08:48 pm
Tunisian protesters are celebrating the ouster of President Ben Ali, and looking forward to establishing a democracy. But the corrupt and powerful system that Ben Ali built is still in place.
01/14/2011 07:46 pm
Crowdsourced art, also known as wiki-art, erases the line between artist and audience.
01/14/2011 04:33 pm
01/14/2011 03:41 pm
The Monitor's View Ouster of Tunisia president: An opportunity for Arab autocrats to respond to the people
The Arab world nervously watches Tunisia as protests force a longstanding repressive ruler to flee. Is revolution in the air?
01/14/2011 02:49 pm
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Pushed to the brink, Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali dissolved his government and called for fair elections in six months. But protesters are unrelenting.
01/14/2011 12:44 pm
In Pictures Tunisia riots