While its neighbors are in turmoil, Lebanon has endured with relative calm throughout this Arab Spring. What's Lebanon's secret?
05/31/2011 11:28 am
In the strike on Osama bin Laden, and in the Arab spring, some analysts see hope for the end of a chapter of global violent jihad – and the possibility of a larger swing toward democratic values.
05/02/2011 06:14 pm
Immunity or prosecution for the dictators of Yemen, Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya? Trends favor prosecution, but it must be justly carried out.
04/21/2011 05:45 pm
Journalist Gert Van Langendonck explores the history of Ras Lanuf, the front line in Libya's war now – and in ancient times.
03/29/2011 07:06 pm
Elsewhere in Syria, anti-government protesters torched a police station and tore down a statue of the former President Hafez Assad, father of current President Bashar Assad.
03/27/2011 10:19 am
The Arab world is largely supportive of Libya's rebels and a no-fly zone to protect them, but is unsure how it feels about Western intervention on their behalf.
03/21/2011 01:09 pm
Toppling a regime – something Lebanese achieved with a spontaneous rally of more than 1 million people six years ago today – is just the first step. Today, the March 14 coalition is struggling.
03/14/2011 03:25 pm
Pro-democracy warriors in Middle Eastern countries such as Libya, Egypt, and Tunisia push through barriers of fear only to find a constellation of needs, demands, and problems on the other side.
03/05/2011 12:03 pm
Tunisian Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi’s resigned Sunday, showing that Tunisian protesters won't stop until their revolution brings the change they demand.
02/27/2011 04:11 pm
Global News Blog Cheddar revolution? Glenn Beck vs. Jon Stewart on Middle East-Wisconsin comparisons
Commentator Glenn Beck and others have repeatedly drawn parallels between Egypt and the Wisconsin protests. 'Ah, they're not the same in any way, shape, or form,' says Daily Show host Jon Stewart.
02/23/2011 08:32 am