The revolutionary protests in Tunisia and Egypt weren't supposed to spread south to sub-Saharan Africa. But Gabonese protesters are aiming to oust President Ali Bongo.
02/12/2011 08:48 am
Unlike his iconic predecessors Anwar Sadat and Gamal Abdel Nasser, who left clear imprints on Egypt, Hosni Mubarak will probably be remembered more for unfulfilled expectations.
02/12/2011 08:30 am
Thousands of secessionists protested in Yemen today in an example of how disparate movements across the Middle East are tapping the anti-regime fervor for their own disparate aims.
02/11/2011 05:45 pm
After 18 days of protests, Hosni Mubarak has stepped down. As triumphant crowds swell the streets of Egypt, Western analysts discuss the factors the led to his ouster. But they're missing one: President Obama – his life, his family, his message.
02/11/2011 02:30 pm
As Egypt rejoiced over Mubarak's removal, President Ahmadinejad marked the 32nd anniversary of the 1979 Iran revolution with a speech declaring it was the foundation for the popular unrest spreading through Arab nations.
02/11/2011 01:46 pm
As in Tunisia, the long-ruling president is proving a liability to the power structure. He's going. But not quickly enough for protesters.
02/11/2011 08:50 am
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Twenty years ago, Seoul looked much like Cairo does today.
02/10/2011 01:36 pm
With Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak appearing to be headed out of office, it’s likely he has thought about where he’d head next if he’s forced out of the country as well as the presidency. Ousted world leaders have a history of slipping away to other countries and living a life of relative anonymity and leisure in exile. If President Mubarak joins the ranks of those who fled their countries to live out the rest of their days elsewhere, where will he go? Some of his predecessors’ choices could give some guidance.
02/10/2011 12:48 pm
Egypt's street revolution represents a threat to the US and the capitalist system, some tea party icons say, while in the GOP establishment others see it as the spread of freedom to the Arab world.
02/09/2011 09:00 pm