Arab Spring

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Another Arab Spring?

So is the Arab Spring coming back so soon? Probably not.

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200 arrested, dozens hurt in Tunisia unrest...

Tunisia has seen rising anger over hikes in value-added tax and social contributions after a tough new budget was applied at the start of the year.

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The rise and fall of Gaddafi's heir apparent...

Widely seen as Gaddafi's heir-apparent, Seif al-Islam was often described as the Libyan leader's "playboy" son.

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Why Economists missed the Arab Spring

Unlike in previous years, there was no torrent of commentary about the tumultuous events that shook the Arab world and seemed to promise a transformation...

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Tunisia's Ben Ali fades into obscurity in...

During his exile Ben Ali, 79, has kept almost entirely out of the media glare, a far cry from the man once famed for his lavish lifestyle and elaborate...


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Hollywood star joins ‘Save Murchison...

“Don’t say that. When I heard in whispers that the majestic falls are to go away I was in tears. But why? That will be a tragedy..."