Tunisia is the only Arab country to have emerged with a viable civil society and democracy after the Arab Spring, but the system is on the ropes as authoritarianism casts its shadow over the country.
We were too quick to declare the ‘failure’ of the Arab Spring. Recent uprisings in Sudan and Algeria show that Arab demands for basic human dignity won’t go away anytime soon.
Mohamed Morsi embodied the Egyptian establishment's worst fears: a democratic path for the country. He could not be openly executed and was instead ushered to a slow death.
Egypt's first democratically elected president has died in the custody of a government that repeatedly ignored his deteriorating health and kept him in constant solitary confinement.
Accounts have appeared on Instagram promising to send food to desperate Sudanese children in return for follows and shares, but few have been able to substantiate their pledges.
More than 900 people have been stripped of their citizenship since 2012 in what human rights groups say is political repression.
The Algerian Army occupies a delicate position after Bouteflika's resignation. Now it must deliver on protesters’ demands without directly interfering in politics
The so-called Arab Spring exposed the lack of intellectual depth needed to stop the ruling regimes from being able to thwart the protesters. The time is for reflection.
Although Algiers remained calm, security forces are bracing for further protests on Friday as demonstrators vowed to take to the streets until the 82-year-old ailing leader resigns.
A complex political configuration and the scars of civil war helped Algeria avoid the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings. But eight years later, the country faces political turmoil as the President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika seeks a fifth term in office.
Is Egypt's Abdel Fattah el Sisi becoming president for life?
Moncef Marzouki tells TRT World that the Saudi and UAE governments coordinated with Israel to counter the uprisings that swept the region eight years ago.
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