Middle East

On the Arab world's republics of fear

Is the Arab world back to square one after all the sacrifices it has made since 2011?

Middle East

'It's as if the Arab Spring never happened'

Majority of people in Middle East and North Africa believe their government is failing to fight corruption, poll finds.

People & Power

Tunisia's Dirty Secret

Five years after the revolution, Tunisia's black minority has yet to experience the freedoms enjoyed by other citizens.


My Arab Spring: Clinging to hope in Morocco

People have the power to bring about change, but first they need a unified message.

Al Jazeera World

After the Arab Spring

Five young Arabs from countries that went through the 2011 revolutions reflect on what has happened five years on.

Middle East

Libya: Gaddafi left behind a long, damaging legacy

Five years after the revolution, the Libyans' uprising has not yet been transformed into a new political order.

Middle East

Egypt's doctors vow to escalate against police abuse

Doctors call for nationwide protest on February 20 to end police brutality against professionals.


Bahrain: Five years after the protests

Activist Maryam al-Khawaja in debate with Mansoor al-Arayedh, the chairman of the Gulf Council for Foreign Relations.


Yemen Revolution: 'Our dream was sold'

Yemen has had many conflicts but has also possessed exceptional survival skills.

Middle East

Turkey can't avoid new post-Arab Spring mindset

Occupied with old fears, Turkey must not lose sight of the bigger picture of the Arab uprisings.

by Galip Dalay

Human Rights

Q&A: The terrible illusion of the Arab Spring

The revolutionary process is bound to continue for decades to come, says author Gilbert Achcar.

Poverty & Development

Q&A: Tunisia's social time bomb

Unless the political progress in Tunisia is matched by economic advances, social tensions will continue to boil over.

Arab Spring

Arab Spring anniversary: Protesters defy crackdown

Despite heavy security presence and arrests, demonstrators take to the streets in Egypt to mark 2011 uprising.

Arab Spring

Arab Spring anniversary: When Egypt cut the internet

Hackers set out to "anonymise" online data during the 2011 uprising to keep demonstrators in the loop for protests.

Arab Spring

Egypt Revolution: 18 days of people power

Country marks five years since the start of demonstrations that led to the downfall of long-time ruler Hosni Mubarak.