Opinion

The myth of Tunisia's exceptionalism

The popular idea of Tunisia being a post-Arab Spring 'success story' is quite harmful.

Haythem Guesmi

by Haythem Guesmi

Haythem Guesmi

Opinion

Will the 2010s be the 'wasted decade' of Arab hopes?

Between the "Arab Spring", "Islamist Winter" and "Zionist conspiracy", Arabs may seem in despair, but all is not lost.

Youssef Cherif

by Youssef Cherif

Youssef Cherif

In the Field

Ibrahim Halawa: I woke up to the sound of torture

Irish national Ibrahim Halawa, who spent four years in an Egyptian prison, talks to Al Jazeera.

Middle East

Leaders in the Arab Spring era: Where are they now?

In the wake of Saleh's death, we look at the fate of Arab leaders affected by Arab Spring protests.

Leaders in the Arab Spring era: Where are they now?

Egypt

Ex-Egypt PM 'blocked from leaving UAE'

Ahmed Shafiq tells of travel ban in video message following announcement of his plan to run in 2018 presidential poll.

Africa

Civilians killed in air strike on Libyan city of Derna

At least 17 people killed and more than 30 wounded in an aerial bombing on besieged eastern Libyan city.

Civilians killed in air strike on Libyan city of Derna

Middle East

Riyad Hijab: 'Assad has no future in Syria'

Former PM and current opposition leader kicks off Al Jazeera's 11th annual forum addressing the 'new equation' in Syria.

Riyad Hijab: 'Assad has no future in Syria'

Egypt

The tragedy of Egypt's stolen revolution

Six years on, Egypt's new authoritarianism has utilised various tactics, including repression and judicial manipulation.

The tragedy of Egypt's stolen revolution

Opinion

Egypt: The war of attrition against revolutionaries

Six years after the January 25 Revolution, Egypt's civil society faces a systemic crackdown, but remains defiant.

Khaled Diab

by Khaled Diab

Khaled Diab

Opinion

And who are we to say the Syrian revolution is dead?

The spirit of the revolution in Syria persists, even as Assad's forces advance.

Malak Chabkoun

by Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun

Middle East

Debunking the many myths about Arab youth

The new Arab Human Development report seeks to dispel misconceptions about young Arabs in the region.

Report: Majority of Arab youth rejects radicalism

Opinion

Who made the Arab Spring into an Arab crisis?

The violence sweeping across the Arab world isn't a consequence of the Arab Spring, but of decades of dictatorship.

Yezid Sayigh

by Yezid Sayigh

Yezid Sayigh

Arab Spring

UN reveals economic cost of Arab Spring uprisings

ESCWA's $614bn figure equal to six percent of GDP of regional economies from 2010 Tunisia protests to end of last year.

Morocco

Morocco's Benkirane reappointed PM for another term

King's decision comes after Abdelilah Benkirane's PJD wins 125 seats in lower house of parliament in Friday's elections.

Moroccan king reappoints Abdelilah Benkirane as PM

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?

The Arab world needs a new social contract