Tunisia

Syria’s Jihadi Migration Emerges As Top Terror Threat In Europe, Beyond
European security chiefs see the flow of extremists to and from Syria as their top terrorist threat. Read more...
The latest meme to take over both Egyptian and Tunisian social media involves filming a silly dance to the Harlem Shake, but there's a new twist: It's getting people arrested, turning it into a new genre of political protest. Read more...
Message From Tahrir, An Anniversary And A Farewell.
Newsr regarding the second day of riots in Cairo and military crackdown on Tahrir Square protesters. One year anniversary of the death of Mohamed Bouazizi in Tunisia, flashpoint for the Arab Spring protests. African singer Cesaria Evore dubbed "The Barefoot Diva" has died at age 70. Read more...
Although protesters across the globe stand up and speak out often for very different reasons, today are united in recognition as Time Magazine's "Person of the Year." Read more...
Nights At The Roundtable - Jacqueline Taieb - 1967
Nights At The Roundtable with Jacqueline Taieb and her hit single from 1967, Le Coeur Au Bout des Doigts. Read more...

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Revolutions in the Middle East explained, Angry Birds-style. Read more...
As Susie already noted, there are protesters out in Algeria now defying the government ban and taking to the streets anyway. And as CNN's Wolf Blitzer noted, the government there decided that shutting down Internet communications and social networking sites was a smart way to deal with the civil unrest there along with a heavy police presence cracking down on protesters. Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy weighed in on whether every dictator in the Middle East ought to be worried about the possibility of facing the same fate of those in Egypt and Tunisia. Read more...
Susie wrote about this Monday and Ed Schultz did a nice job of walking the viewers through how the hedge fund managers on Wall Street did their part in contributing to the riots we're seeing in Egypt and across much of Africa by contributing to the Read more...
Listening For Tunisia - January 13-18, 2011
Listening for Tunisia - news reports from the BBC World Service and French Radio (RFI) for the week of January 13-18 on the unrest and overthrow of the regime in Tunisia. Read more...
As Juan Cole pointed out to Democracy Now's Amy Goodman this story is unsurprisingly being ignored by our corporate 24/7 cable news outlets. Juan Cole: Tunisia Uprising "Spearheaded by Labor Movements, by Internet Activists, by Rural Workers; Read more...