Tunisia

Tunisia Does The 'Harlem Shake'

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.

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.

Time Person Of The Year: The Protester

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."

Three Big Pigs

Revolutions in the Middle East explained, Angry Birds-style.

Mona Eltahawy On The Protests In Algeria: Sounds Like Everyone Is Catching Freedom Fever

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.