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Lebanon: Conflict in a combustible country

Clashes in northern Lebanon have heightened fears of growing sectarian tensions with Syria. This series of images by VII photographer Stephanie Sinclair showing previous conflicts in Lebanon asks: Is the past the future?


Owner of Tunisian TV station released from jail after arrest sparks free speech concerns

The move seemed to violate the interim government’s pledge to protect freedom of expression.


Octavia Nasr: U.S. media missed ‘the anatomy’ of Tunisia’s revolution

In an interview, CNN’s former editor for Middle East affairs said the U.S. media ignored the story of the Middle East’s first peaceful revolution until it was “in their face.”


Audio slideshow: Anatomy of a revolution

Octavia Nasr discusses the four weeks of intense demonstrations in Tunisia that led to the first peaceful revolution last week in the history of the Arab world.

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