Arab Spring

 
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  Libya’s uprising, in photos

Violent clashes in Libya have sent thousands fleeing the country. VII photographer Franco Pagetti documents the situation in the port of Benghazi, where makeshift camps have been set up.

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  Bernard Haykel: What happens next in the Middle East?

Bernard Haykel, professor of near eastern studies at Princeton University, says the world must promote political dignity and good governance in the Middle East.

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Evgeny Morozov on the era of cyber-pragmatism

The Internet helped mobilize the protests in the Middle East — but it also routinely helps authoritarian governments quash dissent, says Evgeny Morozov.

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  Will post-Mubarak Egypt set the tone for the rest of the Arab world?

Alison Stewart talks to Michael Wahid Hanna of the Century Foundation to discuss what happens next in Egypt, and how that will affect the rest of the Arab world.

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  An Egyptian-American reflects on Hosni Mubarak’s ouster

Need to Know producer Mona Iskander, an Egyptian-American, shares her personal observations on the ouster of Hosni Mubarak.

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The sights and sounds of Cairo during Egypt’s uprising

Ron Haviv, award winning photojournalist from VII, narrates images of Cairo during this revolutionary week.

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Mubarak resigns! A live blog

As the situation in Egypt progresses, we’ll bring you photos, interviews and updates from people on the ground.

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Yemen’s president says he won’t seek reelection, but he said that in 2005, too

Still, Yemen has a fairly robust political system, a fact that gets obscured by problems like the presence of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, writes Joshua Foust.