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By Talea Miller
Stranded Egyptians who have fled Libya protest because of insufficient food, water and shelter, in a camp on March 1, 2010 in Ras Jdir, close to the border between Tunisia and Egypt. (Carlos Spottorno/Getty Images) Tens of thousands of people…
By Paul Solman
Are there any economic explanations for the world running riot, especially in North Africa? Maybe, says investment adviser Ed Yardeni, an otherwise pretty consistently conservative economist. He cites distinguished Brandeis University historian David Hackett Fischer and Fischer's 1996…
By Elizabeth Shell
Is there an economic explanation for the world running riot, especially in North Africa? Maybe, says investment advisor Ed Yardeni, an otherwise pretty consistently conservative economist. He cites distinguished Brandeis University, historian David Hackett Fischer and Fischer's 1996 book, "The…
By Larisa Epatko
The upheaval in Egypt is reminiscent of past protest movements and rebellions that have produced varying results. Some have brought down governments and transformed societies, others have dissipated or been crushed. We highlight some of them here.
In other news Tuesday, U.N. officials reported that more than 200 people have been killed and 500 injured during unrest in Tunisia that ousted the president. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee reported that the safety of U.S. government employees in…
In other news Friday, unrest in Egypt and lower-than-expected economic growth shook the U.S. stock markets. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 166 points, and the Nasdaq lost 68 points. In Tunisia's capital, protesters clashed with police near the prime…
Jeffrey Brown talks to Graeme Bannerman of the Middle East Institute and Tom Malinowski of Human Rights Watch about how the United States should proceed in light of the unrest in Egypt and whether the anti-government sentiment cropping up in…
The announcement of a Hezbollah-backed prime minister touched off protests in Lebanon, which has experienced political turmoil after its unity government collapsed.
Anti-government protesters clashed with police in Egypt's capital, hurling rocks and chanting slogans defying President Hosni Mubarak. In Russia, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin vowed retribution for a suicide bombing Monday at Moscow's largest airport. The attack killed at least 35…
In other news Monday, twin car bomb explosions killed at least 18 people south of Baghdad. Many of the dead were Shiite pilgrims traveling outside Karbala for annual religious rituals. In Tunisia, protests continued in the capital after allies of…
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