Recent Stories

4 Mar 11
New protest group campaigns for overhaul of system that appears the most democratic in the Arab world but has many significant flaws.
23 Feb 11
The Arab world has at once ridiculed the Libyan leader’s bizarre TV appearances and been appalled by the brutal suppression of his people.
17 Feb 11
For decades Egyptian soap operas conditioned Arabs to be virtuous and stoic when all around them was corrupt – TV footage of the Egyptian uprising has changed all that.