Feb 20th, 2011
Tunis – Tunisia’s government asked Saudi Arabia on Sunday whether its exiled former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is dead. The 74-year-old Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia on January 14, following massive popular uprising that ended his 23-year rule. There has been speculation in recent d...
Feb 14th, 2011
Cairo – The omnipresent pictures of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak were being officially removed from government offices and streets on Sunday. Large pictures of Mubarak, who resigned after almost 30 years in power on Friday following 18 days of street protests, were also removed from ...
Feb 2nd, 2011
Yemen – Yemen’s U.S.-backed president, in power for more than three decades, pledged Wednesday not to seek another term in office in an apparent attempt to defuse protests inspired by Tunisia’s revolt and the turmoil in Egypt. The concession by Ali Abdullah Saleh signalled that anot...