Outrage over the killing of secularist opposition leader Chokri Belaid spills into the streets. Will Tunisia — the birthplace of the Arab Spring — be plunged into a new round of turmoil?
A tribute to the great Catalan journalist by TIME’s Editor-at-Large
Egypt’s Mohamed Morsi: Peacemaker, savior, tyrant?
The deadly attacks on U.S. diplomatic outposts in Egypt and Libya raise the question, Did the Arab Spring make the Middle East more dangerous?
Al-Qaeda is in retreat and Osama bin Laden’s dream lies in ruins. So what next for Washington and its struggle against extremist jihadists?
In this week’s magazine, TIME reports from the frontlines of Yemen’s war with the al-Qaeda franchise in its midst. It’s a battle the Yemenis are winning.
TIME’s Bobby Ghosh and Yuri Kozyrev embedded with a Yemeni unit in early July as it patrolled territory only recently reclaimed from al-Qaeda and its proxies.
The site where over 100 Yemeni soldiers were killed by a suicide bomber is now home to a lurid, stirring memorial. But not all Yemenis think it’s appropriate
Tawakul Karman won the Nobel Peace Prize last year for her tireless activism on Yemen’s streets. Now that her country’s dictator has stepped down, why is she still protesting?
To conflict journalists, a tiny, tight-knit tribe, tragedy is practically an occupational requirement: our work requires us to seek it out, measure it, contextualize it, and chronicle it. It’s impossible to be totally …
I know how chefs feel about Ferran Adrià, musicians about Bruce Springsteen, economists about Amartya Sen. I felt that way about Anthony Shadid: total and utter awe. In an era blessed with more than its fair share of brilliant …
It’s been a topsy-turvy few days for the Tahrir Square youths who brought down Egypt’s dictatorship at the height of the Arab Spring. Last week, they returned to the square to save the revolution from being hijacked by the …
RIP Shammi Kapoor, Bollywood star of the 1960s. You danced, you sang, you romanced, you made movies fun. And although you didn’t know it, you saved my life.
Long before Indian song-and-dance movies became cool in the West, they were huge in the Middle East. In the 1960s, 70s and 80s, Bollywood stars like Raj Kapoor (Shammi’s older …