No dictator now, but joblessness still the spark
French prosecutors announce the indefinite detention of seven suspected Islamist extremists arrested on Oct. 6, after raids unearthed guns, bombmaking equipment and evidence of recruiting French radicals to join militias in Syria
After both returned from exile when Tunisia’s dictatorship fell, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki and Rached Ghannouchi, head of the dominant Islamists, are locked in battle over the fate of the Arab Spring
The past week’s unrest and protests across the Muslim world were largely the work of more puritanical Salafists, many of whom harbor as much ire against their own governments as they do against the West
Charlie Hebdo’s offensive cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad led to protests and fears of violence across the Muslim world, including the place where the Arab Spring’s upheavals first began
As hundreds of people swarmed the U.S. embassy in Tunis last Friday afternoon, the phone rang in the office of the country’s President, Moncef Marzouki. It was Hillary Clinton, pleading with him to help secure the American …
Though the tide of illegal migration to Europe ebbed in 2012, many seeking work in richer countries are still attempting a dangerous, deadly journey
As his regime slowly crumbles and options for exile and reconciliation narrow, Syria’s embattled President Bashar Assad looks likely to cling grimly on to power, no matter the consequences
French counter-terror authorities tell TIME about a Tunisian arrested on suspicion of being a central figure in al-Qaeda’s activity on the internet and in the terrorist network’s recruitment, and fund-raising.
The extradition from Tunisia to Libya of Al-Baghdadi Ali al-Mahmoudi, former deputy to the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, may be cheered in Tripoli. But it has exposed the growing power struggle between Islamists and …
Among today’s stories: The Obama Administration ramps up its spying efforts in Africa, Hugo Chavez’s campaign for another presidential term and how the lives of Greece’s riches haven’t been dented by the crisis.
In a sign that conservative Islam could yet take hold in this modern, largely secular country—home to the Arab Spring’s first revolution—a feisty, blunt-talking TV executive was convicted on Thursday of airing an animated …
Global Spin previews the pick of this month’s exercises in democracy