Over 300 protesters have been arrested overnight and the army was deployed in several Tunisian cities in violent demonstrations over prices, taxes and unemployment that have swept the country.
Gay rights activist Mounir Baatour wants to become president in Tunisia — and is putting the fight for LGBT rights at the center of his election campaign. He doesn't have much a chance, but he's determined to fight.
Algeria reels from protests as President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stays out of sight. Demonstrators don't just want the 82-year-old out: They're demanding the fall of the regime. Who really pulls the strings in Algeria?
For many years, military governments have ruled various Arab countries. But the masses yearn for a different future, writes Rainer Hermann, of the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
Journalist Abderrazak Zorgui set himself on fire and called for a revolution over poor living conditions and corruption. His death has triggered protests in a provincial city that threaten to spread.
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