February 4, 2012

14:23 GMT

At least 15 civilians were killed and 30 wounded Saturday by gunfire from security forces during a funeral in the town of Daraya near Damascus, said the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights

January 17, 2012

Tunisia revolt
08:07 GMT

Tunisians this week celebrate the one-year anniversary of the popular uprising that toppled the country's former leadership.

January 16, 2012

Ben Ali toppled, setting the domino effect into play for regional leaders. 14th Jan marked the 1st anniversary of the death of the 24 year-old dictatorship of Zine E- Abidine Ben Ali. Forced out of power, into a shameful hiding in KSA., he took just under 4 weeks to give the people what they wanted-- his riddance - and the birth of people power.
09:01 GMT

Masses of Tunisians marched in peaceful triumph Saturday Jan 14, 2012, to mark the one-year anniversary of the revolution that ended the dictatorship of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali — and indisputably sparked uprisings around the Arab world. Arab dignitaries too were out for the occasion of professing their pro-revolution stance, joining their hands in recognizing the momentous events that precipitated an Arab Spring. How far has Tunisia come along, and what is the legacy left behind for Arabs and the world?

January 8, 2012

Mike Feghali: Keeps his telling eyes on Lebanon: 2012 sees electricity surge - better prices, less cuts. A Jewish heritage site will be discovered in Aqar; A religious miracle brings wondrous visitors to Lebanon; Even Liban is not immune to the smoking ban's reach. He foresees an international crime, on a scale bigger than 'Harriri'.
13:30 GMT

A run-down of the top predictions from the prominent men and women in their field of regional 'predicting' and fore-casting. These Arabian 'predictors', primarily for the Arab world but also for the global future, share some of their ominous foresights for the year ahead.

December 29, 2011

Epic drama from a show-man: Libya went on a journey, spanning theatrical speeches, violent protests and NATO bombs and intervention. The late Colonel Gaddafi was toppled in Tripoli before meeting his people-powered death in Sirte. The transitional government rejoiced victory, raising a new flag, and ushering in a new era for a transformed Libya.
21:19 GMT

A reminder in brief of the tumultuous news schedule of the year passed. 2011 saw news churned out globally at such a rate that had viewers transfixed to their TV screens, computers and phones for constant updates. In no order of importance or calendar chronology, Al Bawaba offers you its very own review in montage of the year in two parts.

December 14, 2011

07:05 GMT

The Governor of the Tunisian Central Bank, Mr. Mustapha Kamel Nabli has sent warnings regarding the economic prospects for 2012.

December 12, 2011

21:12 GMT

Rights activist and former opposition leader Moncef Marzouki on Monday was elected as Tunisia's first president since its recent revolution.

November 22, 2011

15:04 GMT

Tunisia's newly elected assembly held on Tuesday its inaugural session with the aim of shaping the constitution and the democratic future of the country that sparked the Arab Spring revolts.

October 25, 2011

12:26 GMT

While Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda Party vowed to work for the establishment of a pluralistic and secular society and respecting for human rights, dozens of people protested Tuesday in the capital of Tunisia.

October 23, 2011

08:27 GMT

In a first test for "Arab Spring" country, Tunisia holds its first-ever free elections Sunday with the Islamic party Ennahda poised to win the biggest bloc of ballots.

October 10, 2011

07:56 GMT

An official Tunisian report states that Tunisia’s exports increased by 9.3% in the first nine months of this year

September 4, 2011

07:51 GMT

The Tunisian economy has improved relatively well recently, prompting the Minister of Planning and International Co-operation, Abdel hamid Triki, to expect growth to reach 1% this year.

July 31, 2011

Sophia al Marreekh brightens up the Beirut summer nights in an International Show at Biel Center.
12:31 GMT

Third sequence to the series of latest entertainment news, on Arab artists.

July 18, 2011

13:19 GMT

A 14-year-old boy died overnight when Tunisian police broke up a demonstration in Sidi Bouzid, the birthplace of Tunisia's revolution, state media reported on Monday.

July 11, 2011

The number of tourists arriving to Tunisia has fallen by 39 percent and income has dropped by 51 percent
14:31 GMT

The Tunisian seaside resort of Yasmine Hammamet with its fine beach, warm blue sea and welcoming hotels is like a picture postcard in early summer – but with nobody in it.