Lines were dozens and sometimes hundreds deep as Egyptians turned out for what they hoped are the country's free and fair elections, and were certainly the first elections since the overthrow of former President Hosni Mubarak.
VIDEO: 3 American students released as American journalist describes beating at hands of Egyptian authorities
Mona Eltahawy and Jehane Noujaim, American journalists in Egypt, have been detained by -- and Elthawy says she was badly beaten by -- Egyptian military police. While State Department officials are still trying to gain the release of Noujaim, three American students detained on Monday are set to be released.
Gregory Porter, Luke Gates and Derrik Sweeney, college students studying at American University in Cairo, are accused of throwing Molotov cocktails at security forces from the roof of a university building. They're being held but thus far are not believed to have been charged.
Protesters in Egypt have won a concession form the country's military rulers. In the wake of four days of violent protesters, the country's presidential elections will happen no later than next June.
In the last absolute monarchy in Africa, Swaziland, the people have grown discontented with the poverty and lack of freedoms they must endure. Thus far, though, the spirit of Arab Spring has remained far away from the country, near South Africa.
In Cairo, Egypt, protests against the military government have entered their third, bloody day as many of the same protesters who pushed former President Hosni Mubarak from power seek to rid themselves of military rule as well.
The Shaam News Network, run mostly by Syrians living in America, is providing tools and funding to help Syrians get photos, videos and news of the protest out of heavily controlled Syria and into the wider world.
With Moammar Gadhafi out of power, efforts turn to reforming the systems he built, not the least of which is Libya's schools. The national curriculum, very pro-Gadhafi, is being revised to be more accurate.
Syrian loyalists attacked embassies in Damascus over the weekend — retribution for those countries supporting an Arab League decision to suspend Syria over its violence against protesting citizens.
As the months since the Arab Spring protests in Tahrir Square drag on, thousands of those who protested now find themselves under fire from the very people they thought had fulfilled their dreams.