Just a month after a popular revolt toppled Tunisia's authoritarian president, Tunisia's provisional cabinet today adopted a plan to recover assets plundered by members of the ousted regime. Anchor Lisa Mullins has more.
Across the Arab world, there have been unrelenting calls for democratic reform. However, some claim that Islam and democracy are too incompatible to function together. Can an Islamic state embrace democracy?
Tunisia's anti-government revolution inspired protesters in Egypt. Reporter Sabri Ben-Achour of station WAMU is just back from the North African nation. He tells anchor Lisa Mullins what has changed for the people of Tunisia, and what has not.
Over the past few weeks, we've invited on the program women from countries going through a time of political unrest and discontent. Naima Nour (Tunisian-American), and Nancy Yousef (Egyptian-American) share their reactions to this political volatile week.
What's driving this sudden wave of unrest across the Middle East? We hear from BBC Middle East editor Magdi Abdelhadi from Tunis, Tunisia, along with Hakim Almasmari, editor in chief of The Yemen Post in Sana, Yemen.
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