Tunisian free speech activist, blogger and tech entrepreneur, Slim Amamou has been named the country's new Minister for Sport and Youth. Amamou was arrested a few days ago and was released not long after President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali fled the country.
Tunisia has formed a national unity government days after a popular revolt ousted the country's president. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from Los Angeles Times reporter Borzou Daragahi who is in Tunis.
The overthrow of the government in Tunisia has inspired anti-government protesters in other parts of the Arab world. This morning a man set himself on fire outside the Egyptian parliament. Ursula Lindsey reports.
Esther Kohler, a radio journalist reporting from Tunis and Ben Abulkareem Abdullah, a photographer and blogger who has been at the forefront of the Jasmine Revolution talk about the uprising and what citizens are expecting now.
Tunisia's army clashed with gangs in Tunisia's capital on Sunday, two days after a popular uprising forced long-time dictator, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, to flee the country. Popular support for Tunisians' freedom is echoing across the Arab world.
Tunisia's president has stepped down after 23 years in power amid unprecedented protests on the streets of the capital Tunis. Lisa Mullins talks with Steven Cook, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington.
At least four people died in overnight clashes in Tunisia despite a curfew and the deployment of troops, opposition officials have said. The nationwide protests have been fueled by anger at poverty, unemployment and corruption. Clark Boyd reports.
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