February 21, 2012 "Danny Vampire" fought for freedom. But now, he says: "Tunisia had an election, Egypt had an election. And Libya? No." What's more, he sees just as much corruption now as before.
February 19, 2012 Reporting from Libya, NPR's Andy Carvin pays his respects to a friend he knew only through the Internet.
February 18, 2012 Libyans in Benghazi might have unexpectedly created their first Independence Day parade.
January 27, 2012 A Morning Edition report said that the Arab Spring "uprising" in Bahrain has "definitely failed." Yet, unrest continues. So is the "revolution" over? Or are reports of its death greatly exaggerated? The newsroom is divided. Join the discussion.
January 10, 2012 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the role of fact checkers, and Robert Redford talks about this year's Sundance film festival. In the second hour, the future of the Arab Spring, and actress Tilda Swinton talks about her role in We Need To Talk About Kevin.
November 22, 2011 Authorities accuse them of tossing Molotov cocktails. American officials are working to get them released.
November 21, 2011 State TV in Egypt is reporting that Prime Minister Essam Sharaf and his cabinet have submitted their resignations to the nation's military council. It isn't known whether the resignations will be accepted.
November 15, 2011 After Syria experienced one of its bloodiest days, Turkey's leader took a hard stance against President Bashar Assad. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan even threatened to cut off the country's electric power supply.
October 6, 2011 The world will soon learn who won this year's Nobel Peace Prize. Not surprisingly, there's been much speculation that the prize committee might honor the participants of the Arab Spring. But who, exactly, would get the award?