The only suspect to be arrested over the Benghazi embassy attack was released from jail on Tuesday after authorities declared that they did not have enough evidence to hold him further.
Chokri Belaid, a Tunisian politician who has been a leading critic of the new government, was shot and killed outside his house on Wednesday, setting off a wave of protests from supporters and other opposition leaders.
From banning YouTube in Afghanistan to nationwide protests in Egypt, the outrage cycle is far from over following the release of an anti-Islam movie by a Israeli-American filmmaker Sam Bacile.
The country where a single act of protest sparked region-wide revolution is choosing its new leaders, and struggling to balance Islamist ideals with secular tradition.
Lawyers for Ben Ali, who was not present, accuse judge of not holding fair trial
Ousted president convicted in absentia of unlawful cash and jewelry possession
Ben Ali is accused of smuggling drugs, arms, jewels, and archaeological artifacts
Over 200 are missing after multiple boats capsized in the Mediterranean
Obama says U.S., U.K. will "back up words with deeds" in Middle East uprisings
She sneaked across the border with two defecting military officers
After a prison fire, inmates escape in Gafsa and Kasserine
Deadly fighting crossed the border briefly late this week
Banks have trouble tracking accounts when someone's name has 100 different spellings
Why the protests that toppled regimes in Egypt and Tunisia appear to have petered out
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