Timeline: How the Arab Spring unfolded 10 years ago

On January 14, 2011, Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali stepped down after weeks of protests, ending his 24-year rule. What began as a protest by Mohamed Bouazizi – a fruit vendor who set himself on fire – the month before,

Cartoon: Winds of change, from Arab Spring to winter

OPINION | ARAB SPRING: 10 YEARS ON Ten years on, the winds of change that brought us the Arab Spring have kept blowing, but not always in our favour. In 2011, Khalid Albaih’s cartoons about the Arab Spring went viral, some even

Arab Spring Cartoon: Now and Then … and 10 years on

A decade since Khalid Albaih’s cartoons went viral during the Arab uprisings, he revisits some of his most popular pieces from that time. It has been a decade since young men and women all over the Middle East and North Africa rose

How Turkey became a hub for Arab Spring exiles

As a charismatic revolutionary from a scrappy Cairo neighbourhood, Ahmed Hassan was one of the stars of Jehane Noujaim’s 2013 documentary The Square, which followed a group of Egyptian activists as they toppled longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak in 2011 and then fought