VanDyke has started a training program for Ukrainian civilians in Lviv and plans to train fighters in Kyiv and on the front line.
Tunisia has been mired in political and economic crises since its 2011 uprising, dubbed the "Jasmine Revolution."
Rioting in Washington, D.C. drew comparisons with anti-establishment movements from Tunisia to Syria a decade ago that in some cases led to increased democracy and more freedoms.
Unlike Donald Trump, Joe Biden will be a predictable interlocutor for most countries in the Middle East, including those not particularly glad to see him in the White House.
The 91-year-old was put on trial for murders and corruption by his democratically elected successors, but came to enjoy a lucrative retirement in his final years under Egypt's current autocratic rulers.
The beatings and torture have been cut from the story the regime has written for me. It terrifies me to think there is only one chapter left.
I was arrested and tortured into making false confessions after demanding democracy in Bahrain. This week, the Kingdom plans to sentence me to death while the world is busy celebrating.
Activists, activists' families, academics, doctors have all been the targets of Sisi's irrational wrath. It's becoming easier to count those Egyptians who are not in jail than those in it.
Banning an overwhelmingly peaceful, pro-democracy movement will serve neither U.S. interests nor the cause of the stability in the Middle East.
With the death of President Morsi, whatever was left of the West's democratic legitimacy in the Arab world fades away.
Trump's uncritical support for autocrats relies on the U.S. remaining the sole superpower in the region. But both their regime and America's global standing are more fragile than they appear.
The 29-year-old has been detained since 2015 for involvement in anti-government protests.
The unrest centers on rising costs and government austerity.
Four men were jailed for eating in public and some Tunisians are not happy that the state is enforcing the annual Islamic fast.
Twitter users shared photos and stories after Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain implemented an embargo on Qatar Monday.
Across the Arab world, changing demographics, a lack of basic rights and Western interventions all drive young people toward extreme violence.
Patriarchal attitudes persist not because Islam is incompatible with gender equality, but because progressive forces have been undermined by various regimes.
With Obama in the rearview, here's what to expect from Abdel Fattah el-Sissi's trip to the White House.
Mubarak was the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings.
In 2017, Kuwait and Bahrain carried out their first state-sanctioned killings in several years.
Rights groups slam development as a means to target dissent in the Gulf Kingdom.
The rights group says Tunisian authorities are using "torture, arbitrary arrests and detentions" against suspects.