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Gulf states, Saudi can withstand Tunisia effect

Gulf states, Saudi can withstand Tunisia effect

Gulf Arab oil wealth fuelled relative prosperity; Deposed president in Saudi, but kept away from public eye.

January 18, 2011 10:30
 
Tunisia crisis to embolden ordinary Arabs, critics

Tunisia crisis to embolden ordinary Arabs, critics

Shock waves may rattle region's entrenched governments; Arabs share same grumbles over prices, jobs as Tunisians; Satellite TV, Internet highlight events across region.

January 16, 2011 10:08
 

Tunisia PM pledges calm, coalition talks as president flees

Ben Ali flees, prime minister says he has taken over; Prime minister to hold coalition talks.

January 15, 2011 11:48