Latest update: 12/03/2012
A breakaway bid in eastern Libya
Tribal leaders in the east of Libya say that federalism is their system of choice as they announce semi autonomy. The NTC says this threatens national unity in an already fragile country. Meanwhile, has much really changed when it comes to freedom of the press in Tunisia? Another media organisation is in hot water over its risqué content. Finally, in Algeria three Islamist parties have banded together to form a joint platform ahead of May's parliamentary elections.