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Protests and revolutions in the Arab world in the 2010s

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Arab Spring: Protests and revolutions in the Arab world in the 2010s
The Arab Spring was a series of anti-government protests, uprisings, and armed rebellions that spread across much of the Arab world in the early 2010s. It began in response to oppressive regimes and a low standard of living, starting with protests in Tunisia. The protests then spread to five other countries: Libya, Egypt, Yemen, Syria and Bahrain, where either the regime was toppled or major uprisings and social violence occurred, including riots, civil wars or insurgencies. Sustained street demonstrations took place in Morocco, Iraq, Algeria, Iranian Khuzestan, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman and Sudan. Minor protests occurred in Djibouti, Mauritania, the Palestinian National Authority, Saudi Arabia, and the Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara. A major slogan of the demonstrators in the Arab world is ash-shaʻb yurīd isqāṭ an-niẓām.


Egypt's Hosni Mubarak Dead At 91 [Video]

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak Dead At 91

Ousted Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak ruled his country with an iron fist for nearly three decades. Now, CNN reports Mubarak is dead at age 91. During his 29 years in power, Mubarak survived..

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Mubarak, the 'Pharaoh' toppled by the Arab Spring, dies at 91 [Video]

Mubarak, the 'Pharaoh' toppled by the Arab Spring, dies at 91

The Egyptian Presidency has announced three days of mourning starting Wednesday following death of the country's former President Hosni Mubarak, who has died at the age of 91. Adam Reed reports.

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Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91 [Video]

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91

Egyptian state TV has said the country’s former president Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, has died at the age of 91.

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