2010-11 Arab World Protests
The Arab Spring (Arabic: الربيع العربي‎, ar-rabīˁ al-ˁarabī) was a revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests (both non-violent and violent), riots, and civil wars in the Arab world t...
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IOM: Migrants Traded In "Slave Markets" In Libya As A Void Of Power Leads To The Revival Of History's Ugliest Institutions.
Growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are traded in what they call slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual ex...
More than 2000 migrants from Libya rescued by Italian coastguard
Coastguard threatened by gun-wielding men who took one of the boats migrants were travelling in
Tunisian revolution
The Tunisian Revolution, also known as the Jasmine Revolution, was an intensive campaign of civil resistance, including a series of street demonstrations taking place in Tunisia. The events began on 1...
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2011 Egyptian revolution
The Egyptian Revolution of 2011, locally known as the January 25 Revolution (Arabic: ثورة 25 يناير‎; Thawret 25 yanāyir), began on 25 January 2011 and was part of the Arab Spring and also kn...
Timeline of the 2011 Egyptian revolution under Supreme Council of the Armed Forces
The following is a chronological summary of the major events that occurred during the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, after Hosni Mubarak's resignation as the fourth President of Egypt, on 11 February 20...
Timeline of the 2011 Egyptian revolution under Supreme Council of the Armed Forces - Wikipedia
Libyan Civil War
The Libyan Crisis (2011–present) refers to the ongoing conflict in Libya, beginning with the Arab Spring protests and resulting Libyan Civil War (2011) and ousting of Gaddafi, continuing with the afte...
Libyan Civil War - Wikipedia
2011-2012 Yemeni uprising
The Yemeni Revolution followed the initial stages of the Tunisian Revolution and occurred simultaneously with the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 and other mass protests in the Middle East in 2011. In its...
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2011-2012 Syrian uprising
The Syrian Civil War (Arabic: الحرب الأهلية السورية‎), also known as the Syrian Uprising, is an ongoing armed conflict taking place in Syria. The unrest began in the early spring of 2011 wit...
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2011-2012 Bahraini uprising
The Bahraini uprising is a series of demonstrations, amounting to a sustained campaign of civil and violent resistance in the Persian Gulf country of Bahrain. As part of the revolutionary wave of prot...
2011-2012 Bahraini uprising - Wikipedia
2010-2012 Algerian protests
The 2010–12 Algerian protests was a continuing series of protests taking place throughout Algeria, which started on 28 December 2010. They have been inspired by similar protests across the Middle Eas...
2010-2012 Algerian protests - Wikipedia
2011 Iraqi protests
The 2011 Iraqi protests came in the wake of the Tunisian revolution and 2011 Egyptian revolution. They have resulted in at least 45 deaths, including at least twenty-nine on 25 February 2011, the "Day...
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2011 Israeli border demonstrations
The 2011 Israeli border demonstrations started on 15 May 2011, to commemorate what the Palestinians observe as Nakba Day. Various groups of people attempted to approach or breach Israel's borders from...
2011 Israeli border demonstrations - Wikipedia
Arab-Israeli conflict
The Arab–Israeli conflict (Arabic: الصراع العربي الإسرائيلي‎ Al-Sira'a Al'Arabi A'Israili; Hebrew: הסכסוך הישראלי-ערבי‎ Ha'Sikhsukh Ha'Yisraeli-Aravi) refers to the political tension a...
Arab-Israeli conflict - Wikipedia
2011-2012 Jordanian protests
The Jordanian protests is a series of ongoing protests in Jordan that began on January 2011, and resulted in the firing of the cabinet ministers of the government. In its early phase, protests in Jord...
2011-2012 Jordanian protests - Wikipedia
2011 Kuwaiti protests
The Kuwaiti protests refers to the series of 2011-2012 demonstrations for government reforms in the state of Kuwait. In November 2011, the government of Kuwait resigned in response to the protests, ma...
2011 Moroccan protests
The Moroccan protests are a series of demonstrations across Morocco which occurred from 20 February 2011 to the spring of 2012. They were inspired by other protests in the region. The protests were or...
2011 Omani protests
The 2011 Omani protests were a series of protests in the Persian Gulf country of Oman that occurred as part of the revolutionary wave popularly known as the "Arab Spring".The protesters demanded salar...
2011 Omani protests - Wikipedia
2011-2012 Saudi Arabian protests
The protests in Saudi Arabia were influenced by the Arab Spring that started with the 2011 Tunisian revolution. Protests started with a self-immolation in Samtah and Jeddah street protests in late Jan...
2011-2012 Saudi Arabian protests - Wikipedia
Impact of the Arab Spring
The impact of the Arab Spring concerns protests or by the way attempts to organize growing protest movements that were inspired by or similar to the Arab Spring in the Arab-majority states of North Af...
Impact of the Arab Spring - Wikipedia
International reactions to the Arab Spring
The international reactions to the Arab Spring have been disparate, including calls for expanded liberties and civil rights in many authoritarian countries of the Middle East and North Africa in late ...
2011 Djiboutian protests
The 2011 Djiboutian protests were widespread demonstrations and riots that took place between January and March 2011 in Djibouti, situated in the Horn of Africa. A member of the Arab League, the prote...
2011 Djiboutian protests - Wikipedia
Operation Orchard
Operation Orchard (Hebrew: מבצע בוסתן‎, Mivtza bustan) was an Israeli airstrike on a suspected nuclear reactor in the Deir ez-Zor region of Syria, which occurred just after midnight (local time...
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Muammar Gaddafi's response to the 2011 Libyan civil war
Muammar Gaddafi (1942 - 2011) attributed the protests against his rule to people who are "rats" and "cockroaches", terms that have been cited by Hutu radicals of the Tutsi population before the Rwanda...
Muammar Gaddafi's response to the 2011 Libyan civil war - Wikipedia
Islam and democracy
Islamic democracy refers to a political ideology that seeks to apply Islamic principles to public policy within a democratic framework. In practice, there are three kinds of political systems in the M...
History of the Arab-Israeli conflict
The Arab–Israeli conflict is a modern phenomenon, which has its roots in the end of the 19th century. The conflict became a major international issue with the birth of Israel in 1948. The Arab–Israeli...
History of the Arab-Israeli conflict - Wikipedia
List of attacks against Israeli civilians before 1967
This article deals with acts of Palestinian political violence against Israeli civilians between the establishment of the 1949 Armistice Agreements and the 1967 Six-Day War.Prior to Israel's capture o...
List of attacks against Israeli civilians before 1967 - Wikipedia
Operation Determined Path
Operation "Determined Path" (Hebrew: מבצע דרך נחושה‎ Mivtza Derekh Nehosha) was a military operation carried out by the Israel Defense Forces, starting June 22, 2002, following Operation "Defens...
Israel's unilateral disengagement plan
The Israeli disengagement from Gaza (Hebrew: תָּכְנִית הַהִתְנַתְּקוּת, Tokhnit HaHitnatkut; in the Disengagement Plan Implementation Law), also known as "Gaza expulsion" and "Hitnatkut", was the with...
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Mohamed Bouazizi
Tarek al-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi (Arabic: محمد البوعزيزي‎; 29 March 1984 – 4 January 2011) was a Tunisian street vendor who set himself on fire on 17 December 2010, in protest of the confisca...
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