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Children riding on the shoulders of adults shout during a protest march against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad through the streets after Friday prayers near Adlb December 9, 2011. The banner reads: "Dignity strike". Picture taken December 9, 2011. (HANDOUT/REUTERS/HANDOUT/REUTERS)
Children riding on the shoulders of adults shout during a protest march against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad through the streets after Friday prayers near Adlb December 9, 2011. The banner reads: "Dignity strike". Picture taken December 9, 2011. (HANDOUT/REUTERS/HANDOUT/REUTERS)

Year in review

A year of Arab world uprisings Add to ...

Since the fall of 2010, countries in the Middle East and North Africa have undergone a radical wave of protests, demonstrations and revolution. Below is a timeline documenting the background, uprisings and aftermath of events in Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, Yemen, Bahrain, Libya, Jordan and Syria.

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