Starting in January 2011, Tunisia
experienced massive protests against their government, sparking similar
demonstrations in Egypt, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain, Iraq and Jordan. Egypt
and Tunisia have deposed of former dictatorial regimes and are now governed by
martial law.

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