Mohammed sets himself on fire, after a confrontation with police. His actions would spark revolutions throughout Northern Africa, and the Middle East.
( "How a Fruit Seller Caused Revolution in Tunisia.")
First president of three to resign in Tunisia.
The people of Tunisia want to look towards the future they have planned ahead for themselves, like rebuilding the government, getting tourism back, and rebuilding the economy.
Egypt's prime minister, Ahmed Shafiq resign due to protests, and pressure from the UN.
("Syria Chemical Attacks: What We Know.")
Chemical at reported by protesters and anti-government papers. Government has been denying any use of them thus far.
UN and US question the steps they will take on what they will do with Syria, and its close allies.
Help by launching airstrike at specific buildings and targets.
Leader of Libya is killed, captured when rebels group raids his house, in which he was captured, and later killed apparently by a bayonet.
("Gaddafi Dies of Wounds after Capture.")
Ban on protests, independent newspaper, two political parties, and beating of doctors and teachers.
The place where the first protests began, became a sorta of relic for the protesters, and the government destroys it.
Doctors and medics have been arrested, because of helping protesters. The president finally allowed doctors to be released after being arrested.
Students where encourage by the protests in egypt, and where pushed to do the same.