Arab Awakening

Tunisia

Mohammed Bouazizi

12/17/2010

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.")

Tunisia Protests

12/18/2010 - 12/31/2013

Beji Caid al-Sebsi

02/01/2011 - 11/30/2011

First president of three to resign in Tunisia.

Hamadi Jemabali

12/01/2011 - 01/31/2013

Ali Laarayedh

02/01/2013 - 12/31/2013

Pushes towards the future

09/25/2013

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.

Elections plan to be on December 2013

12/01/2013 - 12/31/2013

Egypt

Egyptian revolution

1/25/2011 - 12/31/2013

Egypt's Prime Minister Resigns

11/22/2011

(Leithead)
Egypt's prime minister, Ahmed Shafiq resign due to protests, and pressure from the UN.

Syria

Syrian Conflict

01/31/2011 - 12/31/2013

Chemical Attacks on Rebels

08/21/2013


("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 options for intervention.

08/28/2013

UN and US question the steps they will take on what they will do with Syria, and its close allies.

Libya

Libyan Civil-War

02/15/2011 - 12/31/2013

European and US aid rebels

04/01/2011

Help by launching airstrike at specific buildings and targets.

Rebels capture the capitol city, Tiproli

08/01/2011

Ghadaffi's death

12/20/2011

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.")

NATO forces helping to set up proper government

12/31/2011 - 12/31/2012

Bahrain

Bahrain Uprising

02/13/2011 - 12/31/2013

First use of police brutality

02/14/2011

State of National Security

03/01/2011 - 06/30/2011

Ban on protests, independent newspaper, two political parties, and beating of doctors and teachers.

Pearl monument destroyed

03/18/2011

The place where the first protests began, became a sorta of relic for the protesters, and the government destroys it.

Largest protest to date

03/09/2012

Doctors and protesters released from jail

06/01/2012


("Bahrain’s Doctors")
Doctors and medics have been arrested, because of helping protesters. The president finally allowed doctors to be released after being arrested.

Yemen

First protest started

02/11/2011

Students where encourage by the protests in egypt, and where pushed to do the same.

Yemen Conflict

02/11/2011 - 12/31/2013