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.")
12/18/2010 - 12/31/2013
Beji Caid al-Sebsi
02/01/2011 - 11/30/2011
First president of three to resign in Tunisia.
12/01/2011 - 01/31/2013
02/01/2013 - 12/31/2013
Pushes towards the future
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
1/25/2011 - 12/31/2013
Egypt's Prime Minister Resigns
Egypt's prime minister, Ahmed Shafiq resign due to protests, and pressure from the UN.
01/31/2011 - 12/31/2013
Chemical Attacks on Rebels
("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.
UN and US question the steps they will take on what they will do with Syria, and its close allies.
02/15/2011 - 12/31/2013
European and US aid rebels
Help by launching airstrike at specific buildings and targets.
Rebels capture the capitol city, Tiproli
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
02/13/2011 - 12/31/2013
First use of police brutality
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
The place where the first protests began, became a sorta of relic for the protesters, and the government destroys it.
Largest protest to date
Doctors and protesters released from jail
Doctors and medics have been arrested, because of helping protesters. The president finally allowed doctors to be released after being arrested.
First protest started
Students where encourage by the protests in egypt, and where pushed to do the same.