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84 Killed in Libya Protests PDF Print E-mail
84 people killed in 3 days of protests against Gadaffi's rule in various towns in Libya. (BBC, 19 Feb 2011)
 
Oman Uncovers Spy Network PDF Print E-mail
Oman authorities uncover a network of spies working for the UAE. This could be related to Oman’s links with Iran. (BBC, 30 Jan 2011)
 
Mubarak Goes PDF Print E-mail
President Mubarak stepped down after 18 days of anti-government demonstrations which saw 300 dead and 4,000 injured. (BBC, 12 Feb 2011)
 
Hundreds Dead and Wounded in Egypt PDF Print E-mail
Unrest against the government has left about 300 people dead and 4,000 injured across Egypt over the past 10 days, according to UN estimates. (BBC, 3 Feb 2011)
 
Jordan Cabinet Dismissed PDF Print E-mail
King Abdullah of Jordan has dismissed his cabinet and appointed a new prime minister amid large street protests. (BBC, 1 Feb 2011)
 
Mass Protests in Yemen PDF Print E-mail
More than 20,000 anti-government protesters gathered in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, against President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The gatherings are the largest in two weeks of protests inspired by the popular uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. (BBC, 3 Feb 2011)
 
Revolt in Egypt PDF Print E-mail
Egyptian police clashed with thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Mubarak. At least 72 people killed and up to 1,000 arrested since the protests began. Most internet and mobile-phone and SMS connections were cut off by the government and there was a crackdown on the banned Islamist opposition movement, the Muslim Brotherhood, after it said it would back protests. (Al Jazeera, 29 Jan 2011)
 
Thousands Protest in Yemen PDF Print E-mail
Tens of thousands of Yemenis, headed by Islamists, demonstrated, calling on Ali Abdullah Saleh, president for 30 years, to step down. This comes after mass protests in Egypt and a popular uprising in Tunisia that ousted its long-time leader. (BBC, 27 Jan 2011)
 
Jordan Protests PDF Print E-mail
Thousands protested in Jordan demanding the Prime Minister step down. These include Islamists from the main opposition party. (Al Jazeera, 28 Jan 2011)
 
Israeli Soldiers Under Fire PDF Print E-mail
Palestinian fighters killed one Israeli soldier and wounded four in a 20 minute firefight in Gaza. (Naharnet, 7 Jan 2011) An Israeli soldier was killed and four injured by Israeli fire, while involved in a clash with Palestinian freedom fighters in Gaza. Israeli soldiers shot dead an elderly Palestinian man in his bed in the West Bank. (BBC, 8 Jan 2011)
 
Spy Vulture Captured PDF Print E-mail
Saudi Arabian officials captured a Griffon Vulture used as a spy device for Israel. It was carrying a GPS transmitter bearing the name of Tel Aviv University. Griffon Vultures can soar at up to 11,000 metres above sea level. (BBC, 5 Jan 2011)
 
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