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Unrest in the Middle East

 

Articles

The Arab Spring
The Arab Spring
by Tyrus Cukavac
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Syria is the latest nation in the Middle East to stand up to their government in a movement now known as the Arab Spring.
Update: Libya Mission
Update: Libya Mission
by Zach Jones
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On Monday, American forces began handing over leadership of the military mission of supporting rebels in Libya to other countries, including France and Britain.
The Battle for Libya
The Battle for Libya
by Laura Leigh Davidson
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On Saturday, the U.S. and other countries, including France and the United Kingdom, began military attacks against the government of Libya.
Protests Sweep Middle East
Protests Sweep Middle East
by Laura Leigh Davidson
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Protesters in Bahrain, Algeria, Iran, Jordan, Morocco, and Yemen have crowded city streets to make their voices heard. Now, all eyes are on Libya.
A New Day for Egypt
A New Day for Egypt
by Zach Jones
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For almost three weeks, protesters in Egypt have called for the country's President to step down. Today, their demand was met. Hosni Mubarak has resigned after being in power for 30 years.
Egyptians Demand Change
Egyptians Demand Change
by Laura Leigh Davidson
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More than a quarter million protesters in Egypt have been flooding the streets of the country's major cities since January 25. They demand that President Hosni Mubarak end his 30-year rule.

Resources

SLIDESHOW: Wave of Unrest
SLIDESHOW: Wave of Unrest
Scholastic News Online | Photos from the streets during recent protests in North Africa and the Middle East.
MAP: Understanding the Middle East
MAP: Understanding the Middle East
Scholastic News Online | Learn more about the many countries that make up the region.
FAST FACTS: Egypt
FAST FACTS: Egypt
Grolier Online | Go deeper with Grolier Online. Find fast facts and detailed background information on Egypt, America's longtime ally in the Middle East.
BACKGROUND: Middle East
BACKGROUND: Middle East
Grolier Online | Learn about the history of the Middle East, the region where Europe, Africa, and Asia meet.
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