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In pics: Revolution in Arab nations

World | Ibnlive | January 28, 2011, 7:17 pm
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[caption id=<img class="size-full wp-image-783669" src="http://revamp.ibnlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Arab_316.jpg" alt="In these Arab nations, youthful and rapidly growing populations face rising food prices, high unemployment and lack of political representation.Tunisian PM Mohammed Ghannouchi has announced a major reshuffle of the interim government.

Revolutionary graffiti adorns a wall of the Prime Minister's office in Tunis, January 22, 2011. Tunisia's interim Prime Minister promised to quit politics after elections, a pledge intended to appease protesters demanding remnants of the old guard leave a unity coalition formed after the overthrow of the President." /> In these Arab nations, youthful and rapidly growing populations face rising food prices, high unemployment and lack of political representation.Tunisian PM Mohammed Ghannouchi has announced a major reshuffle of the interim government.

Revolutionary graffiti adorns a wall of the Prime Minister's office in Tunis, January 22, 2011. Tunisia's interim Prime Minister promised to quit politics after elections, a pledge intended to appease protesters demanding remnants of the old guard leave a unity coalition formed after the overthrow of the President.[/caption]" title="[caption id="attachment_783669"]<img class="size-full wp-image-783669" src="http://revamp.ibnlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Arab_316.jpg" alt="In these Arab nations, youthful and rapidly growing populations face rising food prices, high unemployment and lack of political representation.Tunisian PM Mohammed Ghannouchi has announced a major reshuffle of the interim government.

Revolutionary graffiti adorns a wall of the Prime Minister's office in Tunis, January 22, 2011. Tunisia's interim Prime Minister promised to quit politics after elections, a pledge intended to appease protesters demanding remnants of the old guard leave a unity coalition formed after the overthrow of the President." />
In these Arab nations, youthful and rapidly growing populations face rising food prices, high unemployment and lack of political representation.Tunisian PM Mohammed Ghannouchi has announced a major reshuffle of the interim government.

Revolutionary graffiti adorns a wall of the Prime Minister's office in Tunis, January 22, 2011. Tunisia's interim Prime Minister promised to quit politics after elections, a pledge intended to appease protesters demanding remnants of the old guard leave a unity coalition formed after the overthrow of the President.[/caption]">

[caption id="attachment_783669"]<img class="size-full wp-image-783669" src="http://revamp.ibnlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Arab_316.jpg" alt="In these Arab nations, youthful and rapidly growing populations face rising food prices, high unemployment and lack of political representation.Tunisian PM Mohammed Ghannouchi has announced a major reshuffle of the interim government.

Revolutionary graffiti adorns a wall of the Prime Minister's office in Tunis, January 22, 2011. Tunisia's interim Prime Minister promised to quit politics after elections, a pledge intended to appease protesters demanding remnants of the old guard leave a unity coalition formed after the overthrow of the President." />
In these Arab nations, youthful and rapidly growing populations face rising food prices, high unemployment and lack of political representation.Tunisian PM Mohammed Ghannouchi has announced a major reshuffle of the interim government.

Revolutionary graffiti adorns a wall of the Prime Minister's office in Tunis, January 22, 2011. Tunisia's interim Prime Minister promised to quit politics after elections, a pledge intended to appease protesters demanding remnants of the old guard leave a unity coalition formed after the overthrow of the President.[/caption]

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 Women take part in a protest demanding the release of rights activists detained during recent demonstrations in Sanaa on January 24, 2011.

Women take part in a protest demanding the release of rights activists detained during recent demonstrations in Sanaa on January 24, 2011.

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 Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sanaa on Thursday to demand a change of government, inspired by the unrest that has ousted Tunisia's leader and spread to Egypt this week.The protesters are now demanding that President Hosni Mubarak, in power since 1981, steps down. <br> <br> Protesters march during an anti-government demonstration in Radfan, a district in the southern Yemeni province of Lahej on January 27, 2011.

Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sanaa on Thursday to demand a change of government, inspired by the unrest that has ousted Tunisia's leader and spread to Egypt this week.The protesters are now demanding that President Hosni Mubarak, in power since 1981, steps down.

Protesters march during an anti-government demonstration in Radfan, a district in the southern Yemeni province of Lahej on January 27, 2011.

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 A protester from Tunisia's marginalised rural heartlands chants slogans during a demonstration outside the Prime Minister's office in Tunisia on January 27, 2011. The protests have been largely leaderless and secular, driven by frustrations over economic hardship and official corruption.

A protester from Tunisia's marginalised rural heartlands chants slogans during a demonstration outside the Prime Minister's office in Tunisia on January 27, 2011. The protests have been largely leaderless and secular, driven by frustrations over economic hardship and official corruption.

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  A Tunisian protester helps an injured man during clashes near government offices in the Casbah, the old city of Tunis on January 26, 2011.

A Tunisian protester helps an injured man during clashes near government offices in the Casbah, the old city of Tunis on January 26, 2011.

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 Anti-riot police stand guard outside the general attorney's office in Sanaa, Yemen on January 24, 2011 during a protest demanding the release of rights activists detained during recent demonstrations.

Anti-riot police stand guard outside the general attorney's office in Sanaa, Yemen on January 24, 2011 during a protest demanding the release of rights activists detained during recent demonstrations.

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 At least seven people have died and up to 1,000 have been arrested since the protests began on Tuesday. A relative of Gharib Abdelaziz Abdellatif cries during his funeral in the port city in Suez, about 134 km (83 miles) east of Cairo on January 26, 2011. Gharib, 45, died of internal bleeding after police shot him in the stomach on Wednesday, according to medical sources. Police fought with thousands of Egyptians who defied a government ban on Wednesday to protest against President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year-old rule, firing rubber bullets and tear gas and dragging away demonstrators.

At least seven people have died and up to 1,000 have been arrested since the protests began on Tuesday. A relative of Gharib Abdelaziz Abdellatif cries during his funeral in the port city in Suez, about 134 km (83 miles) east of Cairo on January 26, 2011. Gharib, 45, died of internal bleeding after police shot him in the stomach on Wednesday, according to medical sources. Police fought with thousands of Egyptians who defied a government ban on Wednesday to protest against President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year-old rule, firing rubber bullets and tear gas and dragging away demonstrators.

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[caption id=<img class="size-full wp-image-783676" src="http://revamp.ibnlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Arab_5.jpg" alt="Egyptian authorities are bracing themselves for another day of tension, with protesters promising huge rallies after Friday prayers. Protests intensify across Egypt as police clash with demonstrators demanding the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, amid reports of mass internet disruption and opposition arrests.

Mohamed Atef is carried after being shot in the head while demonstrating in the town of Sheikh Zoweid, 344 km (214 miles) northeast of Cairo, January 27, 2011. Security forces shot dead Mohamed, a Bedouin protester, in the north of Egypt's Sinai region on Thursday, eyewitnesses and a security source said. The 22-year-old man was shot in the head while demonstrating in the town of Sheikh Zoweid, they said. Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of protesters." /> Egyptian authorities are bracing themselves for another day of tension, with protesters promising huge rallies after Friday prayers. Protests intensify across Egypt as police clash with demonstrators demanding the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, amid reports of mass internet disruption and opposition arrests.

Mohamed Atef is carried after being shot in the head while demonstrating in the town of Sheikh Zoweid, 344 km (214 miles) northeast of Cairo, January 27, 2011. Security forces shot dead Mohamed, a Bedouin protester, in the north of Egypt's Sinai region on Thursday, eyewitnesses and a security source said. The 22-year-old man was shot in the head while demonstrating in the town of Sheikh Zoweid, they said. Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of protesters.[/caption]" title="[caption id="attachment_783676"]<img class="size-full wp-image-783676" src="http://revamp.ibnlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Arab_5.jpg" alt="Egyptian authorities are bracing themselves for another day of tension, with protesters promising huge rallies after Friday prayers. Protests intensify across Egypt as police clash with demonstrators demanding the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, amid reports of mass internet disruption and opposition arrests.

Mohamed Atef is carried after being shot in the head while demonstrating in the town of Sheikh Zoweid, 344 km (214 miles) northeast of Cairo, January 27, 2011. Security forces shot dead Mohamed, a Bedouin protester, in the north of Egypt's Sinai region on Thursday, eyewitnesses and a security source said. The 22-year-old man was shot in the head while demonstrating in the town of Sheikh Zoweid, they said. Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of protesters." />
Egyptian authorities are bracing themselves for another day of tension, with protesters promising huge rallies after Friday prayers. Protests intensify across Egypt as police clash with demonstrators demanding the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, amid reports of mass internet disruption and opposition arrests.

Mohamed Atef is carried after being shot in the head while demonstrating in the town of Sheikh Zoweid, 344 km (214 miles) northeast of Cairo, January 27, 2011. Security forces shot dead Mohamed, a Bedouin protester, in the north of Egypt's Sinai region on Thursday, eyewitnesses and a security source said. The 22-year-old man was shot in the head while demonstrating in the town of Sheikh Zoweid, they said. Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of protesters.[/caption]">

[caption id="attachment_783676"]<img class="size-full wp-image-783676" src="http://revamp.ibnlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Arab_5.jpg" alt="Egyptian authorities are bracing themselves for another day of tension, with protesters promising huge rallies after Friday prayers. Protests intensify across Egypt as police clash with demonstrators demanding the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, amid reports of mass internet disruption and opposition arrests.

Mohamed Atef is carried after being shot in the head while demonstrating in the town of Sheikh Zoweid, 344 km (214 miles) northeast of Cairo, January 27, 2011. Security forces shot dead Mohamed, a Bedouin protester, in the north of Egypt's Sinai region on Thursday, eyewitnesses and a security source said. The 22-year-old man was shot in the head while demonstrating in the town of Sheikh Zoweid, they said. Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of protesters." />
Egyptian authorities are bracing themselves for another day of tension, with protesters promising huge rallies after Friday prayers. Protests intensify across Egypt as police clash with demonstrators demanding the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, amid reports of mass internet disruption and opposition arrests.

Mohamed Atef is carried after being shot in the head while demonstrating in the town of Sheikh Zoweid, 344 km (214 miles) northeast of Cairo, January 27, 2011. Security forces shot dead Mohamed, a Bedouin protester, in the north of Egypt's Sinai region on Thursday, eyewitnesses and a security source said. The 22-year-old man was shot in the head while demonstrating in the town of Sheikh Zoweid, they said. Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of protesters.[/caption]

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