Arab world ablaze with calls for revolution

The increasingly violent clashes between pro-democracy forces and intransigent regimes seem set to continue, writes Bill Corcoran

19th February, 2011
Arab world ablaze with calls for revolution
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The winds of change set in motion by the ousting of two long standing north African rulers have continued to blow through the Arab world.

Demonstrators in Libya, Iraq, Yemen, Algeria and Bahrain, emboldened by the recent success of their counterparts in Tunisia and Egypt - where presidents Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and Hosni Mubarak have been deposed in the past month - took to the streets calling on their leaders to reform or...

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