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Tension in the Arab World

TENSION IN THE ARAB WORLD UNITED STATES ALGERIA BAHRAIN EGYPT IRAN JORDAN LIBYA MOROCCO SYRIA TUNISIA YEMEN 2 10 12 12 30 22 24 21 10 10 13 Arab countries find themselves weighed down by long-serving regimes and high rates of unemployment. 15 10 14 35 15 30 REVOLUTION IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA US MILITARY AID PRESS FREEDOM YEMEN •.. 70 million Freedom of the press is often tied to other forms of freedom With the ouster of Ben Ali in Tunisia, Egyptians were emboldened and were able to force Hosni Mubarak from office. With many of these leaders serving decades at a time, with growing young populations and tough economic conditions, the entire region is experiencing political upheaval. and democracy in a country. Every year the watchdog group Freedom House produces a report of 195 countries, and ranks them on a scale of zero JORDAN •000000000.. USA 300 million POPULATION < 25 YEARS OLD YEARS IN POWER - HEAD OF STATE to 100, with zero as the most free and 100 as the least. PER CAPITA INCOME AS % COMPARED TO USA UNEMPLOYMENT EGYPT 1.75 billion POPULATION < POVERTY LINE $25 MILLION PER YEAR EGYPT ALGERIA MOROCCO JORDAN ISRAEL 2.75 billion YEMEN SYRIA TUNISIA IRAN LIBYA Melefint designs SOURCE CIA World Fact Book MORE SOURCES AT 42 40

Tension in the Arab World

shared by elefint on Aug 06
Like a lot of people we watched carefully with hope, sadness, astonishment and celebration, as the events unfolded in the Middle East and North Africa. We followed a lot of news reports that stated di...


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