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Egypt- and Tunisia-inspired protests spread through Middle East, North Africa

Motivated by recent shows of political strength by neighbors in Egypt, people in the Middle East and North Africa are taking to the streets of many cities to rally for change.

 
 

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A large portrait of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh is seen as supporters gather at a soccer stadium for Saleh to speak, in Sanaa. Saleh, hoping to defuse increasingly violent protests against his 32-year rule, said on Thursday he would draw up a new constitution to create a parliamentary system of government.


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