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the Jasmine Revolution

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe Jasmine Revolutionthe Jasmine Revolutiona phrase used in the media to describe the revolution which took place in Tunisia at the end of 2010 and the beginning of 2011, in which President Ben Ali was removed from power following a series of street demonstrations and other protests. The Tunisian Revolution was the first in a series of revolutions and protests in the Middle East and North Africa which began in December 2010 and continued into 2011. These events were sometimes called the Arab Spring by the media. Jasmine Revolution
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