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Protests in the Arab World

Real-time tweets about ongoing unrest in countries of the Middle East and North Africa

Recent weeks have brought an unprecedented level of unrest in a number of countries of the Greater Middle East. To get a real-time, inside view of events, many of us depend on Twitter feeds from people in the know or on the ground. The select tweets below, even though raw and unvetted, provide a unique window into what is happening today in the countries of Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen. (It takes a moment for the page to display the most recent tweets)