Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. There are moments in history when a revolution originating in one area spreads over a wide region creating a revolutionary wave. Such waves are usually triggered by an example of one country, which is then emulated by other states with similar social and cultural conditions and problems. The latest such wave has washed over the Muslim countries of North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, having the largest impact on Tunisia, Egypt and Libya. Learn more about the recent protests, riots, uprisings and revolutions that have swept so suddenly the North Africa and Middle East in this book.