Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. In 2011 Yemen was among the countries that were swept by the wave of civil unrest known as the Arab Spring. The motivation for the uprisings were social and cultural problems that are common to the region, such as the belief that the governing regimes or individuals are denying the public political and economic rights. Major factors leading to the protests were also government corruption, dictatorship, poverty, human rights violations, high unemployment, as well as high percentage of the population being youths. Learn more about the Yemeni uprisings sparked by the Arab Spring, its causes and consequences, as well as impact on the rest of the Arab World in this book.