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17

May

2012

Occupy Time Line

Occupy Worldwide

Reader Supported News Special Coverage  16 May 12

 

Press here for up to May 16th, 2012 information on the Occupy Movement activity

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05

Feb

2011

TIMELINE: Revolt in the Middle East and North Africa To Feb 4

To Source:  National Journal

By Kenneth Chamberlain

Friday, January 28, 2011 | 6:10 p.m.

 

The fast-paced events in Tunisia, Egypt, and elsewhere in northern Africa and the Middle East during the past month or so can be confusing and hard to follow. Below is a basic outline of what has happened.

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01

Feb

2011

TIMELINE: Revolt in the Middle East and North Africa To Jan 31

The fast-paced events in Tunisia, Egypt, and elsewhere in northern Africa and the Middle East during the past month or so can be confusing and hard to follow. Below is a basic outline of what has happened.

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31

Jan

2011

TimeLine: Egypts revolt

An Egyptian army soldier tries to stop anti-government protesters as they walk towards Tahrir Square in Cairo, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The Arab world’s most populous nation appeared to be swiftly moving closer to a point at which it either dissolves into widespread chaos or the military expands its presence and control of the streets. – AP Photo

 

In the past week, inspired by Tunisia’s successful uprising, Egyptian citizens have taken back their country in an uproar against the 30-year regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Here is a breakdown of the events:

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17

Oct

2010

Oman Timeline

A chronology of key events

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17

Oct

2010

Oman Media

The government operates the main broadcasters. The first private radio station launched in 2007.

 

The use of satellite receivers is permitted, and stations from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Yemen may be picked up. The BBC broadcasts on FM in Salalah, in the south.

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17

Oct

2010

Oman Facts

  • Full name: Sultanate of Oman
  • Population: 2.8 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Muscat
  • Area: 309,500 sq km (119,500 sq miles)
  • Major language: Arabic
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 74 years (men), 77 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Rial = 1000 biaza
  • Main export: Oil
  • GNI per capita: US $12,270 (World Bank, 2008)
  • Internet domain: .om
  • International dialling code: +968
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Wed

13

Oct

2010

Islam Facts

This section provides "just the facts" on Islam in a quick, at-a-glance format. Here you can get a general sense of the Muslim faith before exploring it in greater depth, get the basics in order to compare Islam to other religions, study for a test on Islam, or just learn something new. For the basics in paragraph form, see Overview of Islam.

Important note: Muslim beliefs differ between sects and individual believers. Those listed below are believed by the majority of Muslims, but not all.

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Tue

12

Oct

2010

History Spain Time-Line 001

Time line: Spain from 800BC to 1975

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