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- proper n. The pro-democracy movement spreading across North Africa and the Middle East as of 2010.
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No matter what happens, countries gripped or just touched by the Arab Spring will never go back to what they were, said Marina Ottaway, director of the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
TUNIS—Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisia's deposed president, goes on trial Monday on charges of abusing state funds and drug trafficking, providing the first public accounting of the practices of a ruler whose autocratic style first triggered the Arab Spring revolution that has swept the Middle East.