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The Globe's photo desk curated memorable images from the Arab Spring - from Egypt, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain and Tunisia.

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Friday prayers in the main square of Benghazi, Libya, turned into an angry political rally against the Gadhafi regime on March 4, 2011.

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Family members mourn during a funeral for slain anti-government protester Ali Ahmed al Muameen on Feb. 18, 2011 in Sitra, Bahrain.

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A supporter of embattled Egyptian president Hosni Mubarek rides a camel through the melee during a clash between pro-Mubarek and anti-government protesters in Tahrir Square on Feb. 2, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt.

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An Egyptian mother hugs her child as she watches some thousands of Egyptian protesters gather at Tahrir square in Cairo, Egypt on Jan. 30, 2011.

Amr Nabil/AP Photo/Amr Nabil/AP Photo

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A rebel fighter seen behind a Kingdom of Libya flag near the front line along the western entrance gate of Ajdabiyah on April 18, 2011.

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Press reports of Libyan rebels “looting” possessions left behind by Moammar Gadhafi’s regime should surely be characterized as repossessing goods owned by the people of Libya.

Francois Mori/AP Photo/Francois Mori/AP Photo

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Libyan rebels take cover from government fire as a natural gas facility burns on the frontline on March 9, 2011 near Ras Lanuf, Libya.

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Demonstrators face police during clashes in Tunis, Jan. 14, 2011.

Christophe Ena/AP Photo/Christophe Ena/AP Photo

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An opposition demonstrator throws a rock during rioting with pro-Mubarak supporters near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 3, 2011.

Goran Tomasevic/Reuters/Goran Tomasevic/Reuters

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Egyptian anti-government protesters chant slogans as they stand atop an Egyptian army tank during a protest in Tahrir square in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011.

Lefteris Pitarakis/AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis/AP Photo

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Egyptian youths wave a large Egyptian flag as they celebrate the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation at Tahrir Square in Cairo Feb. 11, 2011.

Asmaa Waguih/Reuters/Asmaa Waguih/Reuters

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Rebel fighters fire a Grad rocket at the front line west of Misrata, Libya, June 20, 2011.

Hassan Ammar/AP Photo/Hassan Ammar/AP Photo

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A protester bleeding from the head is carried away during a protest in Damascus in this still image taken from an amateur video footage uploaded to social networking websites on April 23, 2011.


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Anti-government protestor attend a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen, March 3, 2011.

Hani Mohammed/AP Photo/Hani Mohammed/AP Photo

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