Tunisia's uprising quickly spread to Egypt, where mass demonstrations toppled longtime president Hosni Mubarak and triggered revolutions across the Arab worldFrom Syria's devastating conflict to unprecedented mass protests in Algeria, the Arab world has seen eight years of turmoil. Since three major attacks by the jihadist Islamic State in 2015, the security situation has greatly improved. In June 2012, Islamist Mohamed Morsi becomes the first civilian, freely elected head of the Arab world's most populous state. - Libya: chaos -On February 15, 2011, protests break out against the regime of Moamer Kadhafi, in power for 42 years. The Islamic State occupied Sirte for months before being ousted at the end of 2016.
Source: Libya Today March 15, 2019 10:30 UTC