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Hass Dennoui, founder of Re-Volt Radio, a platform promoting Arab hip-hop, films a spot along a street in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Courtesy of Hass Dennoui hide caption

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Saudis wave and cheer as the convoy of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia passes through the streets of Riyadh on Wednesday. As the king returns from three months of medical treatments, he faces increasing demands for political reform. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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Saudi students sit for their final high school exams at the end of the school year June 19 in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah. Amer Hilabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A shop in Cairo's Tahrir Square is spray-painted with the word "twitter" on Feb. 4, days after the Egyptian government blocked Internet access. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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