Ramzi El-Fekih, CEO of Creova, stands in his server room in Tunis. He has built a mobile payments company, but because of banking restrictions, Tunisians can use his product only for domestic purchases. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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Supporters of Tunisia's secular Popular Front on Tuesday celebrate the third anniversary of the ouster of dictator Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. The country is on the verge of approving a new constitution that was negotiated by Islamist and secular political parties. Anis Mili/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Tunisians wave their national flag and shout slogans on Tuesday in the capital, Tunis, as they attend a rally marking the third anniversary of the uprising that ousted longtime dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tunisia's Prime Minister-designate, Ali Larayedh, speaks during a Feb. 26 press conference. His priorities will include forming a stable government and overseeing the writing of a new constitution. Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A car burns during clashes between demonstrators and secuitry forces on Friday in Sidi Bouzid.

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"We have an enormous stake in ensuring that Egypt and Tunisia provide models for the kind of democracy that we want to see," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a congressional panel. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators clashed with police in central Cairo today (Jan. 25, 2011) during a protest to demand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak and calling for reforms. Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A demonstrator throws a rock towards police during demonstrations in Tunis. Fred Dufour /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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