A Tunisian protester holds a baguette while taking to riot police in January 2011. Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On Friday and again on Saturday in Benghazi: Protesters took to the streets in opposition to the extremist militias that have operated in the city since the toppling of Moammar Gadhafi. Tariq Al-Hun /UPI /Landov hide caption

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Father Mina celebrates the Christmas Nativity Liturgy, the start of Christmas, at the Coptic Orthodox Church of St. George on Jan. 6 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Coptic churches around the country have witnessed a surge of Christians fleeing Egypt since the start of the Arab Spring. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Security guards were deployed outside the graffiti-covered walls of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt, which came under attack Tuesday. Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In Cairo's Tahrir Square on Tuesday night, men gathered in front of graffiti showing ousted President Hosni Mubarak and others from his regime. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images hide caption

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An image grab taken from Egyptian state TV shows ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak sitting inside a cage in a courtroom during his verdict hearing in Cairo on June 2. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Journalist Marie Colvin (second from left) poses with Libyan rebels in Misrata on June 4, 2011. She was killed in the besieged Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday. Later that day in Tripoli, fellow war correspondents gathered to remember her. Zohra Bensemra/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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