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Arab World: “2011 is a Year That Will Be Marked in History”

This post is part of our special coverage The Death of Osama Bin Laden and Libya Uprising 2011.

It may only be May but a lot has happened in the last few months across the Arab world. After news of the operation in which Saudi terror mastermind Osama Bin Laden was killed in Pakistan by the US was announced yesterday, tweeps are left reflecting on the year that was.

Egyptian Wael Ghonim quips:

2011 is a year that will be marked in history. Its just May and all of this is happening! #Tunisia #Egypt #Libya #Yemen #Syria and now #OBL

Hanan Yousef, also from Egypt, appeals:

Dear 2011 please slow down! We can barely breathe

From Libya, Ibn Omar notes:

with the death of BinLadin… is this the year of the #ArabSpring or the #EvilArabFall?

And Ahmed Shihab-Eldin adds:

Just a hunch but I feel like looking back at 2011 will be the year that the world changed. #Obama #Binladen #OBL

Last but not least, Ali Al Saeed, from Bahrain notes:

Events have been escalating so relentlessly the past few months. Where is the world heading? At times it feels like being in a whirlwind.

This post is part of our special coverage The Death of Osama Bin Laden and Libya Uprising 2011.

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