Former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, whose ousting sparked the Arab spring. Photo: AP

Former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, whose ousting sparked the Arab spring, dies at 83

  • His downfall in early 2011 ignited similar popular uprisings across the Arab world that came to be known as the Arab spring
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Former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, whose ousting sparked the Arab spring. Photo: AP
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