Revolution gags and bloopers

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Here are the funniest moments that have come out of these Arab revolutions and upheavals: Apart from all the deaths and mass destruction above are some of the lighter things we can take from the revolutions because it turns out that dare we say it,  revolutions make for good entertainment. Thank you Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Husni Mubarak, Bashar al-Assad, Ali Abdullah-Saleh, and of course last but not least, Muammar Gaddafi, the main actors in this terrible drama.

 

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Leaders name-call their protesters: ‘Mad-Dog’ labels his disobedient people, cockroaches, greasy rats and cats, drug-taking, hallucinating, Nescafe-swigging brain-washed; And Saleh accuses his Yemeni protesters: gas-stealers, highway robbers.
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Image 1 of 14:  1 / 14Leaders name-call their protesters: ‘Mad-Dog’ labels his disobedient people, cockroaches, greasy rats and cats, drug-taking, hallucinating, Nescafe-swigging brain-washed; And Saleh accuses his Yemeni protesters: gas-stealers, highway robbers.

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Fist-air-punching Gaddafi on his latest public outing:– his boy supporter falls flat from the Gaddafi-car-mobile, and Gaddafi only momentarily glances at him before carrying on thumping the air, unfazed.
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Image 2 of 14:  2 / 14Fist-air-punching Gaddafi on his latest public outing:– his boy supporter falls flat from the Gaddafi-car-mobile, and Gaddafi only momentarily glances at him before carrying on thumping the air, unfazed.

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Legendary quiz show ‘Who Wants be a millionaire’ has  evolved in the Arab world to Who is gonna KILL  a million, rather than who is gonna WIN a million. Spoof contest set up on Twitter between al Assad, Abdullah-Saleh and Gaddafi.
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Image 3 of 14:  3 / 14Legendary quiz show ‘Who Wants be a millionaire’ has evolved in the Arab world to Who is gonna KILL a million, rather than who is gonna WIN a million. Spoof contest set up on Twitter between al Assad, Abdullah-Saleh and Gaddafi.

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Wedding invitation in KSA used the Zenga infamous speech-turned-song of Gaddafi catchphrases: You are invited house by house, individual by individual..Women – be they female or male…to a union...no going back, only forward ‘to the future’!
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Image 4 of 14:  4 / 14Wedding invitation in KSA used the Zenga infamous speech-turned-song of Gaddafi catchphrases: You are invited house by house, individual by individual..Women – be they female or male…to a union...no going back, only forward ‘to the future’!

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Leaders not taking the hint. Leave NOW. (When? alright I’ll leave 2013, Saleh) NOW (OK, how about my son?, Gaddafi)
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Image 5 of 14:  5 / 14Leaders not taking the hint. Leave NOW. (When? alright I’ll leave 2013, Saleh) NOW (OK, how about my son?, Gaddafi)

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Ben Ali leader of Tunisia, and ‘leader’ of fallen leaders, shows he is not too quick on the uptake: Here, saying he finally understood what his people wanted, after 30 years rule: too little too late? as he makes an ungracious Exit stage-left.
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Image 6 of 14:  6 / 14Ben Ali leader of Tunisia, and ‘leader’ of fallen leaders, shows he is not too quick on the uptake: Here, saying he finally understood what his people wanted, after 30 years rule: too little too late? as he makes an ungracious Exit stage-left.

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Charlie Sheen and Muammar Gaddafi. What do this actor and ‘clown’ have in common? Ravings and delusions of grandeur? Sheen: I’m an F-18. I will destroy you in the air; He has 'tigers blood'; Gaddafi promises to destroy from the air, til last drop of Libyan blood.
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Image 7 of 14:  7 / 14Charlie Sheen and Muammar Gaddafi. What do this actor and ‘clown’ have in common? Ravings and delusions of grandeur? Sheen: I’m an F-18. I will destroy you in the air; He has 'tigers blood'; Gaddafi promises to destroy from the air, til last drop of Libyan blood.

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Giving his buddy in unpopularity some friendly advice: “Muammar Gaddafi advises the President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down to prevent bloodshed.” Again, what??
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Image 8 of 14:  8 / 14Giving his buddy in unpopularity some friendly advice: “Muammar Gaddafi advises the President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down to prevent bloodshed.” Again, what??

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Gaddafi’s innovative ideals and schemes for a better future world: Yemeni leader should leave!, Israel-Palestine situation could be fixed by his proposal of Isratine; or all Palestinians can return home in one big ship.
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Image 9 of 14:  9 / 14Gaddafi’s innovative ideals and schemes for a better future world: Yemeni leader should leave!, Israel-Palestine situation could be fixed by his proposal of Isratine; or all Palestinians can return home in one big ship.

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While in Lebanon, less protest, more cleavage.
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Image 10 of 14:  10 / 14While in Lebanon, less protest, more cleavage.

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Marriage crisis for Mubarak’s ex-Men of the Regime, soon to be ex-husbands as seven former cabinet wives demand divorce from jailed husbands. Will Suzan follow suit?
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Image 11 of 14:  11 / 14Marriage crisis for Mubarak’s ex-Men of the Regime, soon to be ex-husbands as seven former cabinet wives demand divorce from jailed husbands. Will Suzan follow suit?

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Syria: Funniest slogans from marches: lyrics to Egyptian song ONE APPLE THAT HASN'T FALLEN  FAR FROM THE TREE. Slogans as LEAVE NOW popularized by the Egyptian revolution, and a banner BANIYAS, TRULY, YOUR WOMEN PUT MEN TO SHAME. Baniyas, the Essex of Syria?
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Image 12 of 14:  12 / 14Syria: Funniest slogans from marches: lyrics to Egyptian song ONE APPLE THAT HASN'T FALLEN FAR FROM THE TREE. Slogans as LEAVE NOW popularized by the Egyptian revolution, and a banner BANIYAS, TRULY, YOUR WOMEN PUT MEN TO SHAME. Baniyas, the Essex of Syria?

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Single sex protesting for women pleases Abdullah Saleh more than mixed protests: Yemen President saying the mingling of men and women at protests in the capital was against Islamic law.
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Image 13 of 14:  13 / 14Single sex protesting for women pleases Abdullah Saleh more than mixed protests: Yemen President saying the mingling of men and women at protests in the capital was against Islamic law.

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Gaddafi! Whether Gaddafi,Qadhafi or Kadafi as the spelling debate goes, this megalomaniac ‘clown act’ roaming about circus-like with his women and tent, has captured the imagination of all. He leaves behind apart from the destruction ZENGA ZENGA.
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Image 14 of 14:  14 / 14Gaddafi! Whether Gaddafi,Qadhafi or Kadafi as the spelling debate goes, this megalomaniac ‘clown act’ roaming about circus-like with his women and tent, has captured the imagination of all. He leaves behind apart from the destruction ZENGA ZENGA.

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Leaders name-call their protesters: ‘Mad-Dog’ labels his disobedient people, cockroaches, greasy rats and cats, drug-taking, hallucinating, Nescafe-swigging brain-washed; And Saleh accuses his Yemeni protesters: gas-stealers, highway robbers.

Image 1 of 14Leaders name-call their protesters: ‘Mad-Dog’ labels his disobedient people, cockroaches, greasy rats and cats, drug-taking, hallucinating, Nescafe-swigging brain-washed; And Saleh accuses his Yemeni protesters: gas-stealers, highway robbers.

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Fist-air-punching Gaddafi on his latest public outing:– his boy supporter falls flat from the Gaddafi-car-mobile, and Gaddafi only momentarily glances at him before carrying on thumping the air, unfazed.

Image 2 of 14Fist-air-punching Gaddafi on his latest public outing:– his boy supporter falls flat from the Gaddafi-car-mobile, and Gaddafi only momentarily glances at him before carrying on thumping the air, unfazed.

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Legendary quiz show ‘Who Wants be a millionaire’ has  evolved in the Arab world to Who is gonna KILL  a million, rather than who is gonna WIN a million. Spoof contest set up on Twitter between al Assad, Abdullah-Saleh and Gaddafi.

Image 3 of 14Legendary quiz show ‘Who Wants be a millionaire’ has evolved in the Arab world to Who is gonna KILL a million, rather than who is gonna WIN a million. Spoof contest set up on Twitter between al Assad, Abdullah-Saleh and Gaddafi.

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Wedding invitation in KSA used the Zenga infamous speech-turned-song of Gaddafi catchphrases: You are invited house by house, individual by individual..Women – be they female or male…to a union...no going back, only forward ‘to the future’!

Image 4 of 14Wedding invitation in KSA used the Zenga infamous speech-turned-song of Gaddafi catchphrases: You are invited house by house, individual by individual..Women – be they female or male…to a union...no going back, only forward ‘to the future’!

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Leaders not taking the hint. Leave NOW. (When? alright I’ll leave 2013, Saleh) NOW (OK, how about my son?, Gaddafi)

Image 5 of 14Leaders not taking the hint. Leave NOW. (When? alright I’ll leave 2013, Saleh) NOW (OK, how about my son?, Gaddafi)

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Ben Ali leader of Tunisia, and ‘leader’ of fallen leaders, shows he is not too quick on the uptake: Here, saying he finally understood what his people wanted, after 30 years rule: too little too late? as he makes an ungracious Exit stage-left.

Image 6 of 14Ben Ali leader of Tunisia, and ‘leader’ of fallen leaders, shows he is not too quick on the uptake: Here, saying he finally understood what his people wanted, after 30 years rule: too little too late? as he makes an ungracious Exit stage-left.

7

Charlie Sheen and Muammar Gaddafi. What do this actor and ‘clown’ have in common? Ravings and delusions of grandeur? Sheen: I’m an F-18. I will destroy you in the air; He has 'tigers blood'; Gaddafi promises to destroy from the air, til last drop of Libyan blood.

Image 7 of 14Charlie Sheen and Muammar Gaddafi. What do this actor and ‘clown’ have in common? Ravings and delusions of grandeur? Sheen: I’m an F-18. I will destroy you in the air; He has 'tigers blood'; Gaddafi promises to destroy from the air, til last drop of Libyan blood.

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Giving his buddy in unpopularity some friendly advice: “Muammar Gaddafi advises the President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down to prevent bloodshed.” Again, what??

Image 8 of 14Giving his buddy in unpopularity some friendly advice: “Muammar Gaddafi advises the President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down to prevent bloodshed.” Again, what??

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Gaddafi’s innovative ideals and schemes for a better future world: Yemeni leader should leave!, Israel-Palestine situation could be fixed by his proposal of Isratine; or all Palestinians can return home in one big ship.

Image 9 of 14Gaddafi’s innovative ideals and schemes for a better future world: Yemeni leader should leave!, Israel-Palestine situation could be fixed by his proposal of Isratine; or all Palestinians can return home in one big ship.

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While in Lebanon, less protest, more cleavage.

Image 10 of 14While in Lebanon, less protest, more cleavage.

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Marriage crisis for Mubarak’s ex-Men of the Regime, soon to be ex-husbands as seven former cabinet wives demand divorce from jailed husbands. Will Suzan follow suit?

Image 11 of 14Marriage crisis for Mubarak’s ex-Men of the Regime, soon to be ex-husbands as seven former cabinet wives demand divorce from jailed husbands. Will Suzan follow suit?

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Syria: Funniest slogans from marches: lyrics to Egyptian song ONE APPLE THAT HASN'T FALLEN  FAR FROM THE TREE. Slogans as LEAVE NOW popularized by the Egyptian revolution, and a banner BANIYAS, TRULY, YOUR WOMEN PUT MEN TO SHAME. Baniyas, the Essex of Syria?

Image 12 of 14Syria: Funniest slogans from marches: lyrics to Egyptian song ONE APPLE THAT HASN'T FALLEN FAR FROM THE TREE. Slogans as LEAVE NOW popularized by the Egyptian revolution, and a banner BANIYAS, TRULY, YOUR WOMEN PUT MEN TO SHAME. Baniyas, the Essex of Syria?

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Single sex protesting for women pleases Abdullah Saleh more than mixed protests: Yemen President saying the mingling of men and women at protests in the capital was against Islamic law.

Image 13 of 14Single sex protesting for women pleases Abdullah Saleh more than mixed protests: Yemen President saying the mingling of men and women at protests in the capital was against Islamic law.

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Gaddafi! Whether Gaddafi,Qadhafi or Kadafi as the spelling debate goes, this megalomaniac ‘clown act’ roaming about circus-like with his women and tent, has captured the imagination of all. He leaves behind apart from the destruction ZENGA ZENGA.

Image 14 of 14Gaddafi! Whether Gaddafi,Qadhafi or Kadafi as the spelling debate goes, this megalomaniac ‘clown act’ roaming about circus-like with his women and tent, has captured the imagination of all. He leaves behind apart from the destruction ZENGA ZENGA.

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