1995 Khobar Towers bombed by Al-Qaeda.
1996 US Embassy bombed in Kenya and Tanzania.
2000 The USS Cole bombed by Al-Qaeda.
2003 Train bombing in Madrid.
2005 Truck bombing in London
2010 Start of Muslim protests in the Middle East. The beginning of the "Arab Spring"
2011 Governments of Tunisia, Egypt, and Yemen overthrown by protesters. In Libya, violent suppression of protesters by the government led to international intervention and in October, Gaddafi captured and executed.
2012 Continued demonstrations in Syria are violently suppressed by the government.