This term describes the numerous amounts of protests against the government's of the Middle East. The protests originated after Obama called for peace with the Islamic world and the United States. Obama was criticized for not intervening in civil wars such as Libya and Syria. Oil-rich conservative United States allies were generally annoyed by Obama's speech as well. In total the leaders of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak was imprisoned, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi was killed, Yemen, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Jordan, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia either went to civil war or made peaceful concessions.