Protests are under way in Ramallah, where protesters are demanding unity from their leaders. On Monday, the Palestinian Cabinet  submitted  its resignation and President Mahmoud Abbas asked Prime Minister Salam Fayyad to form a new government. BBC reporter Jon Donnison, provides a view of what is happening on the ground in the strip of Palestinian territory. Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University helps explain the democracy movements all across the Middle East.

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