2 February 2011 – Shahzad announces that he will not run for re-election in 2013.
11 March 2011 – Three people are killed in Ma’an by government forces after protestors demand the resignation of Shahzad.
18 March 2011 – Fifty-two protestors are killed in Ma’an, resulting in mass defections among the military, including the defection of General Khaled al-Fayeed.
23 May 2011 – Sheikh Rashid, head of a major tribal confederation in Abuddin and also the vice-president, publicly expresses support for the opposition.
3 June 2011 – A chemical attack in Ma’an orchestrated by al-Fayeed forces Shahzad to flee Abuddin; Rashid takes over as acting president.
23 November 2011 – President Shahzad resigns from office, officialy making Rashid president of Abuddin.
21 February 2012 – Early presidential elections take place. Al-Fayeed reportedly wins 99.8% of the vote amid charges of corruption and voter intimidation.
25 February 2012 – Khaled al-Fayeed is sworn in as President of Abuddin.
19 March 2012 – 19 supporters of Rashid are killed in a gas attack ordered by al-Fayeed.
21-25 August 2012 – A chemical attack in Ma’an kills over 734 civilians.
29 October 2012 – Sheikh Rashid is forced into exile by President Khaled al-Fayeed, and all opposition parties are banned.
19 November 2012 – A chemical attack against the opposition in Ma’an kills 130 people. Al-Fayeed’s position as president is secured.
9 November 2014 – Khaled al-Fayeed dies. Power transfers to his son, Jamal al-Fayeed.
21 January 2015 – An attempted coup against Jamal by his own brother, Bassam al-Fayeed, is suppressed.
25 March 2015 – After Bassam’s execution, the Army of the Caliphate is formed by Ihab Rashid (son of Sheikh Rashid) to overthrow the al-Fayeed government.
22 April 2015 – The top leadership of the Army of the Caliphate is killed following chemical attacks ordered by al-Fayeed, although Rashid managed to escape.
19 June 2015 – The Army of the Caliphate is defeated; Jamal al-Fayeed remains in power.