Clashes broke out in Amman, as thousands of Jordanians took to the streets, protesting against corruption and a sharp increase in gas and petrol prices. The US is supporting the Jordanian monarch, ignoring a potential Arab Spring there.
The announcement of a general fuel price hike brought thousands to the streets in Jordan. Protesters rallied overnight in the capital and at least 12 other cities, blaming King Abdullah II and calling for a general strike.
Kuwaiti authorities are considering bringing troops into the capital Kuwait City, to bring calm amidst protests against the regime. It's thought the army may be involved in the security opposition to contain a march, set to take place on Sunday.
A year on from the Arab Spring, supposed to usher in a new era for Yemen, for most it is a perilous time. With no clear direction, it is plagued by instability and lawlessness, allowing it to fall prey to further US military expansion.
Bahraini police fired tear gas at peaceful demonstrators as a few hundred people marched across the country on Friday protesting a government ban on public gatherings. Police also reportedly arrested prominent activist Said Yousif al-Muhafdah.
Bahraini authorities have prohibited protest gatherings and rallies until further notice, a day after police cracked down heavily on demonstrators, once again during the 20-month fatality-riddled unrest.
Hundreds of protesters have formed a human chain in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Sunday, demanding the current leadership resign. It comes a week after a car bomb killed a top intelligence officer.
One year since the mass uprising in Tunisia was vindicated by the election of its National Constituent Assembly, the country remains split on almost every issue, with tensions over a stalled constitution, human rights abuses and sporadic violence.
Thousands of Muslims massed outside Google’s UK headquarters for a protest demanding the company to take down an anti-Muslim YouTube video that has sparked worldwide outrage. Protesters said they would continue until their demand is met.