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CNNMoney: Thousands of protesters to 'Occupy Wall Street' on Saturdayupdated: Mon Apr 30 2012 16:13:00

Hundreds of protestors took to the streets of Manhattan's financial distric Egyptians did it for democracy. So did people in Tunisia, Yemen, Bahrain and Syria. Now, activist groups are hoping Americans will launch their own uprising -- in the form of thousands of protesters descending on Wall Street this weekend.

Funeral in Bahrain erupts in violenceupdated: Sat Apr 14 2012 09:07:00

Thousands of mourners defied government forces and took to the streets Friday in Salmabad, Bahrain, to attend the funeral of Ahmed Ismaeel, who was killed last week in anti-government protests, witnesses told CNN.

March on Jerusalem turns violentupdated: Fri Mar 30 2012 19:05:00

Protests marking "Land Day" turn violent at the Israel-West Bank border. CNN's Matthew Chance reports

Israeli forces clash with Palestinian protesters marking Land Day updated: Fri Mar 30 2012 19:05:00

One man died and dozens more were injured Friday as Israeli forces and Palestinian demonstrators clashed in Gaza and the West Bank during protests to mark Land Day, Palestinian medical sources said.

Rights group: UAE should stop expelling Syrian protestersupdated: Fri Mar 02 2012 18:27:00

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates should "retract their decision to cancel the residency permits of dozens of Syrians who took part in a peaceful protest against the Syrian government in Dubai," Human Rights Watch said in a statement Friday.

Nine dead as Egypt protests continueupdated: Sun Feb 05 2012 15:54:00

Protests continue in Egypt after a riot at a soccer match leaves 79 dead. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Protesters clash with police in Cairo as anger mounts updated: Sun Feb 05 2012 15:54:00

Demonstrators clashed with police outside the Interior Ministry in Cairo on Sunday as anger mounts over a deadly stampede at a soccer match that killed dozens last week.

Seeds for year-old Egyptian revolution sown long agoupdated: Wed Jan 25 2012 14:45:00

Newly elected Egyptian ministers held their first parliamentary session this week, almost a year to the day after the start of historic protests in the capital led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak. But for all the bravery and resilience the demonstrators showed by withstanding a brutal crackdown as they sang, waved flags and held candlelight vigils for 18 days, the movement began many years before.

Nigerians protest end of fuel subsidyupdated: Mon Jan 09 2012 12:44:00

Police and protesters clashed across Nigeria on Monday amid a nationwide strike and widespread protests over a government decision that more than doubled fuel prices in the largely impoverished country.

Tensions high over Nigerian fuel pricesupdated: Mon Jan 09 2012 12:44:00

Trade unions in Nigeria are calling for a general strike after a government decision prompted gas prices to double.

Crowds mass in Cairo's Tahrir Square in protest of armyupdated: Fri Dec 23 2011 13:26:00

Thousands gathered in the Egyptian capital on Friday in a mass demonstration against the country's armed forces and its heavy-handed treatment of protesters, which has since drawn international condemnation.

Women march to protest militaryupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 14:12:00

"Million women march" is promised at Tahrir Square, to protest the beating of female protesters by the Egyptian military

2011: Defining moment for Egyptupdated: Wed Dec 07 2011 19:07:00

Excerpt from CNNI year-end special "Defining Moments 2011." The once-cowed and silent people of Egypt find their voice.

Amnesty International asks U.S to stop sending arms, tear gas to Egyptupdated: Wed Dec 07 2011 19:07:00

Amnesty International is demanding the United States stop allowing the export of arms and riot-control material to Egypt, where security forces have cracked down on protests.

Ganzouri regains PM job amid rival protests in Cairoupdated: Fri Nov 25 2011 19:13:00

Kamal Ganzouri, who once served as prime minister under President Hosni Mubarak, regained the post Friday as competing protests drew tens of thousands of demonstrators in the capital.

Military police try to halt Cairo skirmishesupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 17:18:00

Military police poured into Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday in hopes of stopping clashes between protesters and police, as the Egyptian government said a truce had been declared through a group of clerics.

Tear gas returns to Cairo's Tahrir Squareupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 11:19:00

Dawn broke over central Cairo Tuesday, revealing thousands of demonstrators sleeping on the lawns, sidewalks and streets of Tahrir Square.

Violence escalating in Tahrir Squareupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 11:19:00

Egypt's military accepts Cabinet resignations as clashes continue in Cairo. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Military leader: Egyptian elections will be held on timeupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 00:28:00

Egypt's military-led government Tuesday denied using violence against protesters and said the resignation of the country's Cabinet has been accepted, although members will remain until a new government is formed.

10 dead as Egyptian protesters, security forces clashupdated: Sun Nov 20 2011 23:48:00

Ten people were killed Sunday in confrontations between protesters and security forces in Egypt, a health ministry spokesman said.

Occupy Denver protests erupt in violenceupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 11:03:00

Police in Denver arrested three protesters Sunday, a day after 17 demonstrators were hauled off to jail.

From Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Streetupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 10:19:00

Fresh from covering widespread Middle East unrest, CNN's Ben Wedeman looks at more modest Occupy Wall Street protests.

Syrian, Yemen opposition buoyed by Gadhafi deathupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 13:27:00

Inspired by the death of deposed Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi in Libya, demonstrators took to the streets of Syria and Yemen on Friday filled with a renewed sense of purpose to end the regimes there.

A long 8 months in Libyaupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 15:07:00

Fighting in Libya started with anti-government demonstrations in February and escalated into a civil war.

Photo allegedly shows dead Gadhafiupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 15:07:00

A photo released by AFP shows what appears to be Moammar Gadhafi's dead body covered in blood.

Protesters arrested nationwide as Occupy Wall Street rallies hit monthlong markupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 05:41:00

Police hauled away protesters in various cities Sunday as Occupy Wall Street rallies continued for the 30th day.

'Occupy Wall Street' a 'progressive Tea Party'?updated: Mon Oct 17 2011 05:41:00

Without clearly-defined goals, can the 'Occupy Wall Street' movement have a political impact? Chrystia Freeland, David Gergen and Stephen Moore discuss with Ali Velshi.

Occupy Rome protests turn violentupdated: Sat Oct 15 2011 17:33:00

CNN's Jonathan Mann speaks to Newsweek reporter Barbie Nadeau about violence at the Occupy Rome protests.

Security forces fire on protesters in Yemenupdated: Sat Oct 15 2011 13:10:00

Yemeni security forces unleashed a deadly assault on anti-government protesters in the nation's capital on Saturday and deadly fighting raged between government forces and tribal fighters, witnesses said.

Infiltrators blamed for Egypt violenceupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 21:58:00

Clashes in Egypt expose the rising frustration with the military council ruling Egypt. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

Egyptian leaders vow probe, anti-discrimination push after deadly clashesupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 21:58:00

Egypt's prime minister chaired an emergency meeting Monday after the worst violence to hit the North African nation since its revolution in February, promising a probe into what happened and vowing to ban all discrimination based on religion, language, gender or ethnicity.

Wall Street protests enter 14th dayupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 04:27:00

Protests to draw attention to the power of Wall Street firms in the United States and world economies will continue for a 14th straight day Friday in New York City.

Wall Street protests enter 11th dayupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 07:28:00

Protests to draw attention to the power of Wall Street firms in the United States and world economies will continue for an 11th straight day in lower Manhattan Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Hundreds of protesters descend to 'Occupy Wall Street'updated: Sat Sep 17 2011 19:07:00

Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Manhattan's financial district on Saturday in a largely peaceful protest aimed at drawing attention to the role powerful financial interests played in wreaking havoc on America's economy.

A timeline of the conflict in Libyaupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 14:59:00

Fighting in Libya started with anti-government demonstrations in February and escalated into a civil war.

Protesters, residents clash in Cairoupdated: Sat Jul 23 2011 20:55:00

Protesters and residents clashed in Cairo's Abbasiya neighborhood Saturday, leaving at least two dozen people with injuries serious enough to be taken to area hospitals, a health ministry official said.

Unrest: Middle East and North Africa, country by countryupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 06:12:00

Countries in the Middle East and North Africa have been swept up in protests against longtime rulers since the January revolt that ousted Tunisian strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. In many cases, these demonstrations and movements have been met with brute force that has escalated into seemingly unending violence. Here are the latest developments and information about the roots of the unrest.

Egyptian prime minister announces cabinet reshuffleupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 23:15:00

Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said Monday he would reshuffle his cabinet within a week and called for the trials of former officials accused of killing protesters to be open to the public.

Egyptian prime minister fires officers accused of killing protestersupdated: Sat Jul 09 2011 16:41:00

Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf ordered the termination Saturday of all officers accused of killing protesters.

Syrian president sacks governor of restive provinceupdated: Sat Jul 02 2011 12:47:00

The Syrian president sacked the governor of a restive province, a day after tens of thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets of its capital.

Rights group: 870 hurt in 2 days of protests in Egyptupdated: Thu Jun 30 2011 12:36:00

Eight hundred and seventy people were hurt earlier this week when a planned memorial for people killed in Egypt's revolution turned into an angry demonstration against the country's interim military government, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights said Thursday.

Yemeni VP: Saleh is part of the solutionupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 23:12:00

In an exclusive interview with CNN, Yemen's VP says president Ali Abdullah Saleh can return stability to the country.

Egypt deploys army as protests rage in Tahrir Squareupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 11:54:00

Egypt sent hundreds of troops with armored vehicles onto the streets Wednesday to protect the Ministry of the Interior, the army taking over from the police, as anti-government protests raged.

Unrest: Middle East and North Africa, country by countryupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 12:30:00

Countries in the Middle East and North Africa have been swept up in protests against longtime rulers since the January revolt that ousted Tunisian strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. In many cases, these demonstrations and movements have been met with brute force and escalated into seemingly unending violence. Here are the latest developments from each country and information on the roots of the unrest.

Pro-, anti-government protesters fill Iraq squareupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 13:08:00

A pro-government protest calling for the execution of accused insurgents overshadowed a smaller anti-government protest at Iraq's Tahrir Square Friday.

Deadline close for Iraqi ministers told to make changes or lose jobupdated: Sun Jun 05 2011 06:50:00

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's 100-day deadline is fast approaching for Cabinet ministers to make reforms or be fired, raising concerns of mass protests if the deadline passes without some sign of improvement.

Syrian forces fire on protesters; 8 killedupdated: Fri May 27 2011 20:55:00

Syrian security forces fired on anti-government protesters in several southern towns Friday, killing at least eight people, organizers said.

Rights abuses in Egypt?updated: Mon May 23 2011 05:47:00

A new report finds human rights violations continued after Hosni Mubarak resigned as Egyptian president.

State TV: 2 dead and 60 injured in clashes involving Coptics in Cairoupdated: Sat May 14 2011 22:14:00

Violence erupted in the Cairo neighborhood of Maspero when pro-Coptic protesters clashed with unidentified men, leaving at least two people dead and 60 injured, state TV reported early Sunday.

Students 'armed' with pencils beaten in Syria, activist saysupdated: Thu May 12 2011 21:33:00

Syria weathered more anti-government ferment over the past day as the embattled regime girded for another round of nationwide protests Friday.

Residents flee Syrian violence, deathupdated: Thu May 12 2011 21:33:00

CNN's Rima Maktabi is on the border as people flee Syria into Lebanon, leaving violence and death behind.

Egyptians in Tahrir angered by military crackdownupdated: Sat Apr 09 2011 15:55:00

Predawn gunfire and clashes from a violent military crackdown on protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Saturday left Egyptians feeling shocked, confused and angered in the hours that followed.

Tahrir demos include militaryupdated: Sat Apr 09 2011 15:55:00

Army officers joined large demos at Tahrir Square Friday. Ivan Watson reports.

Protesters return to Tahrir Squareupdated: Fri Apr 08 2011 21:15:00

Thousands protested against what they call the failures of Egypt's ruling military council CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Youth protesters march on palace in Yemen's capitalupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 07:10:00

For the first time since the start of unrest in Yemen's capital, youth protesters numbering in the tens of thousands marched toward the Republican Palace on Monday, eyewitnesses said, in an act of defiance against President Ali Abdullah Saleh's regime.

Security forces injure hundreds trying to disperse Yemeni protestersupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 05:37:00

One person died and at least 830 people were injured Sunday when Yemeni security forces attacked protesters at a square in Taiz, according to information from a field hospital. A local governor denied that there were any deaths.

Jordanian capital calm, but tensions still highupdated: Sat Mar 26 2011 22:14:00

Calm settled over the Jordanian capital Saturday, a day after bloody clashes between protesters and government loyalists left dozens injured.

Violent protests continue in Syriaupdated: Sat Mar 26 2011 15:59:00

A demonstration in Syria, which started peacefully, turned violent as security forces tightened their control.

Protests in Jordan turn violentupdated: Sat Mar 26 2011 11:18:00

CNN producer Jomana Karadsheh explains how peaceful demonstrations for reform have heated up.

More than 100 people injured as demonstrators clash in Jordanupdated: Sat Mar 26 2011 11:18:00

Demonstrations turned violent in Amman, Jordan, Friday as government loyalists clashed with protesters who are pushing for reforms.

Symbol of hated Egypt police state burnsupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 16:11:00

The headquarters of Egypt's Interior Ministry is damaged by fire, after a peaceful protest. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Iraqis protest against crackdown on Shiites in Bahrainupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 08:33:00

Hundreds of angry Iraqis demonstrated in the holy Shiite city of Karbala on Thursday, protesting the use of foreign troops in the crackdown against anti-government protests in Bahrain.

Libya resident describes fightingupdated: Sat Mar 05 2011 23:48:00

Fighting erupts again in the Zawiya, Libya after a lull in which rebels claimed pro-government troops had retreated.

Clashes between security forces and protesters reported in Iranupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 14:33:00

Tehran residents reported pockets of protests and clashes with security forces Tuesday on the streets of the Iranian capital.

Clinton outraged at Libya, Iranupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 14:33:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses her concerns with Libya and Iran at a U.N. meeting in Geneva.

Activists demand change in peaceful Jordan protestupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 02:04:00

A large demonstration in downtown Amman on Friday ended peacefully a week after clashes erupted between pro-government and anti-government demonstrators near the Al Husseini Mosque.

Conflicting reports on fate of Iranian opposition leadersupdated: Mon Feb 28 2011 16:27:00

Reports conflicted Monday over the fate of Iranian opposition leaders Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karrubi, with an opposition website reporting that they were in custody of the government but a semi-official news agency denying it.

Iraq PM gives ministers 100 days to shape upupdated: Sun Feb 27 2011 09:16:00

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki gave government ministers 100 days to deliver results and eliminate corruption or be fired, the government announced after an emergency cabinet meeting Sunday.

Iran's two opposition leaders, their wives are placed in 'safe house'updated: Sun Feb 27 2011 06:01:00

Iranian opposition leaders Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karrubi and their wives were placed in a "safe house" for their own welfare, but they have not been arrested, Iranian government sources told CNN Saturday.

Protests rage on in Baghdadupdated: Sat Feb 26 2011 17:25:00

Thousands of demonstrators gather in Baghdad to protest corruption and poor government services.

More deaths and clashes follow Iraq demonstrationsupdated: Sat Feb 26 2011 17:25:00

At least eight people were wounded Saturday in the Iraqi city of Samarra during clashes between security forces and angry mourners accompanying the caskets of two people killed in protests the day before, according to local police.

Tribal groups joining protests against Yemeni presidentupdated: Sat Feb 26 2011 13:49:00

Leaders of two tribal groups in Yemen say they will join protests demanding President Ali Abdullah Saleh's resignation following violent crackdowns on demonstrators in Aden.

Protests continue in Yemenupdated: Fri Feb 25 2011 12:30:00

Thousands of demonstrators, mostly students, lined the streets Friday outside Sanaa University as anti-government protests continued.

Five killed as unrest erupts around Iraqupdated: Fri Feb 25 2011 09:23:00

Demonstrators clashed with security forces around Iraq on Friday in confrontations that killed at least five people and wounded many others.

8 ruling party lawmakers resign in Yemenupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 07:59:00

Eight lawmakers from Yemen's ruling party, General People's Congress, have resigned in part to protest the violence that anti-government demonstrators have faced as they call for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down.

Violent protests in Yemenupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 12:05:00

CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports on the wounded during anti-government rallies in Yemen after gunfire broke out.

'The world should know what's happening'updated: Mon Feb 21 2011 08:14:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper explains his continued focus on unrest in the Middle East and North Africa.

Teenager dies, 39 hurt in fresh clashes in Iraq's Kurdistanupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 08:14:00

A teenage boy was killed and 39 people were wounded Sunday evening when hundreds of demonstrators clashed with Kurdish security forces in Sulaimaniya in northern Iraq, officials said.

Libya: A timeline of the unrestupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 07:55:00

Libya braced itself Monday for a seventh day of protests that have been fueled by high unemployment and dissatisfaction with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's government. Here is a look back at the unrest so far:

Timeline: Six remarkable days in Libyaupdated: Sun Feb 20 2011 21:14:00

Pro-democracy movements that have swept across the Middle East and North Africa began to reach Libya in January, when demonstrators broke into a housing project the government was building and occupied it.

Overnight attack silences independent TV station in Kurdistanupdated: Sun Feb 20 2011 09:43:00

Masked gunmen attacked and burned the an independent television station in Iraq's Kurdistan region Sunday, wounding a guard, police officials and the broadcast company said.

Word from inside Libya of more protestsupdated: Sat Feb 19 2011 21:07:00

CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney reports on the anti-government protests turning bloodier in Libya.

Large crowd takes to Sanaa streetsupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 13:48:00

Hurling rocks and brandishing sticks, demonstrators march through Sanaa, Yemen.

Raucous supporters rally around Libyan leader after day of violenceupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 05:52:00

Raucous pro-government demonstrators took to the streets of Libya's capital overnight Thursday, state television reported, hours after at least seven were killed in clashes between security forces and those opposed to the North African nation's longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi.

1 dead, many hurt in Yemen clashes, protester, opposition figure sayupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 15:09:00

One person was killed and more that two dozen were hurt in a fresh round of anti-government protests in Yemen on Thursday, eyewitnesses and an opposition lawmaker reported.

Yemen's dagger cultureupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 15:09:00

If everyone is packing a dagger, will protests turn into knife fights? CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.

Thousands attend funeral of man killed in Iranian protestsupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 21:49:00

Thousands of people, many of them Iranian government supporters, turned up in Tehran on Wednesday for the funeral of a man killed in anti-government protests.

Why Yemen isn't Egyptupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 13:49:00

CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports on rising unrest in Yemen and what that could mean for the country's future.

Iraqis protest lack of services, corruptionupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 12:28:00

Hundreds of Iraqi demonstrators took to the streets Tuesday in at least two areas, protesting against corruption, the government's inability to provide basic services and shortages of food, water and power.

Corruption angers, threatens Iraqisupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 12:28:00

CNN's Jomana Karadsheh explores widespread corruption in the Iraqi security forces and the threat to Iraq's stability.

Iranian lawmakers condemn protests; call for execution of leadersupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 10:07:00

Iranian lawmakers denounced Monday's protests in Tehran and called for the execution of two opposition leaders for inciting the demonstrations, Iran's state-run Press TV reported Tuesday.

Government supporters, foes clash again in Yemenupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 03:42:00

For at least the fourth day in a row, clashes broke out between pro- and anti-government protesters in Yemen's capital Monday morning.

Yemen follows Egypt in protestsupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 03:42:00

CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports from Yemen, where anti-government demonstrators fill the streets.

Relief, optimism and clean-up in Egyptupdated: Mon Feb 14 2011 18:07:00

Thousands of Egyptians are celebrating the historic regime change for a second day in Cairo's Tahrir Square.

Tehran streets mostly empty after protesters clash with policeupdated: Mon Feb 14 2011 18:07:00

Tens of thousands of demonstrators who marched in Tehran in defiance of the Iranian government were largely cleared from the city's streets by nightfall.

Egypt's tumult, day-by-dayupdated: Mon Feb 14 2011 08:32:00

A day-by-day summary of significant events in Egypt's upheaval, as compiled by the CNN Wire:

Yemen protesters: 'First Mubarak, now Ali'updated: Sun Feb 13 2011 20:20:00

Hundreds of anti-government protesters marched toward a presidential palace in Yemen on Sunday, calling for regime change in the Middle Eastern country.

Yemeni protesters march toward palaceupdated: Sun Feb 13 2011 20:20:00

Hundreds of anti-government protesters marched toward a presidential palace in Yemen on Sunday.

What's next for Egypt?updated: Sat Feb 12 2011 15:10:00

Arab affairs analyst Mona Eltahawy talks with CNN's Wolf Blitzer about the changes for the Egyptian people.

Fresh clashes in Yemen over support for governmentupdated: Sat Feb 12 2011 15:10:00

Brief clashes erupted Saturday in Yemen between hundreds of pro- and anti-government demonstrators who staged rival rallies in the capital.

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