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.
Protests continue in Egypt after a riot at a soccer match leaves 79 dead. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
Senegal remained tense Wednesday following days of violent protests over a court decision that allows the incumbent president to run for a third term.
Oakland City Hall reopened Monday after municipal employees worked to clean up damage they said was caused over the weekend by Occupy protesters, about 400 of whom were arrested following clashes with police in the Northern California city.
Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc announced Monday that he dismissed the country's foreign minister because of remarks the minister made about anti-government protesters.
Nigerians took to the streets for the second day of a nationwide strike Tuesday, showing their anger over a government decision that has more than doubled fuel prices in the largely impoverished country.
Trade unions in Nigeria are calling for a general strike after a government decision prompted gas prices to double.
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.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in central Moscow on Thursday to protest the detention of Russian opposition activist Sergey Udaltsov.
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.
Dawn broke over central Cairo Tuesday, revealing thousands of demonstrators sleeping on the lawns, sidewalks and streets of Tahrir Square.
Egypt's military accepts Cabinet resignations as clashes continue in Cairo. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
Thousands of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators deluged New York on Thursday, a show of strength in the movement's original home that was echoed nationwide as part of a "mass day of action."
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter expresses his concern over the changing mood of the Occupy Philadelphia protest.
A New York Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Occupy protesters will be allowed to return to Zuccotti Park, but they can't bring their tents and generators -- once a mainstay of the movement.
Demonstrators take to the streets of Madrid a week before voters elect a new government. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
Several thousand demonstrators took to the streets of the Spanish capital Sunday, protesting unemployment a week before voters elect a new government.
Demonstrators in Oakland, California, appeared to carry out a successful strike of downtown businesses Wednesday, as most merchants and retailers shuttered their doors during a largely peaceful protest.
CNN's Dan Simon looks at how the Occupy San Francisco protesters attempt to keep their message pure and focused.
Fighting in Libya started with anti-government demonstrations in February and escalated into a civil war.
A photo released by AFP shows what appears to be Moammar Gadhafi's dead body covered in blood.
Police hauled away protesters in various cities Sunday as Occupy Wall Street rallies continued for the 30th day.
CNN's Jonathan Mann speaks to Newsweek reporter Barbie Nadeau about violence at the Occupy Rome protests.
Police forcefully remove tents used for protesters to camp out in San Diego as part of the "Occupy" movement.
Protests swelled in cities nationwide Friday as police forces struggled to either corral or remove demonstrators from downtown parks and plazas in the latest development of the monthlong Occupy Wall Street movement.
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.
Riot police clashed Friday in suburbs across Bahrain's capital of Manama with thousands of demonstrators enraged at the government's denial of responsibility in the death of a 14-year-old boy, a human rights advocate in the Arab nation said.
Authorities in Dalian, China, close a chemical plant to the demands of protesters. CNN's Eunice Yoon reports.
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 Essam Sharaf ordered the termination Saturday of all officers accused of killing protesters.
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.
A top adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad defended the regime's actions Tuesday, arguing that the government is not attacking peaceful protesters, despite widespread witness reports of a fierce crackdown against displays of dissent.
CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with Razan Zaitouneh, a human rights activist in Syria.
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.
Greece may be late to the privatization game, but it needs to sell state assets for money. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
Greek riot police fired tear gas to disperse stone-throwing demonstrators Tuesday, as thousands rallied to protest proposed austerity measures on the first day of a two-day strike.
Greek anti-government protests turn violent as protesters throw bombs and police fire tear gas at protesters.
Greece's Prime Minister George Papandreou announced Wednesday that a government reshuffle will take place Thursday, after which he will seek a vote of confidence in parliament.
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.
Security forces in Morocco appear to be intensifying their hard-line crackdown on demonstrators, with a second violent clash over the weekend leaving scores of youths injured.
Syrian security forces fired on anti-government protesters in several southern towns Friday, killing at least eight people, organizers said.
Economic and political protests continue ahead of Sunday elections in Spain. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
Protests against Spain's economic crisis took a new turn Wednesday as social media networks fueled calls for demonstrators to take to the streets before local elections a few days away.
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.
Syria weathered more anti-government ferment over the past day as the embattled regime girded for another round of nationwide protests Friday.
CNN's Rima Maktabi is on the border as people flee Syria into Lebanon, leaving violence and death behind.
Video shows a protester being carried away after getting shot and protesters being sprayed by water cannons.
Live ammunition fired by Yemeni security forces left 11 protesters dead in Sanaa and Taiz on Wednesday, witnesses said, as a human rights group called for an end to the use of deadly force by government troops.
An opposition leader says demonstrators will not leave the streets until Yemen's president leaves office.
At least three protesters were killed Sunday when security forces and secret police raided the town of Jableh on Syria's western coast and fired at demonstrators without warning, according to an eyewitness and demonstrator.
At least 10 people died Saturday after Syrian security forces opened fire on protesters who turned out across the country to mourn dozens of demonstrators slain the day before, eyewitnesses told CNN.
A witness to some of Friday's deadly protests in Syria tells AC360's Anderson Cooper the protests will continue.
Government forces in Taiz and Sanaa fired on crowds of people protesting the regime of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, leaving dozens wounded and at least three dead, eyewitnesses and medical sources said Tuesday.
For the second day in row, a peaceful protest turned violent in northern Iraq on Monday, when hundreds of Kurdish protesters clashed with riot police, security officials in Sulaimaniya said.
Another peaceful protest turned violent in northern Iraq on Sunday when hundreds of Kurdish protesters clashed with riot police, security officials in Sulaimaniya told CNN.
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.
Army officers joined large demos at Tahrir Square Friday. Ivan Watson reports.
Yemeni protesters and military and pro-government gangs clashed in several areas Tuesday, with at least six killed and hundreds more injured, as the future of President Ali Abdullah Saleh remained uncertain.
Reports of deaths from clashing pro and anti-government protests. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Tensions flared outside the Syrian capital of Damascus on Tuesday as reports surfaced of a massive funeral for a man apparently shot dead by security forces in one town and two police officers apparently killed during a patrol elsewhere.
The deadly protests in northern Afghanistan over a Quran burning spread to the country's war-torn southern region on Saturday, with provincial government officials reporting at least nine civilians dead and dozens injured.
A peaceful protest turned violent in northern Iraq on Friday when hundreds of Kurdish protesters clashed with riot police, security officials there said.
A demonstration in Syria, which started peacefully, turned violent as security forces tightened their control.
CNN producer Jomana Karadsheh explains how peaceful demonstrations for reform have heated up.
Demonstrations turned violent in Amman, Jordan, Friday as government loyalists clashed with protesters who are pushing for reforms.
Escalating violence between Syrian security forces and anti-government protesters claimed 15 people Wednesday in the city of Daraa, witnesses and rights activists said. Syrian state television reported the government fired the governor of Daraa province, a flash point of anti-government protests.
Syrian authorities arrested a prominent rights leader Tuesday as hundreds of anti-government demonstrators marched in southern parts of the country.
Syria's Ministry of Interior set up a committee to investigate Friday's deadly demonstrations in Diraa, the Syrian news agency SANA reported Saturday.
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.
Coming off two days of demonstrations, Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry warned Saturday that it would crack down on protesters who continue to take their grievances to the streets.
Tehran residents reported pockets of protests and clashes with security forces Tuesday on the streets of the Iranian capital.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses her concerns with Libya and Iran at a U.N. meeting in Geneva.
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.
The largest opposition bloc Yemen will hold protest rallies on Tuesday, the group announced Sunday.
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.
Thousands of demonstrators gather in Baghdad to protest corruption and poor government services.
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.
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.
Bahrain's king ordered the release of a number of prisoners and closed cases against several Shia leaders accused of plotting against the kingdom, the country's state news agency said early Tuesday.
CNN's Anderson Cooper explains his continued focus on unrest in the Middle East and North Africa.
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 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:
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.
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.
CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney reports on the anti-government protests turning bloodier in Libya.
A Libyan protester says that despite reports of widespread violence, protests near him have been peaceful.
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.
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.
A least one person was shot dead and 55 others -- including four police -- were wounded Wednesday when private security guards and Iraqi security forces opened fire on hundreds of demonstrators outside the governor's office in the eastern city of Kut, health officials said.
CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports on rising unrest in Yemen and what that could mean for the country's future.
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.
For at least the fourth day in a row, clashes broke out between pro- and anti-government protesters in Yemen's capital Monday morning.
CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports from Yemen, where anti-government demonstrators fill the streets.
Thousands of Egyptians are celebrating the historic regime change for a second day in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
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.
Hundreds of anti-government protesters marched toward a presidential palace in Yemen on Sunday, calling for regime change in the Middle Eastern country.
Hundreds of anti-government protesters marched toward a presidential palace in Yemen on Sunday.
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