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Friday, February 18, 2011
Protests in Bahrain, Kuwait, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, etc...
Bahrain forces fire at protesters
Troops open live fire around Pearl roundabout in Manama after nightfall, at least 66 wounded.
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2011 20:55 GMT
'Victory march' fills Cairo square
Thousands gather for celebrations in Egyptian capital's Tahrir Square to mark the toppling of Hosni Mubarak a week ago.
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2011 11:01 GMT
Kuwait's stateless rally for rights
At least 1,000 Arabs demonstrate to demand citizenship in Gulf country, leading to dozens of arrests.
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2011 20:52 GMT
Fresh protests hit Iraqi cities
Reports of deaths as thousands turn out to demand better service delivery and jobs from government.
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2011 14:50 GMT
Palestinians rally for unity
Protesters take to the streets of West Bank city of Ramallah, saying time has come for Fatah and Hamas to come together.
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2011 19:32 GMT
Israel troops kill Gaza 'fishermen'
Israeli army says three men working on shore were trying to plant bomb near security fence at northern border.
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2011 15:29 GMT
Iran funeral triggers new clashes
Government supporters and opposition activists clash at funeral procession for student killed in Tehran.
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2011 13:12 GMT
Iran warships to 'transit Suez'
Israel's foreign minister says Tehran is about to send two warships through the Suez Canal for the first time in years.
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2011 20:05 GMT
Schoolgirl blogger jailed in Syria
Teenage blogger accused of spying for a foreign country sentenced to five years in jail after a closed-door hearing.
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 03:04 GMT
Palestinian cabinet resigns
President Mahmoud Abbas re-assigns Salam Fayyad, who also resigned, to form new government.
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2011 08:59 GMT
Yemen observes 'Friday of Fury'
At least three killed as tens of thousands of demonstrators, both pro- and anti-government, march in several cities.
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2011 14:12 GMT
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