Leaders of the Palestinian Fatah party led tens of thousands of supporters Friday in a mass rally in the Gaza Strip, the first such gathering in the territory since Hamas seized power in 2007. The demonstration
Thousands of demonstrators seeking democratic reforms and more economic opportunities marched through the Jordanian capital Friday in the largest rally here since the “Arab Spring” protests began sweeping the region. The protesters led by the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood called on King Abdullah II, a key U.S. ally, to accelerate reforms.
Iran’s opposition called for nationwide rallies on Feb. 20 to mourn the deaths of those killed in anti-government protests a week earlier, according to a statement on the website of opposition leader and former Prime Minister Mir Hossein Mousavi.
Iranian police have placed opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi under house arrest, his official website says. It says the move is intended to block him from attending a rally in Tehran in support of the protests in Egypt.
Iranian opposition Green Movement protesters are planning to take to the streets en masse Monday, despite an official government ban. Dubbed the 25th of Bahman protests, activists plan to take to the streets in cities across Iran
Activists in Iran will go ahead with a banned rally in central Tehran on Monday in defiance of warnings by the regime and a heavy security presence, a figure in the green movement has told the Guardian.