- Police hurt in Islamist Jordan riot
AMMAN: Islamist protesters armed with swords, daggers and bats have attacked police in the Jordanian city of Zarqa, wounding 51 of them, and 32 other police suffered from tear-gas inhalation.
- Libyan govt forces launch rockets on Misrata
Libyan government forces attacked the coastal city of Misrata with at least 100 Grad rockets early on Saturday, a rebel spokesman said.
- Three more accused over Kingston Mosque attack in court
Three more men have appeared in court accused of being part of a gang which targeted Kingston Mosque in an Islamophobic attack.
- Musharraf to hold public meet on Sunday
From London, Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf will address supporters of his newly-formed APML through a video conference in Lahore on Sunday.
- Saudi-backed troops shoot Bahrainis
Bahraini forces backed by Saudi troops have opened fire on anti-government protesters in the northwestern village of Bani Jamrah, dispersing the protesters by force.
- Arab women condemn torture in Bahrain
A group of Arab women and activists have gathered in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, to condemn the use of torture against Bahrain’s protesters and the regime’s crackdown on opposition groups.
- Pakistan PM Gilani meets Afghanistan’s Karzai in Kabul
Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has held talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul.
- Algeria leader Bouteflika pledges constitutional reform
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has been in power for 12 years, has promised to amend the constitution to “strengthen democracy”.
- Egypt: Mubarak’s former ruling party dissolved by court
An Egyptian court has ordered that the former ruling party of ousted President Hosni Mubarak should be dissolved.
- Ten die in Afghanistan army base bomb
Five foreign and five Afghan troops have died in an attack in eastern Afghanistan, officials say.