Jordan's Bedouin tribes, historically the core supporters of the Hashemite monarchy are now asking for reforms.
As protests continue in Bahrain, we single out the crucial actors in the standoff between the ruling dynasty and the opposition.
And could Saudi Arabia be the next Arab country to face demonstrations? We put the question to Middle East experts.
Cyber activists on Facebook are organising a "Day of Anger" Friday in the majority Shiite region of eastern Saudi Arabia. They are demanding the release of a Shiite cleric arrested after calling for a "constitutional monarchy".
Bowing to mounting pressure, Bahrain's king reshuffled his cabinet on Saturday as exiled opposition leader Hassan Mashaima returned to a hero's welcome and anti-government demonstrations in the capital continued for a 13th day.
The unrest continues in Bahrain, highlighting the tensions between the kingdom's Sunni and Shiite communities. Our reporters take the temperature in the small Shiite village of Malkia.
With Yemen rocked by protests and clashes, we also bring you a portrait of Ali Abdullah Saleh, the country's President for over thirty years.
Thousands of Shiite protesters gathered in Bahrain’s capital city Manama Wednesday to mourn the death of one person killed in anti-government demonstrations this week, and another shot dead in clashes with police during a funeral for the first.
Some 38 people were killed and dozens injured Saturday in a suicide attack on Shiite pilgrims leaving a shrine north of Baghdad. The second of its kind in just a week, the bomber targeted pilgrims as they left the site by bus.
At least 35 people died when a car bomb exploded at a funeral in Baghdad Thursday, causing angry crowds to lash out at the police over a lack of security. The ensuing clashes resulted in an exchange of fire between the police and angry citizens.
Two separate car bombs killed up to 45 pilgrims on Thursday near Iraq's holy Shiite city of Kerbala, a provincial official said. More than a million people made their way to the city for a major Shiite Muslim festival.
In his first public address in Iraq after four years in exile, Muqtada al-Sadr (pictured), a powerful Shiite cleric, urged followers to resist US occupation “with all means” and that the new government must “honour its word” to expel all US forces.
Infamous Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, blamed for a string of bloody uprisings against American forces in 2007, returned to Iraq Wednesday after warming relations between his faction and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.