Protesters across Syria say Arab League officials are being shown false signs of peace in the country and that as soon as the monitors leave, violence will resume.
In Tunisia, there's a growing disagreement between conservative Muslims and secular Tunisian used to the way things were under the previous regime. While no one misses the Ben Ali regime, many of the secular people worry that they'll be overwhelmed by fundamentalists.
CNN obtained violent video footage of an Egyptian woman being stomped on a stripped by Egyptian security forces and in the aftermath of that violence, thousands of women have taken to the streets in protest.
More than 150 asylum-seekers — if they're even still alive — have been stuck at sea for more than three days after the boat they were on, heading for Australia, crashed off the coast of Indonesia.
As Libya moves into a post-Moammar Gaddafi world, the government is trying to recover the assets that Gaddafi had stashed overseas for his own, personal fain. They're working, for example, to seize a luxury mansion in the U.K.
A New York Times investigation found that between 40 and 70 Libyan civilians were killed during the NATO-led bombing campaign that ultimately helped oust Muammar Gaddafi from power.
Vladimir Putin and his United Russia party were the target of protests across Russia on Friday, the largest rally since the downfall of the Soviet Union. They say Putin and his party stole the legislative elections last week and are demanding a new election.
The Time Person of the Year for 2011 looks at the year of protests that have really circled the globe. From Tunisia to Syria, Egypt to Russia, China to the United States, the dissatisfied and disaffected have taken to the streets in an attempt to improve their lots or change their countries.
Dmitry Medvedev, in the wake of protests by thousands of Russians, announced over the weekend that the results of the Dec. 4 parliamentary elections would be recounted. But the election, which many western observers pronounced as fraudulent, also may be the reason that Vladimir Putin will face a new and stronger challenger in the upcoming presidential election.
Karman will be the youngest person to receive the prize, an honor she's getting in recognition of the leading role she's played in the Arab Spring protests in Yemen.