Thousands of protesters tried to march to the former site of the Pearl monument, but were met by police blocking their way, firing tear gas and stun grenades. Laura Curtis looks at the protesters who have vowed to reoccupy the area to mark the anniversary.
In Syria it seems that a media and propaganda war is raging alongside the violence and repression. Theses are the Tweets and Facebook posts, claims and counterclaims compiled by Ashley Crowson following the bomb blasts in Aleppo on Friday.
As the Arab Spring revolutions continue to shake the world, protests against a corrupt regime have now hit Russia and its Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Ian McCreery looks at the uprising against corruption in Russia.