Yemeni anti-government protesters called for the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh during demonstrations in the capital Sanaa, Yemen on February 24, 2011. The Yemeni president ordered his forces to offer "full protection" to anti-regime protesters and loyalists alike, after 15 people died in an uprising against his rule.
With rebel forces taking an increasingly dominant hold in Gadhafi's stronghold of Tripoli, and his forces abandoning him for the opposition, it looks like the nearly 42 years of his rule in Libya have been brought to an end.
Former Egyptian police officers burned cars in protest outside an administration building adjacent to the interior ministry during protesting outside the ministry in downtown Cairo in Egypt on February 23, 2011. UPI
Photos of Middle East and North African leaders who are under pressure to resign or reform their governments. Recent protests have brought the downfall of two, Mubarak and Ben Ali, authoritarian leaders. In the surrounding countries tension and unrest is increasing.
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