2011 News Photos of the Year(150 images)

In a year mired in economic despair, social and political revolutions, unrest across the world, these were some of the most indelible images taken by UPI photographers during 2011.

Opposition protesters run to cover after being fired upon by police during an opposition march in Riffa, Bahrain, south of the capital Manama on March 11, 2011. Bahraini anti-riot police clashed with opposition protesters on the outskirts of Riffa after pro-government supporters were able to pass through police lines and attack the opposition march. Nearly 800 people were injured according to the health ministry, mainly due to tear-gas inhalation. UPI/Isa Ebrahim | License Photo
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