Egypt: Thousands of Egyptians staged protests in Tahrir Square, marking the “Second Friday of Anger.” Organizers said that the rally was aimed at speeding up the trials of members of the former regime. Meanwhile, the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces ordered all army units out of Tahrir Square and protest areas. The council said that it relies on the youths of the revolution to organize and secure the event, as they bear "historic responsibility for the country's interest."
Syria: Protestors took to the streets demanding freedom in a number of Syrian cities immediately after Friday prayers on what is being called the “Friday of Guardians of the Homeland.” Security forces opened fire on protestors in Homs, Dir-Zure, and several areas of Damascus and its countryside, killing a total of eight people.
Libya: Fierce fighting continues between Libyan revolutionaries and Gaddafi's battalions in Misurata and its surrounding areas. Eyewitnesses say the fighting began in the early morning after the battalions attacked the revolutionaries in an attempt to recapture Misurata, which has been under the revolutionaries’ control for two weeks. The African Union called on NATO to stop shelling Libya, considering it a necessary step on the path to a political solution.
Yemen: Thousands people in the Sa'ada province took to the street in a massive demonstration affirming that the Yemeni revolution is a peaceful one. The protestors carried banners demanding the downfall of the regime and chanted slogans for a peaceful revolution and against civil war. They also chanted slogans rejecting negotiations and dialogue.