Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will hand over authority to Vice-President Omar Suleiman and announce five constitutional amendments, according to Dubai- based Al Arabiya TV.
Algerian protestors clashed with security men in riots over high living costs in Algiers and other parts of the country last night, leaving dozens wounded, Dubai-based Al-Arabiya television reported.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will return to his country on July 17, according to an unidentified official cited by Al Arabiya television, which also reported from Syria that seven people were killed at a funeral near Damascus.
"I declare my defection from the regime's army because of its deviation of its fundamental mission to protect the nation and transformation into gangs of killing and destruction."
- Al Arabiya on Dec 26, 2012