Tens of thousands of Syrians shouting "We want freedom!" carry slain protesters through the streets as opposition figures meeting in Turkey call for a united front to bring down the 40-year ruling dynasty of the Assad family. A day earlier, Syrian security forces killed at least 28 people in the largest protests since the uprising began more than four months ago.
Libya's embattled leader Moammar Gadhafi says his country will never surrender in the face of assaults by rebels and a NATO air campaign. In an audio address directed at the city of Zawiya where thousands demonstrate their support, Gadhafi promises that Libya will keep fighting.
A member of Egypt's ruling military council visits a protest tent camp in a central Cairo square, but leaves after activists, some holding up shoes in anger, boo him off a stage. Maj. Gen. Tarek el-Mahdi later says he wanted to persuade a dozen demonstrators to end a days-long hunger strike, but was forced to cut short his visit because of the heckling.
Yemeni protest leaders announce the formation of a so-called shadow government, in a move to take the lead in the fight to oust President Ali Abdullah Saleh's regime. The new group seeks to create a unified leadership for the tens of thousands of demonstrators who have filled public squares across Yemen for five months.
A Bahraini rights activist says a woman has died in clashes between riot police and anti-government protesters in the Gulf kingdom. The Bahrain Center for Human Rights says the woman suffocated after inhaling tear gas fired by riot police during a demonstration Friday.
Reports say a police officer and a city hall employee are killed in a suicide bombing that targeted a public security headquarters in Algeria's restive northern Boumerdes region.