1915 GMT: An update on the violence today in Taiz, south of the Yemeni capital Sanaa (see 1350 GMT)....
Officials at a field hospital say one person died and at least 830 people were injured by security forces who charged the square where people were demonstrating. Nine people suffered gunshot wounds, including the person who died. More than 60 were injured in the beatings, and the rest were injured from tear gas inhalation.
The Governor of Taiz, Hamoud al-Soufi denied any deaths and said that clashes did not occur in the square but on the main street> He claimed "infiltrators and some young hotheads" threw stones at soldiers, wounding eight, one seriously.
1905 GMT: Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf on Saturday has dismissed State television and radio officials accused of conducting hostile campaigns against protesters and inciting murder during the uprising against President Hosni Mubarak.
1705 GMT: Syrian authorities have freed Reuters photographer Khaled al-Hariri, six days after he was detained on arrival for work in Damascus.
Three other Reuters journalists were held and released over the last week. A fifth journalist was expelled on 25 March after five years as Reuters' correspondent in Damascus.
1700 GMT: After the board of Al Wasat replaced the editor-in-chief, editor, and local news editor, Bahrain's authorities have lifted the suspension imposed on the country's only independent newspaper on Saturday evening.
The daily, which has often challenged the regime's account of events since protests began on 14 February, had been shut down because of "fake reports" (see 0835 GMT).
1505 GMT: A spokesman for the Egyptian military has denied that former President Hosni Mubarak has left the country for Germany (see 1445 GMT).
1500 GMT: A Greek Foreign Ministry spokesperson has confirmed that the Libyan Deputy Foreign Minister is in Athens (see 1420 GMT) to deliver a message from Muammar Qaddafi to Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou.
1450 GMT: Al Jazeera is demanding the release of four of its journalists, who were re-arrested by Libyan authorities on Thursday, only hours after they were freed from a three-week detention.
The quartet had been initially seized by Libyan authorities near Zintan, in the northwest near the Tunisia border.
1445 GMT: Al Jazeera is reporting that former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has left the country for Germany.
Last month Egyptian authorities had said Mubarak and his family, who are facing criminal charges, must not go outside Egypt. The former President, who was ousted on 11 February, has often gone to Germany for medical treatment, including a stay last autumn.
1435 GMT: Footage from the funeral of one of the Syrian protesters who died in Friday's clashes:
1420 GMT: Tunisian state news agency TAP says Libyan Deputy Foreign Minister Abdelati Obeidi has crossed from Libya into Tunisia and is heading to Djerba airport near the border.
Reuters adds from "a security source" that Obeidi then flew to the Greek capital Athens.
1350 GMT: Reports are coming in of hundreds injured by security forces in the Yemeni town of Taiz, south of the capital Sanaa. CNN says at least 300 have been hurt by beatings or tear gas, while Al Jazeera says 750 have been wounded.
The field hospital treating the injured says none have wounds from gunfire.
1330 GMT: Syria's state news agency SANA reports that President Bashar al-Assad has asked former Minister of Agriculture Adel Safar to form a new government.
Assad fired the Cabinet last week amidst protests for and against his rule and demands for reforms.
1210 GMT: Activists are pointing to the first podcast of Bahraini blogger Mohammed Al-Maskati, detained earlier this week in the regime's crackdown on opposition:
1120 GMT: AFP reports heavy fighting on the outskirts of the oil town of Brega.
The opposition claims that it has retaken the town, but regime snipers appear to be actives and other forces appear to be holed up in the university.
1115 GMT: Cellphone and Internet service has been down in Damascus in Syria today. The regime says the lack of service is a technical problem.
Landlines appears to operating as normal.
There is speculation that systems have been overwhelmed because the Syrian regime offered one hour of free talk to supporters between 2 and 6 April, in gratitude for pro-Assad demonstrations during the week.
1015 GMT: A medical source tells Reuters that "dozens" of Yemeni protesters have been wounded when police used live rounds and tear gas on demonstrations.
0835 GMT: Bahrain's state news agency reports that the independent Al-Wasat newspaper has been suspended for "unethical and unprofessional" reports (see also 0800 GMT). It then summarises the output of state outlets, such as "The General Secretariat of Higher Education has summoned a number of teachers from one of the private universities of Bahrain regarding their involvement in anti-state events the University of Bahrain (UoB) witnessed recently."
Gulf News has further official explanation for the suspension of Al-Wasat.
0830 GMT: Film of riot police in Sitra in Bahrain:
0825 GMT: A doctor in Misurata in Libya told the BBC after this morning's mortar attack by regime forces that his clinic was "overwhelmed":
We have one killed, three in the operating room now, one with an amputated leg, we have one in ICU (intensive care) because of shell fragments in his chest and we have six wounded with different wounds and they are waiting for an operation but we have only three operating rooms.
0815 GMT: US university student Pathik Root, released on Friday after two weeks in detention in Syria, discusses his experience of imprisonment after taking out his BlackBerry to photograph a demonstration on 18 March:
“They threatened violence if I didn’t admit to being a CIA agent or a journalist," he said. “They said it would only take 10 minutes for me to start talking after they used violence."
0800 GMT: Journalist Iona Craig reports that some press websites are blocked in Yemen.
As part of its crackdown on the country's only independent newspaper Al-Wasat, Bahrain authorities have blocked its website:
0550 GMT: Video of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi's son Saadi visiting a Tripoli hospital:
0545 GMT: Claimed footage from clashes in Suleimaniya in Iraqi Kurdistan on Friday:
0535 GMT: Saturday was a day of consolidation in Libya. The racing tug-of-war across the north, with one side and then the other rapidly seizing towns, has given way to a front-line outside Brega, currently held by the regime.
So Saturday's news that the insurgents are now building an organised military, headed by former Minister of Interior Abdel Fattah Younes, was followed by evidence that the opposition is receiving arms from foreign governments. One Al Jazeera English correspondent noted that opposition fighters moving towards Brega have new communcations equipment, and the channel's Laurence Lee followed with this report:
Elsewhere in Libya, the violence continues in Misurata, Libya's third-largest city 210 km (130 miles) east of Tripoli. At least one person was killed and several wounded early on Sunday when regime forces shelled a building.
Beyond Libya, Syria was relatively quiet after Friday's demonstrations, as was Yemen following the hundreds of thousands on the streets for and against President Saleh. Bahrain is now being marked by stories of detentions and further crackdowns on the opposition --- last night a propaganda assault was launched on the country's only independent newspaper, Al-Wasat, and the report that authorities had suspended its publication.
In Azerbaijan, however, there was a renewal of protest. About 1,000 people convened at Fountains Square in the capital Baku on Saturday morning, shouting “Resign” and “No to the Dictatorship!” before riot police broke up the crowd, pushing protesters onto awaiting buses. More than 200 protesters were arrested
Azeri police had already arrested at least 10 activists on Thursday and Friday in an effort to thwart the "Day of Rage" rally. The detainees were “quickly convicted in summary trials on charges of disobeying police orders and sentenced to administrative –- or misdemeanor –- detention ranging from five to 13 days, which would keep them locked up beyond the protest date”, according to Human Rights Watch.
Saturday's crackdown followed a series of arrests in February and March of opposition figures and youth activists.