here are a few sites that provide background and updates on uprisings that are occurring in the middle east and north africa.
this includes reports from 13 countries in the region, including iran and iraq. al-jazeera has the most in-depth coverage of the people’s uprisings, especially in the background to the revolts.
Demonstrations have spread across parts of the Middle East and North Africa. Here is the latest from each country and the roots of the unrest.
(npr) Unrest has swept across the Middle East and North Africa, sparked by an uprising in Tunisia that led to the ouster of the country’s ruler. Here’s a look at the countries where protests have sprung up.
nice inter-active map on their site.