Disenfranchised citizens across the Arab world are continuing to take to the streets as part of protests inspired by demonstrations that successfully ousted leaders in Tunisia and Egypt.
In Libya, rebel forces fought their way to the doorstep of Moammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, the Guardian reports. In Syria, security forces fired tear gas on thousands of protesters in a restive southern city, while pro- and anti-government demonstrators clashed.
Here's a look at the latest developments in political unrest across the Middle East on Monday. Captions are courtesy of the Associated Press: