I just felt with the focus on the Middle East, I would highlight some other recent world events that may not be getting the attention that they should.
35,000 forced to flee volcano in the Philippines
At least 481 dead, tens of thousands displaced from monsoons in India
At least 200 dead from Ethiopian floods
Tamil Tigers end water blockade in Sri Lanka
Japan marks 61st anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima
India and Pakistan expel diplomats
UN to increase presence in Haiti