30 September: Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten print a series of cartoons, some depicting the Prophet Muhammad as a terrorist
30 January: Gunmen raid EU office in Gaza.
31 January: Jyllands-Posten apologises. The Danish PM defends freedom of speech.
1 Febuary: Papers in France, Germany, Italy and Spain reprint the cartoons.
4 February: Protests claim lives in Afganistan and Somalia.
4 February: Danish and Norwegian embassies in Syria attcked.
5 February: Lebanese demonstrators set the Danish embassy in Beirut on fire.
9 February: Hundreds of thousands of Shia Muslims protest in Lebanon.
17 February: At least 10 people are killed and several injured in Libya.
18 February: 10,000 British Muslims rally in protest against the cartoons.