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Libyan Opposition: No Compromise With Gadhafi | North Africa | English
Groups opposed to Liyban leader Moammar Gadhafi say they are in control of most of the eastern part of the country and plan to keep pushing until the current government is gone. The opposition says there is no room for compromise.
Tears Flow at UN Security Council Over Bloodshed in Libya | North Africa | English
The Libyan ambassador to the United Nations made an impassioned appeal Friday to the UN Security Council, calling on the UN’s most powerful body to adopt a strong resolution and 'save Libya.' His speech ended with him embracing his deputy, who had de...
US Moving Ahead With Unilateral, Multilateral Sanctions on Libya | North Africa | English
Sanctions, and other steps in cooperation with international partners, are aimed at pressuring Moammar Gadhafi to stop violent crackdown on protesters
US Shutters Libya Embassy, but Contact Continues | News | English
The United States suspended operations Friday at its embassy in Libya after U.S. diplomatic personnel were airlifted out of the country aboard a chartered airliner that left a military airfield near Tripoli on Friday morning. Officials say, however, ...
Popular Protests Continue Against Many Arab Governments | News | English
Popular protests engulfed large swathes of the Arab world after Friday prayers, as anti-government movements appear to gain momentum. Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators turned out across the Arab world after Friday prayers to express anger at th...
International Pressure Mounts on Libyan Leader to Step Down | North Africa | English
International pressure is mounting on Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, whose violent crackdown on opposition protesters has drawn widespread condemnation. The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, says there are reports of mass killing...
Bahrain Faces More Anti-Government Protests | Middle East | English
Opposition protesters chanted and waved the Bahraini flag on Friday as they gathered in Manama's Pearl Square, the epicenter of their anti-government movement.
Civilians Flee Fighting in Ivory Coast's Commercial Capital | West Africa | English
Post-election violence in Ivory Coast has spread to the political capital, Yamoussoukro, where security forces loyal to incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo clashed with supporters of his rival, Alassane Ouattara.
Ukraine's President Takes Authoritarian Path in First Year | Europe | English
One year after Viktor Yanukovych became president of Ukraine, his boosters say he has brought stability to this massive nation of 46 million people. His critics say he is pushing Ukraine in an authoritarian direction, halfway toward Vladimir Putin's...
Libyan-Americans Raise Independence Flag | North Africa | English
Libyan anti-government activists, including many women, chanted Friday for a free Libya as they raised the country's flag of independence at the residence of the Libyan ambassador to the U.S., who has resigned. The red, black and green flag with a cr...