Israeli killed in West Bank shooting

2011-04-24 13:18:36

An Israeli was killed and two others wounded in a shooting attack near the West Bank city of Nablus on Sunday, the Israeli army said.

Fighting rages in Libyan city of Misrata

2011-04-24 10:44:48

Libyan rebel fighters enter a building in the besieged city of Misrata, Libya, April 23, 2011. Misrata is the only major city in western Libya still under control of opposition forces.

NATO supplies halted by Pakistan protest

2011-04-24 09:47:34

Pakistan halted NATO supply shipments to Afghanistan on Saturday after thousands of protesters rallied on the main road to the border to demand Washington stop firing missiles against...

120 dead after 2 days of unrest in Syria

2011-04-24 09:12:28

Syrian security forces fired on funeral processions that drew tens of thousands Saturday, one day after the bloodiest crackdown so far in the uprising against President Bashar Assad.

Yemeni president agrees to step down

2011-04-24 08:14:20

Yemen's embattled president agreed to a proposal by Gulf Arab mediators to step down within 30 days and hand power to his deputy in exchange for immunity from prosecution.

Libyan PM in phone talks with Greek counterpart

2011-04-23 22:34:40

ibyan Prime Minister Al-Baghdadi Al-Mahmoudi held telephone talks on Saturday with his Greek counterpart and reiterated Libya's commitment to United Nations resolutions, the state news agency JANA reported.

Airstrikes hit near Gadhafi's compound

2011-04-23 19:30:55

Two missiles apparently fired by NATO warplanes struck near Moammar Gadhafi's sprawling compound in central Tripoli early Saturday

Thaksin: Opposition party to win election

2011-04-23 19:24:13

Ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra said via video link on Saturday morning that he was confident that the opposition Puea Thai Party would win the coming general election and able to form the next government, local news reports said.

Libyan army to withdraw from Misrata

2011-04-23 12:48:33

Libya's Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim said Friday that the Libyan army will withdraw from the rebel-held city of Misrata.

NATO airstrike hits center of Tripoli

2011-04-23 09:01:51

The Libyan government said on Saturday that a NATO airstrike hit the center of Tripoli early in the morning.

Mubarak detained for 15 more days

2011-04-22 19:14:38

Egypt's top prosecutor Abdel Meguid Mahmoud decided on Friday to detain former president Hosni Mubarak for 15 more days.

Libya ground forces degraded by up to 40 pct

2011-04-22 17:16:30

Coalition air strikes have degraded Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's main ground forces by 30 to 40 percent, but the battle appears to be heading to a stalemate