World powers to add pressure on Gaddafi

2011-03-30 06:45:39

Participants attending a London conference on Libya on Tuesday agreed to increase the political and military pressure on Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi. China urges ceasefire in Libya

Syrian president to sack government

2011-03-29 21:01:46

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will sack the government after unrest erupted in the country and caused the deaths of about 50 people, the official SANA news agency reported Tuesday.

Libyan FM visits Tunisia

2011-03-29 13:41:10

Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa has arrived in Tunis for a "private visit" Monday night, a Tunisian diplomat said.

Israel's Iron Dome may halt rocket fire from Gaza

2011-03-29 13:06:42

The Israeli air forces has for the first time deployed the Iron Dome anti-rocket system outside Beer Sheva, Israel's largest city in the southern Negev desert.

Syria awaits key speech from Assad

2011-03-29 07:57:59

Syrian Vice-President Farouq al-Shara said on Monday that President Bashar al-Assad would announce important decisions that will "please the Syrian people" in the next two days.

Libyan rebels close on Gadhafi stronghold

2011-03-29 07:57:59

Rebel forces on Monday fought their way to the doorstep of Muammar Gadhafi's hometown of Sirte, a key government stronghold guarding the road to the capital Tripoli.

'Keep an open mind on nuclear power'

2011-03-29 07:40:42

The world must be open-minded about the use of nuclear power as a source of clean energy despite the crisis in Japan, Tony Blair, former British prime minister said.

Air strikes go on over Libya, NATO in command

2011-03-28 17:59:05

The Western-led coalition forces Sunday continued their air strikes on Libyan government forces after NATO decided to take full command of the Libya air campaign...

Indonesia, others urge cease fire in Libya

2011-03-28 13:59:48

Indonesia and other countries are urging the United Nations to implement cease fire in Libya as security situation is worsening, a minister said here on Monday.

Thai-Cambodian border plan hits deadlock

2011-03-28 13:49:35

Cambodian Prime Miniser Hun Sen on Monday firmly rejected the suggestion put forward by Thai military attache to hold Cambodia and Thai border meeting in his country instead of in Indonesia.

Air raids hit Gadhafi hometown

2011-03-28 13:48:16

Western air raids targeted Moammar Gadhafi's hometown of Sirte for the first time Sunday night.

Libyan rebels say Gadhafi town seized

2011-03-28 13:16:04

A Libyan rebel spokesman said Muammar Gadhafi's hometown of Sirte had been captured by the rebels on Monday, but no independent verification of the statement was immediately available.