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.

Yemeni protesters vow to escalate into strife

2011-03-28 10:14:42

Youth-led street protesters flared out at reform initiatives announced by the Yemeni president on Sunday, vowing to escalate their peaceful demonstration into a full-scale strife.

Yemeni president sacks defected general

2011-03-28 08:59:35

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh Monday appointed Major General Ahmed Saeed bin Brik as the new commander of the Eastern Military Area and the Brigade 27 Mika...

New premier elected in Australia's New South Wales

2011-03-28 08:57:50

Following the Liberal-National Coalition's win in the 2011 State Election of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia on Saturday, NSW Liberal Party Leader Barry O'Farrell is expected to be sworn in as NSW's 43rd premier on Monday

NATO to take full command of Libya mission

2011-03-28 06:54:52

NATO's top decision-making body decided on Sunday to implement all aspects of the UN resolution on Libya...

Syria ends 48-year-long emergency law

2011-03-27 22:17:46

Syrian presidential advisor Buthaina Shaaban said on Sunday that the country's 48-year-long emergency law terminates, the local Syrian News Station website reported.

NATO poised to take full command of Libya mission

2011-03-27 22:16:01

NATO ambassadors are meeting on Sunday to decide whether to approve airstrike plans against Libyan ground forces to protect civilians, which will pave the way for the alliance to assume full command of Libya operations from the United States.

10 killed in clashes in Syrian coastal city

2011-03-27 20:57:40

Syrian official source Sunday said 10 people were killed during clashes that erupted on Saturday in the coastal city of Latakia, about 300 km north to Damascus.

Libyan rebels enter oil town of Ras Lanuf: TV

2011-03-27 19:56:05

Libyan rebels entered on the major oil exporting terminal and were gearing up to control it after touting the government forces in the cities of Uqalya, Ajdabiya and Brega in east Libya.

Int'l community questions military intervention in Libya

2011-03-27 19:34:58

Doubts, queries and criticisms from the international community are emerging as the West-led military action against Libya continues.

Egyptian caretaker prime minister in Khartoum

2011-03-27 19:19:05

Egyptian caretaker Prime Minister Essam Sharaf on Sunday arrived in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum for a two-day visit during which he is to meet senior Sudanese government officials and visit south Sudan.

Rebels control Uqalya after gov't forces pullout

2011-03-27 19:08:00

Libyan rebels controlled on Sunday the city of Uqalya, about 100 km west of the eastern city of Ajdabiya, after government forces loyal to embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi pulled out from it,