Libyan rebels reach Tripoli's central square

2011-08-22 06:39:23

Libyan rebels seize control of the Libyan State Radio building (Updating)  Profile: Muammar Gadhafi

Two Egyptian soldiers killed in Israeli raid

2011-08-19 09:55:34

Two Egyptian soldiers were killed Thursday in an Israeli attack on borders between Egypt and Gaza, state media reported.

UN to draft sanctions resolution on Syria

2011-08-19 09:54:30

Britain, France, Germany and Portugal -- said here Thursday that they would begin working on a Security Council sanctions resolution on Syria.

Libyan PM calls for dialogue to crisis

2011-08-19 09:24:15

Libyan Prime Minister on Thursday called for dialogue to solve the Libyan crisis, saying that peaceful means is the necessary choice.

France, Germany, Britain jointly urge Assad to quit

2011-08-19 06:48:34

French, German and British leaders on Thursday called for further sanctions against Syrian authorities on the European level.

Obama calls on Syria's Assad to step down

2011-08-18 22:54:56

President Barack Obama on Thursday for the first time called on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down

Five dead in attacks in south Israel

2011-08-18 19:48:04

Gunmen killed six people in attacks on vehicles in southern Israel on Thursday and a senior Israeli official said they had infiltrated from the Gaza Strip through Egypt's Sinai desert.

Egypt to try ex-Mubarak aide for graft

2011-08-18 18:18:27

The head of Egypt's anti-graft authority, Assem el-Gohari, has ordered a top aide of ousted President Hosni Mubarak to be tried on charges of corruption and illegal profiteering, local newspapers reported on Thursday.

Yemen govt spokesman survives assassination attempt

2011-08-18 16:54:23

A senior Yemeni official survived an assassination attempt when a bomb went off targeting his car in the capital on Thursday, the ruling party's news website reported.

Syria's Assad says stops police operations

2011-08-18 13:08:37

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that military and police operations against pro-democracy protesters had stopped, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

UN chief calls for stopping police operations in Syria

2011-08-18 13:05:50

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday called for an immediate cease of all military operations and mass arrests in Syria during a phone conversation with Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Obama to unveil economic plan in Sept speech

2011-08-18 09:50:30

President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he will propose a plan in September to jump-start the US economy as he struggles to convince skeptical voters that he has something new to offer.