Libyan military spokesman killed: Arabiya

2011-05-16 09:45:45

Libya's military spokesman Colonel Milad Hussein al-Fiqhi was killed Sunday during a NATO raid that targeted an intelligence building in the Libyan capital Tripoli.

Sex, lies and the reckless choices of the powerful

2011-05-16 08:45:03

Sex and power are no strangers. History is littered with tales of the powerful and privileged felled by sex scandals.

Twelve dead in Israeli border skirmishes

2011-05-16 07:40:55

Violence erupted on Israel's borders with Syria, Lebanon and Gaza Sunday, leaving at least 12 dead and dozens wounded.

IMF chief denies sex-assault charges

2011-05-16 07:10:20

IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyer, Benjamin Brafman,said that his client will plead not guilty for the sex-assault charges against him. France urges prudence over sex probe

IMF chief denies sex-assault charges

2011-05-16 07:10:20

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyersaid his client will plead not guilty for the sex-assault charges.
France urges prudence over sex probe

Protests turn deadly on Israeli border

2011-05-16 01:54:09

8 people were killed when Israeli troops opened fire on hundreds of demonstrators near Israel's borders with Syria and Lebanon.

Blackwater founder builds force in UAE -NYT

2011-05-15 20:22:18

The crown prince of Abu Dhabi has hired the founder of private security firm Blackwater Worldwide to set up an 800-member battalion of foreign troops for the United Arab Emirates, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

Four killed in Lebanon-Israel border shooting

2011-05-15 20:16:40

Four protesters were killed and 11 wounded in a shooting incident at the Lebanese-Israeli border where Palestinians were demonstrating on Sunday, security sources said.

IMF chief charged with New York sex attack

2011-05-15 19:56:43

IMF chief and possible French presidential contender Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested and charged on Sunday with sexual assault, including an attempted rape, on a hotel maid in New York City.

Dozens shot in Israeli-occupied Golan

2011-05-15 19:12:32

Dozens of people were wounded in a shooting incident on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Sunday as Palestinian refugees from neighbouring Syria approached a frontier fence, Israel Radio said.

UK: NATO must widen Libya targets

2011-05-15 18:53:47

The head of Britain's armed forces was quoted on Sunday as urging NATO to widen the scope of its bombings campaign in Libya to increase pressure on Moammar Gadhafi's regime.

Key dates in life of IMF chief Strauss-Kahn

2011-05-15 10:33:54

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund who has been considered a likely candidate for the French presidency, was taken into custody on Saturday at JFK airport in New York and was being questioned in regard to a sexual assault.