Moammar Gadhafi

Brief Syria clash as opposition urges mass marches

Syrian troops fought with rebels near the border with Turkey on Friday, but opposition activists said the brief clash appeared to be an isolated violation as a fragile... Read more »

April 13, 2012


Chavez accuses US of trying to topple Syria leader

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Friday accused the U.S. government and its allies of provoking violence in Syria in an effort to topple its government. Read more »

April 6, 2012


UN chief warns Syria crisis is getting worse

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday the crisis in Syria is getting worse and claiming more lives every day even though President Bashar Assad's government... Read more »

April 5, 2012


Russia's FM warns against arming Syrian opposition

Russia's foreign minister warned other nations again Wednesday not to arm the Syrian opposition, saying it would only escalate hostilities. Read more »

April 4, 2012


Islamist group plants flag in Mali's Timbuktu

Residents said on Monday that the ominous black flag of an Islamist rebel faction is now flying over Mali's fabled city of Timbuktu, which over the weekend became the... Read more »

April 2, 2012


Mali rebels attack northern town in coup aftermath

Rebels on Saturday attacked Mali's strategic northern city of Gao, a day after they took the provincial capital of Kidal, witnesses and an official said. The move... Read more »

March 31, 2012


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