The UN harshly criticized Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi's brutal response to protesters. The death toll could now be as high as 400.
The son of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi tried to intimidate Libyans Sunday, warning in a TV speech of civil war and foreign plots. But Libya's wave of democracy protests is strengthening as protesters ignore violence that has claimed more than 200 lives.
Government forces loyal to Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi reportedly opened fire on a funeral procession Saturday, killing more than 20.
Jubilant and newly confident Bahrain protesters poured back into Pearl Square Saturday after the Army withdrew. In Libya, protests were met with deadly force and Internet access was cut.
'Day of Rage' protests in Libya yesterday have increased pressure on Muammar Qaddafi, the Arab world's longest-ruling dictator, with funerals today potentially serving as a catalyst for more violence.
Pang Qing, top, and Tong Jian of China perform during the pairs short program competition at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Taipei, Taiwan.
Libya's leader Col. Muammar Qaddafi tried to appease protesters after fierce clashes Wednesday, but unrest continued today in a proclaimed 'day of rage.' Protests have now reached four cities.
The protests sweeping the Middle East reached Libya Tuesday night as hundreds turned out in Benghazi, known as a locus for government opposition figures.
On the sixth anniversary of Rafik Hariri's assassination, his son Saad formally announced his opposition to the new government now being formed, which could tilt Lebanon toward Iran and Syria.