Topic: Al Jazeera
The Libyan government said leader Muammar Qaddafi’s youngest son, the relatively unknown Saif al-Arab Qaddafi, was killed in a NATO airstrike on a Tripoli house Saturday evening.
05/01/2011 10:25 am
More than 200 Baath Party members announced their resignation Wednesday in the largest expression of dissent since the party came to power in 1963.
04/28/2011 09:17 am
A draft UN Security Council statement condemning Syria's use of violence has stalled, with China, Russia, and Lebanon opposing the initiative.
04/27/2011 09:49 am
But diplomats and human rights advocates are calling for Syria to be kept off the council when the UN General Assembly votes on new members next month.
04/26/2011 07:14 pm
Some soldiers reportedly refused to open fire against civilians in Deraa today, sparking clashes between units. A divided military could prove the undoing of Assad's regime.
04/25/2011 12:42 pm
The funerals and raids followed demonstrations Friday that ended with more than 100 people dead. Two members of Syria's parliament resigned in protest after security forces repeatedly shot into crowds of civilians.
04/24/2011 11:13 pm
Many Libyan rebels are devout Muslims; some have even supported Al Qaeda against US troops abroad. But Western support has raised their opinion of the US.
04/22/2011 02:33 pm
The British and French decision to send advisory forces to Libya stoked concerns about mission creep and accusations from Libya's government of overstepping the UN mandate.
04/20/2011 09:46 am
Hours after the Syrian government classified the protests as an 'armed insurrection,' Syrian forces used live bullets and tear gas on protesters camping out in Homs' main square.
04/19/2011 02:12 pm
Newly released WikiLeaks cables show that the US had been funneling money to Syria's opposition for several years, even as it tried to reengage with President Assad's government.
04/18/2011 09:37 am