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The initial coalition air attacks have halted the pro-Qaddafi forces' march on Benghazi, a US general says, but the goals and parameters of the Libya intervention are still unclear.
An Afghan boy swings on the occasion of Nawroz, the New Year ceremony, held at the Sakhi shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan. In a speech marking the Afghan new year, Vice President Abdul Karim Khalili called on militants to lay down their weapons because the nation would never return to the days of hard-line Taliban rule.
Russian Prime Minister Putin said the Western assault on Qaddafi's offensive capabilities resembles a medieval crusade.
The Yemen protests are working. Ali Abdullah Saleh is likely on the way out. But a democracy in Yemen will be up against the terrorist group's vision of violence.
Allied forces have imposed a no-fly zone over Libya, Pentagon officials say. But many in Washington remain uneasy about an engagement whose objectives seem less than clear.
The Arab world is largely supportive of Libya's rebels and a no-fly zone to protect them, but is unsure how it feels about Western intervention on their behalf.
A Norwegian F-16 fighter aircraft takes off from Bodoe in northern Norway on March 21, bound for Italy, from where it may be deployed in order to help enforce the recent UN Security Council resolution establishing a no-fly zone above Libya.
But some eyewitnesses raised doubt about whether a purported strike last night in Qaddafi’s compound had in fact been the precise target.
Stock prices are up in Asia and Europe. Futures point to a rise in US stock prices at the open.