Topic: North Africa
Syrian President Bashar-al Assad blamed 'external plots' in his first speech since Syrian unrest began. Libya rebels lost ground. In Bahrain, 11 Shiite legislators resigned over the government's crackdown on dissent.
03/30/2011 12:47 pm
Journalist Gert Van Langendonck explores the history of Ras Lanuf, the front line in Libya's war now – and in ancient times.
03/29/2011 07:06 pm
World leaders meet in London to discuss their countries' role in Libya as rebels' westward advance is stalled. Syria's cabinet resigns. Yemen's protests pick back up.
03/29/2011 11:31 am
A new report from the Department of Commerce shows average US incomes rising, but with rapidly-climbing fuel and food prices, 'real' disposable income is down.
03/28/2011 03:08 pm
Germany's antinuclear Green Party won control of a state government for the first time in local elections Sunday. In France, Le Pen's right-wing party gained momentum.
03/28/2011 01:48 pm
Would President Hillary Clinton have waited weeks to come to the aid of Libya's freedom fighters?
03/28/2011 11:30 am
Libya's rebels, after a weekend of victories in several eastern cities, are approaching Sirte, a Qaddafi stronghold. Assad is likely lifting Syria's state of emergency. And in Yemen, Saleh says he is done making concessions to protesters.
03/28/2011 10:34 am
Syria makes rare concessions, but fires on protesters in Deraa. NATO takes control of implementing the no-fly zone over Libya as rebels struggle to retake Ajdabiya. Saleh looks to be stepping down (really). Bahrain's Shiites vow to defy protest ban.
03/25/2011 11:26 am
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In addition to Gaza violence, allied forces ramped up efforts in western Libya and more than two dozen are reported dead in Syria protests Wednesday. Yemen could be inching closer to civil war.
03/24/2011 11:32 am