With US bombs and missiles hitting Libyan targets, lawmakers and other observers want to know how long the fighting will continue and whether Muammar Qaddafi will be forced from power.
03/20/2011 05:38 pm
French, US, and British airstrikes have crippled Libyan coastal defenses and air abilities as the largest coalition of military force since the Iraq war enters its second day.
03/20/2011 12:08 pm
US, European, and Arab leaders are gathering in Paris Saturday for a meeting that will seek to define the terms of military engagement against Muammar Qaddafi's military forces.
03/18/2011 07:57 pm
In Cairo today, Hillary Clinton announced $2 billion in aid to help the country rebound. But many see it as too little too late – a lesson some say the US should take to heart in Bahrain and Yemen.
03/15/2011 06:39 pm
The intervention of Saudi forces has escalated tensions between Bahrain's protesters and the country's Sunni rulers, leaving at least one dead and drawing criticism from Iran.
03/15/2011 04:39 pm
Iran's decision to get involved threatens to change the situation from a local dispute into a regional standoff between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran, with Bahrain as the proxy.
03/15/2011 09:57 am
Oil prices drop in Europe and US in wake of concerns Japanese demand will drop. West Texas oil prices hover around $100.
03/14/2011 01:59 pm
Stock market news is downbeat as traders, investors worldwide worry about rising oil prices, slowing growth.
03/07/2011 07:07 am
Pro-democracy warriors in Middle Eastern countries such as Libya, Egypt, and Tunisia push through barriers of fear only to find a constellation of needs, demands, and problems on the other side.
03/05/2011 12:03 pm
UN General Assembly rarely castigates one of its own, even in the face of egregious acts. Ousting Libya from the Human Rights Council follows other UN actions to respond to the crisis.
03/01/2011 06:28 pm