Libya Rebels Demand Algeria Return Gadhafi Family

Libya's new rulers accused Algeria of aggression Monday for admitting the fleeing wife of Moammar Gadhafi and three of his children, but the whereabouts of the former strongman himself remain a mystery a week after his overthrow.

Gaddafi Flees Tripoli HQ Ransacked by Rebels

A beleaguered Muammar Gaddafi vowed on Wednesday to fight on to death or victory after jubilant rebels forced him to abandon his Tripoli stronghold in an apparently decisive blow against the Libyan leader's 42-year rule.

Libya Rebels Close in on Gaddafi Compound

Libyan rebels battled on Tuesday around Muammar Gaddafi's headquarters, where a son of the veteran leader had emerged overnight to confound reports of his capture and to rally cheering loyalists for a rearguard fightback.

Gaddafi on the Run as Rebels Fight in Tripoli

Remnants of forces still loyal to Muammar Gaddafi staged a desperate stand in Tripoli on Tuesday as rebels fought their way into the capital, but the whereabouts of the veteran leader was a mystery.

Syrian tanks pound city, Saudi king condemns violence

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad pressed on with a tank onslaught against a city on Monday, but was plunged deeper into international isolation by Arab neighbours who denounced his violent crackdown and recalled their envoys from Damascus.

Assad Must Go: Israel?s Peres

Peres, who has now real power in Israeli government but nonetheless is widely regarded as the country?s number one political voice, made his comments during an unprecedented news chat with about 30 Arab media members.

Iran Plans to Launch a Monkey into Space, July 2011

According to Iran's state-run news agency IRNA, five monkeys are currently undergoing tests, and one will be selected for the flight on board a Kavoshgar-5 rocket, as part of the space program, potentially alarming Israel and its Western allies concerned over the progress of Iran's missile arsenal and nuclear arms.


Syria unrest

Syrian Helicopters open fire to disperse protesters

Hardly a few days after Syrian civilians started fleeing the nation to find a safe place in Turkey border, Syrian helicopter gunships fired machineguns to disperse pro-democracy protests, witnesses said, in the first reported use of air power to suppress unrest in Syria's increasingly bloody three-month-old uprising.

Bin Laden was caught alive and executed, says daughter

Even as U.S. President Barack Obama decided not to release the death photos of Osama Bin Laden, media speculation over different versions of the terror chief’s killing became murkier with the 'revelation' that he was captured alive and killed alter.
Rebels celebrate after forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi fled following coalition air strikes around the eastern town of Ajdabiya

Rebels retake strategic Libyan city

Libyan rebels declared on Saturday that they had retaken the strategic crossroads town of Ajdabiya following heavy coalition airstrikes on Muammer Gaddafi's forces.
Image from video shows Libyan leader Gaddafi speaking at an event in Tripoli

Captured Dutch helicopter crew shown on Libyan state TV

Libyan state television Al-Jamahiriyah has broadcast footage of three Dutch soldiers (including one woman) who were captured by forces loyal to Moammar Gaddafi while trying to help evacuate foreign citizens from the strife-torn country.