Gunfire rang out in a suburb of Damascus Monday as Syrian troops carried out arrests of opponents of President Bashar al-Assad in the coastal town of Banias and other protest hubs, activists said
Technical and logistical problems may lead to the delay of legislative elections in Tunisia, says prime minister
President Bashar al-Assad has sent tanks deep into Syria's third city Homs, escalating a military campaign to crush a seven-week-old uprising against his autocratic rule
The NATO chief said Sunday he was confident that time was running out for Libyan leader Muamer Gaddafi, despite the prolonged stalemate between his forces and rebels who seek his ouster
The vote in South Kordofan proved to be largely peaceful, but fears of violence are lingering as results are to be announced
The conservatives ruling Iran have increased the pressure on Ahmadinejad to "obey" the Islamic republic's supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, having deemed the president's latest pledges of allegiance as inadequate
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