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Ivory Coast: Gbagbo readying heavy arms as fears of civil war grow

The U.N. feared heavy weapons — including an MI-24 attack helicopter and BM21 multiple rocket launchers — could be used against civilians as rival presidents struggle for power.

US fears Yemen instability could impact war on terror (VIDEO)

The U.S. considers the Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) as perhaps the terror group's most-dangerous affiliate.

Ivory Coast rebels take another town; thousands enlist to support Gbagbo

Thousands of Gbagbo supporters gathered Monday at an army headquarters to sign up for military service in the main city Abidjan.

Protests and condemnation at Syria protest deaths (VIDEO)

The use of live ammunition against protesters has been called an indicator of the regime’s vulnerability.

Top Yemen general and Saleh confidante defects (VIDEO)

Maj. Gen. Ali Mohsen Al-Ahmar, commander of the Yemeni army's powerful 1st Armored Division and a longtime confidante of Saleh, was joined by two senior officers.

Gbagbo sends mixed signal on peace effort in Ivory Coast (UPDATES)

The U.N. also condemned a mortar attack on a market Friday that killed at least 25 people, and said it could be a crime against humanity.

Jean-Bertrand Aristide returns to Haiti amid cheers (UPDATES) (VIDEO)

Analysts have speculated that Aristide would be returning during a time of great political uncertainty in the hopes of taking advantage of the power vacuum and resuming power.

Opinion: Has Libya become the next Bosnia?

On the surface, Bosnia and Libya don't have much in common, but both have a clear right and wrong.

The G8 threatens Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, vaguely

G8 leaders meeting in Paris fail to agree on a plan to aid the opposition movement as another rebel city falls.

Libyan rebels win battle for Brega (UPDATES) (VIDEO)

Rebels thwarted Muammar Gaddafi's first major counteroffensive in eastern Libya as they managed to retain control over Brega, a strategic oil port 460 miles east of Tripoli.
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