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Belarus brings political detainees to trial despite Western pressure

What to do with a problem like Alexander Lukashenko, the president of Belarus?

Egypt bans travel by Mubarak and family, and freezes assets

The media has reported that the Mubarak family fortune could be as high as $70 billion, much of it in Swiss banks or tied up in real estate in New York, Los Angeles and London.

UN Security Council resolution names those on Libya travel ban

The resolution also condemned the violence in Libya and referred actions of the Gaddafi regime to the International Criminal Court.

Amr Moussa to run for president in Egypt

The charasmatic former Egyptian foreign minister was one of the first Arab public figures to side with Tunisian protesters in December.

Mideast unrest spreads to Oman; 2 killed (VIDEO)

Oman is the oldest independent state in the Arab world and has been ruled by the Al-Said family since 1744.

U.S. offers "any kind of assistance" to help Libya's rebels (VIDEO)

Officials from the Obama administration met with European and other allied governments Sunday to discuss plans for a potential no-fly zone over Libya in an effort to halt the killing of civilians by Gaddafi and his forces.

Where would Gaddafi go?

The release this week by WikiLeaks of U.S. diplomatic cables indicated a tight diplomatic and political alliance between Gaddafi and Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.

Libya: Anti-Gaddafi forces surround Tripoli; more cities fall (UPDATES) (VIDEO)

In some towns, there was no sign of police or military and the town was controlled by "popular committees" armed with automatic weapons.

Is Libya using Italian equipment to strafe protesters?

From Finmeccanica to Juventus, Libya has invested in Italian businesses.

Gaddafi ordered Lockerbie bombing, former minister says

Gaddafi in 2003 accepted Libya's responsibility for the Lockerbie bombing and paid compensation to the victims' families.
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