Libya's Muslim Brotherhood teamed up with other Islamists on Friday to establish a new political party that is set to be a leading player in the country's first elections since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed uprising. Full story
Iraq said on Saturday it had reinforced security along its Syrian border to prevent arms smuggling, after reports fighters and weapons were crossing into Syria where President Bashar al-Assad has been facing an increasingly armed revolt. Full story
In Syria, hundreds of people have died in President Assad’s six day assault on political dissidents throughout the country. ITN’s Bill Neely reports on the international community’s decision about whether they should provide aid and possibly arms to Syrian rebels.
Fouad Siniora, a Lebanese leading Sunni Muslim politician and former prime minister, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Beirut February 27, 2012. Moscow may soften its opposition to coordinated international action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after Russia holds its presidential
Wounded men are seen in the Sunni Muslim district of Baba Amro in Homs in this February 8, 2012 file handout photo. Struggling to survive after two weeks of withering bombardment by Syrian forces, people in the Baba Amro district of Homs are packed four or five families to a house, relying on collec
Wounded men are seen in the Sunni Muslim district of Bab Amro in Homs in this image received February 8, 2012. REUTERS/Handout
Rubble is seen in a damaged house in the Sunni Muslim district of Bab Amro in Homs in this picture received February 8, 2012. REUTERS/Mulham Alnader/Handout
Damaged houses are seen in the Sunni Muslim district of Bab Amro in Homs in this picture received February 8, 2012. REUTERS/Mulham Alnader/Handout
Residents are pictured in a shelter in the Sunni Muslim district of Bab Amro in Homs in this handout picture received February 8, 2012.