The New York Times reports the statue in Pearl Square in Bahrain’s capital, Manama, was destroyed today (March 18).
The United Nations Security Council has approved a resolution authorizing the use of "all necessary measures" to protect civilians in Libya from attacks by Moammar Gadhafi's regime.
Bahrain's security forces have used tanks to drive anti-government protesters out of Pearl Square in the capital, Manama.
Just the fact of Egyptian military intervention would probably convince most of the Libyan troops still supporting Gadhafi that it is time to change sides.
One of the incidental pleasures of the past few weeks has been watching the western media struggling to come to terms with the notion of Arab democracy.
The United Nations Security Council has imposed sanctions on Libya, instituting an arms embargo on Moammar Gadhafi’s regime, which has attempted to crush a popular uprising with violent attacks on protesters.
Demonstrations are being planned across Canada tomorrow in support of protestors in Libya.
Moammar Gadhafi, like the Chinese Communist Party, claims that there are only two choices: his own absolute power, or chaos, civil war, and national disintegration.
Lois Delvoie said it’s no surprise the erratic leader, who rose to power in a 1969 coup, has fiercely resisted anti-government protesters.
As the federal government prepares to evacuate the first flight of Canadians from Libya, a Vancouver man says his relatives from the North African country are concerned for their safety and running out of food and water.
The string of attacks on reporters in the Middle East is distressing but not surprising.
The Conservative government and Opposition Liberals have also condemned the deadly use of force.