Woman says raped by Gaddafiâ€™s men
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday that the U.S. would not intervene militarily in Syria as it is doing in Libya, and drew a distinction between Libya's Muammar Qaddafi and Syria's Bashar Assad. The latter, she explained, is seen by congressmen from both parties as â€œa reformer.â€
Men believed to be al-Qaeda terrorists reportedly took control Saturday of the southern Yemeni town of Jaar, which sits between a mountain range where al-Qaeda is active and the port city of Aden.
On Friday, despite a slow beginning to the declared 'day of dignity,' protests spread from the southern Syrian town of Daraa to other towns and cities, including the capital, Damascus.
Six terrorists, reportedly Bedouin, tried to blow up the Egyptian-Israeli gas pipeline Sunday for the second time in two months. The timer failed to detonate the explosives, preventing a huge economic and political crisis.
Hizbullah and Iran are helping Assad kill protesters, a Foreign Ministry source says, adding that Iran fears its â€œinvestmentâ€ in Syria will go down the drain. One Israeli official said he believed Syria had "reached a point of no return,â€ The London Telegraph reported.
Muslims Attack Christian in Egypt, Cut Off His EarA group of Muslims attacked Ayman Anwar Mitri, a 45 year old Christian Coptic man in the Upper Egyptian town of Qena, cutting off his ear.