An armed convoy believed to be carrying loyalists to Col. Moammar Gadhafi crossed the Libyan border into Niger late on Monday. The BBC's Jon Leyne says it would have been impossible for such a large convoy to leave Libya without NATO turning a blind eye.
Opposition forces in Libya say they have pushed back on recent advances by troops loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Jon Leyne in the rebel-held town of Benghazi.
Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has refused to stand down amid widespread anti-government protests which he said had tarnished the image of the country. Lisa Mulins talks with the BBC's Jon Leyne who has just crossed into eastern Libya.
In Cairo today, thousands of anti-government protesters clashed with riot police. It was the largest demonstration in Egypt in years. The BBC's Jon Leyne in Cairo witnessed the clashes and describes the scene to host Marco Werman.
The BBC's Jon Leyne reports that Iran's opposition leaders continue to accuse the government of torturing and killing citizens arrested during protests that followed June's disputed presidential election.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad finished his re-election campaign by denouncing his opponents for lying, insulting him and being corrupt. The BBC's Jon Leyne, in Tehran, talks with The Takeaway to predict how fair or free the vote will be.
Iranians await their upcoming election between the conservative incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the relatively liberal contender Mir Hossein Moussavi. The BBC's Tehran Correspondent, Jon Leyne, talks to The Takeaway about the presidential race.
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