Jon Leyne

Global Politics

Armed Libyan convoy enters Niger

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.

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Conflict & Justice

Update from Cairo

Tahrir Square continues to be the epicenter of the protests in Egypt, with one of the biggest crowds yet converging on the square. For an update, we hear from the BBC's Jon Leyne.

Conflict & Justice

Defiant Gaddafi refuses to quit

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.

Conflict & Justice

Libya rebels halt Gaddafi attack

Rebel forces have fought off an attempt by soldiers loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to retake the eastern oil town of Brega. Gaddafi said he would "fight until the last man and woman". Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Jon Leyne in Benghazi.

Global Politics

Iran test drives a nuclear reactor

For over thirty years, Iran has been working on a nuclear reactor. They claim that the facility will be used to provide energy to the country, but the West is skeptical. Today Iran conducts a virtual test of the reactor and the world is watching closely.