Reports emerged from Syria over the weekend of a mass execution in the Damascus suburb of Daraya. If confirmed, it would be the worst atrocity in the year-long civil war. Meanwhile, an academic in the United States sees a grim, Lebanon-like future for Syria.
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.
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.
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.
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.