- Fred Abrahams, special adviser to Human Rights Watch in New York, discusses Libya’s National Transitional Council’s peaceful handover of power to the country’s first elected assembly.
- Syrian activists say clashes between government forces and rebels are still raging in Aleppo, as the military presses on with an assault on opposition-held areas of the country’s largest city.
- Egyptian police again clash with armed men in the Sinai Peninsula.
- President Barack Obama’s counter-terrorism and homeland security adviser defends the U.S. strategy in helping Yemen’s government battle a major al-Qaida affiliate.
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