The Ukrainian opposition should yield some ground ahead of a mass demonstration scheduled for Feb. 16 in light of the release of all protesters arrested in the anti-government unrest, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said Feb. 15, AFP reported.
The second round of peace talks between the various sides in Syria's civil war were discontinued Feb. 15 without progress and without a set date for a third round, U.N. mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said, Daily Star reported.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan on Feb. 14 said the country is under control and the government operating as normal after a former army official announced the suspension of the government, Al Arabiya reported.
Egyptian security forces found three projectiles likely meant for use in an attack on a gas pipeline in Sinai, near the northern city of El Arish, a security source said Feb. 15, Anatolia News Agency reported.
The Venezuelan National Guard is conducting inspections at the Charallave-Oscar Machado Zuloaga Airport in Caracas in an effort to prevent opposition leaders from leaving the country, an official government source told Stratfor on Feb. 13.