The French and German foreign ministers arrived in Libya on Saturday for unannounced talks with the head of the unity government Fayaz Seraj to offer support as he seeks to stabilise the North African state, a French diplomatic source said.
World powers struck an agreement that a transitional government should be set up in Syria to end the conflict there but they remained at odds over what part President Bashar al-Assad might play in the process.
Peace envoy Kofi Annan said a
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called off plans on Tuesday for early elections and formed a unity government in a surprise move that could give him a freer hand to confront Iran's nuclear ambitions.
The deal, agreed at a secret
Lebanon's newly appointed prime minister-designate Saad al-Hariri said on Saturday he would seek forming a national unity government but warned his task would be difficult.
'In line with our commitment during the election campaign
Lebanese leaders are close to a deal on the formation of a national unity government as stipulated in an agreement that ended the country's political crisis, political sources said on Saturday.
They said the new government, in which Hezbol