Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: Rebel forces in Libya overtook the capital Tripoli and claimed to have Gadhafi surrounded; an Iranian court sentenced two American hikers to eight years in prison; and Indian social activist Anna Hazare's public fast against corruption entered its 10th day.

Gadhafi called on Libyans to “march in the millions to Tripoli” and “drive away rats.” Last night, rebels took control of a key neighborhood in the capital. While NATO has set its sights on Gadhafi’s hometown of Sirte. In Syria, masked gunmen severely beat the country’s best known cartoonist. He had been critical of President Assad. Iran sentenced two American hikers to eight years in prison. They were charged with illegally entering the country and spying. And Vice President Biden traveled to China and Mongolia. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Guests

Abderrahim Foukara

Washington bureau chief of Al Jazeera Arabic.

Susan Glasser

editor-in-chief, Foreign Policy.

Mark Landler

White House correspondent, The New York Times.

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