November 21st, 2012
11:24 PM ET

Possible change in Gaza after cease-fire

Ben Wedeman and Arwa Damon describe the celebrations and relief in Gaza after Hamas and Israel agreed on a cease-fire.

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Filed under: Arwa Damon • Ben Wedeman • Gaza • Hamas • Israel
November 21st, 2012
11:19 PM ET

What Israel's military strength means for the Mideast

Ben Wedeman, Fareed Zakaria and Anne-Marie Slaughter discuss the military status of Hamas and Israel after the conflict.

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November 16th, 2012
11:39 PM ET

Barrage of bombs, rockets

Israel and Hamas continued to trade rockets and bombs Friday. Reporters and a Gaza resident describe the violence.

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Filed under: Ben Wedeman • Gaza • Israel • Sara Sidner
September 13th, 2012
11:40 PM ET

Issue behind Egypt protests has morphed

Ben Wedeman and The New York Times' David Kirkpatrick report from Egypt on what's motivating protesters clashing with police in Cairo.

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September 13th, 2012
10:42 PM ET

America's mixed message to Egypt

After violent protests near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Pres. Obama said Egypt isn't an ally. The State Dept. later clarified the country's status as an ally.

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Filed under: Ben Wedeman • Egypt • Fouad Ajami • Fran Townsend • President Barack Obama
November 21st, 2011
10:52 PM ET

Video: Protests and violence in Tahrir Square

Cabinet members in Egypt offered their resignations amid renewed protests and violence in Tahrir Square.

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Filed under: Ben Wedeman • Egypt
October 20th, 2011
03:53 PM ET

Video: With Gadhafi dead, Libya looks to an uncertain future

Editor's note: Tune in to AC360 at 8 p.m. ET for the latest on Gadhafi's death, reaction from around the world and what's next for Libya.

(CNN) - The death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, who was killed Thursday in his hometown of Sirte, Libya, is "an important step" for Libya, but don't expect the fighting to end right away, said CNN senior international correspondent Ben Wedeman. Wedeman, the first Western television reporter to enter and report from inside Libya during the war, talked about how Gadhafi's life ended and what his death means for Libya's future and the civil war.


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February 22nd, 2011
11:21 PM ET
February 21st, 2011
07:30 PM ET

Eastern Libya appears to be under opposition control

Ben Wedeman
CNN Correspondent

Eastern Libya (CNN) - Groups of men in civilian clothing, armed with weapons ranging from shotguns to machine guns, guarded streets in eastern Libya on Monday as opposition leaders appeared to be in firm control of much of the region.

Opposition groups formed "popular committees" to maintain some sort of order after pushing out government forces in a spreading revolt against longtime strongman Moammar Gadhafi, who has led the north African country since 1969.

One man who identified himself as a resistance leader said he has been meeting with Libyan military commanders in the region, and that a large part of the army has joined the anti-government forces. An ammunition dump was burning in the nearby desert, apparently set afire by retreating government forces.

But opposition leaders say they are concerned that pro-Gadhafi forces may try to retake the area, so the men on the street remain armed.

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Filed under: 360° Radar • 360º Follow • Ben Wedeman
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