Libya's war-time rebel prime minister says his country faces a dangerous power vacuum where foreign powers may exploit rival militias on the streets.
Israel and the Palestinians accused each other on Monday of thwarting United States efforts to revive peace negotiations.
Dozens of people were injured in clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces in Jerusalem on Friday, as tension over land and holy sites mounted.
Tony Blair said on Tuesday there was a new "moment of opportunity" in the Middle East but cautioned in his first visit as an international envoy against expecting any peace breakthrough soon. Blair, in his first public remarks since starting his mission on Monday, said he came "to listen and to learn and to reflect" in talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
Abdullah al-Senussi and Saif al-Islam Gaddafi's capture poses a challenge for the NTC who must deal with cries for blood and appeals for a fair trial.
A Palestinian gunman opened fire in a Jewish religious school in Jerusalem on Thursday, killing at least eight people and wounding about 10 in the most lethal attack in Israel in two years, emergency services said. "It was a slaughterhouse," said Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, head of the Zaka emergency service.
Protesters filled Cairo's Tahrir Square for Friday prayers as Egypt's presidential candidates accused each other of trying to steal elections.
Barack Obama will host the first meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday.
The April Fool is dead. Or at least the gentle jester of the common folk has been converted into a corporate colossus controlled by marketing execs.
In the Libyan town of Sirte, the hometown where Muammar Gaddafi met his end, the mood was grim on the eve of one of Islam's greatest festivals.