Alas for Colonel Qaddafi, accusations that he once plotted to assassinate the then crown prince, now king, Abdullah, mean he is unlikely to be offered succour by the House of Saud.
Yemen's youth activists are promising to back the country's acting leader, who took over from wounded President Ali Abdullah Saleh while he is in Saudi Arabia for medical treatment.
But despite Abdullah's announcement both Karzai's campaign and the IEC said the runoff vote should go ahead because there was no other legal method for choosing the president.
示威者投掷石块，警方和标语，高喊口号，在赞美的囚禁库尔德叛军领袖阿卜杜拉奥贾兰和他的土耳其库尔德工人党（PKK ） 。
Protesters threw rocks at police and shouted slogans in praise of imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan and his Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).
But the real push for reform began in 2005, when King Abdullah succeeded to the throne, and even then change came slowly.
Conversely, if Mr Abdullah does emerge as the victor, Pushtuns may feel even more alienated from a government many still regard as dominated by Tajiks.
(AFP, Kabul) Afghan Foreign Minister Abdullah said on Tuesday that the chief suspect of the terrorist attacks, Osama bin Laden, and the fugitive Taliban leader, Omar, are still alive, though there is still no information on their whereabouts.
(AFP, Kuala Lumpur) Malaysia's ruling party UMNO announced that Prime Minister Mahathir will step down next year and hand over his office to his deputy Abdullah.
A majority of the judges also agreed to hear similar charges against the president, Abdullah Gul.
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