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Gaddafi Protests

Libyan Woman Claims Rape By Soldiers, Is Dragged Away

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.26.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP_ A distraught Libyan woman stormed into a Tripoli hotel Saturday to tell foreign reporters that government troops raped her, settin...

French Jets Flying Over Libya; Allied Leaders Announce Military Action

AP/The Huffington Post | RYAN LUCAS and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya - French fighter jets fired the first shots at Moammar Gadhafi's troops on Saturday, launching the broadest international military eff...

Obama Endorses Military Action To Stop Gaddafi

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — U.S. and British ships and submarines launched the first phase of a missile assault on Libyan air defenses Saturday and a senior Am...

Gaddafi Forces Attack Rebel-Held Misrata: Residents

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ALGIERS/TUNIS (Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces used tanks and artillery on Wednesday to try to retake the city of Misrata, the l...

Libyan Rebels Plead For No-Fly Zone In Interview

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAYDA, Libya — A rebel leader pleaded Saturday with the international community to approve a no-fly zone over Libya as Moammar Gadhafi's forces ...

No-Fly Zone Over Libya Could Backfire & Undermine Protests in Middle East

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

What is happening in the Middle East will instantly become about what the West will do and won't do, rather than on what the citizens who have had enough are doing for themselves.

Gaddafi Forces Launch Counterattack, Overcome Defenses In Rebel Town

AP/The Huffington Post | MAGGIE MICHAEL and PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Government forces in tanks rolled into the opposition-held city closest to Tripoli after blasting it with artillery and mortar fire,...


Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

Libyan Rebels Celebrate Win In Battle Near Tripoli

AP/The Huffington Post | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Residents of the rebel-held city closest to Libya's capital passed out sweets and cold drinks to fighters Tuesday and celebrate...

Massacres Reported As Libya's Protest Crackdown Intensifies

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's unrest spread to the capital Tripoli on Sunday after scores of protesters were killed in the second city Benghazi, which ...