iOS app Android app


WATCH: Jon Stewart Takes On Muammar Gaddafi's Insane Behavior

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On Wednesday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart did his second segment on Libya since the populist uprising, this time focusing on Muammar Gaddafi's in...

Rebels Deploy Around Strategic Libyan Oil Port

AP | By PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BREGA, Libya -- Mutinous army units in pickup trucks armed with machine-guns and rocket launchers deployed around the strategic oil installation at Br...

The Roman Spectacle of Charlie Sheen and the Gladiator Within Us

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Carol Smaldino

As we watch uprisings in other parts of the world, we don't recognize that it takes popular participation to stop the bullying. Instead, we fix our own addictions by visiting the modern Coliseum of TV or Twitter to see who said what.

Making Peace with Gaddafi

Dovid Efune | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dovid Efune

What would possess a Jew, whose family had suffered at Gaddafi's hands, to pursue an active agenda in service of Gaddafi's rehabilitation and the furthering of his twisted agenda?

Libya Rebels Rout Gaddafi Forces In Fierce Battle For Oil Port

AP/The Huffington Post | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BREGA, Libya - Rebel forces routed troops loyal to Moammar Gadhafi in a fierce battle over an oil port Wednesday, scrambling over the dunes of a Medit...

U.N. Suspends Libya From Human Rights Council

AP/The Huffington Post | By ANITA SNOW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. General Assembly suspended Libya from its top human rights body as governments worldwide pressured Muammar Gaddafi to ...

From Rwanda to Libya: Who's Calling Whom a Cockroach Now?

Steven Hassan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Hassan

"Cockroaches" the very term used by radio hosts to dehumanize Tutsi in Rwanda on the cusp of the hundred-day slaughter in 1994. How could people turn on their friends and neighbors, and murder them?

London School of Economics Investigates Gadaffi's Son Plagiarism Claims

BBC News | Katherine Sellgren | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The London School of Economics has confirmed it is investigating allegations that Colonel Gaddafi's son plagiarised his PhD thesis. Saif al-Islam stu...

WATCH: HuffPost's Marcus Baram Discusses Corporations Doing Business In Libya On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Huffington Post Reporter Marcus Baram appeared on MSNBC on Tuesday to discuss U.S. corporations that have had business dealings in Libya. Baram recen...

Chavez Says U.S. Is Preparing An Invasion Of Libya

AP | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Monday that he won't condemn Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and he warned the Uni...

Pro-Gaddafi Forces Fight Rebels In 2 Cities

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

TRIPOLI, Libya — International pressure on Moammar Gadhafi to end a crackdown on opponents escalated Monday as his loyalists fought rebels holdi...

Libya's Oil Production Down 50%

Reuters | Muriel Boselli and Amena Bakr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS/RIYADH: The uprising in Libya has cut its oil output by half, the International Energy Agency said on Monday, but Saudi Arabia's pledge to pum...

Julia Steers

Western Leaders: Gaddafi Must Go | Julia Steers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

International leaders called on Muammar Gaddafi to step down on Sunday, sharpening rhetoric against the Libyan regime. Some leaders also addressed cr...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Former Bush Official Calls Obama Response To Libya 'Too Slow' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Paul Wolfowitz, a former Bush administration official known as one of the key architects of the Iraq war, has been sharply criticizing t...

Amanda Terkel

McCain To Obama: 'Get Tough' On Libya | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Ct.) both criticized President Obama's response to the crisis in Libya on Sunday, sayin...

Libya Protests: Tripoli In Open Revolt, Pro-Gaddafi Gangs Terrorize Capital

AP/The Huffington Post | MAGGIE MICHAEL and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya - Moammar Gadhafi's regime passed out guns to civilian supporters, set up checkpoints and sent armed patrols roving the terrorized capi...

U.S. Freezes Gaddafi's Assets

AP/The Huffington Post | By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration froze assets of the Libyan government, leader Muammar Gaddafi and four of his children Friday, just hours ...

U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Libya

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is freezing assets held by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and four of his children in the United States. The...

U.S. Embassy In Libya Closes

AP/The Huffington Post | By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Friday and readied stiff financial and other penalties against Muammar Gaddafi ...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Mocks Gaddafi For Blaming Osama Bin Laden

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Thursday night's "Daily Show" took a departure from the biggest domestic news story of the week, Wisconsin, and moved on to the continuing unrest in L...

What Will Gaddafi Do?

John Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Graham

Predicting the actions of a man as mercurial as Gaddafi is not easy. He can be absolutely statesmanlike one day and deliver speeches of neurotic ravings the next.

Gaddafi's Loyal-ish Translator

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

I've been a fan of Gaddafi's translator since September 2009 -- when he screamed, "I can't take it any more" and collapsed while translating Gaddafi's speech before the UN General Assembly.

PICTURE: Breaking Down Gaddafi

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been in power for decades, and if he has his way he won't be going anywhere soon. But in the United States, Gaddafi ...

We Call on Gadhafi to Quit Violent Crackdown

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

The violence in Libya is unconscionable and the international community must unite in opposition to this brute use of force against non-violent protesters.

Running on Crazy

Mona Eltahawy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mona Eltahawy

The price of toppling Gadhafi will be steep. But Libyans will topple him and in doing so they will bring down with him the castles of fear our dictators thought they had fortified.