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Gaddafi Son Reported Arrested Appears To Be Free

AP | KARIN LAUB and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 10.22.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — The son and heir apparent of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, Seif al-Islam, resurfaced free and defiant early Tuesday a day afte...

Obama's Libya Strategy Proves His Critics Wrong

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The American military continued in a support role -- exactly as Obama told us would happen -- and the outcome, at this point in time, has to be judged a clear success.

PHOTOS: Where Is Gaddafi?

Posted 10.22.2011 | World

Where is Colonel Gaddafi? As government troops and opposition forces in Tripoli enter a third night of fighting, there is still no word on the whereab...

Gaddafi Nowhere To Be Found

AP | KARIN LAUB and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 10.22.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- (AP) Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was nowhere to be found Monday as his 42-year rule teetered on the brink of collapse. Months of N...

Deposing Gaddafi 'From Behind'?

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

In a way, the basic idea of the U.S. "leading from behind" makes a lot of sense if it means that Washington encourages regional players to protect their own direct strategic interests in a way that does not require direct U.S. military intervention.

Let's Not Make the Same Iraq Mistakes in Libya

John Kiriakou | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
John Kiriakou

Muammar Gaddafi's 42-year dictatorship is hanging by a thread, most of his family is either under arrest or in exile, and rebels are celebrating their impending victory in virtually every village, town and Tripoli neighborhood. It's like Iraq in March 2003. But things in Iraq changed quickly. We know from that experience that now isn't the time for celebration. If the Libyan people don't learn from the mistakes the U.S. made in Iraq, they could repeat the violence that has wracked that country for the past eight years. In short, it's a time to worry about Libya's future.

Huge Win for Libyans, a Win for Obama, Challenges Next

Steve Clemons | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

Barack Obama's gamble in providing limited support for a conflict in Libya, in which other countries played lead roles, now seems like a winning move.

World Urges Gaddafi To Surrender

AP/The Huffington Post | GREG KELLER and ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 10.22.2011 | World

PARIS -- World leaders said Monday the end is near for Moammar Gadhafi's regime and began planning for Libya's future without the man who has held pow...

Libya Rebels Take Over Tripoli

AP/The Huffington Post | By KARIN LAUB and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 10.21.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Euphoric Libyan rebels took control of most of Tripoli in a lightning advance Sunday, celebrating the victory in Green Square, the s...

Chavez Condemns U.S. In Libya

AP | Posted 10.21.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday condemned NATO's bombings in Libya, saying the aim is to seize control of the co...

Tripoli Falls To Libyan Rebels

AP/The Huffington Post | By KARIN LAUB and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 10.21.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Libyan rebels raced into Tripoli Sunday and met little resistance as Moammar Gadhafi's defenders melted away and his 42-year ru...

Libya Rebels Capture Main Square In Key City

AP | By DARIO LOPEZ | Posted 10.20.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Heavy gunfire and explosions rattled the Libyan capital Saturday after rebels seized control of a major coastal city just west of Tr...

Libyan Women Active Force In Revolution

Yusra Tekbali | Posted 10.19.2011 | Impact
Yusra Tekbali

Many of the Libyan women we interviewed tried to change society from within, but were repeatedly bogged down by the lack of bureaucracy and corruption in the law.

Watch: Gaddafi Forces Fire First Scud Missile As Rebels Advance

Posted 10.16.2011 | World

Reports say that forces loyal to embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have fired a scud missile at rebel forces, for the first time in the months-l...

Libyan Rebels In Renewed Push Towards Tripoli

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 10.06.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Libyan rebels fighting Muammar Gaddafi's forces say they have launched a major push toward a key town along the Mediterranean coa...

Gaddafi's Son: 'The Fighting Will Continue Until All Of Libya Is Liberated'

Posted 10.02.2011 | World

(Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's camp has vowed to push on with its war against rebels whether or not NATO stops its bombing campaign...

Rebel Officer: Abdel Fatah Younis Assassinated By Rebels

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 09.28.2011 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — The Libyan rebels' military commander was killed by his comrades while in custody after he was arrested by the opposition's le...

The Prosecutor v. Muammar Gaddafi -- and a Step Closer to Justice

Mark V. Vlasic | Posted 09.25.2011 | World
Mark V. Vlasic

Although Gaddafi's warrant does not guarantee that he will be brought to justice immediately, it is increasingly likely that he will be brought to justice eventually. This fact is no small change in perspective.

NATO: Gaddafi Cannot 'Wait Us Out'

AP | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

BRUSSELS -- NATO says it will continue bombing the Libyan regime's armed forces as long as needed, and the country's leader, Moammar Gadhafi, cannot "...

NATO Warplanes Bomb Targets In Libyan Capital

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, July 23 (Reuters) - NATO warplanes bombed targets in the Libyan capital early on Saturday, causing damage and casualties, Libyan state te...

Gaddafi Urges Libyans To Speak To Rebels

Posted 09.21.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, July 22 (Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is encouraging his people to talk to rebels but will not speak to the insurgents himsel...

WATCH: Al Jazeera Examines Obama's Choices In The 'New Middle East'

Posted 09.20.2011 | World

On Feb. 15, four days after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down, Libyans hit the streets in countrywide demonstrations to deman...

France: Gaddafi Can Remain In Libya If He Steps Down

Posted 09.19.2011 | World

PARIS (AP) — France's foreign minister suggested Wednesday that a possible way out of Libya's civil war would be to allow Muammar Gaddafi to stay in...

Libyan Rebels Claim Biggest Boost To Campaign In Weeks, Government Denies Claim

Reuters | Nick Carey | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

By Nick Carey MISRATA, Libya, July 18 (Reuters) - Rebel forces have routed most of Muammar Gaddafi's troops in the Libyan oil town of Brega in ...

UN Council Raps Syria With a Whimper, Not a Bang

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 09.13.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Osama bin Laden's demise was welcomed, Libyan leaders faced bombs but Syria has nearly vanished from the list of name and shame countries at the U.N. Security Council. What they have in common is violence against civilians. Does it matter? Yes.