The decision to introduce highly precise helicopters that can target Qaddafi fighters ensconced among civilians has heightened concerns about the true aim of the mission in Libya.
Libya’s rebel government, the Transitional National Council, today accepted a US invitation to set up shop in Washington. But the offer did not come with US recognition of the council as Libya’s sole legitimate representative. Here’s how the US gesture compares with three other countries:
An increase in NATO strikes along with British and French commitment to deploy attack helicopters may be aimed at breaking a stalemate in the conflict.
NATO destroyed eight Libyan warships Friday in a week that saw a push for ICC arrest warrants for Qaddafi and a tough speech from Obama supporting the rebellion.
Condolences to Anton Hammerl's family, who waited 44 days to find out that the South African photographer had been shot dead on Libya's frontlines; frustration at the South African government's silent acceptance of the Qaddafi government's lies; and a reassessment of what it takes to do this job and stay alive.
NATO airstrikes today hit two government buildings in Tripoli, including the Interior Ministry.
The International Criminal Court's top prosecutor today asked judges to issue arrest warrants for Qaddafi, his eldest son, and his intelligence chief for 'crimes against humanity.'
Libyan rebels saw significant progress on both the military and diplomatic front in recent days, even as Qaddafi's regime disparaged their efforts.
Fighting, particularly in Misratah, has interrupted the supply lines that provide Libya with food, fuel, and other essentials. Meanwhile, Tripoli sees heaviest bombings in weeks.
In the remote mountains of western Libya, the rebels have moved beyond the 'rag-tag' militia label often used to characterize the opposition in the east.
US is moving to free up some of the $30 billion in frozen assets of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi to aid the 'Libyan people' and rebels, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday.
Trucks were piled high with household items as Libya refugees crossed the border into Tunisia seeking safety from an escalation in random bombings.
At the Nalut Central Hospital, some 50 foreign doctors and nurses continue to treat the Libya rebels – and injured pro-Qaddafi forces – despite no pay and nearby rocket fire.
At a gathering of regional military planners on Friday, analysts discussed how security conditions have deteriorated since the beginning of the Libyan conflict, and how Al Qaeda's affiliate has used the conflict to accumulate arms.
'Al Qaeda [is] getting more and more organized and bringing people [to Libya] from abroad,' says the rebel, who has been contacted by militants wanting to fight against Col. Muammar Qaddafi.
Osama bin Laden was killed Sunday. Libyan refugees have been calling for the West to assassinate Col. Muammar Qaddafi, which they argue would save lives and end the civil war.
Zintan, a critically important town on the southern slopes of the Nafusah mountain range, has become a symbol of rebellion. It endured a barrage of rocket fire this week as Qaddafi continued punishing it.
Scores of Qaddafi loyalists crossed into southern Tunisia on Friday following a failed attempt to recapture a border crossing controlled by rebels.
Signs point to yes.
A new $650 million cable system connecting southern Africa with West Africa and Europe will double the capacity of South Africa's mobile phone and Internet networks.
Radio Free Nalut's change from propaganda tool for Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi to rebel rallying cry highlights a new push to spread the revolution Libya's Qaddafi-controlled west.
Gen. David Petraeus is giving up command of the Afghanistan war to take charge of the CIA. Announcement of the shift comes during a bad week for NATO in Afghanistan.