If rebels can hold on to Zawiyah, a recently captured town on Muammar Qaddafi's main supply route from Tunisia to Tripoli, the end of his rule becomes a matter of when, not if.
08/15/2011 12:24 pm
While NATO-backed rebel forces have made stunning territorial gains against Qaddafi, the rebels' government is in complete disarray after the murder of its top general. What's going on in Libya?
08/10/2011 03:07 pm
The UN Security Council yesterday condemned the Syrian regime's brutal response to a five-month uprising. But the Syrian opposition had hoped for a weapons embargo.
08/04/2011 10:13 am
The assassination of Gen. Younis is a major challenge to the rebels – and to the strategy of the US and others who recognized the rebels as Libya's government and must stay the course.
08/02/2011 10:26 am
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Terrorism & Security Assassination of Libya's rebel military leader brings tribal divisions to forefront
The murky death of Gen. Abdul Fateh Younes, who led Libya's rebel forces, has called into question rebels' ability to transcend tribal divisions and their credibility to lead a democratic transition.
07/29/2011 09:50 am
One thing that's certain is that Abdel Fateh Younes, a longtime aide of Muammar Qaddafi who defected to Libya's rebels in February, was murdered today. But the circumstances of his death are murky and troubling.
07/28/2011 11:04 pm
The British government yesterday recognized Libya's rebel government and freed up nearly $150 million in frozen assets for the rebels' use.
07/28/2011 09:38 am
Britain officially recognized Libya's rebels as the country's legitimate authority. The move is expected to give the rebels access to some, but not all, of Libya's British-held assets.
07/27/2011 07:31 pm
British Foreign Secretary William Hague backed up Mustafa Abdul Jalil's comment yesterday that rebels would be willing to sign an agreement allowing Qaddafi to remain in Libya.
07/26/2011 09:33 am