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  • Mistaken for mercenaries, Africans are trapped in Libya

    African workers left behind as international companies evacuate and African embassies close are trapped in a Benghazi camp, too afraid to take the trek to Egypt's border.
    03/03/2011 05:37 pm

  • Take the fight to Qaddafi? In eastern Libya, not yet.

    In eastern Libya, thousands of young men are signing up to fight Qaddafi. But at one checkpoint, the lack of any professional military leadership suggests a move on Tripoli is unlikely quite yet.
    03/03/2011 05:28 pm

  • In Pictures Revolutions
  • Qaddafi's foray east fails to dampen Libya uprising

    Forces loyal to Muammar Qaddafi pushed east today toward the oil town of Brega, but retreated west after clashes with 'Free Libyan' forces.
    03/02/2011 03:05 pm

  • In Pictures Foreign forces to Libya
  • Terrorism & Security Qaddafi forces push into Libya's east

    Forces loyal to Muammar Qaddafi have launched what seems to be a campaign to take back parts of eastern Libya after a week of focusing on keeping control of Tripoli.
    03/02/2011 08:52 am

  • Can the US military help Libyan rebels oust Muammar Qaddafi? Four options.

    As violence in Libya increases, US officials have promised that the administration is exploring “all possible options for action” against Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi. Yet Pentagon officials emphasize that they are also weighing the adverse risks of US military action aiding rebels, such as the possibility that Mr. Qaddafi could galvanize support in the name of anti-imperialism. What are steps the US military could take to aid rebels, and how feasible are they?
    03/01/2011 07:14 pm

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/01
  • Libya uprising: Key cities

    As Libya's antigovernment rebels take hold of more cities, the nation no longer appears divided between pro-government West vs. rebellious East. Now, with embattled leader Muammar Qaddafi facing dwindling support from traditional western strongholds, the situation increasingly appears to be Almost Everywhere vs. Tripoli. Here’s a look at some key cities. (Last updated March 1)
    03/01/2011 03:00 pm

  • How is Muammar Qaddafi still hanging on?

    Muammar Qaddafi, clinging to power in Tripoli, has now faced down more internal and external pressure than fellow autocrats in Egypt and Tunisia.
    03/01/2011 02:58 pm

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